Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Dr Thijs Dekker

Lecturer in Transport Economics

Phone: 0113 34 35334
Room: 2.04
Research Group: Choice Modelling

Key Research Interests

  • Advanced discrete choice models
  • Applied (Bayesian) econometrics
  • Transport and the environment
  • Travel demand and travel behaviour research 

 Employment history

  • 2014-present - Lecturer in Transport Economics, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.
  • 2013-2014 - Postdoctoral researcher, Delft University of Technology.
  • 2012-2013 - Research Fellow, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.


  • PhD, "Preference uncertainty in stated choice experiments", Economics, VU University Amsterdam, 2012.
  • MSc., Ecomonics (Hons.), Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2006.
  • BSc., Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2005.




  • Intermediate Microeconomics [LUBS2140]
  • Advanced Microeconomics [LUBS3005]
  • Choice Modelling and Stated Preference Survey Design [TRAN5282M]
  • Environmental Economics [LUBS3365]
  • Welfare Economics & Cost Benefit Analysis [TRAN5060M]


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