Photographer: FEB

dr. M.A.L. (Maurice) Koster


  • Faculty of Economics and Business
    Section Quantitative Economics
  • Visiting address
    REC E
    Roetersstraat 11  Room number: 3.59
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15867
    1001 NJ  Amsterdam
  • M.A.L.Koster@uva.nl
    T: 0205254226
    T: 0205254252

Position

  • Associate Professor Mathematical Economics
  • Director Foundation Year Actuarial Science and Econometrics
  • Member Workers Council FEB

Education

MSc in Mathematics, Radboud University Nijmegen 
PhD in Economics, Tilburg University 

Current Research Interests

Game Theory, Cost Sharing, Social Choice Theory, Social Networks, Voting Power, Matching Markets

Career

1999   -  2000            Lecturer Tilburg University 

2000   -  2009           Assistant Professor University of Amsterdam

2009   -   present      Associate Professor University of Amsterdam

2010   -   present      Director Foundation Year Actuarial Sciences/Econometrics & Operations Research

 

Teaching activities

  • 2013 -             Coordinator Mathematics 1: Calculus (ENG/NL), Mathematics 2: Linear Algebra (ENG/NL).
  • 2000 - 2012    BSc courses Inleiding Speltheorie, Analyse, Wiskunde III AEO, Wiskunde IV AEO
  • 2010 - 2012    MSc course Game Theory
  • 2009 - 2010    Coordinator reform of the curriculum Mathematics & Statistics for AEO
  • 2007 - 2010    Coordinator Mathematics for AEO
  • 2002 - 2009    Proefcollege Wiskundige Economie

 

Projects    

  • 2016     Blended Learning in BSc EOR & Actuarial Science
  • 2013     Grassroots Project  Digitale feedback bij academisch wiskundeonderwijs
  • 2013     Grassroots Project  Kennisclips FEB
  • 2008     Lowlands festival - sponsoring Sigma Wiskunde
  • 2006     Surf project Webwijs

 

Awards

  • 2018     Recognition Top Teacher by FSR-FEB,CSR,ASVA
  • 2017     Recognition Top Teacher by FSR-FEB,CSR,ASVA
  • 2010     FEB Award for Excellent Teaching
  • 2009     Longlisted UvA Lecturer of the Year
  • 2003     van der Schroeff Prize for best lecturer FEB/UvA
  • 2002     Nominated van der Schroeff-Prize for best lecturer FEB/UvA

 

 

 

Voorzitter Stichting tot Ondersteuning van Onderwijs en de Bevordering van Weerbaarheid

2017

2016

  • Huang, J-P., Koster, M., & Lindner, I. (2016). Diffusion of Behavior in Network Games with Threshold Dynamics. Mathematical Social Sciences, 84, 109-118. DOI: 10.1016/j.mathsocsci.2016.10.007 

2012

2009

  • Koster, M. (2009). Cost sharing. In R. A. Meyers (Ed.), Encyclopedia of complexity and systems science (pp. 1660-1689). (Springer reference). New York [etc.]: Springer. [details] 

2008

2007

2006

2005

  • Suijs, J., Borm, P. J. A., Hamers, H., Quant, M., & Koster, M. A. L. (2005). Communication and Cooperation in Public Network Situations. Annals of Operations Research, 137(1), 117-140. DOI: 10.1007/s10479-005-2249-4 

2004

  • Bjorndal, E., Hamers, H., & Koster, M. A. L. (2004). Cost Allocation in a Bank ATM Network. Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, 59(3), 405-418. DOI: 10.1007/s001860400351  [details] 
  • Bjorndal, E., Koster, M. A. L., & Tijs, S. H. (2004). Weighted Allocation Rules for Standard Fixed Tree Games. Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, 59(2), 249-270. DOI: 10.1007/s001860300324  [details] 

2003

  • Koster, M. A. L., Reijnierse, H., & Voorneveld, M. (2003). Voluntary Contributions to Multiple Public Projects. Journal of Public Economic Theory, 1, 25-50. [details] 

2002

  • Koster, M. A. L. (2002). Concave and convex serial cost sharing. In P. Borm, & H. Peters (Eds.), Chapters in Game Theory Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. [details] 
  • Koster, M. A. L. (2002). Hierarchical constrained Egalitarianism in TU-games. Mathematical Social Sciences, 43, 251-365. DOI: 10.1016/S0165-4896(01)00094-4  [details] 
  • Koster, M. A. L., Molina, M., Sprumont, Y., & Tijs, S. H. (2002). Sharing the cost of a network core and core allocations. International Journal of Game Theory, 30(4), 567-599. DOI: 10.1007/s001820200099  [details] 

1998

  • Koster, M. A. L., Borm, P. E. M., & Tijs, S. H. (1998). Serial cost sharing methods for multi-commodity situations. Mathematical Social Sciences, 36(3), 229-243. DOI: 10.1016/S0165-4896(98)00040-7 
  • Tijs, S. H., & Koster, M. A. L. (1998). General aggregation on demand and cost sharing methods. Annals of Operations Research, 84(0), 137-164. DOI: 10.1023/A:1018932719034 

2010

  • Koster, M., Lindner, I., McCormick, G., & Owen, G. (2010). Terrorist targeting, information and secret coalitions. (Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper; No. TI 2010-001/1). Amsterdam: Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde. [details] 

2014

  • Koster, M. A. L., Westkamp, A., Klijn, F., Muskens, M., & van den Broek, A. (2014). Matching in het Nederlandse hoger onderwijs: Aanbevelingen voor centrale toewijzing en decentrale selectie. Nijmegen: ResearchNed.

1999

  • Koster, M. A. L. (1999). Cost allocation and cooperative games: An intoduction. Tilburg: Tilburg University.

Media appearance

  • Koster, M. (01-01-2012). Interview tijdschrift "Kijk", 15 oktober 2012 [Print]. Interview tijdschrift "Kijk", 15 oktober 2012.

2016

  • Huang, J. P., & Koster, M. A. L. (2016). Topics on Social Networks TI

1999

  • Koster, M. A. L. (1999). Cost sharing in production situations and network exploitation Tilburg: Tilburg University

2014

  • Koster, M., & Boonen, T. (2014). Egalitarian Risk Sharing under Liquidity Constraints. Amsterdam: CeNDEF. [details] 

2013

  • Koster, M., Kurz, S., Lindner, I., & Napel, S. (2013). The Prediction Value. (Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers; No. 13-188/II). Amsterdam/Rotterdam: Tinbergen Institute. [details] 
  • Huang, P., Koster, M., & Lindner, I. (2013). Diffusion of Behavior in Network Games Orchestrated by Social Learning. (Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers; No. TI 13-208/II). Amsterdam/Rotterdam: Tinbergen Institute. [details] 

2009

  • Koster, M. (2009). Contracts, cost sharing and consistency. (CeNDEF Working Paper; No. 09-04). Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] 
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