News and events of Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Unemployment during the Great Recession feeds left-wing populism; unauthorized immigration flows feed right-wing populism27th June 2019
In the past decade, there has been a great rise in populism in many western democracies. This has led to the emergence of radical and populist politicians. In his PhD research, Shuai Chen investigats the influence of recent unemployment during the Great Recession and the vast influx of unauthorized immigrants on the growth of populism. He shows there is a difference between the populism caused by economic factors and the populism caused by cultural factors.
First-Ever SDG Index and Dashboards Report for European Cities21st June 2019
Recently, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), which co-produces the Sustainable Development Report (formerly SDG Index and Dashboards), in partnership with the Brabant Center for Sustainable Development (Telos, Tilburg University), released the first-ever SDG Index and Dashboards Report for European Cities.
Ties de Kok - cum laude dissertation on information processing of narrative disclosures21st June 2019
On May 20, 2019, Ties de Kok obtained his PhD degree degree with the cum laude qualification for his dissertation on reporting and information processing (TiSEM, supervisors Philip Joos and Jan Bouwens).
10:00 - 11:00
PhD Defense C.E. Sandoval Moreno
Three essays on poverty measurement and risk protection
13:30 - 15:30
PhD Defense A. Martinovici
Revealing Attention - How Eye Movements Predict Brand Choice and Moment of Choice
10:00 - 11:00
PhD Defense H.W.H. de Groot
Core strength or Achilles’ heel: Organizational competencies and the performance of R&D collaborations
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.