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: September 2018

Selected Publications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Working Papers

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

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

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

Strategic behavior and the endowment effect in repeated procurement auctions - with Justin Dijk and Daan van Soest

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