Nicole Jonker


Nicole Jonker

Payments Policy
Phone +31 20 5242759
Email: Nicole Jonker


2001 - Ph.D. Economics, University of Amsterdam; dissertation Job Performance and Career Prospects of Auditors
1996 - Master's Econometrics, University of Amsterdam

Research interests

  • Two-sided Markets
  • Payments Economics 
  • Financial Household Behaviour      

Working papers

What drives bitcoin adoption by retailers?, DNB Working paper 585, 2018. Download

Tourist Test or Tourist Trap?: unintended consequences of interchange fee regulation (with Wilko Bolt and Mirjam Plooij), DNB Working paper 405, 2013. Download

Explaining cash usage in the Netherlands: the effect of electronic payment instruments  (with Th. Kettenis), DNB Working paper 136, 2007. Download 

Counterfeit or genuine: can you tell the difference? (with Bram Scholten, Marco Wind, Martijn van Emmerik and Marieke van der Hoeven), DNB Working Paper 121, 2006. Download

Publications in refereed journals

Randall Hanegraaf, Atakan Larcin, Nicole Jonker, Steven Mandley en Jelle Miedema, Life cycle assessment of cash payments in the Netherlands, International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, forthcoming.

Nicole Jonker (2019), What drives the adoption of crypto-payments by online retailers?, Journal Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, forthcoming.

Carin van der Cruijsen and Nicole Jonker (2019). Pension profile preferences: the influence of trust and expected expenses, Applied Economics 51(12), 1212-1231. Download

David-Jan Jansen and Nicole Jonker (2018), Fuel tourism in Dutch border regions: Are only salient price differentials relevant? Energy Economics vol. 74 (aug 2018), pp. 143-153.

Erik Roos Lindgreen, Milan van Schendel, Nicole Jonker, Jorieke Kloek, Lonneke de Graaff and Marc Davidson (2018), Evaluating the environmental impact of debit card payments, International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment23(9), 1847 - 1861. Download

Nicole Jonker, Mirjam Plooij en Johan Verburg (2017), Did a public campaign influence debit card usage? Evidence from the Netherlands, Journal of Financial Services Research 52(1-2), 89–121. Download

Carin van der Cruijsen, Lola Hernandez and Nicole Jonker (2017), In love with the debit card but still married to cash, Applied Economics 49(30), 2989-3004. Download

Hernandez, L., N. Jonker en A. Kosse (2017), Cash versus debit card: the role of budget control, Journal of Consumer Affairs 51(1), 91-112. Download

Jonker, N. and M.A. Plooij (2013), Tourist Test interchange fees for card payments: down or out? Journal of Financial Market Infrastructures 1(4), 51-72. Download

Jonker, N., and A. Kosse (2013), Estimating cash usage: The impact of survey design on research outcomes, De Economist 161(1), 19-44. Download

Jonker, N. (2011), Card acceptance and surcharging: the role of costs and competition, Review of Network Economics 10(2), article 4.

Bolt, W., N. Jonker and C. van Renselaar (2010), Incentives at the counter: An empirical analysis of surcharging card payments and payment behaviour in the Netherlands, Journal of Banking and Finance 34, 1738-1744. Download

Jonker, N. (2007), Payment instruments as perceived by consumers: Results from a household survey, De Economist 155(3), 271-303. Download

Hartog, J, N. Jonker and H. van Ophem (2006), Dual track or academic route for auditors, does it matter?, Applied Economics 38, 1019-1035. Download

Emmanuel Dhyne, Luis J. Alvarez, Herve Le Bihan, Giovanni Veronese, Daniel Dias, Johannes Hoffmann, Nicole Jonker, Patrick Lunnemann, Fabio Rumler and Jouko Vilmunen (2006), Price Changes in the Euro Area and the United States: Some facts from individual consumer price data, Journal of Economic Perspectives 20, 171-192. Download

Hartog, J., A. Ferrer-i-Carbonell en N. Jonker (2002), On a simple measure of risk aversion, Kyklos 55(1), 3-26.

