In her online dissertation 'Time-Varying Integration and Portfolio Choices in the European Capital Markets’, Zhaowen Qian studies the European capital markets, especially in the corporate bond markets, and provides empirical analyses on financial integration and portfolio management from the perspective of country versus industry debate.
The Executive Board of Erasmus University Rotterdam has appointed Professor Patrick Groenen as Dean of Erasmus School of Economics. Patrick Groenen is Professor of Statistics and Director of the Econometric Institute (Department of Econometrics) at Erasmus School of Economics. His appointment comes into effect on May 1, 2020. He succeeds Interim Dean Professor Frank van der Duijn Schouten.
In his dissertation 'Building organizational (dis-)abilities: The impact of learning on the performance of mergers and acquisitions’ Riccardo Valboni states that since the number and size of merger and acquisition (M&A) deals increases globally, firms need to learn how to successfully execute M&As.
In his dissertation 'Decoding the consumer’s brain: Neural representations of consumer experience’, Hang-Yee Chan studies consumer experience – what consumers think about brands, how they feel about services, whether they like certain products – is crucial to marketing practitioners.
The winner of the 2020 AMA Global Marketing SIG Excellence in Global Marketing Research Award is Martijn de Jong, Professor of Marketing Research at Erasmus School of Economics for his article “A Global Investigation into the Constellation of Consumer Attitudes Toward Global and Local Products” with Jan-Benedict Steenkamp, Professor of Marketing at Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. De Jong and Steenkamp will be recognised for their article at the 2020 AMA Global Marketing Conference in Taormina (May, 18- 21 2020).
On Friday, the 14th of February 2020, Prof. Vardit Landsman-Schwartz, Endowed Professor of Business Economics in the Department of Business Economics presented her inaugural address entitled ‘A Chasm to Cross: From Research to Practice and Back’.
Accounting firm BDO and Rabobank entered into a partnership with the Erasmus Centre for Family Business (ECFB) in 2016, aiming to improve expertise relating to family businesses in the Netherlands and the development of this segment. This partnership is now being stepped up further through the establishment of a chair in family businesses. The chair will be held by Pursey Heugens, professor of organisation theory, development and change at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).
The winner of the EMAC Distinguished Marketing Scholar Award 2020 Opens externalis Stefan Stremersch, Professor of Marketing at Erasmus School of Economics. He will officially be presented with the Award at the upcoming European Marketing Academy (EMAC) conference in Budapest, Hungary (27-29 May 2020), where he will give a presentation.
Dr Alexander Genevsky from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) has been awarded a prestigious EUR Fellowship. The grants are awarded to highly promising young researchers up to three years after completion of a PhD. The €135,000 grant for a two-year period will focus on leveraging neural data to improve forecasts of population-level behaviour.