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Home | People | Gerben de Jong

Gerben de Jong

Candidate Fellow

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Research field
Spatial Economics
Applied Econometrics, Industrial Organization, Transport Economics


Gerben de Jong is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Spatial Economics at the VU University Amsterdam, where he also received his Ph.D. In 2020 he won a NWO Rubicon Grant, for which he is currently seconded to the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His research interests are transport economics, industrial organization and applied econometrics.

List of publications

de Jong, G., Behrens, C., van Herk, H. and Verhoef, E. (2022). Airfares with codeshares: (why) are consumers willing to pay more for products of foreign firms with a domestic partner? Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 193:1--18.

de Jong, G., Behrens, C. and van Ommeren, J. (2019). Airline loyalty (programs) across borders: A geographic discontinuity approach International Journal of Industrial Organization, 62:251--272.