Peter John Robinson


  • Room A-521, W&N-building

  • Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), De Boelelaan 1087

    1081 HV Amsterdam

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Peter Robinson is a PhD student in the department of Environmental Economics of the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He has a background in Economics from the University of Amsterdam, with a particular focus on Development Economics. His MSc thesis addressed the effect of transport infrastructure on differences in growth rates between coastal and inland regions in China.

Currently, Peter Robinson is working on a PhD project concerning the Behavioural Economics of flood insurance demand. This project aims to contribute to the development of stable flood insurance arrangements, improve the understanding of low-probability/high-impact (LPHI) risk, economic evaluations of insurance arrangements, and the influence of LPHI risk on individual behaviour.


2014: MSc Economics, with a specialization in Development Economics, University of Amsterdam.

2013: BA Economics, University of Aberdeen.


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Research Output 2018 2019

Decision Making
Insurance demand
locus of control
natural disaster
Open Access
Systematic review
Economic experiments
Market data
Insurance demand
Survey data