ERIM Member Prof. Baillon from Erasmus School of Economics published an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science proposing a new type of markets to reveal people’s feelings, thoughts or past actions. This research is part of a project financed by an ERC Starting Grant.
ERIM Member Dr Dan Schley from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and ERIM Associate Member Dr Rogier Quaedvlieg, Assistant Professor at Erasmus School of Economics have been awarded a prestigious Veni grant by The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).
Dr Pamala Wiepking from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and ERIM Associate member won the European Research Network on Philanthropy (ERNOP) best conference paper award for a paper she co-wrote about employee engagement in corporate philanthropy. The prize was awarded at ERNOP’s international research conference for philanthropy scholars, which took place at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark on 13 – 14 July 2017.
PhD candidate Eric Slob has been awarded the 2nd place during the poster presentations of the Mendelian Randomization Conference in Bristol. The conference is meant for professionals interested in aetiological epidemiology and causality in population health and clinical medicine.
The European Academy of Management (EURAM) has appointed Professor Henk Volberda from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and ERIM Fellow as one of its fellows. This was announced by EURAM’s President Sibel Yamak at the community’s annual conference in Glasgow on 23 June 2017.
In his dissertation ‘Linear Mixed Models in Statistical Genetics’ ERIM’s Ronald de Vlaming investigates several aspects of LMMs and related methods, such as ridge regression and LD-score regression
Rogier Quaedvlieg, Assistant Professor in Finance at Erasmus School of Economics and ERIM Member, has been awarded the 2017 Arnold Zellner Thesis Award in Econometrics and Statistics.
In his dissertation ‘Agent-based Inter-organizational Systems in Advanced Logistics Operations’ ERIM’s Meditya Wasesa offers new insights on the role of inter-organizational systems in mitigating coordination equivocality and uncertainties; the interplay among the ABIOS applications, required structural adjustments, and the potential of business performance improvement opportunities; and the development of two ABIOS prototypes: an auction based coordination mechanism and a predictive analytics application based on big data.
As of 15 July, Professor Pursey Heugens will succeed Professor Marno Verbeek as Scientific Director of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), the joint research institute of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and Erasmus School of Economics (ESE). Pursey Heugens is Professor of Organisation Theory, Development, and Change at RSM; he will also replace Marno Verbeek as RSM’s Dean of Research at RSM. After six years as academic leader of ERIM, Marno Verbeek will concentrate on his role as finance professor at RSM after a short sabbatical at ESMT in Berlin.