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  • 20 Dec 2018News

    Prof. Giorgi Monti appointed to TILEC’s Ronald Coase Chair in Law and Economics
    For the academic year 2018-19, Tilburg Law School has appointed Professor Giorgi Monti of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy to the Ronald Coase Chair in Law and Economics at TILEC, the Tilburg Law and Economics Center. Read more

  • 13 Dec 2018News

    ‘Cognitive and Emotional Overload: The dark side of Information Technologies, new book by Anne Rutkowski
    In a new Routledge publication, Anne Rutkowski (TiSEM) and Carol Sanders (Association of Information Systems) take an in-depth view at IT's under-studied dark side and its dire consequences for individuals, organizations, and society. With theoretical underpinnings from the fields of cognitive psychology, management, and information systems, and supported by case studies, the idea of brain overload is defined and explored. Read more

  • 04 Dec 2018Press release

    Fun shopping makes you happy
    PERSBERICHT 4 december 2018 - People who attach great importance to buying or having things are often referred to as ‘materialistic’, which is generally regarded as being a ‘bad’ quality. Most people do not like to be labeled as ‘materialistic’ by others. In her research, PhD researcher Esther Jaspers shows that judging materialism as being ‘bad’ lacks nuance. She shows that buying and possessing things because it gives you pleasure adds to your personal happiness, and that the possession of things as a measure of status and success adds to your financial means as well as your happiness. She will defend her thesis at Tilburg University on Wednesday, December 5. Read more

  • 03 Dec 2018News

    Theme conference "Data Science Solutions to Enhance Pension Communication"
    On 17 December, pension think tank Netspar organizes a theme conference on data science solutions to improve pension communication. Read more

  • 26 Nov 2018Press release

    Carol Ou appointed as Professor in Information Management
    PRESS RELEASE 26 November 2018 - Tilburg University has appointed Dr. Carol Ou as Professor of Information Management at the Department of Management in the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM), effective October 1, 2018. Her research highlights how IT can empower and restrict organizational performance and consumer behavior. She has particular teaching and research interests in digital transformation, IT governance, social and communication networks, and the design of online marketplaces, examining their impacts in corporate setting and sharing economy. Read more

  • 22 Nov 2018News

    Hackathon for the future of education: 'Hack for Future Talent'
    On Saturday 8 December, the doors of CUBE will be opened for the hackathon "Hack for Future Talent". This means that you can hack and manipulate data for as much as 12 hours and win prizes! Attendance is free and intended for everyone! Read more

  • 15 Nov 2018News

    Interdisciplinarity theme Tilburg University 91st anniversary
    This year's theme was interdisciplinarity. Two honorary doctorates were awarded to Nobel Prize Winner Prof. Lars Peter Hansen (University of Chicago, Chicago) and Prof. Julia Hirschberg (Columbia University, New York). The PhD Thesis Award was bestowed upon dr. Michèle Nuijten.
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  • 12 Nov 2018News

    Rik Pieters winner of the 2019 CBSIG Consumer Behavior Research in Practice Award
    The 2017 JCR paper by Rik Pieters together with Femke van Horen (a former Tilburg marketing PhD): “Out-of-category Brand imitation: product categorization determines copycat evaluation,” has been selected as the winner of the 2019 CBSIG Consumer Behavior Research in Practice Award. Read more

  • 08 Nov 2018Press release

    Traditional accountant must move with the times, or it is the end of the road
    PRESS RELEASE 8-11-2018 – In 2020 we will have 40 zettabytes of stored data at our disposal, and it is predicted that after the launch of the ‘Internet of things’ in 2020 over 30 billion devices will be connected wirelessly and continuously exchanging data. In addition, the quantum computer and the latest developments in artificial intelligence point to data processing making great strides. The obvious outcome is a paradigm shift from exchanging documents to exchanging data and this will inevitably have a major impact on accounting information systems and, specifically, accountancy as a profession. This in a nutshell is the theme of the farewell address Professor Verkruijsse will deliver at Tilburg University on November 9. Read more

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    Henriëtte Prast: The gender gap in economics science
    Henriëtte Prast: The gender gap in economics science Read more