School of Economics and Management

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  • 24 Jul 2014Press release

    Oliver Spalt appointed professor of Behavioral Finance
    Tilburg University has appointed Dr. Oliver Spalt as professor of Behavioral Finance at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management, effective July 1, 2014. Spalt applies knowledge and theories from the field of psychology to study how people make financial decisions. His chair is based at the Finance Department. Read more

  • 15 Jul 2014Press release

    Language influences strategic choices of companies (in Dutch)

  • 01 Jul 2014News

    Tilburg University student receives Fulbright scholarship
    Master’s Accounting student Rosanne Engel has received the prestigious Fulbright scholarship (Ivy Circle Award) to follow a Master’s program in Public Health at Yale University. A tremendous achievement that we are very proud of. Read more

  • 30 Jun 2014Press release

    Sense of power makes you save more money
    Feeling powerful increases saving, even if there is only a small increase in the sense of power. The reason: money in the bank gives you a feeling of prosperity and power – and you want to keep feeling that way. As soon as people know that they will be able to maintain their sense of power or that other sources, such as knowledge, increase their sense of power, their tendency to save decreases. The fear to lose power stimulates saving behavior. This is shown by research conducted by Anne-Kathrin Klesse of Tilburg University, carried out in cooperation with Emily Garbinsky and Jennifer Aaker of Stanford Graduate School of Business. Read more

  • 26 Jun 2014Press release

    Silence during open conference calls comes at a price
    More than ever before, corporate communication has become a two-way street. Recent research by academics from Tilburg and Texas (U.S.), however, shows that communication between managers and the investment community regarding annual or quarterly earnings numbers via conference calls can have an unintended price tag. When financial analysts fail to show up, and refrain from asking questions in these live sessions, it can lead to significant price drops. Read more

  • 26 Jun 2014News

    NWO awards four Research talents Tilburg University
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded four PhD research proposals of Tilburg University with a Research talent funding. The Research talent scheme is a competition to support highly talented young researchers with ambition. This year NWO rewarded 35 proposals out of 132 in the area of social sciences. Read more

  • 25 Jun 2014News

    MSc Marketing Management student wins 2000 euro in Philips' Battle of Concepts case
    Rutger Bogaert participated in a student crowdsourcing competition (via Battle of Concepts) and developed an online saving application for Philips. Read more

  • 24 Jun 2014News

    Tilburg University students achieve top-5 position in Bloomberg Aptitude Test
    Three students of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management are ranked among the top 5 of the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) in the category Europe, Middle East and Africa in May 2014. Read more

  • 20 Jun 2014News

    Economics student earns top grade for Master’s thesis
    Ten out of ten. That is the grade that Maarten de Ridder (21) earned last week for his Master’s thesis on the relationship between wage flexibility and recession. With this thesis, he has completed his Economics Master’s program at Tilburg University. After the summer, he will begin an Economics Research Master program (MPhil) at Cambridge University. Read more

  • 27 May 2014News

    Management Accounting Award for paper Jan Bouwens
    The paper "The Effect of Management Control Elements on Coordination", authored by Jan Bouwens of Tilburg and Harvard University and his German colleagues Sara Bormann and Christian Hofmann, has been selected by the American Accounting Association (AAA) as the 'best paper' in the section Management Accounting. Read more

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