The Department of Spatial Economics at the VU Amsterdam offers four new PhD positions for projects in the Dutch SURF programme (Smart Urban Regions of the Future) and in the European JPI Urban Europe programme (ERA-NET COFUND Smart Cities and Communities, ENSCC), on the following topics:
1. Tradable peak-hour permits in road transport: a real-world experiment (subproject of U-Smile)
2. Behavioural modelling of peak-hour commuting behaviour: stated and revealed preference approaches (subproject of IP-SUNTAN)
3. Automated driving: spatial-economic implications (subproject of STADSSE)
4. Urban form, energy use and local environmental quality: a general equilibrium perspective (subproject of BREATHE)
Closing date: 4 February, 2016. Read more.