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  • Did a series of reforms weaken the income position of welfare recipients? 14 Feb 2019News Did a series of reforms weaken the income position of welfare recipients?
    Successive Dutch governments have undertaken reforms in an effort to reduce the number of welfare recipients and increase their participation in the labor market. These attempts have had negative effects for some categories of workers.

  • Discussion Paper TILEC: Gun control and homicides in the USA 12 Feb 2019News Discussion Paper TILEC: Gun control and homicides in the USA
    Does gun ownership lead to increased crime? This question is hotly debated, especially in the United States. Proponents of gun control point to gun-related violence, while proponents of the right to bear arms argue that gun ownership has a deterrent effect. David Schindler and Christoph Koenig found that purchase delays also had 3% lower homicide rates.

  • Now online: the Tilburg Governance Hub podcast 11 Feb 2019News Now online: the Tilburg Governance Hub podcast
    The Tilburg Institute of Governance (TIG) has a podcast! The Tilburg Governance Hub is now online. TIG students Daniel Bertram and Peter Hellevang did a great job on this first episode: Private sponsorship- A local solution to a global challenge?

  • Anne Lafarre and Christoph Van der Elst: Modernize the AGM 11 Feb 2019News Anne Lafarre and Christoph Van der Elst: Modernize the AGM
    In the Dutch magazine Maandblad voor Ondernemingsrecht Anne J.F. Lafarre and Christoph F. Van der Elst analyze existing problems concerning the AGM and suggest a thorough modernization of the AGM using blockchain technology.

  • Advisory Board MA Victimology and Criminal Justice 11 Feb 2019News Advisory Board MA Victimology and Criminal Justice
    On Friday, 8th February 2019, the founding meeting of the Advisory Board of INTERVICT’s Master Program Victimology and Criminal Justice took place.



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