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  • Bouwen op landbouwgrond

    Homes instead of meadows

    19-12-2021

    “Het nieuwe kabinet wil de crisis op de woningmarkt oplossen door snel nieuwe woningen te bouwen,” zo kopten de kranten eerder deze week. Nils Kok en Piet Eichholtz van de Universiteit Maastricht reageren.

  • Focus on sustainability is an important element in MaastrichtMBA programme

    26-11-2021

    MBA programma’s besteden doorgaans veel aandacht aan de P van Profit. Het MaastrichtMBA programma gaat een stap verder, en heeft naast de P van Profit de focus op de P’s van Planet en People op een gelijkwaardige manier geïntegreerd in het curriculum.

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    Stock exchange companies must take more responsibility for negative externalities

    26-10-2021

    Dutch listed companies must take responsibility for the negative effects that their business activities and supply chain have on people and the planet by aligning their business strategy much more than is currently the case with planetary boundaries. This not only concerns slowing down climate change, but also, for example, combating the loss of biodiversity and the need to think and act in a circular manner.

  • Vulnerable students remain the hardest hit by COVID-19

    21-10-2021

    The balance after a year and a half of the COVID-19 crisis in education: the corona delay has partly been made up, but learning growth is still lower, especially in mathematics. Vulnerable students remain the hardest hit.

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    SBE academics react to 2022 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

    14-10-2021

    On 11 October, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences decided to award the 2021 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel with one half to David Card “for his empirical contributions to labour economics” and the other half jointly to Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens “for their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.”

    News of this years' prize was received with a lot of excitement at the School of Business and Economics. Many of our experts across multiple departments have stated that the work of this years' laureates has been incredibly influential in teaching and economics in general. In this article, SBE's academic experts share their thoughts on the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.

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    SBE awarded five-year EQUIS re-accreditation!

    04-10-2021

    We are delighted to announce that SBE has been awarded renewal of our EQUIS accreditation for the maximum length of five years. This achievement continues SBE’s membership of a select global group of business schools that hold this accreditation.

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    The bigtime software toolbox: an Elinor Ostrom grant project

    16-09-2021

    In this piece, Dr. Ines Wilms and SBE master student Enrico Wegner introduce the bigtime software toolbox they have developed with the support of the Elinor Ostrom Fund.

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    A colleague’s retirement: a tribute to Erik de Regt

    07-09-2021

    After a fruitful career spanning 35 years at SBE, Dr. Erik de Regt retired at the end of August. Erik joined our School in 1986 and has made valuable contributions over the years, as a researcher, teacher, course coordinator, and most recently as the Chair of the Board of Examiners.

  • Peiran Jiao awarded NWO Vidi grant

    14-07-2021

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Associate Professor Peiran Jiao of Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics with a NWO Vidi grant. The NWO Vidi grant of up to 800,000 euros is awarded to excellent researchers who, after obtaining their doctorate, have conducted research successfully for several years.

     

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