News and events of Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Better alignment of pension, mortgage and home-ownership gives consumers more financial flexibility03rd October 2019
Homeowners can see their pension income grow by as much as 25% if they can use the capital that is now set in stone earlier. However, the possibilities for making such financial choices are still limited and, moreover, unknown. The opportunities and risks of different loan and sale structures are complex and difficult for consumers to oversee. These are the findings of Tilburg University researchers Dirk Brounen and Eduard Ponds, together with Niels Kortleve (PGGM pension fund) in a Netspar studie.
Invitation/Call for papers: Netspar International Pension Workshop03rd September 2019
From January 22-24, 2020, Netspar organizes the annual International Pension Workshop in Leiden. The goal of this three day conference is to present and stimulate innovative scientific research on the subject of aging and retirement. Researchers are invited to submit their contribution in all areas of the Netspar Research Program. Deadline for submission is November 1, 2019.
A better understanding of individual behavior in complex choice situations can lead to better policies03rd September 2019
In his inaugural address, to be delivered on September 6, Professor Tobias Klein will illustrate how we can learn about individual decision making by combining models of individual behavior with (big) data and how this can in turn inform policy making.
13:30 - 15:00
PhD Defense Z. Niu
Essays in Empirical Asset Pricing and International Finance
13:30 - 15:00
PhD Defense B.S. Lous MSc
On free markets, income inequality, happiness and trust
16:15 - 17:15
Inaugural address Prof. A.M. Lejour
The burden of untaxed profits: tax avoidance in the Netherlands
TiSEM hosts an average of 30-35 visiting researchers annually for periods ranging from a week to several months, as well as more than 200 seminars and informal workshops per year.
Various seminars are held each week, providing frequent opportunities for visiting researchers, PhD students and faculty members to discuss current research and ongoing projects.