Erik Ansink

Assistant Professor, Department of Spatial Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; Research Fellow, Tinbergen Institute; Managing Editor, Water Resources & Economics.

My research is on cooperation and conflict in the management and conservation of water, nature and climate. I use a variety of research methods including tools and models from game theory, political economy, and experimental economics.

Selected publications and recent papers are listed below. Please email me if you do not have access. Download my publication list or see my Google Scholar page for a complete overview of my publications.

Last update: November 2018

Selected Publications

International environmental agreements with support
with Hans-Peter Weikard and Cees Withagen
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, (accepted, 2018)

Cooperation in watershed management: A field experiment on location, trust, and enforcement
with Abonesh Tesfaye, Jetske Bouma and Roy Brouwer
Resource and Energy Economics 50, 91-104 (2017)

River coalitions and water trade
with Michael Gengenbach and Hans-Peter Weikard
Oxford Economic Papers 69(2), 453-469 (2017)

The economics of violence in natural states,
with Bram van Besouw and Bas van Bavel
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 132(A), 139-156 (2016)

Sustainable agreements on stochastic river flow
with Harold Houba
Resource and Energy Economics 44, 92-117 (2016)

Composition properties in the river claims problem
with Hans-Peter Weikard
Social Choice and Welfare 44(4), 807-831 (2015)

The influence of legitimacy perceptions on cooperation: A framed field experiment
with Jetske Bouma, K.J. Joy and Suhas Paranjape
World Development 57(1), 127-137 (2014)

Market power in water markets
with Harold Houba
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 64(2), 237-252 (2012)

Sequential sharing rules for river sharing problems
with Hans-Peter Weikard
Social Choice and Welfare 38(2), 187-210 (2012)


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Working Papers

Conservation auctions, collusion and the endowment effect
with Justin Dijk and Daan van Soest
Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 18/093

Common pool resources: Is there support for conservationists?
with Hans-Peter Weikard
Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 18/083

Buyouts and agglomeration bonuses in wildlife corridor auctions
with Justin Dijk and Daan van Soest
Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 17/036

Crowdfunding public goods: An experiment
with Jetske Bouma, Dominic Hauck, Mark Koetse and Daan van Soest
Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 17/119

Green consumerism with network effects
with Dominic Hauck, Jetske Bouma and Daan van Soest
Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14/150


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