As part of its 50th anniversary, the Journal of Economic Theory presents a special issue that includes the 50 most influential papers the journal has published over the years. One of these selected papers is An index of loss aversion, written by Peter Wakker, Professor of Decisions under Uncertainty at Erasmus School of Economics, together with Veronika Köbberling.
Which factors determine whether innovation and corporate venturing activities survive a crisis such as Covid-19? Prof. Vareska van de Vrande from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) has been awarded a ZonMW grant as part of a subsidy by the Dutch Ministery of Health, Welfare and Sport and national research organisation NWO: ‘Covid-19 Science for Society’. These grants are awarded to short-term research that helps answer questions and addresses practical problems organisations face in dealing with the corona crisis. Her research aims to determine the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the innovation and corporate venturing activities of organisations.
In her dissertation 'The Hard Power Of Soft Power: A behavioral strategy perspective on how power, reputation, and status affect firms’, Radina Blagoeva seeks to shed light on how evaluations by financial markets affect firm decision making and how strategic decisions are evaluated by those markets in three empirical studies.
In her dissertation 'Contextualized Consumers: Theories and Evidence on Consumer Ethics, Product Recommendations, and Self-Control’, Phyliss Jia Gai claims that the new age gives rise to novel challenges regarding how to promote consumer welfare.
In her online dissertation 'When interests collide: Understanding and modeling interests alignment using fair pricing in the context of interorganizational information systems’,
Irina Romochkina states that over the decades, companies have been working on making communications with their partners faster, cheaper, and more reliable.
In his online dissertation 'Essays on Managerial Cognition, Diversity and Business Model Innovation’,
Somendra Narayan states that as the business environment becomes increasingly disruptive, an important question arises: how do differences among decision makers affect a company’s ability to reimagine their disrupted business model?
Dyaran Bansraj, PhD Candidate at Erasmus School of Economics and Erasmus Research Institute of Management, will join the Finance Faculty of Cass Business School, City, University of London as Lecturer in September 2020.
In his online dissertation 'Advanced Storage and Retrieval Policies in Automated Warehouses’,
Masoud Mirzaei studies the role of warehouses and claims they are key components in supply chain. They facilitate the product flow from production to distribution. The performance of supply chains relies on the performance of warehouses and distribution centers.
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.