Aart De Zeeuw

Fellow at Beijer Institute, Professor, CentER and TSC at Tilburg University

Aart de Zeeuw (1952) studied mathematics at the University of Groningen and received his PhD in economics at Tilburg University, both in the Netherlands. He has been professor in quantitative economics from 1989 until 1993 and since then professor of environmental economics at Tilburg University. From 2006 until 2009 he has been co-director of the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics in Stockholm, Sweden. Aart de Zeeuw served as president of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists from 1998 until 2000, and as co-editor of the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management from 2004 until 2008. At Tilburg University he held a number of other positions such as dean of the Faculty of Economics from 1992 until 1994, director of graduate studies from 1998 until 2001, scientific director of CentER from 2005 until 2007, and scientific director of the Tilburg Sustainability Center from 2009 until 2013. He has been a member of the Netherlands Advisory Council for Research on Nature and Environment and an advisor to the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency. Aart de Zeeuw published in a wide range of scientific economic journals. His current research interests focus on international environmental agreements and the economics of dynamical ecological systems.