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

Faculty of Economics and Business
Section Quantitative Economics
Photographer: FEB

Visiting address
  • Roetersstraat 11
  • Room number: 3.59
Postal address
  • Postbus 15867
    1001 NJ Amsterdam
  • Profile

    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

    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

     

     

     

  • Nevenwerk

    Voorzitter Stichting tot Ondersteuning van Onderwijs en de Bevordering van Weerbaarheid

  • Publications

    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

    • Koster, M. A. L. (2006). Heterogenous Cost Sharing, the Directional Serial Rule. Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, 64(3), 429-444. DOI: 10.1007/s00186-006-0093-1 [details]

    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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