ERIM Best Full-Time PhD Dissertation Award

The ERIM Best Full-Time PhD Dissertation Award is handed out to the PhD who published the best dissertation in the ERIM PhD Series in Management in the preceding year. The winner of the award is selected by an academic committee consisting of the Scientific Directors of CentER (Tilburg University), METEOR (University of Maastricht) and SOM (University of Groningen). All these research schools are accredited by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).

Winners of the ERIM Best Full-Time PhD Dissertation Award

2023 Gizem Yalcin Williams
Consumers in the Age of AI: Understanding Reactions Towards Algorithms and Humans in Marketing Research
(Defended on May 12, 2022)

Jeroen Koenraadt
Essays in Financial Accounting
(Defended on November 25, 2022)

Sebastian Speer
The (Dis)Honest and (Un)Fair Brain: Investigating the Neural Underpinnings of Moral Decisions
(Defended on November 19, 2021)

2021 Hang-Yee Chan

Decoding the Consumer’s Brain: Neural Representations of Consumer Experience
(Defended on March 13, 2020)

2020 Radina Blagoeva

The Hard Power of Soft Power: A Behavioral Strategy Perspective on How Power, Reputation, and Status Affect Firms
(Defended on June 26, 2020)

2019 Caroline Witte
Bloody Business: Multinational Investment in an Increasingly Conflict-Afflicted World
(Defended on January 25, 2018)
2018 Bruno Jacobs
Marketing Analytics for High-Dimensional Assortments
(Defended on December 22, 2017)
2017 Pengfei Wang
Innovation, Status, and Networks
(Defended on September 1, 2016)
2016 Ioannis Evangelidis
Preference Construction Under Prominence
(Defended on June 12, 2015)
2015 Ivana Naumovska 
Socially Situated Financial Markets: A Neo-Behavioral Perspective on Firms, Investors and Practices
(Defended on September 18, 2014)
2014  Joris Kil 
Acquisitions Through a Behavioral and Real Options Lens
(Defended on December 5, 2013)
2013 Oli Mihalache
Stimulating Firm Innovativeness: Probing the Interrelations Between Managerial and Organizational Determinants
(Defended on October 10, 2011)
2012 Marc van Essen
An Institution-Based View of Ownership
(Defended on June 4, 2012)
2011 Maarten Wubben
Social Functions of Emotions in Social Dilemmas
(Defended on February 5, 2010)
2010 Joost van Rosmalen
Segmentation and Dimension Reduction: Exploratory and Model-Based Approaches
(Defended on April 9, 2009)
2009     Patrick Verwijmeren
Empirical Essays on Debt, Equity, and Convertible Securities
(Defended on December 18, 2008)
2008 Joop Huij
New Insights into Mutual Funds: Performance and Family Strategies 
(Defended on March 8, 2007)
2007 Erik Kole
On Crises, Crashes and Comovements
(Defended on June 23, 2006)
2006 Justin Jansen
Ambidextrous Organizations: A Multiple-level Study of Absorptive Capacity, Exploratory and Exploitative Innovation, and Performance 
(Defended on April 29, 2005)
2005 Bert Flier
Strategic Renewal of European Financial Incumbents; Coevolution of Environmental Selection, Institutional Effects, and Managerial Intentionality
(Defended on December 11, 2003)
2004 Dennis Fok
Advanced Econometric Marketing Models
(Defended on December 6, 2003)
2003 Pursey Heugens
Strategic Issues Management: Implication for Corporate Performance
(Defended on October 18, 2001)
2002 Moritz Fleischmann
Quantitative Models for Reverse Logistics
(Defended on October 5, 2000)     
Maria Dolores Romero Morales  
Optimization Problems in Supply Chain Management
(Defended on October 12, 2000)