Piet Rietveld#

Obituary Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Brief résumé

Piet Rietveld (1952) studied econometrics at Erasmus University, Rotterdam (cum laude degree) and received his PhD in economics at Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. He worked at the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (Austria) and was research co-ordinator at Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana in Salatiga, Indonesia. Since 1990 he has been professor in Transport Economics at the Faculty of Economics, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. He is a fellow at the Tinbergen Institute.

Research activities
  • Transport and regional development
  • Valuing quality of transport services
  • Economics of public transport
  • Pricing in transport
  • Modelling land use
  • Methods for Policy Analysis (Cost Benefit Analysis, Multi Criteria Analysis)

Educational activities

Piet Rietveld gives courses in transport economics and network&information economics

  • Land use models and GIS
  • The market for information services in transport
  • Valuation of reliability by travellers
  • ICT and transport
  • Railway stations and urban dynamics

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