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Eureka! February 2017

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Results: 1 - 4 of 4
  • Monika Kackovic
    Artists’ careers highly dependent on third-party signals - but not just any signals

    In a market where quality is difficult to observe, such as the primary visual art market, publicity is key. Of course, getting attention is important, researcher Monika Kackovic says. However she found that attention garnered from certain signals ...

  • Boele Bonthuis
    Unemployment has long-term effects on retirement income, research finds

    The credit crisis of 2008 will be felt for years to come. Workers who lost their jobs during the crisis especially will feel the pain throughout their retired life. Younger workers are the hardest hit category, concludes researcher Boele Bonthuis.

  • Hessel Oosterbeek
    Introducing strategy-proof secondary school choice in Amsterdam

    Scholars were asked to devise a new system for assigning first-year students to secondary schools in Amsterdam. Hessel Oosterbeek, a professor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), was one of the project’s collaborators.

  • Roel Beetsma
    A strong euro area needs reforms

    Europe is working towards better coordination of the fiscal policies of its member states. The European Fiscal Board (EFB) is going to advise the European Commission on fiscal matters to help the Commission achieve this goal.