The Legacy of Andries Nentjes




Aim: The aim of this paper is to provide a brief overview of the life and work of Professor Andries Nentjes, who passed away early 2019. As one of the founding fathers of environmental economics in the Netherlands, he contributed in particular to the international literature on market-based pollution control. We wish to honour the legacy of Andries Nentjes by outlining some highlights of his impressive academic research and by showcasing his active contributions to a more sustainable society. 


Dijkstra B.R., Nentjes A. (2020), Pareto-efficient solutions for shared public good provision: Nash Bargaining versus Exchange-Matching-Lindahl, “Resource and Energy Economics”, vol. 61, pp. 101-179.

Koutstaal P., Nentjes A. (1995), Tradable carbon permits in Europe: Feasibility and comparison with taxes, “Journal of Common Market Studies”, vol. 33 no. 2, pp. 219-233.

Krozer Y., Nentjes A. (2006), An essay on innovations for sustainable development, “Environmental Science”, vol. 3 no. 3, pp. 163-174.

Kuipers S.K., Nentjes A. (1973), Pollution in a neo-classical world: The classics rehabilitated?, “De Economist”, vol. 121, pp. 52–67.

Nentjes A. (2017), Vijftig jaar milieueconomie, “Nieuwsbrief Milieu en Economie”, 13 oktober 2017.

Nentjes A. (1990), An economic model of transfrontier pollution abatement’, in: Public finance, trade and development, ed. V. Tanzi (ed.), Wayne State University Press, Detroit MI, USA.

Nentjes A. (1977), Van Keynes tot Keynes: De ontwikkeling van het denken over geld en werkloosheid bij Keynes, Dissertation, University of Groningen.

Oosterhuis F. (2018), In memoriam Andries Nentjes, “Nieuwsbrief Milieu en Economie”, 23 april 2018.

Woerdman, E., Nentjes A. (2019), Emissions trading hybrids: The case of the EU ETS, “Review of Law and Economics”, vol. 15 no. 1, pp. 1-32.