Backbone is the corporate magazine of Erasmus School of Economics Published three times a year, once in print and twice online, the magazine highlights successful and interesting alumni, covers the latest economics trends and faculty research, and reports on school news, events, and student, faculty, and alumni accomplishments.
Meet our Students
Dive in the world's most inspiring city
A short introduction to our groundbreaking research
Research in a nutshell
Four professors share their story
Meet your Professor
Erasmus School of Economics in numbers
Facts & Figures
Top tips from Jolanda Poots-Bijl
Meet our Alumni
Noted & Quoted
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Meet Bas Karreman
Bas Karreman is an assistant professor of Organisation and Strategy at Erasmus School of Economics. Watch the video to hear more about his life, ambition and research!
Meet Robin Lumsdaine
Robin Lumsdaine is a professor of Applied Econometrics at Erasmus School of Economics. She obtained her PhD at Harvard University and is also a professor at American University's Kogod School of Business where she holds the Crown Prince of Bahrain Chair in International Finance. Watch the video to learn more about her life, ambition and research!
Meet Bas Jacobs
Bas Jacobs is a professor of Public Economics at Erasmus School of Economics. Watch the video to learn more about his life, ambition and research!
Meet Kirsten Rohde
Kirsten Rohde is an endowed professor of Behavioural Economics at Erasmus School of Economics. Among others, she is the lecture of the Introduction to Behavioural Economics course in the Bachelor programme (International) Economics and Business Economics. Watch the video to hear more about her life, ambition and research!
Meet your Professor
Four professors of Erasmus School of Economics share their stories with us. Find out more about the lifes, ambitions and research of our professors by clicking on one of the buttons.
Meet Kirsten Rohde, Bas Jacobs, Robin Lumsdaine & Bas Karreman.