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    UM academics react to the Nobel Prize in economics

    15-10-2019

    This week, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019 to Abhijit Banerjee (MIT), Esther Duflo (MIT) and Michael Kremer (Harvard) for their work to alleviate poverty. The news of the prize was received with great enthusiasm here in Maastricht. We spoke to several academics with expertise in the field of development economics to hear their initial thoughts.

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    Students deliver benefits to the city

    14-10-2019

    Local tv program Good Veurein made an episode about the benefits that students bring to Maastricht. Featuring Serve the City Maastricht, Match Maastricht, Jongeren & StudentenBuurtbemiddeling Maastricht and alderman Bert Jongen.

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    BISCI workshop during Dutch Food Week

    11-10-2019

    During the Dutch Food Week, Bart Vos hosted the interactive workshop ‘Sustainable food, how does it get on our plate?’ at BISCI’s home turf, the Villa Flora in Venlo. While the focus of the Dutch Food Week is mainly on what we eat, Bart’s workshop addressed how we get food where we want to consume it.

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    BISCI participates in funding workshop on shorter logistics chains & bundling

    10-10-2019

    BISCI participated in a workshop hosted by TKI Dinalog for the Nationale WetenschapsAgenda (NWA)-route 16 on ‘Logistics, Transportation and Mobility’ on Friday 4 October.

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    Jean-Jacques Herings selected as Economic Theory Fellow

    24-09-2019

    Jean-Jacques Herings, Professor of Microeconomics at Maastricht University, was elected Economic Theory Fellow by the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET). Economic Theory Fellows are selected for their scientific excellence, originality, and leadership; high education standards; and scholarly and creative achievement.

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    Get Involved Information Market

    02-09-2019

    At September 11 from 13-16 pm the  11 september van 13.00 tot 16.00 the Get Involved Information Market takes place in the SSC.

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    Ton Geurts joins BISCI as new Business Development Director

    27-08-2019

    Ton Geurts will join BISCI as Business Development Director. He will support Greenport Venlo logistics and supply chain management from the Brightlands Campus in the Limburg region through smart and sustainable innovations.

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    Presenting our latest batch of future policy makers

    08-07-2019

    Students from our Master's in Public Policy and Human Development (2018-19) marked the end of their course at a festive ceremony in Sint Janskerk, Maastricht.

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    Master’s students get a taste of real-life policy processes in Malta

    03-07-2019

    Three students on our Master’s programme in Public Policy and Human Development took part in a conference in Malta, held on 17-20 April 2019 by the Douzelage European town twinning association within the Europe For Citizens programme.

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    UM professors contribute to the Dutch pension reforms

    27-06-2019

    At Maastricht University’s School of Business and Economics (SBE), our academics regularly carry out research that has a direct impact on society. Today, we sit down with one of these academics: Professor Antoon Pelsser who regularly contributes to the nation-wide debate surrounding pension funds in the Netherlands.

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