Tinbergen Research on Monday lecture Raicho Bojilov (Grande École Polytechnique, Paris, France) on Monday 27 May 2013
On Monday 27 May 2013, Raicho Bojilov of the Grande École Polytechnique, Paris France, will give a lecture entitled 'Incentives to work or Incentives to quit?'. This lecture is part of the Tinbergen Research on Monday Series.
Vidi grants for De Jong and Verwijmeren
Professors Martijn de Jong and Patrick Verwijmeren from the Department Business Economics at Erasmus School of Economics have both received a Vidi grant.
Tinbergen Research on Monday lecture John Morgan (University of California, Berkeley) on Monday 21 May 2013
On Monday 21 May 2013, John Morgan of the University of California, Berkeley, will give a lecture entitled 'On the Merits of Meritocracy'. This lecture is part of the Tinbergen Research on Monday Series.
Top econometricians sharing the office
Not an everyday scene on the 11th floor in office 32, two internationally highly respected econometricians who are sharing an office in H-building. May we introduce, the Professors Michael McAleer and John Geweke, with a 3rd and 21st position in the ESB Economist top 40 of 2012 (ESB 4649 & 4650 Volume 97, December 14, 2012).
Tinbergen Institute and Duisenberg school of finance continue collaboration
Duisenberg school of finance and Tinbergen Institute are continuing their successful collaboration. On Monday 6 May 2013 both parties agreed to extend the contract for another three years. As a result an annual €400,000 remains available for PhD research in the field of finance at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), VU University Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Duisenberg school of finance.
ORTEC main sponsor of OR 2013
ORTEC, one of the largest providers of advanced planning and optimization solutions and services, has become the main sponsor of the International Conference Operations Research (OR 2013), which takes place from 3 to 6 September in Rotterdam. The ceremonial signing of this agreement between ORTEC and Erasmus School of Economics took place at the headquarters of ORTEC in Gouda on 29 April, 2013.
Richard Paap awarded the prestigious title 'Distinguished Author'
Richard Paap, professor of Econometrics and Marketing at the Erasmus School of Economics, has been awarded the title 'Distinguished Author' by the Journal of Applied Econometrics (JAE). Until now there have only been two individuals which have been awarded this title in 2013. In 2002 JAE awarded a similar title to Philip Hans Franses, professor Applied Econometrics and Marketing Research at Erasmus School of Economics, together with Sir Clive Granger.
Inaugural address Professor Martijn de Jong on Friday 31 May 2013
On Friday 31 May 2013 Martijn de Jong, Professor of Marketing Research, will present his inaugural address entitled ‘New Survey Methods: Tools to Dig for Gold’.This event will start at 4.00 pm in the Senaatszaal (Campus Woudestein).
PhD defence of Ghulame Rubbaniy on Friday 31 May 2013
On Friday 31 May 2013 Ghulame Rubbaniy will defend his PhD thesis entitled 'Investment Behavior of Institutional Investors'. His supervisor is Professor Willem Verschoor. Other members of the Doctoral Committee are Han Smit and Onno Steenbeek (Erasmus School of Economics) and Eelke de Jong (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen). His copromoter is Dr. I.P.P. van Lelyveld.
PhD defence of Willem van Jaarsveld on Thursday 30 May 2013
On Thursday 30 May 2013 Willem van Jaarsveld will defend his PhD thesis entitled 'Maintenance Centred Service Parts Inventory Control'. His supervisor is Professor Rommert Dekker. Other members of the Doctoral Committee are Dr. Erwin van der Laan (Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Professor Ruud Teunter (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) and Professor Geert-Jan van Houtum (Eindhoven University of Technology).