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Research on rent prices

Research on rent prices

Every year, the winners of the thesis prize are announced at Maastricht University’s Dies Natalis. This year, Alumnus Matthijs Korrevaar was among them. The thesis prizes are awarded to master’s students who have written an outstanding thesis. In his thesis, Matthijs investigated how rents in several European cities have developed over the last 500 years. “You often hear people say that the rents are rising. But if you look at the long term, you’ll discover that rents have become much more affordable.”

SBE’s unveils its Franz Palm lecture hall

SBE’s unveils its Franz Palm lecture hall

On 9 January, the lecture hall of the Maastricht University (UM) School of Business and Economics (SBE) was named after Professor Franz Palm to honour his work in developing SBE into an internationally respected institution. Palm was one of the founders of SBE and has served three times as its dean.