Christiaan Behrens - Competition Economics

Christiaan Behrens

Christiaan Behrens is a researcher at SEO Economic Research. He has a doctorate in Transport Economics and possesses diverse quantitative and qualitative research experience in the field of competition, marketing, and consumer behaviour. 

At SEO, Christiaan focuses on the economics of market competition, including the interaction between public and private firms, the identification of relevant markets, and cartel damage estimations. In addition, he is an assistant professor at the Vrije Universiteit teaching micro economics, economics of the public sector, and transport economics. 

Christiaan regularly publishes in scientific and professional journals about transport economics, with a special focus on aviation economics. 

His dissertation – written at the department of Spatial Economics at the Vrije Universiteit – contains empirical and theoretical research on the relationship between competition, marketing, and consumer behaviour in the transport industry. He specialises in analysing and quantifying competition in imperfect markets using advanced econometric tools. The functioning of loyalty programs is an important focus for his current research. 

Since the beginning of 2017, Christiaan is employed by SEO Economic Research. During this short time, he has worked on diverse competition analyses and aviation projects for companies and governments.


If you would like to know what Christiaan could do for your organisation, please feel free to contact him directly at:
+31 (0)20 525 1640

Here you can find a complete overview of the publications of Christiaan Behrens.

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