Money can’t buy happiness, but a bit certainly comes in handy. Laura Spierdijk researches matters such as money, happiness and sustainability. She wonders about things like how to make sustainable investments. According to Spierdijk, Gross National Product should be replaced by Gross National Happiness as a measure of prosperity.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
New study shows: one in five people believe fake news about COVID-19
How impressionable are we? When and why do we believe misleading advertisements, ‘fake’ news and misinformation? These are the questions that Bob Fennis, Professor of Consumer Behaviour, aims to answer. He is one of several UG researchers who...
On 26 April, Erik Dietzenbacher (Brunssum, 1958) was appointed Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau. He is Professor of Interindustry Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Groningen and a scientist of huge...
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