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Here you can find the Open Access books of Open Press TiU and we will add much more interesting materials the coming weeks... We hope you will enjoy the digital Open Access materials or the printed versions of the books.


NOTHING IN EXCESS

Re-evaluating Nature, the Economy and Life post Corona

 

Authors: CARLOS J.B. DE BOURBON DE PARME, SYLVESTER EIJFFINGER AND PAUL VAN GEEST

ISBN: 978-94-6240-683-4 (E-version Open Press TiU)

DOI: 10.26116/nothing-in-excess-geest-eijffinger-bourbon-openpresstiu-wolf-2021

What are the lessons learned from the corona crisis? In this essay, the authors try to develop a vision in which the word ‘crisis’ is interpreted as ‘opportunity’.

First of all, the corona crisis is an opportunity to reflect on our relationship with each other in the many socio-economic connections in which people live, both globally and regionally. There is a concrete case for a change in social and economic thinking based on a reflection on the relationship of the virtues of “mercy” and “justice”.

The corona crisis is an opportunity to review our relationship with nature and our association with other living things. Finally, the pandemic is not only seen as punishment of our infringement on nature.

The suffering and death resulting from the spread of the virus was, by some individuals, labelled a punishment from God.

In the last part of their essay, the authors discuss the absurdity of such a belief and describe the corona crisis as an opportunity to go through personal or collective growth towards a world where we no longer live in excesses, but within the planetary boundaries.

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TECHNOLOGY AND REGULATION

Technology and regulation 2019 Volume 1

Editor-in-Chief: Ronald Leenes, Professor, Tilburg University

DOI: 10.26116/techreg.volume.2019
ISBN: 978-94-6240-670-4 (Interactive PDF)

 

Technology and Regulation (TechReg) is an international journal of law, technology and society, with an interdisciplinary identity. TechReg provides an online platform for disseminating original research on the legal and regulatory challenges posed by existing and emerging technologies (and their applications) including, but by no means limited to, the Internet and digital technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning, robotics, neurotechnology, nanotechnology, biotechnology, energy and climate change technology, and health and food technology. We conceive of regulation broadly to encompass ways of dealing with, ordering and understanding technologies and their consequences, such as through legal regulation, competition, social norms and standards, and technology
design (or in Lessig’s terms: law, market, norms and architecture). We aim to address critical and sometimes controversial questions such as: How do new technologies shape society both positively and negatively? Should technology development be steered towards societal goals, and if so, which goals and how? What are the benefits and dangers of regulating human behaviour through technology? What is the most appropriate response to technological innovation, in general or in particular cases? It is in this sense that TechReg is intrinsically interdisciplinary: we believe that legal and regulatory debates on technology are inextricable from societal, political and economic concerns, and that therefore technology regulation requires a multidisciplinary, integrated approach. Through a combination of monodisciplinary, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary articles, the journal aims to contribute to an integrated vision of law, technology and society. We invite original, well-researched and methodologically rigorous submissions from academics and practitioners, including policy makers, on a wide range of research areas such as privacy and data protection, security, surveillance,
cybercrime, intellectual property, innovation, competition, governance, risk, ethics, media and data studies, and others.
TechReg is double-blind peer-reviewed and completely open access for both authors and readers. TechReg does not charge article processing fees.

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Technology and regulation 2020 Volume 2

Editor-in-Chief: Ronald Leenes, Professor, Tilburg University

DOI: 10.26116/techreg.volume.2020
ISBN: 978-94-6240-671-1 (Interactive PDF)

Technology and Regulation (TechReg) is an international journal of law, technology and society, with an interdisciplinary identity. TechReg provides an online platform for disseminating original research on the legal and regulatory challenges posed by existing and emerging technologies (and their applications) including, but by no means limited to, the Internet and digital technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning, robotics, neurotechnology, nanotechnology, biotechnology, energy and climate change technology, and health and food technology. We conceive of regulation broadly to encompass ways of dealing with, ordering and understanding technologies and their consequences, such as through legal regulation, competition, social norms and standards, and technology
design (or in Lessig’s terms: law, market, norms and architecture). We aim to address critical and sometimes controversial questions such as: How do new technologies shape society both positively and negatively? Should technology development be steered towards societal goals, and if so, which goals and how? What are the benefits and dangers of regulating human behaviour through technology? What is the most appropriate response to technological innovation, in general or in particular cases? It is in this sense that TechReg is intrinsically interdisciplinary: we believe that legal and regulatory debates on technology are inextricable from societal, political and economic concerns, and that therefore technology regulation requires a multidisciplinary, integrated approach. Through a combination of monodisciplinary, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary articles, the journal aims to contribute to an integrated vision of law, technology and society. We invite original, well-researched and methodologically rigorous submissions from academics and practitioners, including policy makers, on a wide range of research areas such as privacy and data protection, security, surveillance,
cybercrime, intellectual property, innovation, competition, governance, risk, ethics, media and data studies, and others.
TechReg is double-blind peer-reviewed and completely open access for both authors and readers. TechReg does not charge article processing fees.

