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.

Research Economics and Management


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  • Victor H. Gonzalez: The Psychological Effects of Poverty 06 Dec 2017News Victor H. Gonzalez: The Psychological Effects of Poverty
    PhD Defence, December 8

    What is the influence of psychological and social factors on the individual’s motivation to pursue economic outcomes? In his dissertation entitled On the Psychological Motives of Economic Performance, Victor H. Gonzalez studies how emotions and cognitive biases influence economic success and how social factors that are external to the individual, such as being in the state of poverty, affect this relationship.

  • Jonathan Malagón on Central banking in Latin America 04 Dec 2017News Jonathan Malagón on Central banking in Latin America
    External factors or monetary shocks are still the decisive factors of monetary policies in Latin America. ECB's Quantitative Easing policy is a strong example for this, argues Jonathan Malagón González, who held his PhD Defense on December 1st at Tilburg University.

  • Shanghai University of Finance and Economics celebrates its 100th year anniversary 01 Dec 2017News Shanghai University of Finance and Economics celebrates its 100th year anniversary
    On Saturday November 18th the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in Shanghai, China, a partner university of Tilburg University, celebrated its 100th year anniversary. The date nearly coincided with the 90th year anniversary celebration on Thursday November 16th of Tilburg University. On behalf of Tilburg University Frans Greidanus, Advisor to the Executive Board, and Junwei Fu, Representative of Tilburg University in China, attended the Event. Speeches were held by several Government Officials and University representatives, including the Party Secretary, President, alumni and students. The event was attended by an audience of more than a thousand people and opened and concluded by songs from a large choir consisting of University alumni, students and staff.

  • The Economist: Netherlands fishmongers accuse herring-tasters of erring 24 Nov 2017Direct link The Economist: Netherlands fishmongers accuse herring-tasters of erring

  • Stefan ten Eikelder: a double winner Operations Research student 24 Nov 2017News Stefan ten Eikelder: a double winner Operations Research student
    Stefan ten Eikelder was already in the spotlight for his Master thesis at the 2017 Education Bazaar where he won TiU Best Master Thesis prize. But the recognition for his Master thesis work extends beyond Tilburg University. In November Stefan won the prestigious Philips Data Science in Healthcare prize awarded by Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities).


Research institutes


  • CentER for Research in Economics and Business
    Theme: Wetenschappelijk onderzoek in economie, econometrie, finance en accounting
  • FIT

    Fiscaal Instituut Tilburg
    Theme: Nederlandse en internationale belastingen
  • Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement
    Theme: Vergrijzing en pensioenen
  • Tilburg Law and Economics Center
    Theme: Governance of economic activity

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Smulders, J.A.
Name prof. dr. J.A. (Sjak) Smulders
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Economics
Position Full Professor
Room P 1.209
Phone +31 13 466 3653
E-mail j.a.smulders@tilburguniversity.edu
Dekimpe, M.G.
Name prof. dr. M.G. Dekimpe
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Marketing
Position Research Professor
Room T 603
Phone +31 13 466 3423
E-mail m.g.dekimpe@tilburguniversity.edu
Wang, N.
Name dr. N. Wang
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Management
Position Assistant Professor
Room P 1.136
Phone +31 13 466 8457
E-mail xin.wang@tilburguniversity.edu
Heijden, E.C.M. van der
Name prof. dr. E.C.M. (Eline) van der Heijden
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Economics
Position Full Professor
Room P 2.137
Phone +31 13 466 3146
E-mail eline.vanderheijden@tilburguniversity.edu

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