First issue of The Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics (EJPE) online
EJPE is a biannual academic journal publishing research which improves our understanding of the methodology, history and inter-disciplinary relations of economics. The journal is supported by the Erasmus Department of Philosophy and Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics (EIPE) and is free to access.
ESB Top 40: Erasmus University retains its 1st place in publications
Erasmus University Rotterdam has once again attained the first position in the annual ESB Top 40 Economists list. Many EUR economists are among the top 40 most publishing economists and, among the participating universities, EUR is ranked as the university that publishes the most. EUR Professor Philip Hans Franse is number 1 on the list.
New insights into behavioral finance
By applying insights form psychology and other behavioral sciences, behavioral finance helps to overcome the shortcomings of the traditional finance approach, which assumes that agents and markets are rational. In his thesis New insights into behavioral finance, Guido Baltussen investigates preferences of investors, their investment decisions, and the behavior of financial markets. He defends his thesis on Thursday 4 December 2008 at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Strategic renewal in regulatory environments
On Thursday 20 november 2008 Marten Stienstra will defend his PhD thesis Strategic renewal in regulatory environments at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
International entrepreneurship: value creation across national borders
On Thursday, 13 November 2008, Jolanda Hessels defends her PhD Thesis International Entrepreneurship: value creation across national borders at Erasmus University Rotterdam.