Dr Stefano Tasselli from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and ERIM Member received an ASFOR Award for Best Italian Professors Under 40 for his management research in an international context. The award, which recognises excellence in research and teaching by young Italian academics in higher education outside of Italy, was announced at the ASFOR Learning Lab for Leadership in Milan in October 2018.
Consistently ranked in the top of management research centres in Europe, the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) is a community of over 350 management scientists who publish in leading academic journals. For aspiring researchers, ERIM offers an advanced doctoral programme in business and management.
The influence of “the 12th man” exists, as Philip Hans Franses, Professor of Econometrics at Erasmus School of Economics and ERIM Fellow, proves. Franses has discovered that football players from Ajax and Feyenoord perform less well without their own supporters on the tribune during the "klassieker" (Ajax-Feyenoord rivalry). ‘Apparently, accompanying supporters has a motivating effect. Encouraging seems to make sense.’