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.
Today, almost 4000 first-year students have started an extraordinary Eurekaweek. The freshers will attend a ‘blended’ programme to get to know the university, the city and each other.
This week more than one thousand new first year students will be completing Erasmus University Rotterdam’s Pre Academic Programme, thus earning their first academic certificate.
A group of international researchers draw on their collective expertise on how the Covid-19 pandemic changes assumptions on the human life course.
The negative effects of the coronavirus on the European economy have been apparent for some time and recent GDP figures confirm a historic fall in the eurozone economy.
The number of COVID-19 infections has risen in Rotterdam over the past weeks. According to GGD Rotterdam, multiple EUR students have tested positive for COVID-19.
Similar to the situation during the financial crisis more than a decade ago, banks experience significant macroeconomic shocks during the current corona crisis.