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  • Taxation of passive investment income in tax treaties between developing and developed countries

    31-03-2021

    PhD thesis written by Garfias von Fürstenberg.
    The aim of this doctoral thesis is to determine whether the criteria / principles which govern the treatment of passive investment income in double taxation conventions (DTCs) between developing and developed countries are effective and appropriate for the interests of developing countries.

  • Corona: some pupils are extra duped by first closure primary schools

    23-03-2021

    During the first school closure in primary education in the 2019/2020 school year as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, pupils from all backgrounds suffered a delay in learning growth compared to the previous years. However, the delay is greater for some pupils than for other pupils. This is shown by research by scientists at Maastricht University based on the National Cohort Research Education (NCO).

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    VerDus-Synthesis Study: Urban Sustainability Transitions: Energy, Climate, & Circularity

    23-03-2021

    How do we involve citizens in the sustainability transition? When do they start participating? What solutions could reliably count on wide public support and how do we find these? What implications could such an approach have for governmental practices? What barriers do sustainable solutions encounter at the institutional level and how could these be overcome?

    By synthesizing the results of twelve different research projects, Joop de Kraker and René Kemp (Maastricht Sustainability Institute) try to provide answers to questions like these.

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    The sense and non-sense of early supplier involvement

    23-03-2021

    In this blog post, Assistant Professor Robert Suurmond explores the common argument that earlier supplier involvement is an effective approach to new product development. 

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    What can legal logic and social ontology teach us about international cooperation?

    22-03-2021

    On 18 March 2021, Henrique Marcos, Dr Antonia Waltermann, and Prof Dr Jaap Hage (Foundations and Methods of Law, Faculty of Law, UM) presented their paper "From Sovereignty to International Cooperation: Lessons from Legal Logic and Social Ontology" at the 10th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference.

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    The Maastricht Private Law Lecture by Prof. dr. Vincent Sagaert to take place on 22 April 2021

    20-03-2021

    The Maastricht Private Law Lecture, hosted by the Maastricht Department of Private Law, invites a distinguished scholar to address a topic related to the wide field of private law. Registration is free of charge.

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    Melissa Siegel: Creating impact, one YouTube video at a time

    19-03-2021

    As we move forward to address global challenges, facts and scientific research need to feed community knowledge and play an important role in public decision-making. For this, effective research communication is key! For this article, we spoke about this topic with Professor Melissa Siegel, who is an expert in migration and an avid communicator herself. 

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    Presumed consent for organ donation no guarantee for fewer deaths among organ patients.

    18-03-2021

    A presumed consent system for organ donation, where you are an organ donor unless you indicate that you do not want to, does not automatically lead to fewer deaths among organ patients. The positive expectations in this regard may need to be adjusted.

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    SBE wins two international case competitions in one week

    16-03-2021

    The School of Business and Economics is very excited and proud to inform you that the SBE team submissions for both the CBS Invitational Case Competition (Copenhagen Business School) and the SCAN Health Virtual Business Case Competition (University of Windsor) were awarded 1st Place.

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