Peiran Jiao
Testosterone on the trading floor: Peiran Jiao gets the measure of the men behind the markets
KM Shook | 20 August

Neoclassical economics, says Peiran Jiao, dominated his undergraduate and even his doctoral studies; as a young scholar, he adds, he

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Stephan Smeekes
Search party: the SBE researchers who are turning to Google for answers on the economy
KM Shook | 12 August

If the average person knows anything about economic forecasting, it’s that it’s a job for the number-crunching experts. And however

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Didier Fouarge
Work in progress: the man whose job today is finding out what our jobs will look like tomorrow
KM Shook | 10 August

If your job is your passion, they say, you’ve got the best job in the world. Professor Didier Fouarge, who

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Home and away: Inge Hooijen and colleagues take a look at Limburg, its labour market and its natives and newcomers
KM Shook | 27 June

Home to the Maastricht Treaty that founded the European Union, and sharing the Meuse-Rhine Euregion with German and Belgian neighbours

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The Bank for International Settlements
Strength in numbers: can algorithms replace humans in financial regulation?
webmaster-sbe | 2 May

Artificial intelligence pinpoints patterns in financial transactions with lightning swiftness, making it invaluable for banks and regulatory authorities. Professor Dirk Broeders, currently

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Paul Smeets and Guido Weijers
Happy coincidence: when the comedian met the scholar
KM Shook | 18 April

If you measure research impact by how broadly it is shared, associate professor of finance Paul Smeets’ co-authored study on

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Martina Čaić
Friend or foe? Asking the elderly what they really think of plans for ‘robot caregivers’
KM Shook | 4 March

In countless areas of modern life, we are told, the robots are coming… and among the roles they may some

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Kars Mennens
Team effort: SBE researchers are helping Limburg’s small manufacturers learn to think big
webmaster-sbe | 21 February

Could service innovation make SME manufacturers more competitive? PhD student Kars Mennens, who leads a triple helix project assessing the

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Rachel Pownall, Maastricht University
The UM Star Lectures Series 2018: Rachel Pownall on appreciating art in the global economy
webmaster-sbe | 29 January

The art market, worth about $45 billion globally, is booming. Rachel Pownall, who holds the TEFAF Chair in Art Markets

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