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Award for PhD candidate Eric Slob

Thursday, 20 July 2017

PhD candidate Eric Slob has been awarded the 2nd place during the poster presentations of the Mendelian Randomization Conference in Bristol. The conference is meant for professionals interested in aetiological epidemiology and causality in population health and clinical medicine. 

Jan Stoop explains his research at Freakonomics

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Recently Jan Stoop, associate professor of Applied Economics at Erasmus School of Economics, visited Freakonomics to talk about his research focussing on the prosocial behaviour of the rich versus the poor. During the podcast, he explains which methods he used for his research and what the most important results were. 

Successful Young Alumni Barbecue of Erasmus School of Economics

Friday, 7 July 2017

Over 80 young alumni and current students of various study associations attended the Young Alumni Barbecue of Erasmus School of Economics which took place on Woudestein campus on Friday 23 June 2017.

Alumnus sponsors LSE Summer School course for student Mareen Bastiaans

Friday, 7 July 2017

A dream has come true for IBEB student Mareen Bastiaans. This summer she attends an intensive three-week undergraduate course at the LSE Summer School in London. The nice thing is that this has been made possible with financial support of alumnus Dick Verbeek.

Hans van Kippersluis wins NORFACE - DIAL Grant

Friday, 7 July 2017

Hans van Kippersluis, Associate Professor in health economics at Erasmus School of Economics, has won a grant of 525 thousand euros from the NORFACE research programme “Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course” (DIAL). This budget allows Van Kippersluis and the department of Applied Economics to attract two PhD candidates and one postdoctoral researcher.

PhD defence of Ronald de Vlaming

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

On Thursday 6 July Ronald de Vlaming will defend his PhD thesis entitled 'Linear Mixed Models in Statistical Genetics'. Supervisor is Professor Roy Thurik (Erasmus School of Economics) and co-supervisors are Professor Patrick Groenen en Dr. Philipp Koellinger. Other members of the committee are: Professor Richard Paap (Erasmus School of Economics), Professor Paul  Eilers (Erasmus MC), Professor Danielle Posthuma (VU University Amsterdam), dr. Jonathan P. Beauchamp (University of Toronto), dr. Matthew C. Keller (University of Colorado, Boulder) and dr. Katrijn Van Deun (Tilburg University)

Rogier Quaedvlieg awarded the 2017 Arnold Zellner Thesis Award

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Rogier Quaedvlieg, Assistant Professor in Finance at Erasmus School of Economics, has been awarded the 2017 Arnold Zellner Thesis Award in Econometrics and Statistics. Quaedvlieg, whose research focuses on Financial Econometrics, Risk Management and Asset Pricing, won the prize for his PhD thesis titled “Risk and Uncertainty”, defended at Maastricht University.

Alumnus Brian Chung wins Professor H.W. Lambers prize

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Brian Chung (28), an alumnus of Erasmus School of Economics, has won the Prof. H.W. Lambers prize 2017. During the ceremony celebrating the opening of the academic year on Monday 4 September 2017, Brian will be awarded a medal and 3,500 euros. The money is intended exclusively for courses /workshops/attending congresses/study programmes, both nationally and internationally.

Interview with professor Peter Wakker in The Reasoner

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

The Reasoner interviewed Peter Wakker, professor at the Econometric Institute of Erasmus School of Economics. In the interview he talks about, amongst others, his interests, career and research. 

Vidi Grant for Anne Gielen

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Associate Professor Anne Gielen of Erasmus School of Economics a Vidi grant. The Vidi grant of up to 800,000 euros is awarded to researchers who, after obtaining their doctorate, have conducted research successfully for a number of years. This Vidi grant enables Anne Gielen to conduct her research for five years.

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