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Eva Vroegop



Eva Vroegop is a PhD student in Economics at the Institute for Economic Research (IRE) at USI.

Eva holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Communication – Major in International Tourism from USI, studied Tourism Management in New Zealand as part of her Bachelor’s degree in Public Management and Law at Tilburg University, and gained tourism work experience in the Netherlands.   

At the same time, Eva is the programme coordinator of the multidisciplinary Master in International Tourism (MT) at USI, which combines Economics and Communication Sciences applied to tourism and is entirely taught in English.

Eva's main research interests are behavioural economics and tourist behaviour, tourist psychology, and innovative travel products focussing on personal development.

Eva is committed to her PhD research project (in progress) that investigates the effects of vacations on vacationers.


Eva's professional interests include:


  • Tourist behaviour and tourist psychology (motivation, attitudes, memory)
  • Behavioural economics
  • Tourism economics (utility, preferences, constraints)
  • Travel products around personal growth
  • Tourism product development and innovation