• Dear Peter Møllgaard

    Dean Peter Møllgaard on the value of university rankings


    Each year, various publications such as the Financial Times and Times Higher Education release university rankings, rating schools on various criteria to indicate which programmes offer the best educational investment. Although there are differing views on what these ratings actually reveal, Peter Møllgaard, SBE’s Dean for the last year, believes they are quite valuable.  

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    The Maastricht Debate 2019: a student's opinion


    The Maastricht debate, a political debate between the “Spitzenkandidaten” of the leading European parties took place last Monday, 29 April at the theatre at the Vrijthof. Simultaneously, the debate was live broadcast on the Vrijthof square for all interested spectators who did not get the chance to join the debate inside the theatre. A unique aspect of this debate was that it targeted in particular young voters.

  • Silver medal at the World Championships of Econometrics


    The Econometric Game is a yearly event in Amsterdam, often dubbed as the World Championships of Econometrics, and took place this year from April 10th to April 12th. Maastricht University has been a consistent participant in the game for the last ten years, battling it out with the likes of Harvard University, Universidad Carlos III, and the University of Monash for eternal glory.
    We are proud to announce that team SBE came in 2nd place during this final case, and therefore also placed 2nd of all 30 teams!

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    Nieuwe master Emerging Markets versterkt expertise UM


    Emerging Markets is de jongste studierichting in de bachelors International Business en Economics en Business Economics aan de Universiteit Maastricht. Maar meteen ook in trek bij veel studenten. Reden om komend najaar te starten met de master Economics and Strategy in Emerging Markets.

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    Robot caregivers: friends or foes?


    Martina Čaić, promovenda in the School of Business and Economics probeert van ouderen een antwoord op deze vraag te krijgen. 



  • Bargain-hunters less likely to see staff as human, research finds

    De verborgen kosten van lage prijzen


    When prices shrink, does our empathy for salespeople shrink with them? Are we more likely to belittle a Ryanair flight attendant than one in a Lufthansa uniform? The answer, it appears, may be yes. Research carried out at Maastricht University’s School of Business and Economics indicates that consumer bargains can carry a hidden cost for the employees of budget retailers.

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    Menselijk kapitaal en regionale ontwikkeling


    Afgelopen jaar vond in Maastricht de workshop ‘Human Capital and Regional Development’ plaats. De resultaten van de workshop zijn voor beleidsmakers samengevat in een Factsheet. In dit artikel volgen enkele highlights.

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    Deelname UM aan Ontwikkelingsprogramma VN


    Vrijdag 22 september heeft de Universiteit Maastricht samen met negen toonaangevende universiteiten een nieuwe samenwerkingsovereenkomst ondertekend voor deelname aan de Onderzoeksraad (Research Council) van de UNSIF.

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    ITEM oproep voor deelname aan enquête over internationale migranten in de Euregio Maas-Rijn


    Onderzoekers van de Universiteit Maastricht doen momenteel een oproep aan mensen om deel te nemen aan een enquête om inzicht te krijgen in de redenen voor hooggekwalificeerde internationale migranten om te wonen en/of te werken in Limburg (NL) of de Euregio Maas-Rijn.

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