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TILBURG SERIES IN ACADEMIC EDUCATION KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, CHARACTER

EXPLORING AN EDUCATIONAL VISION FOR TILBURG UNIVERSITY

Authors: Herman de Regt, Alkeline van Lenning

Published: 2021 

Universities are accountable to the democratic society they are part of, and more particularly to the students studying there. What is it that we train our students for and why?

Concept and design: Communicatie team, ‘s-Hertogenbosch

Photographs: Patrick Post / HH (p. 26); Matt Writtle / HH (p. 38)

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INNOVATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION: NEEDED AND FEASIBLE

Authors: Philip Joos, Lex Meijdam

Published: 2021 

Europe’s first university was established in Bologna in 1088. Its curriculum was rather narrow, largely devoted to the study of law. Since that time, universities have developed in an attempt to keep pace with our changing society. How have today’s knowledge institutes responded to the increasing pace of technological progress? How do they rise to new societal challenges? Why are they pursuing innovation in education – and how are they doing so?

 

Concept and design: Communicatie team, ‘s-Hertogenbosch

Photographs: ANP Photo (p. 10); Beeldveld/Wilfried Scholtes (p. 21)

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SUCCESS AND FAILURE IN HIGHER EDUCATION: BUILDING RESILIENCE IN STUDENTS

Authors: Tessa Leesen & Alkeline van Lenning (eds.)

Published: 2021 

This book is one of the outcomes of the Resilience Project, which was designed and implemented at University College Tilburg in 2019. The project has been funded by the NWO Comenius Senior Grant and would not have been possible without the support of University College Tilburg’s Dean Alkeline van Lenning and the dedicated contributions of the project members, who invested their expertise, time, and commitment to the project: Tessa Leesen, Ellen Dreezens, David Janssens, Petra Heck, Gerwin van der Laan, Michiel Bot, Krijn Pansters, Thomas Muntz, Rik Peters, Annelies Aquarius, Geno Spoormans, Anna Shekiladze, Annelieke Koster, Lies Siemons, Iris Tak, and, most importantly, the student body of University College Tilburg. The editors of this book wish to thank all authors for their contribution to this special edition of the Tilburg Series in Academic Education and for their willingness to engage in and contribute to a discussion on success, failure, and resilience in higher education. Finally, the editors thank Carly Willis for her valuable contribution to the English language editing of the book.

 

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GUIDE TO EUROPEAN LABOUR LAW

Author: Prof. dr. Antoine T.J.M. Jacobs

Published: 2021

 

ISBN/EAN: 978-94-6240-629-2 (Interactive PDF)

Unfortunately, labour law is very seldom on the bookshelves of the workers in Europe. It certainly is on the desks of trade union officials, of HRM staff of the enterprises and of lawyers and judges, but that is French, German, Polish, etc. labour law.

European Labour Law is hardly known even among labour law experts. That is of no great matter as much of the labour law of Europe is, like a sponge absorbs the water, implemented in domestic law. Sometimes, however, one needs to trace the European origins of domestic laws, for example when there are doubts whether domestic law is fully in accordance with European law.

This book has the ambition to put the reader wise about the European origins on Labour Law.

It is the fruit of lectures that Prof. Antoine Jacobs has given (2012-2019) as visiting professor at the State University of Milano.

