Department of Economics and Business Economics

The department combines researchers and lecturers from various fields with the responsibility to maintain the research and teaching activities in economics and business economics in Nijmegen School of Management. We foster an active academic environment of both fundamental and applied research and teaching that combines the strengths of economics with a multidisciplinary orientation. Read more about the story of Nijmegen School of Management.

Research

We foster an active academic environment of fundamental and applied research that combines the strengths of economics with a multidisciplinary orientation. By doing so, we develop a unique sensitivity to the historical, political, and cultural situatedness of economic principles. Our research programme is embedded in the Institute for Management Research.

Research in the picture

Some of the research of the Department of Economics and Business Economics is featured below. View the full news overview.

Jorgo Goossens

Computer game does not attract more participants for risk survey

Dr Jorgo Goossens, assistant professor of Financial Economics, and Bart Kuijpers, a member of APG's research department, examine whether the presentation format in risk research attracts more participants.

Economenparade 2023

Economists' Parade 2023: no fewer than 6 researchers on the cover

The ESB's annual Economists’ Parade (in Dutch) highlighted researchers from the department of Economics and Business Economics who have been appointed in 2023. No fewer than six of our researchers feature on the cover of the Economists' Parade.

Portret Annemiek Schilpzand

Dissertation on influencing moral values by socio-economic environment

On Thursday 1 February, PhD candidate Annemiek Schilpzand defends her thesis on influencing moral values by our socio-economic environment.

Projects in the picture

Highlighted below are some of the projects of the Economics and Business Economics Department. Discover all current projects.

Plant grows out of money

Understanding, measuring, and applying sustainability preferences

This project provides insight into the drivers of ESG preferences, how they could be measured, and what this implies for applications in asset management and prices.

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Global Data Lab

The Global Data Lab (GDL) is an independent data and research center at Nijmegen School of Management of Radboud University. GDL has built one of the largest existing databases for LMICs.

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The controller profession

This project aims to inventory developments for controllers, based on surveys and interviews in cooperation with the Dutch VRC (Vereniging van Registercontrollers).