In his dissertation ‘Corporate Responses to Social Issues: Essays in Social Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility’ ERIM’s Ona Akemu advances scholarship in entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and organisational ethnography
New research by the Erasmus Centre for Family Business (ECFB) at ERIM shows family businesses with strong family values considerably outperform ‘regular’ firms.
In his dissertation ‘Intelligent Information Systems for Web Product Search’ ERIM’s Damir Vandic investigates how to design Web product search engines that automatically aggregate product information from different sources and allow users to perform effective and efficient queries on this data.
In her dissertation ‘Essays on Genetics and the Social Sciences, ERIM’s Aysu Okbay explores questions at the intersection of economics and biology, and thus contributes to an emerging field of research commonly referred to as: genoeconomics, social-science genetics, biosocial science and biological economics.
In his dissertation ‘Behavioral Biases in Interpersonal Contexts’ ERIM’s Ning Liu presents evidence suggesting that the same types of biases in individual decision making under uncertainty pertain in interpersonal contexts.
In her dissertation ‘Innovation, Member Sorting, and Evaluation of Agricultural Cooperatives’, Xiao Peng aims to extend the current understanding of the agricultural cooperatives.
In his dissertation ‘Portfolio Concentration’ Ghassan Chammas shows the relevance of the descriptors he introduces in understanding the nature and the constitution of each portfolio with respect to its concentration and specialization.
Remy Spliet, ERIM Member and Assistant Professor of the Erasmus School of Economics, has obtained an EUR Fellowship. With the EUR Fellowship, Erasmus University Rotterdam wants to support talented researchers at the early stage of their academic career.
In his dissertation ‘We Are (All) The Champions: The Effect of Status in the Implementation of Innovations’ ERIM’s Balazs Szatmari explores the effects of status in the implementation of innovations in three empirical papers which investigate both the positive and negative impact of status –status of either the project leader, the project group, or the organization.