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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.

Debt crisis 2.0?

Thursday, 16 February 2017

The high debt burden of Greece causes headaches for European officials. In an interview for CNBC, Mary Pieterse-Bloem, global head of fixed income strategy at ABN AMBRO and teacher of Finance at Erasmus School of Economics, explains why debt forgiveness is not an easy solution. 

Maarten Bosker appointed Endowed Professor

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

As of 1 January 2017, Dr Maarten Bosker has been appointed Endowed Professor in International Trade and Development at Erasmus School of Economics through the Erasmus Trustfonds.

New executive director Erasmus Centre for Strategic Philanthropy

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Ann Huijbregts-Gummels has been appointed the next Executive Director of Erasmus Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (ECSP) in Rotterdam. She will take over from Michiel de Wilde, who led the centre for 3 years in which important steps were taken in the development of ECSP.  Michiel leaves ECSP to become Director of the Goldschmeding Foundation.

PhD defence of Rumen Pozharliev on 23 February 2017

Friday, 3 February 2017

On Thursday 23 February 2017 Rumen Pozharliev will defend his PhD thesis entitled 'Social Neuromarketing: The Role of Social Context in Measuring Advertising Effectiveness '. Supervisor is Professor Willem Verbeke (Erasmus School of Economics) and co-supervisor is Professor Jan van Strien (Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and the Humanities). Other members of the committee are Professors Frank Belschak (University of Amsterdam), Stefano Puntoni (Erasmus University), Richard Bagozzi (University of Michigan), Bas Donkers (Erasmus School of Economics) and Dr Ruud van den Bos (Radboud University).

PhD defence of Tom Boot on 17 February 2017

Thursday, 2 February 2017

On Friday 17 February 2017 Tom Boot will defend his PhD thesis entitled 'Macroeconomic Forecasting under Regime Switching, Structural Breaks and High-dimensional Data'. Supervisor is Professor Richard Paap (Erasmus School of Economics) and co-supervisor is Dr Andreas Pick. Other members of the committee are Professor Dick van Dijk (Erasmus School of Economics), Peter Boswijk (University of Amsterdam) and Georges Kapetanios (Queen Mary University of London).

Successful Cum Laude Award ceremony

Thursday, 2 February 2017

On Wednesday, 1 February 2017 Erasmus School of Economics held its annual Cum Laude Awards ceremony. The ceremony was organised for those students who finished their Bachelor-1 year with a weighted-average of 8.25 or higher.

EFS Brexit - Seminar

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

On Thursday 2 February 2017 EFS is organizing a seminar (in English) on ‘Brexit: Consequences for Trade, VAT and Customs ̓. Academic experts and tax experts from international business and trade will exchange views on the possible consequences.

PhD defence of Yu Gao on 3 February 2017

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

On Friday 3 February 2017 Yu Gao will defend her PhD thesis entitled 'Stability and Adaptivity: Preferences over Time and under Risk'. Supervisors are Professors Han Bleichrodt and Kirsten Rohde (both from Erasmus School of Economics). Other members of the committee are Professors Aurelien Baillon (Erasmus School of Economics), Olivier l'Haridon (University of Rennes) and Dr. Gijs van de Kuilen (Tilburg University).

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