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Mark Sanders
10 October 2018
Mark Sanders takes one hour of your time to introduce the academic work of the winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics 2018: William Nordhaus and Paul Romer.
VPRO Tegenlicht: Ons gemeengoed. Aflevering van 1 april 2018
8 October 2018
VPRO Tegenlicht has just launched the international version of the Backlight documentary 'Our Common Good', with Tine de Moor.
3 October 2018
Why People Radicalize, written by research social psychologist and law professor Kees van den Bos, explains how the radicalization process develops.
28 September 2018
In July 2018 a special issue of journal 'Memory Studies' has been published, edited by Prof Astrid Erll and Prof Ann Rigney.
Emission
27 September 2018
Climate change is also a matter of ethics, argues Prof Ingrid Robeyns.
17 September 2018
In August the book 'The Cambridge Companion to the Dutch Golden Age' has been published by Cambridge University Press.
Alle laureaten van de Spinoza- en Stevinpremies 2018
12 September 2018
Cell biologist Anna Akhmanova and historian Beatrice de Graaf were presented with the highest distinctions awarded in Dutch science
Ziek thuis op de bank onder een dekentje
12 September 2018
There is strong evidence that employees respond to both negative and positive incentives to reduce absenteeism, Wolter Hassink writes in IZA World of Labor.
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11 September 2018
It is very common for a supervisor to have higher income than their subordinates. But how sensible is this situation?
Bank pinautomaat in het donker
6 September 2018
People expect businesses to behave as good citizens, but a business is not a regular citizen.
6 September 2018
This book explores ecological sustainability as a human rights issue and examines what our long-term responsibilities might be.
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5 September 2018
Lawyer Stefan Kulk and data specialist Mirko Schäfer are critical of the 'link tax' and proposed copyright filter.
3 September 2018
In August 2018 Maarten Prak's 'Citizens without Nations. Urban Citizenship in Europe and the World c. 1000-1789' has launched.
3 September 2018
In August a Japanese translation of dr. Ewout van der Knaap's 'Uncovering the Holocaust' has been launched by publisher Misuzu Shobo (Tokyo).
Eva Knies
3 September 2018
According to prof. dr. Eva Knies job satisfaction is largely produced by the feeling that you are adding a purposeful contribution to an organization’s targets.
Vrouw tegen neon achtergrond
28 August 2018
How neutral is a decision that is informed by an algorithm? Janneke Gerards and Max Vetzo explain the bottlenecks.
Daphina Misiedjan
25 July 2018
Dry weather is forcing us to be sparing with water, and opens up questions like "who has the right to water?" Daphina Misiedjan examines these issues.
Kate Raworth
11 July 2018
This year’s Social Entrepreneurship Festival connected new ways of economic thinking to new innovative business models aimed at social and environmental goals.
10 July 2018
Professor Global Economic Challenges wants to improve, among other things, the quality of pre-school education for pre-schoolers from poor families.
4 July 2018
The gap between the poor and the rich threatens to become unbridgeable. What does this mean for our chances and our children's chances?

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