Piet Eichholtz, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics
The 2018 UM Star Lectures series: Piet Eichholtz on why home is where the health and wealth is
KM Shook | 18 January

Sustainable homes designed to reduce the overall environmental impact are typically heralded in terms of saving the planet. But can

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Bargain hunters see employees as less human, study finds
Cheap deals, rude customers? The hidden cost of low prices
KM Shook | 10 January

When prices shrink, does our empathy for salespeople shrink with them? Are we more likely to belittle a Ryanair flight

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richard h thaler
Giving economics a nudge: SBE scholars on Thaler’s Nobel, casinos and credit cards, and behavioural economics at UM
KM Shook | 6 December

According to fellow laureate Robert Shiller, Richard H. Thaler, the 2017 winner of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences

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Well Read: Hans van Mierlo
Well Read: Gaby Odekerken-Schröder on what’s going on in teenagers’ heads
KM Shook | 14 November

Every week we ask SBE scholars to recommend an academic paper or book from outside their discipline. This week, Gaby Odekerken-Schröder, professor in

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Paul Smeets
Geld moet rollen: Paul Smeets on millionaires, malaria cures and charitable giving with real impact
KM Shook | 8 November

How much money do society’s “haves” – or high net worth individuals, in bankers’ language – give to worthy causes,

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Lisa Brueggen
The smart money: Lisa Brüggen lends academic insights to NIBUD, the Netherlands’ household finance adviser
KM Shook | 1 November

Professor Lisa Brüggen has been named to the supervisory board of NIBUD, the National Institute for Family Finance Information. An independent

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New land, new lives, new businesses: refugee entrepreneurs look to the future
KM Shook | 25 October

All entrepreneurs are inspired by the dream of creating something new. For refugee entrepreneurs, however, the challenges of building a

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Nora Pankratz
Hot topic: Nora Pankratz wins FIR-PRI grant to study financial impact of heat exposure
KM Shook | 18 October

It’s a given that heatwaves affect us all, and not just on an individual level as we suffer through a

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Mathias Staudigl
Winners take all: SBE expertise is rewarded with major EU grant for a new European Network for Game Theory
KM Shook | 27 September

If further proof is needed that Maastricht University’s School of Business and Economics has become “one of the leaders in

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