In his dissertation ‘Planning for retirement: Save more or retire later?’ ERIM’s Ron van Schie addresses the (psychological) processes underlying individuals’ tendencies to plan for retirement by exploring individuals’ drivers to consider two important strategies in planning for an adequate retirement: Save more or retire later.
In her dissertation ‘The Emergence of Team Creativity: A social network perspective’, ERIM’s Yingjie Yuan challenges the assumptions of the additive model, where individual team members contribute equally to team creativity.
The Journal of Management Studies (JMS) awards prizes each year to recognise noteworthy contributions to the field. Dr Hannes Leroy, Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and ERIM Member, recently won the Karen Legge JMS award 2016 for outstanding contributions by an early career researcher to JMS and the management studies community.
In her dissertation ‘Mathematical Optimization in Vaccine Allocation’, ERIM’s Evelot Duijzer analyses three decision problems in the field of vaccine allocation: the allocation of a limited vaccine stockpile to fight a sudden outbreak, the allocation of prepandemic vaccines in an age-structured population and the allocation of a limited budget over multiple vaccine types.
In his dissertation ‘Virtual Power Plants of Electric Vehicles in Sustainable Smart Electricity Markets’ ERIM’s Micha Kahlen develops an analytical model that manages carsharing fleets.
In his dissertation ‘Essays on Innovation Generation in Incumbent Firms’ ERIM’s Elio Keko aims to enhance our understanding of how incumbent firms organize innovation in response to the challenges and opportunities they face.
In her dissertation ‘Interpersonal Consumer Decision Making’, ERIM’s Laura Straeter explores how others influence people’s decisions in different interpersonal consumption occasions
During the opening of the Academic Year, Erasmus University Rotterdam paid tribute to the exceptional performance of a number of its academics, students and employees. Amongst other prizes Gizem Yalçin, graduated research master student at ERIM, received the Prof. Bruins Prize and Brian Chung, PhD student at ERIM, the Prof. H.W. Lambers Prize.
The Editorial Committee of the Journal of Applied Econometrics has honored Professor Emeritus Herman K. van Dijk, Affiliate Member ERIM, by naming him Distinguished Author in recognition of the fact he has published the equivalent of three single-author articles.
Ferdinand Elfers, assistant professor of financial accounting at Erasmus School of Economics and ERIM Associate Member, has recently won two PhD prizes for his 2016 dissertation “Market Discipline and Disclosure Regulation for Financial Institutions” at his home institution, the University of Mannheim in Germany.