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  • 29 Nov 2016News runner-up Student Startup Award Brabant 2016, the online job platform for young people founded by Tilburg University alumnus Ruud Schippers, reached second place in the final of the Student Startup Award Brabant. He was only just defeated by Eventix, the company founded by TU/e-students Joost Aanen and Chris de Jong, which won the Student Startup Award Brabant 2016. Read more

  • 24 Nov 2016News

    ACM-endowed chair on innovation and competition at Tilburg University
    24 November 2016 - From November 1, 2016, ACM (Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets) funds the endowed chair of Innovation and Competition at Tilburg University. The incumbent is econometrist Professor Erik Brouwer. Read more

  • 24 Nov 2016News

    Excellent Teacher Awards for entrepreneurship lecturers
    The Tilburg Center of Entrepreneurship (TCE) is proud to announce that two lecturers from TCE’s Master’s track in Entrepreneurship have been selected as winners for this year’s Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) Excellent Teacher Awards. Dr. James Small, scientific director of TCE, will receive the award for his course on Sustainable Entrepreneurship. Dr. Jean-Malik Dumas will receive the award for his course on Strategy Implementation. Read more

  • 22 Nov 2016News

    Van Ewijk one of the winners of ISMS Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition 2016
    Bernadette van Ewijk is awarded the Sheth Foundation ISMS Doctoral Dissertation Award for Emerging Markets Research for her PhD proposal: "Purchase Behavior of Consumers in Emerging Markets.” Advisors: Els Gijsbrechts and Jan-Benedict E.M. Steenkamp Read more

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    Nooteboom: What virtue debate?
    Nooteboom criticised earlier present liberalism for neglecting public goals of virtue, oriented at the flourishing of life, leaving them to the individual. Of course, liberalism is not against public debate of values and virtues, but does not consider it the business of the state. And indeed such debate crops up like weed between the cracks of the public pavement that blankets what brews beneath. People are concerned with issues of virtue and they will voice it. However, the topics that emerge are next given a liberal twist that avoids the issue. Read more

  • 04 Nov 2016News

    Mallory Soldner talks about the World Food Programme at TED
    Mallory Soldner gave an inspiring TED@UPS talk on "Your company's data could help end world hunger". Read more

  • 03 Nov 2016Direct link

    The Election’s Effect on the Economy? Doughnut Sales Are Probably Safe
    A recent working paperfrom Stephan Hollander and Laurence van Lent, together with Tarek Hassan (University of Chicago ) and Ahmed Tahoun (London Business School) is quoted in The New York Times of 31 October. The working paper is entitled: Aggregate and Idiosyncratic Political Risk: Measurement and Effects Read more

  • 31 Oct 2016News

    Rik Pieters winner of JCR 2016 Best Article Award
    The Journal of Consumer Research (JCR) Policy Board selected Rik Pieters as the winner of the prestigious JCR 2016 Best Article Award for his single-authored study: "Bidirectional Dynamics of Materialism and Loneliness: Not Just a Vicious Cycle" (published in the Journal of Consumer Research in 2013). Read more

  • 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