Eric Pels

Eric Pels graduated in economics at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam in 1994. In 2000 he successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, entitled "Airport economics and policy: efficiency, competition, and interaction with airlines", at the VU University. From 2000-2006 he worked as a Post-doc at the Vrije Universiteit, department of Spatial Economics. His post-doc research focused on applications of meta-analysis and the modeling of networks and competition between rail and other modes. He also supervised Ph.D.-students and was active in various consulting projects. He currently holds a position as an assistant professor at the same department, and teaches various courses at the bachelors and masters level. His research focuses on the development of transport networks, pricing transport networks, and pricing of infrastructure. 


email: a.j.h.pels(at)
website: Department of Spatial Economics, VU University Amsterdam

room: 4a-32
VU University Amsterdam
Department of Spatial Economics
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam
the Netherlands


Airneth columns and contributions to Airneth activities

Eric Pels   29.06.2010 Air France - KLM and the position of Schiphol

Airneth column by Eric Pels>>

  12.04.2007 1st Airneth Annual Conference: Optimal use of scarce airport capacity

If shortages in airport capacity are here to stay, how can we use existing and future airport capacities most efficiently and effectively?>>