Posts byArthur Schram

Arthur Jan Hendrikus Christoffel Schram is a professor of experimental economics at the Amsterdam School of Economics as well as the director of CREED. He launched his career by graduating cum laude with a Masters in Econometrics from the University of Tilburg and later achieving a Ph.D. degree (cum laude) at the University of Amsterdam.

Student Revolt

I cannot help it. I am writing this column while students have occupied the administration offices in the “Maagdenhuis”. I need to say something about it. The problem is that I have always thought myself to be left wing. And somehow, this makes me think that I should agree with these students and the faculty
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What makes the professor tick?

Every student has noticed that some lectures are better than others. That is, any student that once in a while attends lectures must have noticed this. To some extent, this is simply because some professors are better than others. Though anyone can improve their lectures by training and experience, that’s not what I want to
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Happy Birthday

It is remarkable that this magazine is already 60 years old and has reached 300 issues. This means that Rostra is (even) older than I am and that I have been reading it for more than half of my life. I congratulate everyone involved and wish you many more successful years. The topic of nostalgia
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