Research Economics and Management
With our research we focus on the themes of labor markets, aging, sustainability, innovation, market governance, banking, financial markets, entrepreneurship, marketing, and consumer behavior.
The School's academic staff is grouped into departments. Additionally, the School stimulates also thematic and inter-disciplinary research by hosting and partnering in interdisciplinary research centers and networks.
News research 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.
Carol OuProfessor of Information Management at the Department Management
“A good researcher will never stop re-search-ing for problems and solutions”
Joost DriessenProfessor of Finance and Vice-Dean for Research
“I want to make sure that we can keep our focus on high-level academic research”
Dr. Arjen van LinAssistent Professor Department Marketing
“I want to understand retailers’ decisions and how they impact consumer behavior.”
10:00 - 11:00
PhD Defense R.T. Mason MBA
Digital Enrollment Architecture and Retirement Savings Decisions: Evidence from the Field
10:00 - 11:00
PhD Defense F. Fang
When performance shortfall arises, contract or trust?
13:30 - 14:30
PhD Defense ir. R.J.M.A. Triepels MSc
Anomaly Detection in the Shipping and Banking Industry