News Archive



Oct 10

I placed among top 3 forecasters in Round 1 of the Replication markets! Come on, join us in this worthy endeavour to improve science!
#Replicability #ItsNotTheSizeOfYourPvalueThatMatters


Sep 30

Come see me, Thijs, and three other great PhD candidates battle it out at the Science Slam later this week!

Congratulations to  Natascha , and thank you all for making this night a blast!  Photo credit to Gerdien Wolthaus Paauwen Beeldveld / Wilfried Scholtes.

Congratulations to Natascha, and thank you all for making this night a blast!

Photo credit to Gerdien Wolthaus Paauwen Beeldveld / Wilfried Scholtes.

Sep 17

I am back from the US, excited for the upcoming TILEC retreat.

I am visiting the University of Chicago in the first two weeks of September, and presenting my work with Sutanuka Roy and John List at the AFE conference.

Aug 26


Predictably Unpredictable Early Childhood Interventions: #AFE2019


Together with Thijs Brouwer and Manwei Liu we organized the TIBER Symposium. Thanks to all of you for coming and contributing to this conference, and we hope to welcome you in Tilburg again next year!

Aug 23

Jun 21

I won the Young Researcher ASFEE 2019 Prize for the best experimental poster at the ASFEE conference at the University of Toulouse.

Photo credit to  Astrid  and  Nick

Photo credit to Astrid and Nick

I presented my work with Martin Husovec at the Lund University. Thank you for having me :)

Jun 17

I attended the MBEES/MBEPS Symposium in Maastricht.

Jun 4

I will be presenting my work on argumentation and fake news on May 2nd at the IMEBESS conference in Utrecht.

Apr 29

Apr 18

I participated at a workshop for PhD students on research impact. We discussed research collaborations with non-academic partners, funding, and the communication of results to the public.

Apr 7

I am presenting my work with Martin Husovec at the University of Copenhagen on Apr 9.

Mar 20

I presented our work with Martin Husovec at the Tilburg TILEC seminar. Given the recent developments regarding copyright, I gladly borrowed the following quip from Al-Ubaydli et al. (2017):


Feb 28

I presented my job market paper idea at the Tilburg GSS Seminar. Thank you all for your comments and suggestions!

Jan 28

I presented the 2015 QJE paper by Hunt Allcott on site selection bias at the Tilburg Behavioral Reading Group.

Jan 2

I wrote a blog post for Czexpats in Science on the life of grad students in the Netherlands. Full text (in Czech) available here.



Dec 12

I will pitch my research on fake news at the Czexpats in Science conference on December 21.

Nov 10

I attended the Conference on Social Interactions and Education organized by Leo and Steven on November 9 and 10.

Sep 27

I will be presenting my work on using debating to tackle fake news at the Advances with Field Experiments conference on October 6.

Aug 30

I will be presenting my work on role models at the Experimental Lunch Seminar at the University of Chicago on September 27.

Jul 23

Our notice&takedown paper with Martin Husovec is now available at SSRN.

Jul 4

I will be presenting a poster at the TIBER Symposium in Tilburg on August 24.

Jun 19

I will be presenting at the ESA conference in Berlin on July 1.
Photo from the talk by my conference buddy, Jana Willrodt:


ESA Berlin 2018

Can academic debating tackle the fake news problem?

Jun 6

I will be presenting a poster at the Tilburg Impact conference on June 14.

May 30

I am attending the MBEES & MBEPS conference in Maastricht on June 4 and 5.

May 25

I am presenting my debate field experiment at the Young Economists' Meeting in Brno on May 29.

May 8

On May 24th I am presenting my paper on the impact of academic debating at the University of Economics in Prague.

May 4

(be with you)

On May 5th I am presenting my paper with Martin Husovec on designing the optimal notice and takedown system at the Prague Conference on Behavioral Sciences.

Apr 17

The Department of Economics just announced (unofficial) Excellent TA Awards, and I am among the winners:


Apr 16

Returned from ENTER Jamboree just in time for a four-day oTree workshop.

Apr 10

I participated in a VR/AR workshop for teachers by Lisa E. Rombout.

Mar 30

You can now follow me on Twitter. Expect research snippets with a pinch of academic humor.

Mar 13

I was awarded the Aart de Zeeuw scholarship to finance a research visit at the University of Chicago.

Mar 5

I will be presenting at the TILEC internal seminar on March 7.

Jan 22

I will be presenting at the LEER conference on education economics and attending the DANS open day on data management in March.

Jan 17

I will be presenting at the LEER conference on education economics in March.



Nov 16

I presented at the Tilburg University Science Slam (part of Night University celebrations) and placed second for an audience prize for the best talk.

Oct 1

I founded the Tilburg Behavioral Reading Group. We meet bi-weekly to discuss either 'classic' papers, or recent working papers in the field.