Professor of Economics
1984: Ph.D Tilburg University Title dissertation: Economic Theory and Trade in Natural Exhaustible Resources
1974: Master Degree in Econometrics with specialization in mathematical economics, Tilburg University
Environmental Economics and Policy
Environmental Economics and Policy , Microeconomics , Econometric Methods, Industrial Organization, Statistics
Cees Withagen got his master’s degree (cum laude) at Tilburg University in 1974 in econometrics with a specialisation in mathematical economics. In 1984 he got his PhD degree (cum laude) also at Tilburg University. Currently, he is researcher at IPAG Business School, and a former professor of environmental economics at CHANGE MADE Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Spatial Economics CHANGE MADE at the School of Business and Economics. He is also fellow of Tinbergen Institute and Center (Tilburg University).
C. Withagen, «International environmental agreements with support », Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, February 2018 (with E. Ansink, H.-P. Weikard).
C. Withagen, « Double limit pricing », Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, vol. 89, pp. 153-167, 2018 (with G. van der Meijden, K. Ryszka).
C. Withagen, “Challenges in climate change economics”, European Economic Review, vol. 99, pp. 1-4, 2017 (co-author R. van der Ploeg)
C. Withagen, “Should the carbon price be the same in all countries?”, Journal of Public Economic Theory, vol. 18(5), pp. 709-724, 2016 (co-authors Katheline Schubert and Antoine d’Autume).
C. Withagen, “Optimal abatement of carbon emission flows”, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 74, pp. 55-70, 2015 (co-author Michel Moreaux).
C. Withagen, “Growth, renewables and the optimal carbon tax”, International Economic Review 55, pp. 283-311, 2014 (co-author Rick van der Ploeg).
C. Withagen, “On price taking behavior in a nonrenewable resource cartel-fringe game”, Games and Economic Behavior 76, pp. 355-374, 2012 (co-author Hassan Benchekroun).
C. Withagen, “The Green Paradox”, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 9, pp. 285-303, 2015 (co-author Rick van der Ploeg).
C. Withagen, “International Capital Markets, Oil Producers and the Green Paradox”, European Economic Review, 76, pp. 275-297, 2015 (co-authors Gerard van der Meijden and Rick van der Ploeg).
C. Withagen, “Growth theory and ‘green growth”, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 30, pp. 423-446, 2014 (co-authors Sjak Smulders and Michael Toman).
C. Withagen, “Characterizing the sustainability problem in an exhaustible resource model”, Journal of Economic Theory 148, pp. 2164-2182, 2013 (co-authors Tapan Mitra, Geir Asheim and Wolfgang Buchholz).
C. Withagen, “Too much coal, too little oil”, Journal of Public Economics, vol. 96, pp. 62-77, 2012 (co-author Rick van der Ploeg).
C. Withagen, General equilibrium and resource economics”, Economic Theory, vol. 14, pp. 689-702, 1999, (co-author Jan van Geldrop).
1968-1974: Teaching assistant (student) at Tilburg University, Department of Economics
1974-1975: Assistant-professor at Delft University of Technology, Department of Philosophy and Social Sciences
1975-1976: Lecturer at the School for Higher Economic Education, Eindhoven
1976-1982: Assistant-professor at the University of Amsterdam, Department of Actuarial Sciences and Econometrics
1982-1988: Assistant professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Philosophy and Social Sciences
1986-1989: (part-time) assistant-professor at the Open University
1988-1997: associate professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Mathematics and Computing Science
1983-1997: (part-time) lecturer at the Foundation for Management Science Eindhoven.
1997-2009 professor of environmental economics at Tilburg University, Department of Economics and Business Administration