In my research I use quantitative empirical methods to study topics in energy and urban economics. I am particularly interested in the economics of energy transitions, cities and the spatial structure of economic development. 

 

Work in progress

·   Power Density and Urbanization, 1800-2000 (with Fenneke van de Poll)

·  Spatial Diffusion of Electricity Distribution in Indonesia (with I.S. Rosidin en H.L.F. de Groot)

·   Is urbanization a Threat to Renewable Energy Transitions in Developing Countries? 

   (with S. Fevriera and C. Bogmans) 

·   Transport Policies and Urban Air Pollution in Developing Countries (with R. Borck)

·   On the Urbanization of Energy Poverty. Evidence from Mozambique (with G.M. Mahumane)

·  Income Inequality Dynamics in Decentralizing Indonesia (with I.S. Rosidin en H.L.F. de Groot)