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  • 20 Oct 2016News

    TILEC Best Master Thesis prize 2015/2016 awarded
    TILEC awarded its Best Master Thesis prize for the academic year 2015/2016 on 23 September 2016, at the annual TILEC Retreat. Two theses – one in law and one in economics – were honored with the title ‘Best TILEC Master Thesis’. Read more

  • 07 Oct 2016News

    Aart de Zeeuw in Science
    In the most recent edition of Science (Oct. 7, 2016) features an article co-authored by Aart de Zeeuw: ‘Social norms as solutions. Policies may influence large-scale behavioral tipping’, by K. Nyborg et al. Read more

  • 04 Oct 2016Press release

    Green car taxes: Lower CO2 emissions
    PRESS RELEASE 3-10-2016 - 12% of the total CO2 emissions in the EU is caused by private cars. Therefore the EU pursues an active policy to reduce these CO2 emissions by means of green car taxes, stimulating the purchase of cleaner cars. Consumers react to higher taxes by trading their ‘polluting’ gasoline-powered vehicles for ‘cleaner’ (i.e., less CO2-emitting) diesel-powered cars. However, this will possibly lead to more particulate matter emissions. Read more

  • 03 Oct 2016News

    8th edition CentER Honors Program for excellent TiSEM students
    Each year, CentER – an internationally acclaimed research institute at TiSEM – organizes the CentER Honors Program, an excellence program for TiSEM’s top students. In January 2017, the program will start for the 8th time! The application deadline is 20 November 2016. Read more

  • 29 Sep 2016Press release

    TiSEM ranks 11th in THE World Universities Subject Ranking’s Business and Economics
    Press Release 29-9-2016 - Tilburg University is ranking 11th in the Times Higher Education World Subject Ranking in the field of economics & business. Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) is thus the best Dutch School in this discipline. With renowned universities like Harvard and Stanford in the US and Oxford and Cambridge in England, TiSEM belongs to the best schools of economics in the world. Tilburg University has a sound international outlook as well as an excellent reputation in both teaching and research among scientists worldwide. Read more

  • 20 Sep 2016News

    Tilburg University and TU Eindhoven consortium obtains NWO grant
    NWO (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research) granted €1 million to the universities of Tilburg and Eindhoven for the project titled “Next generation predictive analytics for data-driven banking and insurance”. The proposal was submitted within the theme Data-driven Research for Banking and Insurance, an initiative of NWO, Achmea and Rabobank. Read more

  • 19 Sep 2016News

    Laurence van Lent appointed editor The Accounting Review
    Laurence van Lent has been appointed as an Editor of the top core journal The Accounting Review. His term will start as of June 2017 and last for three years. Read more

  • 14 Sep 2016News

    Data Science for Humanitarian Innovation
    As per September 1, 2016, Prof. dr. Conny Rijken (TLS) and Prof. dr. ir. Hein Fleuren (TiSEM) have been appointed as directors for the new research program Data Science for Humanitarian Innovation of Data Science Center Tilburg (DSC/t). Read more

  • 19 Aug 2016News

    Back to Campus event: Wicked Problems
    We will take you on a journey of gaining more insight into the concept of wicked problems by using the Volkswagen case.

    Register now for an interesting and 'wicked' evening to expand your knowledge, skills and network! Read more

  • 09 Aug 2016News

    Replacement of coach-manager in the Premier League usually does not work
    The effects of in-season manager changes in the English Premier League on average does not improve the performance of the teams, according to research by Lucas Besters, Jan van Ours and Martin vanTuijl in the Dutch scientific journal De Economist. Read more