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  • Night University: Science Zoo with strange birds and fighting bantams 16 Oct 2018News Night University: Science Zoo with strange birds and fighting bantams
    Shrill bird sounds can be heard among the trees, and the screeching of other animals. Something like frightening nocturnal animals or excited monkeys. Getting closer, it proves to be a sound system hidden among the trees in red, green, and blue floodlights between the library and Esplanade Grand Café. It is Night University plus World Animal Day. It will prove to be an inspiring combination.

  • Koen Peters and Hein Fleuren receive DCHI Best Humanitarian Innovation Award for optimization tool WFP 16 Oct 2018News Koen Peters and Hein Fleuren receive DCHI Best Humanitarian Innovation Award for optimization tool WFP
    Koen Peters and Hein Fleuren have received the DCHI jury award for Best Humanitarian Innovation 2018 for their contribution to the optimization tool Optimus by the World Food Programme.

  • Tobias Klein appointed as Professor of Econometrics 15 Oct 2018Press release Tobias Klein appointed as Professor of Econometrics
    PRESS RELEASE 15 October 2018 - Tilburg University has appointed Dr. Tobias Klein as Professor of Econometrics at the Department of Econometrics and Operations Research in the Tilburg School of Economics and Management, effective October 1, 2018.

  • PhD student takes a close look at immigration: diversity good for regional economics 11 Oct 2018News PhD student takes a close look at immigration: diversity good for regional economics
    In three empirical studies, Greek PhD student Panagiotis Chasapopoulos investigated aspects related to international immigration, such as the relation between diversity and income, how immigrants’ countries of origin and skills level relates to anti-immigration sentiments, and, finally, the effect of immigration on electoral support for radical right-wing parties. Between 2004 and 2012, data were collected in 74 regions on the relation between cultural diversity and economic performance.

  • From grounds to burgers in just three steps 10 Oct 2018News From grounds to burgers in just three steps
    During Dutch Sustainability Day (10-10), we would like to show you some examples of the process of upcycling. Caterer MAAS, that services the coffee machines on our campus, will collect the coffee grounds from all coffee machines on the Tilburg University campus and transport them to mushroom grower GRO in Gemert.

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Rik Pieters

Rik Pieters is the present incumbent of the Arie Kapteyn Chair (June 2016 – May 2019). This professorship is an honorable position that serves as a constant reminder of Arie Kapteyn’s signal contribution to research at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM). Rik Pieters is now halfway through his term – an excellent opportunity for a midterm interview.

"I think of Arie as my main inspirer, not least because we work in the same subject area."

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  • 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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Kok, T.C.J. de
Name T.C.J. (Ties) de Kok
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Center Ph. D. Students
Position PhD Researcher
Room P 1.158
Phone +31 13 466 8207
E-mail t.c.j.dekok@tilburguniversity.edu
Wang, Y.
Name Y. (Yusiyu) Wang
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Center Ph. D. Students
Position PhD-student
Room P 1.158
Phone +31 13 466 2009
E-mail y.wang_12@tilburguniversity.edu
Simons, T.
Name prof. dr. T. Simons
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Management
Position Full Professor
Room P 1.143
Phone +31 13 466 8725
E-mail t.simons@tilburguniversity.edu
Pieters, F.G.M.
Name prof. dr. F.G.M. Pieters
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Marketing
Position Full Professor
Room T 613
Phone +31 13 466 3256
E-mail f.g.m.pieters@tilburguniversity.edu

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