Testosterone on the trading floor: Peiran Jiao gets the measure of the men behind the markets

Neoclassical economics, says Peiran Jiao, dominated his undergraduate and even his doctoral studies; as a young scholar, he adds, he “didn’t know what behavioural economics was”. Today, however, the assistant

SBE students collaborate with Sustainable Development research theme on analysis of the tobacco industry’s future

As smoking dwindles and anti-smoking laws grow, what happens to investor choices? SBE undergraduates Filip Dobrzynski, Jeroen Schmitz, Fabian Grohmann, Moritz Dillmann and Julian Alves, working under the direction of

Search party: the SBE researchers who are turning to Google for answers on the economy

If the average person knows anything about economic forecasting, it’s that it’s a job for the number-crunching experts. And however the analysts assemble their latest predictions about employment and the

Work in progress: the man whose job today is finding out what our jobs will look like tomorrow

If your job is your passion, they say, you’ve got the best job in the world. Professor Didier Fouarge, who works at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market

Home and away: Inge Hooijen and colleagues take a look at Limburg, its labour market and its natives and newcomers

Home to the Maastricht Treaty that founded the European Union, and sharing the Meuse-Rhine Euregion with German and Belgian neighbours who are just a border-hop away, Limburg is famously “at

They came, they saw, they discovered: NWO-Vidi honours for Annelies Renders, Caroline Goukens and Olivier Marie

Being recognised for academic excellence by the nation’s most important research funder is an honour; when it comes with 800,00 euros to support five years of research, the impact can be life-changing. In

Introducing Peter Møllgaard: Dane, dean and cyclist, keen on flatlands, long stretches and steep challenges

For those who have yet to meet Peter Møllgaard in the halls of Tongersestraat 53 or via his thoughtful social media contributions, you’ll doubtless soon spot the new dean of Maastricht University

Head games: why talking about epistemic game theory with non-experts is surprisingly easy… and a lot of fun

Ever since my childhood, I have been fascinated by how we humans think. In that light, working on epistemic game theory feels like the ideal playground to me, since in

Happy coincidence: when the comedian met the scholar

If you measure research impact by how broadly it is shared, associate professor of finance Paul Smeets’ co-authored study on “buying happiness” is doing well by any measure, with high citations

Well Read: Nadine Kiratli on the ‘flowers and bees’ of marketing and logistics

Whenever we can, we ask SBE scholars to recommend an academic paper or book that they find particularly valuable. This week, Dr Nadine Kiratli, assistant professor in the Department of Marketing