News and events of Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Manipulation of the CO2 emissions system threatens climate targets22nd July 2019
Manipulation of European Union Emissions Trading system (EU ETS) by the buy, bank, burn program compensates unregulated emissions while regulated sectors carry a large part of the burden. This distorts the balance between regulated firms and non-regulated projects, so parties outside the EU ETS can be virtuous at the cost of others. Environmental economists Reyer Gerlagh and Roweno Heijmans of the Tilburg School of Economics & Management discovered a leak in the system.
NWO rewards 3 research proposals: on prenatal anxiety, healthier food intake and genetic disorders16th July 2019
Three NWO Veni's for researchers at Tilburg University on prenatal anxiety on mother-infant neural synchronity (Marion van den Heuvel, TSB), healthier food intake (Frans Folkvord, TSHD), and data analysis to determine the cause of genetic disorders (Marleen Balvert, TiSEM).
Michelle Arets new Managing Director TiSEM15th July 2019
Michelle Arets has been appointed as the new Managing Director of TiSEM, effective October 1. She succeeds Mat van Essen.
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.