EUR in the news
Our academics regularly appear in the media to share the insights of their research with a broader audience, or to give their opinion on current news topics. Below, you will find an overview of media appearances of our researchers.
Do you want to know more about our experts' opinions on current topics such as Brexit? Have a look at our dossiers.
Jan van Ours is Professor of Applied Economics, with focus on Labour, Health, and Well-Being, at Erasmus School of Economics. On radio Rijnmond he speaks about the ins and outs of working from home.
Last week, the government announced that its budget deficit will rise to 11.8 percent of Gross Domestic Product. According to Bas Jacobs, Professor of Public Economics, this is not such a problem.
The call to introduce a wealth tax is getting louder and louder. In this case it can indeed provide relief, says Kevin Spiritus.
Should the State continue to help companies who are owned by foreign firms? Some are concerned that the corona support for companies will end up with foreign investors instead of Dutch citizens.
Mary Pieterse-Bloem, Professor of Financial Markets and Sylvester Eijffinger of Tilburg University explain why eurobonds are the ultimate blow to the incentive to improve economic growth.
Anne Gielen believes it is time the government devotes some attention to what the economic consequences of the corona crisis will be. In an interview with EenVandaag she explains why.
Dirk Schindler, Professor of International Taxation, explains why tax avoidance by multinationals is not always harmful, and sometimes even defensible.
Among young people, the economic effects of the coronavirus are starting to become noticeable as well. Anne Gielen explains why many young people are experiencing problems right now.
As the Covid-19 health crisis is turning our lives upside down, we find ourselves at the brink of social change. Isolation replaces mobility, re-arranging social norms and values.