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"Econometric Perceptions and Complexities"

Friday, 26 May 2017

On Friday 9 June 2017 Robin L. Lumsdaine will publicly accept her appointment as Professor of Applied Econometrics at Erasmus School of Economics. The title of her inaugural lecture is “Econometric Perceptions and Complexities”.

Various media attention for the KidsRights Index 2017

Friday, 19 May 2017

The KidsRights Index 2017, published on May 15th by the KidsRights Foundation, has received a lot of national and international media attention. The KidsRights Index is an initiative of the KidsRights Foundation, in cooperation with Erasmus University Rotterdam: Erasmus School of Economics and the International Institute of Social Studies.

New MSc specialisation in Economics and Business: Data Science & Marketing Analytics

Friday, 19 May 2017

As from the academic year 2018-2019 Erasmus School of Economics is introducing the specialisation Data Science & Marketing Analytics within the Master programme Economics and Business.

Jeroen Suijs appointed Professor of Financial Accounting at Erasmus School of Economics

Friday, 19 May 2017

As of 1 June 2017, Jeroen Suijs has been appointed as Professor of Financial Accounting at Erasmus School of Economics. His mission is to advance the international research profile of the Accounting, Auditing and Control section within Erasmus School of Economics. His own research focuses on the one hand on the role of financial reporting on the proper functioning of capital markets and on the other hand on the functioning of the market for external audits.

KidsRights Index 2017: violence and discrimination against children global concern

Monday, 15 May 2017

Portugal is lauded as the global frontrunner in the KidsRightsIndex 2017. It owes its first place to strong performances in the fields of child legislation, health and education. Notable examples of underperforming countries include the United Kingdom, which fell from an 11th to the 156th place, and New Zealand (down from 45 to 158).

“Arbeid, gezondheid en geluk van oude mensen”

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

On Friday 19 May 2017 Jan van Ours will publicly accept his appointment as Professor of Applied Economics, with focus on Labour, Health and Well-being at Erasmus School of Economics. The translated title of his inaugural lecture is “Labor, Health and Happiness of Old People” but note that the lecture is in Dutch.

Herman van Dijk awarded with the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Emeritus Professor of econometrics at Erasmus School of Economics Herman van Dijk has been granted the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands. This very special and high decoration was pinned to Van Dijk’s lapel by the mayor of the Krimpenerwaard on Wednesday 26 April 2017.

RHV BV changes name to Erasmus UPT

Thursday, 20 April 2017

RHV BV has changed its name into ‘Erasmus Centre for Urban, Port and Transport Economics’ also named ‘Erasmus UPT’.

Are the rich more selfish than the poor, or do they just have more money?

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Are the rich more selfish than the poor, or do they just have more money? It is the main question in the field experiment of Jan Stoop, associate professor Applied Economics at Erasmus School of Economics, and two American colleagues. The result? As a group, the rich are not more selfish than the poor. 

'Central banks shouldn't be guided that much by politics'

Monday, 20 February 2017

Mary Pieterse-Bloem, global head of fixed income strategy at ABN AMBRO and teacher of Finance at Erasmus School of Economics, was invited to Bloomberg to explain the policy of the Federal reserve, inflation and president Trump.

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