New technology that enables customised packaging for products ordered online reduces the amount of extraneous space in boxes shipped to customers. Danny Jonker, who studied MSc Global Supply Chain Management and Change at SBE in Venlo wants to know how this might impact logistical costs for parcel carriers. We talked with him about his research.
How rational is the decision-making process? This is the focus of Marie Curie fellow and assistant professor at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics Dominik Karos’ research project, BEiNG (Behavioural Economics in Network Games).
Wibral will be conducting research into how to encourage ‘broad bracketing’ when making decisions involving risk.
The main question Werner seeks to answer is how much information about wage structure an employer should reveal to employees. The project contributes to the emerging field of economic design, combining insights and methods from behavioral and experimental economics, social psychology and management research.
On 16 February 2017, W@Competition—a platform aiming to help promote and connect women in the Competition Practice—announced for the first time a list of ‘30 in their 30s Women Competition Professionals.’
Every year, university rankings are released by various publications, ranking schools on criteria such as schools’ admission figures, placement data and starting salaries for graduates, or overall student and alumni satisfaction. How important are these rankings?
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.”
Three SBE programmes were ma17_topopleiding_highresdesignated ‘top study programmes': Management of Learning, Information and Network Economics, Econometrics and Operations Research.
With a dedication to sustainability and a fierce entrepreneurial drive, SBE alum (Bachelors and Masters, International Business) Laurent Estourgie typifies the millennial mindset. His burgeoning business, Sparcio, is the second he has built since earning his degree at Maastricht University in 2010—and the second business with an eco-friendly message.
The Thesis Internship Programme (TIP) allows master’s students to combine a part-time internship with writing their thesis, which benefits both the participating student and company.