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Author: Prof. dr. Antoine T.J.M. Jacobs

ISBN/EAN: 978-94-6240-628-5 (Paperback)

Published by: Open Press TiU

Contact details: info@openpresstiu.edu

https://www.openpresstiu.org/


REDELIJK AANDEEL; Effectieve fiscus in zeven studies
Joseph Evers

ISBN: 978-94-6240-643-8 (Interactive PDF)

Uitgave: 24 december 2020

 

Wolf (Legal) Publishers zal dit boek vorm uitgeven: ISBN: 978-94-6240-644-5

Uitgave: 9 januari 2020

 

De uitdagingen kennen we: opwarming, milieu, schaarste en migratie. Het herstel uit de covid-crisis komt er bij. De fiscus als dragende financiële constructie van onze rechtstaat moet die ontwikkelingen kunnen dragen en het huis steunen waar ieder zich thuis voelt; een huis dat toekomst heeft.
Maar is de fiscus daartoe uitgerust? Redelijk Aandeel doet verslag van een onderzoek om die fiscus in beeld te krijgen en komt met concrete, realistische voorstellen. Het is geschreven voor iedereen die belangstelling heeft voor de maatschappelijke actualiteit.

1. Miljoenennota, politiek en toeschouwer 
2. Over de kwaliteit van fiscale regels 
3. Vermogensaanwas wél belasten 
4. Inkomstenbelasting en toeslagen all-in 
5. Inkomenszekerheid zélf regelen 
6. Deelnemend sparen bij ‘s Rijks schatkist 
7. Bedrijfswinst vermogensneutraal belast 
8. De boodschap 

 

Joseph J. M. Evers. Hij studeerde aan de TU-Delft, promoveerde vanuit de KU-Brabant en was gastonderzoeker aan Yale University. Hij werkte als hoogleraar op het gebied van de Operations Research en Logistiek aan de Universiteit Twente en later aan de TU-Delft. Hij was wetenschappelijk
directeur van onderzoekschool TRAIL. Zijn ambitie is nu om vanuit deze achtergrond bij te dragen aan het publieke domein.

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WENKEN VAN EEN ECONOOM; VOOR/DOOR SYLVESTER EIJFFINGER
Open Access ISBN: 978-94-6240-634-6

Boek ISBN: 978-94-6240-633-9

DOI: 10.26116/wolf-openpresstiu-eijffinger-wenken-2020

Published: 9 October 2020

 

‘Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler’

Deze zin loopt als rode draad door de carrière van Neerlands meest uitgesproken econoom: Sylvester Eijffinger. Hij vindt het van groot belang de balans te bewaren tussen alle verschillende rollen die hij vervult en daarbij vooral niet mee te huilen met de wolven in het bos. ‘De economisch commentator acteert als de wetenschappelijke weerman die zegt wat ons te verwachten staat, of dat nu zonneschijn is, of een gevaarlijke storm. Maar als onheilsprofeten elkaar de loef afsteken, dan kan het evengoed noodzakelijk zijn de rol van herder aan te nemen die de schaapskudde enigszins tot rust maant. En ja, soms is het belangrijk helemaal je mond te houden’.

De terugblik op een uitzonderlijke carrière van een gedreven wetenschapper en levensgenieter.

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Boek ISBN: 978-94-6240-633-9

Uitgevers: Wolf Publishers (info@wolfpublishers.nl) Open Press TiU (info@openpresstiu.org)

Interview: Daan Rutten
Concept en bewerking teksten: Studio Trots
Ontwerp en opmaak: Kwa Ontwerp en BuroPARK
Productie: Wolf Publishers/Graphic in Mind


THE NEW COMMON: HOW THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IS TRANSFORMING SOCIETY

Emile Aarts, Hein Fleuren, Margriet Sitskoorn and Ton Wilthagen

ISBN: 978-94-6240-618-6 (book version)

DOI: 10.26116/openpresstiu-newcommon-2020

Published: September 2020

This book presents the scientific views of some fifty experts on the way they think that the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting society now and in the years to come. Using the concept of a “common” like in common values, common places, common goods, and common sense, they elaborate on a transition from an old common to a new common. In 31 chapters, the expected shifts are analyzed in major fields like health, education, finance, business, work, and citizenship, applying concepts from law, psychology, economics, sociology, religious studies, and computer science to express their views.

Many authors anticipate an acceleration of the digital transformation in the forthcoming years, but at the same, time they argue that a successful shift to a new common can only be achieved by re-valuating life on our planet through strengthening resilience at an individual level and assuming more responsibilities from a societal perspective.

