EUR researchers on the coronavirus
Many EUR researchers are studying the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on society. Virologist Marion Koopmans (Erasmus MC) is for instance frequently interviewed on the virus. She is one of the world leaders in research on the spread of viruses. But also experts in the field of economics, law and sociology are studying the pandemic.
Our researchers in the media about corona
The gap between the real economy and the financial markets rarely seemed this big. Patrick Verwijmeren, explains this phenomenon in an interview with De Volkskrant.
The Dutch political party PVV wants to implement a VAT rate of 0% for one year to boost the economy. Peter Kavelaars explains why this plan is not as effective as you might think.
As the coronavirus turns out to be less temporary than previously expected, politicians are wrestling with the question of how long government support can continue.
A multidisciplinary research team, including Jurian Edelenbos from the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, has been awarded a ZonMw COVID-19 research grant.
Physically in the aula and digitally at home or in other places within EUR, over 7,000 people watched the celebration of the opening of the academic year on Monday 31 August 2020.
At Erasmus MC, leading scientists are working on the coronavirus, such as Professor Marion Koopmans. At our other schools, several academics are also looking at the pandemic from their scientific perspective - ranging from economics to sociology.