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Jeroen Klijs

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E-mail:klijs.j@buas.nl
Education:Jeroen Klijs (1979) is a researcher and lecturer at the Academy for Tourism of Breda University of Applied Sciences. February 2016 he succesfully defended his PhD thesis - on the economic impacts of tourism - at Wageningen University. The goals of his PhD research were to further develop the input-output model, and to enable calculation of the regional economic impacts of existing or planned tourism developments.

Jeroen has gained academic qualifications at Erasmus University Rotterdam (MSc in Economics and Business). He has participated in several national and international research projects and has expertise and interest in Urban Area Development, Tourism Economics, and Economic Impact Modelling.
 
Career:
Jeroen Klijs studied Urban, Port, and Transport Economics at the Erasumus University Rotterdam. After that he worked for Ecorys, a Rotterdam-based international research and consultancy firm. He contributed to several research project, including studies about the Trans-European Network (TEN), international road safety, and public transport policies. After one year he returned to the Erasmus University, where he worked for RHV BV and Euricur.

At RHV BV/Euricur Jeroen participated in several research project, including ‘Partners for Healthy Cities’. This project was based on an international comparison of policies to create cities that contribute to the health of their inhabitants. Case studies were done in Vancouver, Liverpool, London, Rotterdam, Udine, and Helsinki. The focus was on the cooperation between public and private actors, and citizen involvement. Besides research, Jeroen was also a lecturer and theses supervisor in several initial and post-initial courses and was one of the coordinators of the Master City Developer (MCD). The topic of this course is large sale urban redevelopment (‘gebiedsontwikkeling’ in Dutch).

In 2010 Jeroen joined BUas as a researcher and lecturer – combining this affiliation with his job at RHV BV/Euricur. At BUas Jeroen started working on his PhD research about the economic impacts of tourism. In February 2016 Jeroen sucesfully defended his PhD thesis at the University of Wageningen. The research involved the application and further development of one model to calculate the economic impacts of tourism; the input-output model. Since September 2014 Jeroen works fulltime for BUas. Jeroen is a lecturer at the International Tourism Studies Department and an economic research fellow at the Center for Sustainable Tourism and Transport. In 2013 he joined CSTT as an economic research fellow and was one of the researcher in the CARMATOP project. More information about Jeroen Klijs (in Dutch) can be found on his blog.

His publications include the following (for more see CV below):

Klijs, J., Peerlings, J. & Heijman, W. (2015). Introducing labour productivity changes into models used for economic impact analysis in tourism and recreation. Tourism Economics Fast Track.

Klijs, J., Peerlings, J. & Heijman, W. (2015). Usefulness of non linear input-output models for economic impact analyses in tourism and recreation. Tourism Economics, 21 (5), 931-956.
 
Expertise:tourism economics, economic aspects of sustainability, eco-efficiency, input-output models
Publications:  

2017

Health tourism in the EU: a general investigation
Mainil, T., Eijgelaar, E., Klijs, J., Nawijn, J., & Peeters, P. (2017). Research for TRAN Committee - Health tourism in the EU: a general investigation. Brussels, Belgium: European Parliament, Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies.
Verbetering van Economische Impactanalyses van Toerisme: Het niet-lineaire Input-Outputmodel
Klijs, J., & Peerlings, J. (2017) Verbetering van Economische Impactanalyses van Toerisme: Het niet-lineaire Input-Outputmodel, Vrijetijdstudies, 3, 9-22.
Attracties in de metropoolregio Amsterdam
Cornelisse, M., & Klijs, J. (2017) Attracties in de metropoolregio Amsterdam, Vrijetijdstudies, 3, 67-70.
Toeristen hebben oog voor detail(handel), maar geldt dat ook andersom?
Klijs, J., Curvers, J. & Mitas, O. (2017) Toeristen hebben oog voor detail(handel), maar geldt dat ook andersom?, Recreatie en Toerisme, Augustus-September 2017, 53-55.
Het NLIO-model en MKBAs: samen op weg naar veel meer verbetering
Klijs, J., & Peerlings, J. (2017) Het NLIO-model en MKBAs: samen op weg naar veel meer verbetering, Vrijetijdstudies, 1, 45-49.
Space and economics – An introduction to regional economics
Heijman, W., Klijs, J., Peerlings, J., Rouwendaal, J, Schipper, R. (2017) Space and economics – An introduction to regional economics. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers.
Het belang van toerisme voor de detailhandel in Nederlandse gemeenten
Klijs, J., Curvers, J., Mitas, O., & Korteweg Maris, D. (2017). Het belang van toerisme voor de detailhandel in Nederlandse gemeenten. In CBS (Ed.), Trendrapport toerisme, recreatie en vrije tijd 2017 (pp. 350-355). Nieuwegein: NRIT Media-CBS-NBTC Holland Marketing-CELTH.  

2016

Tourism, income, and jobs: Improving the measurement of regional economic impacts of tourism
Klijs, J. (2016). Tourism, income, and jobs: Improving the measurement of regional economic impacts of tourism. PhD, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands.
Wat bepaalt het succes van een toeristisch-recreatieve attractie?
Klijs, J., & Singleton, P. (2016). Wat bepaalt het succes van een toeristisch-recreatieve attractie? In NRIT Media (Ed.), Trendrapport toerisme, recreatie en vrije tijd 2016 (pp. 505-514). Nieuwegein, Netherlands: NRIT Media-CBS-NBTC Holland Marketing-CELTH.

2014

Herdenken is ‘hot’: Over motivaties en emoties van bezoekers aan herinneringscentra
Van Liempt, A., Nawijn, J., Isaac, R. K., & Klijs, L. (2014). Herdenken is ‘hot’: Over motivaties en emoties van bezoekers aan herinneringscentra. In NRIT Media-CELTH-NBTC Holland Marketing (Ed.), Trendrapport toerisme, recreatie en vrije tijd 2014 (pp. 308-310). Nieuwegein, The Netherlands: NRIT Media.
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