Publications in peer-reviewed academic journals

Koster, H.R.A., Rouwendal, J. (2016). Historic Amenities and Housing Externalities: Evidence from the Netherlands. Forthcoming in Economic Journal.

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

De Groote, J., Van Ommeren, J.N., Koster, H.R.A. (2016). Car Ownership and Parking Policy: Evidence from the Netherlands. Economics of Transportation 6: 25-37. 

Koster, H.R.A., Van Ommeren, J.N., Rietveld, P. (2016). Historic Amenities, Income and Sorting of Households. Journal of Economic Geography 16(1):203-236.

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

Koster, P.R., Koster, H.R.A. (2015). Commuters’ Preferences for Fast and Reliable Travel: A Semiparametric Estimation Approach. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 81(1): 289-301.

Koster, H.R.A., Van Ommeren, J.N., Rietveld, P. (2014). Is the Sky the Limit? High-Rise Buildings and Office Rents. Journal of Economic Geography 14(1): 125-153.

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

Jacobs, W., Koster, H.R.A., 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.R.A, Van Ommeren, J.N., Rietveld, P. (2014). Estimating Semiparametric Sorting Models: Explaining Geographical Concentration of Business Services. Regional Science and Urban Economics 44: 14-28.

Koster, H.R.A, Rouwendal, J. (2013). Agglomeration, Commuting and the Internal Structure of Cities. Regional Science and Urban Economics 43(2): 352-366.

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

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

Jacobs, W., Koster, H.R.A, Hall, P.V. (2011). The Location and Global Network Structure of Maritime Advanced Producer Services. Urban Studies 48(13): 2749-2769.

Hall, P.V., Jacobs W., and Koster, H.R.A. (2010). Port, Corridor, Gateway or Chain: Exploring the Geography of Advanced Maritime Producer Services. In: Hall, P.V., Comtois, C., McCalla, R., Slack, B. (eds.). Integrating seaport and trade corridors. Ashgate.

Ducruet, C.B., Koster, H.R.A, Beek, D.J. van der (2009). Commodity Variety and Seaport Performance. Regional Studies 44(9): 1221-1240.


Working papers

Gaigné, C., Koster, H.R.A., Moizeau, F., Thisse, J.F. (2017). Amenities and the Social Structure of Cities: Theory and Evidence from Dutch Data. CEPR Discussion Paper 11958.

Cheshire, P.C., Hilber, C.A.L., Koster, H.R.A. (2017). Regulating Vacancies Away? The Paradoxical Effects of (Mis)match in the Housing Market. LSE-SERC Discussion Paper 181 (Revise and resubmit at Journal of Public Economics).

Koster, H.R.A., Van Ommeren, J.N. (2017). Place-Based Policies and the Housing Market. Tinbergen Discussion Paper TI 2017-008/8 (Revise and resubmit at Review of Economics and Statistics).

Koster, H.R.A., Pasidis, I.N., Van Ommeren, J.N. (2017). Shopping Externalities and Retail Concentration: Evidence from Dutch Shopping Streets. Mimeo, Universitat de Barcelona.

Koster, H.R.A., Zabihidan, M.S. (2017). The Welfare Effects of Greenbelt Policies: Evidence from England. Mimeo, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Koster, H.R.A., Van Ommeren, J.N. (2017). On Housing Search Frictions: Hedonic Price Models, Optimal Search and Welfare. Mimeo, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Dericks, G., Koster, H.R.A. (2017). Land Use Planning and Agglomeration Economies: Evidence from Blitz Bombings. Mimeo, Smith School of the Enterprise and the Environtment, Oxford University.

Koster, H.R.A., Cheng, F.F., Gerritse, M., Van Oort, F.G. (2017). Place-Based Policies, Firm Productivity and Displacement Effects: Evidence from Shenzhen, China. Tinbergen Discussion Paper TI 2016-021/8.

De Groote, J., Van Ommeren, J.N., Koster, H.R.A. (2017). The Impact of Parking Policy on House Prices. Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2017-037/8.

Hilber, C.A.L., Koster, H.R.A., Vermeulen, W. (2015). On the Determinants of Regulatory Restrictiveness: Panel Data Evidence from England. Mimeo, London School of Economics.

Koster, H.R.A., Van Ommeren, J.N., Jenelius, E. (2014). Short-term Labour Supply of Taxi Drivers: Wages, Reference-dependence and Scheduling.  Mimeo, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.


Other papers 

Koster, H.R.A. (2012). Rocketing Rents: the Magnitude and Attenuation of Agglomeration Economies in the Commercial Property Market. LSE-SERC Discussion Paper 125.

Kobus, M., Van Ommeren, J.N., Rietveld, P., Koster, H.R.A. (2013). Congestion and Distorted Demand for Local Public Goods: a Test Based on University Computer Hoarding. Tinbergen Discussion Paper TI 2013-083/VII

Koster, H.R.A., Van Ommeren, J.N., Rietveld, P. (2010). The Gains of Trains. The Effect of Station Openings on House Prices. Tinbergen Discussion Paper TI 2010-094/3



Koster, H.R.A. (2013). The Internal Structure of Cities: The Economics of Agglomeration, Amenities and Accessibility. Amsterdam: Rozenberg Publishers.