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Alumni contribute 26 million euros to new endowment fund

Thursday, 16 November 2017

On the 104th Dies Natalis Erasmus University Rotterdam and Erasmus Trustfonds have launched the new campaign ‘Challenge Accepted’ with the ambition to create an endowment fund of EUR 100 million by 2025. Donors, mainly alumni of Erasmus School of Economics, have already contributed a total of more than EUR 26 million.

PhD student Bruno Jacobs introduces groundbreaking methods to analyze purchase behavior in high-dimensional assortments

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Many traditional studies in marketing consider household purchase decisions between 3 brands of ketchup, or the decision between a few brands of coffee. However, the used approaches break down for the many thousands of products most (online) retailers have. But then, how do I predict the next product someone is interested in for such large assortments? The driving factor in Bruno Jacobs’ research has been alleviating this limitation and thus enabling marketing analytics in high-dimensional assortments

PhD defence of Lilian Petit on 8 December 2017

Thursday, 16 November 2017

On Friday 8 December Lilian Petit will defend her PhD thesis entitled 'Legal Cartels'. Supervisors are Professor J. van Sinderen and Professor P.A.G. van Bergeijk. Other members of the committee are: Professor A.R. Thurik (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Professor E. Dijkgraaf (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and Professor M.C. Mikkers RA (Tilburg University).

PhD defence of Bruno Jacobs on 22 December 2017

Thursday, 16 November 2017

On Friday 22 December Bruno Jacobs will defend his PhD thesis entitled 'Marketing Analytics for High-Dimensional Assortments'. Supervisors are Professor Bas Donkers and Professor Dennis Fok. Other members of the committee are: Professor Tammo Bijmolt (University of Groningen - Marketing), Professor Benedict Dellaert (EUR - ESE - BE Marketing), Professor Philip Hans Franses (EUR - ESE - Econometrics), Professor Richard Paap (EUR - ESE - Econometrics) and Dr Jason Roos (Associate Professor - EUR - RSM - Marketing).

PhD defence of Anja Deelen on 7 December 2017

Thursday, 16 November 2017

On Thursday 7 December Anja Deelen will defend her PhD thesis entitled 'A Game of Snakes and Ladders: four applied micro-econometric studies of wages and jobs in the Netherlands'. Supervisor is Professor J.C. van Ours. Other members of the committee are: Professor B.J. ter Weel (SEO, UvA).

PhD defence of Ilke Aydogan on 7 December 2017

Thursday, 16 November 2017

On Thursday 7 December Ilke Aydogan will defend his PhD thesis entitled 'Decisions from Experience and from Description: Beliefs and Probability Weighting'. Supervisors are Professor Han Bleichrodt and Professor Aurelien Baillon. Other members of the committee are: Professor P.P. Wakker (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Professor O. l’Haridon (University of Rennes) and Professor J. Qiu (Radboud University).

Bachelor Graduation Day 2017 great success!

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

On Saturday 11 November, graduated Bachelor students of Erasmus School of Economics received their diploma during a festive ceremony in the Auditorium on campus Woudestein. This year, 407 students received their diploma, which resulted both days in an Auditorium full to capacity with family and friends. 

Alumnus Caroline Liqui Lung continues with a PhD at Paris School of Economics

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

As of 1 November 2017, alumnus Caroline Liqui Lung starts as a PhD student at Paris School of Economics under the guidance of the renowned economists (and both fellow of the Econometric Society) Prof. Olivier Compte and Prof. Philippe Jehiel. Caroline will conduct research in the field of Behavioral Economics, mainly related to bounded rationality, game theory and policy issues related to global warming.

Emma Clemens new UN youth representative for sustainable development

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Economics & Law student Emma Clemens (22, Master International Economics and Bachelor of Laws) is elected as the new UN youth representative for sustainable development. During the ‘Night of the UN’ on 30 October in Amsterdam, it became clear that the quest of other finalist Thom van Stralen from Wageningen was thwarted by the breathtaking performance of Emma’s campaign.

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