News and events of Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Tilburg University is back in the top 50 in Law, Business & Economics, and Psychology – THE Ranking 202128th October 2020
Tilburg University belongs to the top 50 in the world in Law, Business & Economics, and Psychology in the Times Higher Education Ranking 2021.
Addressing 'Green paradox' of Green Deal - Tilburg University researchers suggest to rethink EU Emission Trading System20th October 2020
The Europe's Economic Policy Journal "Economic Policy" has featured the results of the work of the Tilburg University professor Reyer Gerlagh (Tilburg Sustainability Center), PhD researcher Roweno Heijmans (Tilburg Sustainability Center) and Professsor Knut Einar Rosendahl from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Their research suggested that the anticipated Green Deal policies that are intended to reduce carbon emissions could instead lead to increased EU emissions.
Best Paper Award in the Marketing Strategy track and Overall Best Conference Paper Award for Samuel Stäbler20th October 2020
At the (virtual) Atlantic Marketing Association conference, Samuel Stäbler received the Best Paper Award in the Marketing Strategy track as well as the Overall Best Conference Paper Award.
Paper by Rob Smith accepted for publication in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology20th October 2020
Rob Smith had a paper accepted on ‘The Role of Holistic Processing in Simultaneous Consumption’ (co-authored with Joe Redden from the University of Minnesota). ). The paper will be published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.
Paper by Els Gijsbrechts and Inge Geyskens has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Marketing20th October 2020
The paper by Els Gijsbrechts and Inge Geyskens on “Navigating the Last Mile in Grocery Shopping: The Click and Collect Format” together with Katrijn Gielens from UNC in Chapel Hill has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Marketing.
Paper by Hans Haan accepted for publication in the journal Industrial Marketing Management20th October 2020
Hans Haans had a paper accepted for publication on "Reducing food waste through digital platforms: A quantification of cross-side network effects" (co-authored with Neomie Raassens, Shantanu Mullick, and Ed Nijsen, all from TU/Eindhoven).
Paper by Jan Klein accepted for publication in the Journal of Business Research20th October 2020
A new study by Jan Klein, together with his colleagues from EBS University in Germany (Anne-Sophie Riegger, Katrin Merfeld, and Sven Henkel), has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Business Research.
Samuel Stäbler one of the finalists for the AMA Marketing Research SIG’s 2020 Lehmann award20th October 2020
Samuel Stäbler has been one of the finalists for the AMA Marketing Research SIG’s 2020 Lehmann award for his publication:
Stäbler, S., & Fischer, M. (2020). When Does Corporate Social Irresponsibility Become News? Evidence from More Than 1,000 Brand Transgressions Across Five Countries. Journal of Marketing, 84(3), 46–67.
Interview Jeroen Kuilman: 'We involve students in everything we do'16th October 2020
Students should take charge of their careers, according to Vice Dean Jeroen Kuilman. A discussion about the quality of education, lecturing during corona, and studying abroad. “Of course, it’s also great to travel, to meet new people, and to party with them.”
Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences awarded to Milgrom and Wilson for auction theory research15th October 2020
Two American researchers, Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson, have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for their pioneering work in auction theory.
Transparency can inhibit workers from making their best efforts07th October 2020
Although enlightened corporate management may seem like a good idea at first glance, new research suggests that when it comes to two features with which it is associated – high transparency and a strong group identity combining them may not work out as hoped. According to a paper co-authored by Ruidi Shang of Tilburg University in the current issue of 'The Accounting Review', employees with strong group identity may not perform best when group transparency is high. Indeed, the most able of them are more likely to perform at their peak when transparency is low.
Academic entrepreneurship at the heart of Tilburg University’s history01st October 2020
On October 9, 2020, Sylvester Eijffinger, Professor in Financial Economics, will say farewell to Tilburg University after more than 33 years. Throughout these years, Professor Eijffinger was deeply involved in the University as well as being, to many a journalist, the beacon that shed light on economic processes. In his farewell address, he will look back on these three decades and he will share his thoughts on the developments in research, education, and valorization he observed in this period. He believes Tilburg University is defined by academic entrepreneurship – a distinctness it owes to founding father Martinus Cobbenhagen, an academic entrepreneur before the term existed.
Financial Times; MSc International Management ranked 3rd worldwide in terms of value for money and graded with 8.31/1029th September 2020
The Master in International Management is ranked 3rd worldwide in terms of value for money, according to Financial Times. Overall, the program moves up to the 49th position, a substantial increase compared to a 57th position in 2019 and 89th in 2017.
Homogeneous Brands Cause Extreme Judgments of Products29th September 2020
Imagine you are at your neighborhood bicycle store, and find yourself looking at a new brand of bicycles. As you read about the brand, you see that they only make bikes. How would this perception affect your experience test-riding the bike, compared to if the brand makes a lot of other different products besides bikes?
When does the left-side-digit tactic work best?29th September 2020
We all know the practice of pricing products just below round amounts. It has been around for almost a century. Retailers set prices at, for instance, $2.99 instead of $3.00, expecting to benefit from consumers’ tendency to focus on prices’ left-most digits. But in what circumstances does this practice work best? Tatiana Sokolova and her colleagues Satheesh Seenivasan and Manoj Thomas searched for answers.