Cees Withagen

em. prof. dr.

1984 …2019
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Cees Withagen (1950) got his master’s degree at Tilburg University in 1974 in Econometrics with a specialisation in mathematical economics. In 1984 he got his PhD degree at Tilburg University (cum laude). Currently, he is professor of environmental economics at VU University Amsterdam, Department of Spatial Economics in the School of Business and Economics. He is also fellow of Tinbergen Institute and CentER (Tilburg University).

Research

Resource economics, environmental economics and international trade, sustainability, green income accounting, backstop technologies, Porter's hypothesis, evolutionary economics.

Teaching

Environmental economics (classes and thesis supervision)

Grants

ERC Advanced Grant for "Combating Climate Change: The Political Economy of Green Paradoxes", 2011

ERC GP Research Proposal

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Research Output 1984 2019

Growth, renewables and the optimal carbon tax

Withagen, C. A. A. M. & van der Ploeg, F., 2014, In : International Economic Review. 55, 1, p. 283-311

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Oil
Carbon tax
Economic research
Climate policy
Climate

Characterizing the sustainable problem in an exhaustible resource model

Mitra, T., Asheim, G., Buchholz, W. & Withagen, C. A. A. M., 2013, In : Journal of Economic Theory. 148, 5, p. 2164-2182

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Exhaustible resources
Resources
Continuous time
Non-renewable resources
Hartwick rule

Inciting protocols

Dekker, T., Vollebergh, H. R. J., de Vries, F. P. & Withagen, C. A. A. M., 2012, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 64, 1, p. 45-67

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

transboundary pollution
atmospheric pollution
protocol
convention
firm

Is there really a green paradox?

van der Ploeg, F. & Withagen, C. A. A. M., 2012, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 64, 3, p. 342-363 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Paradox

Too Much Coal, too little Oil

van der Ploeg, F. & Withagen, C. A. A. M., 2012, In : Journal of Public Economics. 96, 1-2, p. 62-77

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Oil
Carbon tax
Global warming
Subsidies
Carbon

Activities 2000 2017

  • 20 Lecture / Presentation
  • 6 Editorial work
  • 2 Membership

On OPEC's evaporating market power and climate policy

C.A.A.M. Withagen (Speaker)
5 Jul 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Limit pricing in Climate Change Economies

C.A.A.M. Withagen (Speaker)
19 Jan 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Limit pricing, climate policies, and imperfect competition

C.A.A.M. Withagen (Speaker)
29 Jun 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

OPEC, Shale Oil and Global Warming

C.A.A.M. Withagen (Speaker)
13 Oct 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (Journal)

C.A.A.M. Withagen (Member of editorial board)
20122015

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Prizes

ERC avanced grant

Cees Withagen (Recipient) & Rick van der Ploeg (Recipient), 2010

PrizeAcademic