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W.F. (Fred) van Raaij


Hoogleraar

TiasNimbas Business School

 

Expertise

Psychology becomes more important for economics. Examples are behavioral and experimental economics. I am interested in this border area of economics and psychology.

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Publications

Most recent publications

  • Antonides, G., Groot, M. de, & Raaij, W.F. van (2011). Mental budgeting and the management of household finance. Journal of Economic Psychology, 32, 546-565. Further information
  • Baas, T.H., & Raaij, W.F. van (2010). "Familiar or risky": The Asperger syndrome affects exploratory consumer behaviour. Journal of Economic Psychology, 31, 471-477. Further information
  • Raaij, W.F. van (2010). The life and work of Flemming Hansen. Journal of Economic Psychology, 31(5), 757-763. Further information
  • Gärling, T., Kirchler, E., Lewis, A., & Raaij, W.F. van (2009). Psychology, financial decision making, and financial crises. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 10(1), 1-47. Further information
  • Han, Q., Timmermans, H.J.P., Dellaert, B.G.C., & Raaij, W.F. van (2008). Route choice under uncertainty: Effects of recommendations. Transportation Research Record, 2082, 72-80. Further information
 

Education

May 19, 2006, honorary degree of Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland

January 13, 1977, PhD, Tiburg University with dissertation 'Consumer Choice Behavior: An Information-Processing Approach', supervisor: Prof G.M. van Veldhoven.

December 17, 1969, doctoral (master) degree in Organizational Psychology and Data Analysis, University of Leyden.

Career

 

As a student I was chairman of the NIOPS (Netherlands Interacademic Organisation of Psychology Students) (1967-1968).

Researcher at the Managment Research Institute of University Twente (1970-1972). Assistant professor at Tilburg University (1972-1979) at the founding of the curriculum of economic psychology at the Department of Psychology. Visiting assistant professor of Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign USA (1976-1977). Professor of economic psychologie at the Department of Economics of Erasmus University Rotterdam (1979-1993) and professor of marketing management at the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) of Erasmus University (1993-2000). Since 2000 professor of economic psychology at Tilburg University.

Board member and chairman of the Consumentenbond (1983-1988); advisory board member of Science & Strategy (1985-2008); chairman of GVR (Association for Marketing Communication) (1999-2004); board emember of SWOCC (Foundation for Scientific Research on Commercial Communication) at the University of Amsterdam (since 2007); advisory board member of Amphia Hospital, Breda-Oosterhout (since 2007).

Publications

Most recent publications

  • Antonides, G., Groot, M. de, & Raaij, W.F. van (2011). Mental budgeting and the management of household finance. Journal of Economic Psychology, 32, 546-565. Further information
  • Baas, T.H., & Raaij, W.F. van (2010). "Familiar or risky": The Asperger syndrome affects exploratory consumer behaviour. Journal of Economic Psychology, 31, 471-477. Further information
  • Raaij, W.F. van (2010). The life and work of Flemming Hansen. Journal of Economic Psychology, 31(5), 757-763. Further information
  • Gärling, T., Kirchler, E., Lewis, A., & Raaij, W.F. van (2009). Psychology, financial decision making, and financial crises. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 10(1), 1-47. Further information
  • Han, Q., Timmermans, H.J.P., Dellaert, B.G.C., & Raaij, W.F. van (2008). Route choice under uncertainty: Effects of recommendations. Transportation Research Record, 2082, 72-80. Further information

Projects

My research is focussed on applications of ICT for consumers, investors and entrepreneurs, especially on financial matters. Another research topic is marketing communication and media use by consumers.

 

Teaching

Courses I teach in the area of economic psychology are: consumer behaviour, communication, media and the Internet, financial behaviour of households, psychological economics.


W.F. (Fred) van Raaij teaches the following subjects:

Other activities

Advisory board member of Amphia Hospital, Breda-Oosterhout (since 2007).

Board member and research adviser of Platform CentiQ, Department of Finance, The Hague (since 2007).

Board member of SWOCC (Foundation for Scientific Research on Commercial Communication), University of Amsterdam (since 2006). 

Chairman of the Council of the Protestant Church of Chaam c.a. (since 2002). 

Advisory board member of Science & Strategy, Amsterdam (1985-2008).

Founding editor and member of the editorial board of the Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, Amsterdam (since 1981).

Contact details
Room P 0.8
PO Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg 
Phone+31 13 466 2699
Secretary+31 13 466 2408
Email w.f.vanraaij@tilburguniversity.edu

Hoogleraar
TiasNimbas Business School

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