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  • 15 Apr 2014News

    Analysis Tilburg Professor too politically sensitive for UN Climate Report for Policymakers
    A large portion of the analysis of the development of CO2 emissions over the past forty years, made by Professor of Environmental Economics of Tilburg University Reyer Gerlagh and his colleagues, has been removed from the Summary for Policy Makers which the UN presented together with its latest Climate Report this week. "It appears to be too politically sensitive," reports Gerlagh. Read more

  • 10 Apr 2014News

    Six Tilburg University students selected for Asian Summer School
    Attending courses at four excellent Asian universities and joining a project with top-notch business partners… dream or reality? Reality it is for six Tilburg University students who have been selected for the Netherlands-Asia Honours Summer School (NAHSS). Read more

  • 09 Apr 2014News

    UN panel on climate change with Reyer Gerlagh is finalizing report
    Reyer Gerlagh, Professor of Environmental Economics at Tilburg University, is one of the members of the Working Group III of the Interngovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) of the United Nations. Together with other scientists and government representatives he is gathered in a five-day meeting in Berlin to finalize their report assessing the options for mitigating climate change, and the underlying technical, economic and institutional requirements. Read more

  • 24 Mar 2014News

    Asset International Conference on innovation with CEO Inter Ikea Group
    'Dream, discover, innovate' is the central topic of the 25th Asset International Conference on April 7 at Tilburg University. National and international leaders from business, politics and academia will give their views on the topic. Read more

  • 21 Mar 2014News

    Jan Hommen next guest Food for Thought
    Jan Hommen, the new chairman of the Board of Governors of Tilburg University and former CEO of ING, will be the next guest at the interview event Food for Thought on March 25th. Two students of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management on his new role in the Board of Directors, and on his position as CEO of ING and his position in committees of large companies. What is his view on the banking sector and what is needed to (want to) be involved in this many companies? And what are his ideas on Tilburg University? Read more

  • 18 Mar 2014News

    Ralph de Haas receives new prize for economic research
    Ralph de Haas, part-time Associate Professor of Finance at Tilburg University, has won the first Willem F. Duisenberg Fellowship Prize (WFDF). He receives this new prize for young researchers on account of his influential research into international banking. Read more

  • 04 Mar 2014News

    Spring Camp 2014: Corporate Social Responsibility
    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is becoming increasingly important in business. It can create new business opportunities that enable firms to create and sustain a competitive advantage. Managers, investors, and regulators, however, also face significant challenges with respect to disclosure and valuation of CSR activities, and the implementation of a successful CSR-strategy. These are the challenges that top academics and leading practitioners will discuss at the Accounting Spring Camp 2014. Read more

  • 28 Feb 2014News

    'ECB must become more transparent'
    The transparency of the European Central Bank leaves something to be desired. The ways in which the ECB makes its policy decisions and determines interest rates are shrouded in mystery. This has led to unnecessary uncertainty and other unwanted effects on the financial markets. Read more

  • 27 Feb 2014News

    Economics & Econometrics in world top 50
    Economics and Econometrics at Tilburg University are on the 50th position of the QS Subject Ranking 2014. The QS World University Rankings is based on the reputation of the university among academics and is a ranking for the world’s best 800 universities. Read more

  • 21 Feb 2014News

    Tilburg University Presents IT Award to NS’ CIO Hessel Dikkers
    Tilburg University presented the KUBBIK Award 2014 to Hessel Dikkers, CIO of the Dutch Railways on Friday, February 21, 2014. Dikkers received the award during the conference ‘Living Limitless and Future Trends’, organized by the Tilburg student association Asset-SBIT. Read more

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