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Hans Koster

Research Fellow

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Research field
Spatial Economics
Applied Econometrics, Regional and Urban Economics, Spatial Economics, Transport Economics

List of publications

Ostermeijer, F., Koster, H., Nunes, L. and van Ommeren, J. (2022). Citywide parking policy and traffic: Evidence from Amsterdam Journal of Urban Economics, 128:1--15.

Koster, HansR.A., Tabuchi, T. and Thisse, J.F. (2022). To be connected or not to be connected? The role of long-haul economies Journal of Economic Geography, 22(4):711--753.

Gaigné, C., Koster, H., Moizeau, F. and Thisse, J. (2022). Who lives where in the city? Amenities, commuting and income sorting Journal of Urban Economics, 128:1--27.

Dericks, GerardH. and Koster, HansR.A. (2021). The billion pound drop: The Blitz and agglomeration economies in London Journal of Economic Geography, 21(6):869--897.

Koster, HansR.A., van Ommeren, J. and Volkhausen, N. (2021). Short-term rentals and the housing market: Quasi-experimental evidence from Airbnb in Los Angeles Journal of Urban Economics, 124:.

Koster, HansR.A. and Ozgen, C. (2021). Cities and tasks Journal of Urban Economics, 126:.

Koster, HansR.A. and van Ommeren, J. (2020). Housing search frictions and optimal search Economics Letters, 189:1--3.

de Groote, J., van Ommeren, J. and Koster, HansR.A. (2019). The effect of paid parking and bicycle subsidies on employees’ parking demand Transportation Research. Part A, Policy and Practice, 128:46--58.

Ostermeijer, F., Koster, H.R. and van Ommeren, J. (2019). Residential parking costs and car ownership: Implications for parking policy and automated vehicles Regional Science and Urban Economics, 77:276--288.

Koster, HansR.A., Pasidis, I. and van Ommeren, J. (2019). Shopping externalities and retail concentration: Evidence from dutch shopping streets Journal of Urban Economics, 114:1--29.

Koster, HansR.A. and van Ommeren, J. (2019). Place-based policies and the housing market Review of Economics and Statistics, 101(3):400--414.

De Groote, J., Van Ommeren, J. and Koster, HansR.A. (2018). The impact of parking policy on house prices Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 52(3):267--282.

Cheshire, P., Hilber, ChristianA.L. and Koster, HansR.A. (2018). Empty homes, longer commutes: The unintended consequences of more restrictive local planning Journal of Public Economics, 158(2):126--151.

Koster, H.R.A., Cheng, F.F., Gerritse, M.J.A. and van Oort, F.G. (2018). Place-based policies, firm productivity, and displacement effects: Evidence from Shenzhen, China Journal of Regional Science, :.

Koster, H.R.A. and Rouwendal, J. (2017). Historic Amenities and Housing Externalities: Evidence from the Netherlands Economic Journal, 127(605):F396--F420.

Koster, H., van Ommeren, J.N. and Rietveld, P. (2016). Historic amenities, income and sorting of households Journal of Economic Geography, 16(1):203--236.

Dröes, M. and Koster, H. (2016). Renewable Energy and Negative Externalities: The Effects of Wind Turbines on House Prices Journal of Urban Economics, 96:121--141.

Koster, P. and Koster, H. (2015). Commuters’ preferences for fast and reliable travel: A semi-parametric estimation approach Transportation Research. Part B, Methodological, 81(1):289--301.

Koster, H. and van Ommeren, J.N. (2015). A Shaky Business: Natural Gas Extraction, Earthquakes and House Prices European Economic Review, 80:120--139.

Koster, H., van Ommeren, J.N. and Rietveld, P. (2014). Agglomeration Economies and Productivity: A Structural Estimation Approach Using Commercial Rents Economica, 81(321):63--85.

Koster, H., van Ommeren, J.N. and Rietveld, P. (2014). Estimation of semiparametric sorting models: Explaining geographical concentration of business services Regional Science and Urban Economics, 44(January):14--28.

Jacobs, W., Koster, H. and van Oort, F.G. (2014). Co-agglomeration of knowledge-intensive business services and multinational enterprises Journal of Economic Geography, 14(2):443--475.

Koster, H., van Ommeren, J.N. and Rietveld, P. (2014). Is the sky the limit? High-rise buildings and office rents Journal of Economic Geography, 14(1):125--153.

Koster, H. and Rouwendal, J. (2013). Agglomeration, commuting costs, and the internal structure of cities Regional Science and Urban Economics, 43(2):352--366.

Koster, H., van Ommeren, J.N. and Rietveld, P. (2012). Bombs, Boundaries and Buildings: A Regression Discontinuity Design to Measure Costs of Housing Supply Restrictions Regional Science and Urban Economics, 42(4):631--641.

Koster, H. and Rouwendal, J. (2012). The Impact of Mixed Land Use on Residential Property Values Journal of Regional Science, 52(5):733--761.

Ducruet, C., Koster, H. and Beek, D.J.vander (2010). Commodity Variety and Seaport Performance Regional Studies, 44(9):1221--1240.