Cramer, J.S., J. Hartog, N. Jonker and C.M. van Praag (2002), Low risk aversion encourages the choice for entrepreneurship: An empirical test of a truism, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 48, 29-36. Download

Publications in books

Bolt, W., N. Jonker and M. Plooij (2017), European Payment Systems: Pricing, Regulation and Innovation, in: T. Beck and B. Casu (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of European Banking, Palgrave Macmillan.

Jonker, N. (2016), Regulating Interchange Fees of Card Payments in: J. Górka (Ed.), Transforming Payment Systems in Europe, Palgrave Macmillan, 149-181. Download

Jonker, N. and A. Lammertsma (2010), From cash to electronic payments: a survey of the developments, in: Statistics Netherlands (ed.), The Digital Economy 2009, The Hague/Heerlen, 203-210. Download

Hartog, J., and N. Jonker (1998), A Job to match your Education: Does it matter? in: H. Heijke and L. Borghans (eds.), Towards a Transparent Labour Market for Educational Decisions, Ashgate Publishing Company, Aldershot.

Other publications

Nicole Jonker, Lola Hernandez, Renate de Vree and Patricia Zwaan, From cash to cards: how debit card payments overtook cash in the Netherlands, DNB Occasional Study 16(1). Download

Nicole Jonker (2017), De acceptatie van virtuele valuta door webwinkeliers (The acceptance of virtual currencies by e-retailers), Economisch Statistische Berichten 102(4753s), 82-87.

Carin van der Cruijsen and Nicole Jonker (2017), Verwachte uitgaven en onzekerheid beïnvloeden pensioenvoorkeuren (Expected expenses and uncertainty affect pension profile preferences), Economisch Statistische Berichten 102(4750), 257-259.

Jonker, N. and M.A. Plooij (2013), De potentie van bitcoin als concurrent voor reguliere valuta's (Bitcoin's potential as competitor of national currencies), Economisch Statistische berichten 99, 230 -233.

Jonker, N. (2013), Social costs of POS payments in the Netherlands 2002 - 2012: Efficiency gains from increased debit card usage, DNB Occasional Study 11(2). Download

Jonker, N., A. Kosse and L. Hernández (2012), Cash usage in the Netherlands: Who, where, when and whenever one wants?, DNB Occasional Study 10(2). Download

Jonker, N., and C. Voormeulen (2010), A holistic view of payment systems, EFMA Journal, no. 226, 58-61

Jonker, N., and A. Kosse (2010), Grenzeloos betalen in Europa: de consument wil wel! (Payments without borders in Europe: the consumer wants it!), Bank en Effectenbedrijf, March, 18-20. Download

Jonker, N. (2009), Kostenbewust betalen in de Europese betaalmarkt (Cost-conscious payments in the European market), Economisch Statistische Berichten, May, 330-332.

Jonker, N., and A. Kosse (2008), Towards a European payments market: survey results on cross-border payment behaviour of Dutch consumers, DNB Occasional Study no. 1. Download

Jonker, N., and Ph. Klopper (2007), Nonbanks in the Dutch retail payments system: a central bank perspective, e-Finance & Payments Law & Policy

Jonker, N., B. Scholten, M.Wind, M. Emmerik and M. van der Hoeven (2006), Echt of vals? Een experimenteel onderzoek naar het onderscheidende vermogen van kassapersoneel en consumenten (Genuine or counterfeit? An experimental investigation of the distinguishing power of cashiers and consumers), Tijdschrift voor Politieke Ekonomie 28(1), 92-110.

Jonker, N., R. Kleijmeer and R. Uittenbogaard (2005), Efficiënter betalen door tarifering (More efficient payments by tariffing), Economisch Statistische Berichten, 22 April, 182-184

Jonker, N., J. Hartog and J.C.M. van Ophem (2001), Duale opleidingen: niet enkel beter (Dual education: not only better), Economisch Statistische Berichten, 86, 56-58.

Hartog, J., N. Jonker and Ph. Wallage (1999), Hard werken wordt nauwelijks beloond (Hard work hardly earns), De Accountant 106, October, 94-97.


Latest update: January 2019