With contributions from Emile Aarts, Peter Achterberg, Maurice Adams, Alfred Archer, Sonja Bekker, Daniel Bertram, Leonieke van Boekel, Erik Borgman, Frank Bosman, Carlos de Bourbon de Parme, Johanna Buerkert, Anne Bülow, Colette Cuijpers, Petri Embregts, Sylvester Eijffinger, Hein Fleuren, Hans-Martin von Gaudecker, Paul van Geest, Morag Goodwin, Martijn Groenleer, Odile Heynders, Maarten Horden, Meriam Janssen, Ronald de Jong, Maurits Kaptein, Loes Keijsers, Esther Keymolen, Jan Loffeld, Max Louwerse, Katrien Luijkx, Kenny Meesters, Quita Muis, Michele Nuijten, Phillip Paiement, Robin Pierce, Ioana Pop, Eric Postma, Marie Postma, Corien Prins, Quirine Quirijns, Tim Reeskens, Mirjam van Reisen, Conny Rijken, Bettina Siflinger, Margriet Sitskoorn, Anton Sluijtman, Toine Spapens, Annerieke Stoop, Linnet Taylor, Marjolein Verbiest, Jelte Wicherts, Archibald van Wieringen, Nathan Wildman and Ton Wilthagen.

 

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Editors: Emile Aarts, Hein Fleuren, Margriet Sitskoorn, Ton Wilthagen

Published: September 2020


BASICS OF AMERICAN LABOUR LAW

A Brief Description of the Labour Law of The United States of America for the Purpose of Comparative Labour Law

Antoine Jacobs

ISBN: 978-94-6240-614-8 (interactive pdf)

ISBN: 978-94-6240-615-5 (paperback version)

DOI: 10.26116/OpenPressTiU-Jacobs-02-2020

Published: September 2020

 

Why is American labour law so different from the law in other states? And can we expect in the nearby future changes in the present state of American Labour Law? This textbook tries to find the answer by exploring the background of labour law, the size, geographical situation, population, culture and economic data of the USA.

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ISBN: 978-94-6240-615-5

Published: September 2020


INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL DERIVATIVES

Modeling, Pricing and Hedging

J.M. Schumacher

ISBN: 978-94-6240-611-7 (interactive pdf)

ISBN: 978-94-6240-612-4 (paperback version)

DOI: 10.26116/OpenPressTiU-Schumacher-04-2020

 

Financial derivatives are widely used as instruments to modify exposures to various types of financial risk. Examples include call options on a stock index, interest rate derivatives such as swaptions, and credit derivatives. The theory of financial derivatives, as it has been developed in recent decades, is based on a mix of economic ideas and concepts from mathematics.


The material in this Open Press textbook originates from notes for a course that the author has taught at Tilburg University for more than ten years, as part of the MSc program in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science. The text aims to provide students with an introduction to continuous-time models that are used to analyze derivative contracts in finance and insurance. Users are expected to have a solid background in standard calculus, linear algebra, and probability; prior experience with stochastic calculus, however, is not a prerequisite. 

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ISBN: 978-94-6240-612-4 (paperback version)

Published: September 2020


EVIDENCE BASED HRM

What (do) we know about people in the workplace?

Brigitte Kroon

 

What (do) we know about people in workplaces? is an authoritative, practical text on using scientific and local evidence for doing Human Resource Management. It explains how making informed decisions about people in workplaces will benefit organizational performance, assure fit with the organizational context, as well as benefit employee wellbeing. The book provides a quick reference to the core theories and the key research evidence that inform present day HRM knowledge.

 

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SENSING THE RISK

A CASE FOR INTEGRATING CITIZEN SENSING INTO RISK GOVERNANCE

An accessible ‘toolbox’ for interested citizen science communities and policy-makers wishing to integrate citizen-sensed data into risk governance.

Anna Berti Suman

ISBN: 978-94-6240-630-8 (Interactive PDF)

ISBN: 978-94-6240-631-5 (Paperback)

 

‘Citizen sensing’, framed as grassroots-driven monitoring initiatives based on sensor technology, is increasingly entering the debate on environmental risk governance.  Although through a possible initial conflict, citizen sensing may ultimately have the potential to contribute to institutional risk governance. Building on previous empirical research based on a combination ofmethods, including ethnographical research, descriptive analysis and fuzzy-set Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Berti Suman designs an accessible ‘toolbox’ for interested communities, policy-makers and researchers that wish to shape citizen sensing initiatives in a way to contribute to risk governance.

 

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An accessible ‘toolbox’ for interested citizen science communities and policy-makers wishing to integrate citizen-sensed data into risk governance.

Anna Berti Suman

ISBN: 978-94-6240-631-5