9. Analysis, perspectives and expectations for the faculty 15
Section B: Documentation per programme 17
Strategic and Cooperative Decision Making 18
Time Series Econometrics 27
Applied Labour Economics 38
Farms and Firms 61
Regional Economics and Networks 76
Environmental Economics 129
Finance and Banking 150
Operations Research and Information Technology 170
Accounting and Decision Making 177
Dynamic Organisations and Markets 193
Strategy and Organisation 208
Marketing Strategy 214
Human Resources 221
Information Systems for Organisational Networks 230
Transition and Development in International Perspective 249
Various Research Projects 258
Appendix I: Fellows of Tinbergen Institute 266
Appendix II: Journals and publishers list of the faculty 268
This report contains the documentation of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, as required for the 2005 Assessment of the research quality of the disciplines of ‘Economics and Econometrics’ and ‘Management and Business Administration’. The chosen format agrees with the demands of the 2003-2009 Standard Evaluation Protocol for Public Research Organisations as published by the VSNU.
The documentation presents an overview of the research activities of the faculty in the period 2001-2004.
The Faculty of Economics of the Vrije Universiteit was established in 1948. In 1987 the Faculty merged with the Faculty of Actuarial Science and Econometrics to form the Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Econometrics. Currently the Faculty is referred to as FEWEB (which stands for the Dutch equivalent of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration).
FEWEB is a medium-sized faculty, with approximately 3000 students, 1200 postgraduate students and about 400 academic and non-academic members of staff.