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  • 27 Aug 2015News

    Apply now for the EUCOTAX Wintercourse 2015 in Vienna

  • 29 Jul 2015News

    Dekimpe Outstanding Reviewer
    Prof.dr. Marnik Dekimpe received the 2015 Outstanding Reviewer Award for his exceptional contributions to the Journal of Marketing.

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  • 20 Jul 2015Press release

    'CEOs gamble with shareholder's money'
    CEOs of conglomerates are trusting heavily on their 'gut feeling' when it comes to investment decisions. A new study finds that by doing so, they are destroying shareholder value. At the cost of more rational options, CEOs are attracted to investments characterized by a small chance to win a big prize (‘long shots’). Read more

  • 17 Jul 2015News

    Veni grants NWO for three promising researchers
    Three promising young reseachers of Tilburg University have been awarded a Veni grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grant consists of a maximum of 250,000 euro and will enable them to conduct innovative research for three years. Read more

  • 14 Jul 2015News

    Greece Debt Crisis, Comments from Tilburg University
    For weeks, Greece has been dominating the news. Tilburg University economics experts have been contributing to the public debate a lot – see the links below (in Dutch). And how are our Greek students experiencing this crisis? We asked three of them: Read more

  • 10 Jul 2015News

    MOA Science Prize for marketing research by Els Gijsbrechts and Jonne Guyt
    Professor Els Gijsbrechts and PhD researcher Jonne Guyt have won the MOA Science Prize 2015 for their article ‘Take Turns or March in Sync? The Impact of the National Brand Promotion Calendar on Manufacturer and Retailer Performance’.

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  • 03 Jul 2015News

    Six Research Talent grants for PhD research at Tilburg University
    The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Tilburg University with six Research Talent (Onderzoekstalent) grants. Research Talent grants offer excellent students within the social and behavioral sciences the opportunity to fulfill their ambitions to conduct PhD research. Read more

  • 25 Jun 2015News

    What Instagram and Twitter tell us about music festivals
    Pop music is a very interesting field of research. The topic is part of most people’s everyday lives and is also economically relevant. Today’s music industry offers a huge volume of digital data which not only tells us about listening preferences but can help to improve public safety during live music festivals. Hannes Datta studies this data and recently gave a talk about his work during a major festival: Paaspop in Schijndel. Read more

  • 22 Jun 2015Press release

    The German language encourages the practice of sustainable business more than the English language does
    Press release, 22-06-2015

    How languages differentiate between the present and the future affects companies' engagement in sustainable business practices. The more limited the differentiation between the present and the future, the more attention that is paid to sustainable business practices. Companies with English as their working language have less sustainable business practices than companies where German is spoken. And companies with French as their working language perform worse in future-oriented activities than, for example, companies where Finnish is spoken. According to research conducted by economist Hao Liang (Tilburg University), these differences can be largely explained by the characteristics of the language spoken at the company, besides cultural, economic, or institutional factors. Read more

  • 19 Jun 2015News

    Alumnus Ruud Schippers wins prize with family business JAM
    The online employment platform for young people JAM, owned by School of Economics and Management graduate Ruud Schippers and his brother Martijn and sister Miranda, has won the Sprout '25 under 25' prize for young entrepreneurs. Read more

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