School of Economics and Management

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  • 23 Feb 2015Press release

    Investors biased against foreign-sounding names
    A fund manager by the name of Mustafa gets 10% less investments than a fund manager by the name of John. Investors tend to buy less stocks from funds managed by people with foreign-sounding names, even though their performance is the same. That is the conclusion of a study by Tilburg University Professor Oliver Spalt and two colleagues from Mannheim and Miami. “Discrimination matters in financial markets”, states Spalt. Read more

  • 12 Feb 2015News

    Students get unique insight in European financial world
    A study trip for Master’s students of professor Sylvester Eijffinger's Seminar Financial Economics appeared to coincide with the European Central Bank’s announcement on Quantitative Easing. Read more

  • 10 Feb 2015News

    Lans Bovenberg most influential Dutch economist
    Professor of Economics Lans Bovenberg remains the most influential Dutch economist in the recently published so-called ‘Polderparade 2014’, a ranking of the fourty Dutch and Flemish economists who had the most citations in Dutch and Flemish journals. Labour economist Ronald Dekker (ReflecT) is the highest newcomer in the ranking, with a 17th place. Read more

  • 04 Feb 2015News

    Management’s religion determines hospital strategy
    After over 50 years of secularization in Europe, religious beliefs still influence management decisions. That is the main conclusion of new research by Jens Prüfer and Lapo Filistrucchi of the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC). Read more

  • 02 Feb 2015News

    Symposium ‘Innovating Finance or Financing Innovation’
    Sign up for the symposium ‘Innovating Finance or Financing Innovation’ on 5 February. Student association Asset has invited interesting speakers to discuss ‘The Future of Finance’. The financial landscape is changing and the crisis is lasting too long. Making use of the collective experience and knowledge of the speakers, Asset hopes students will learn about the future of finance. Read more

  • 22 Jan 2015News

    Students develop marketing concepts for Philips and G-Star RAW
    Develop an international marketing concept for a Philips chopper or multicooker, or improve the international webshop of G-Star RAW. That was the assignment that was given to 109 students of the course International Marketing in August last year. Read more

  • 19 Jan 2015News

    High scores in newly published research rankings for Marketing department
    The Department of Marketing of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management is ranked 4th in a worldwide ranking of research productivity, based on the number of publications in four prestigious American marketing journals: Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research and Marketing Science. Tilburg University researchers published 50 articles between 2010 and 2014, leaving behind colleagues from various renowned American universities. Read more

  • 16 Jan 2015News

    Luc Laeven appointed director general for research at ECB
    ECB President Mario Draghi appointed Luc Laeven as director general for research at the European Central Bank as from March. Laeven is economist at the International Monetary Fund and Professor at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management- with a track record of analyzing financial crises. Read more

  • 15 Jan 2015News

    Henriëtte Prast and Bas Werker on list of candidates D66 for Upper Chamber
    Professor of Economics Henriëtte Prast is the highest newcomer to the advisory list of candidates of the Dutch political party D66 for the Upper Chamber of Parliament (at number 2). Professor of Financial Markets Bas Werker is placed on position 17. Read more

  • 14 Jan 2015News

    High scores for Research Masters Tilburg School of Economics and Management in reaccreditation
    The Economics and Business Research Master programs of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management have recently been assessed by the NVAO (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders) as ‘good’ and have thus been reaccredited. Both programs score well above the average level of the Masters programs, according to the committee. Read more

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