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"Food impacts us in so many ways: biologically, psychologically, socially"
PhD candidate Lili Kókai is working on an innovative intervention to induce healthy behaviour in populations with elevated cardiovascular disease risk.
Monday 16 Dec 2019
“Agricultural technology offers enormous opportunities for sustainability and feeding the world. But it also comes with risks”
What kind of impact will new digital technologies in agriculture have on our food supply in the future? Associate Professor Oane Visser (ISS) is carrying out…
Thursday 12 Dec 2019
"We need to find smart ways to causally assert that education reduces crime," says Professor Olivier Marie
Professor Olivier Marie is a crime-economist and he specialises in the (none) making of a criminal.
Thursday 28 Nov 2019
How the economy could be used to fight poverty – two economists share their thoughts on Esther Duflo and the importance of development economics
On 8 November 2019, Erasmus University Rotterdam’s 106th Dies Natalis celebrated the legacy of economist Jan Tinbergen, and an honorary doctorate was presented…
Thursday 14 Nov 2019
‘Ultimately, we all want to reduce social inequality’
Professor of Economics Anne Gielen is one of the speakers during the 106th dies natalis. Her research focusses on to which extent people’s reliance on benefits…
Tuesday 29 Oct 2019
Researcher Arjen Schep on the relationship between tax law and sustainability
How will we wean the Netherlands off natural gas? One of the people involved in this task is Arjen Schep, employed at the Erasmus School of Law (ESL).
Wednesday 5 Dec 2018
Nina Glick-Schiller: 'There isn’t a city that I can think of that was not built by migration'
Prof. dr. Nina Glick-Schiller (University of Manchester) about migration and citymakers.
Tuesday 20 Nov 2018
Professor Mathijs van Dijk: 'It is old fashioned to claim that economists cannot say anything about how the cake is divvied up.'
Mathijs van Dijk is endowed Professor of Business Administration at RSM, his research asks an interesting question: do upcoming stock markets contribute to more…
Tuesday 2 Oct 2018
Ethics programmes ineffective in nudging bank employees towards ethical behaviour
Ethics programmes to promote an ethical culture in banks are ineffective, Job Harms of Erasmus School of Economics and his colleagues discovered.
Thursday 14 Jun 2018
Professor Derk Loorbach on poverty in Rotterdam: ‘I plead for small-scaled sustainable transitions’
Derk Loorbach, director of DRIFT and Professor of Socioeconomic Transitions at the Faculty of Social Science, will tackle the issue poverty at the Rotterdam…
Thursday 31 May 2018
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