Conference on Engagement

Today we hosted a conference on “Engaging pension plan participants: How emotions, peer effects, and life events influence the effectiveness of pension communication.”

Lisa Brüggen teaches Netspar Masterclass

On November 29, Lisa Brüggen teaches in the Netspar Masterclass "Inzicht in de Pensioenconsument: van opbouw naar uitkering"

Thomas and Wiebke teach Behavioral Economics Masterclass

Thomas Post and Wiebke Eberhardt give a Masterclass on "Behavioral Economics and Principles for Mortgage Lenders."

Thomas Post presents at ICPM

Today, pension communication researcher Thomas Post presented research results on improving pension communication and engaging pension plan participants at the ICPM Discussion Forum.

Wiebke Eberhardt and Pieter Verhallen Present Research Results

Wiebke Eberhardt and Pieter Verhallen presented research results on pension communication and peer effects at the Netspar Pension Day in Utrecht (The Netherlands).

Wiebke Eberhardt presents at Netspar

Today, pension communication researcher Wiebke Eberhardt presented research results on framing at the Netspar Working Group on improving individual pension choices. The joint research with Lisa Brüggen, Thomas Post, and Chantal Hoet illustrates the power of framing information in order to engage participants.

Lisa Bruggen and Rob Bauer particpate in pension debate

Lisa Brüggen and Rob Bauer participate in a pension debate organized by Dagblad De Limburger, Maastricht University, and the Limburg University Fund / SWOL.

Inka and Wiebke Eberhardt present Research Results

Inka Eberhardt and Wiebke Eberhardt presented research results on pension communication and savings decisions at the "Financial Literacy and Pension related Communication for better Retirement and Long-term Financial Decisions" Mopact International Workshop in Turin (Italy).

Wiebke Eberhardt presents at SABE/IAREP Conference

Wiebke Eberhardt presented research results on the Retirement Belief Model at the "Behavioural Insights in Research and Policy Making" SABE/IAREP Conference in Wageningen (Netherlands). The joint research with Lisa Brüggen and Thomas Post demonstrates how psychographic information can be used to segment pension plan participants and how pension communication can be adapted to the segments.

Thomas Post presents at KPS

Today, pension communication researcher Thomas Post presented research results on improving pension communication and engaging pension plan participants at the summer meeting of KPS.

Our team presents at SERVSIG

Pension communication researchers Wiebke Eberhardt and Pieter Verhallen presented research results on framing and peer effects at the SERVSIG 2016 conference in Maastricht. The joint research with Lisa Brüggen, Thomas Post, and Chantal Hoet illustrates the power of framing information and using peer effects in order to engage participants.

MOA Wetenschapsprijs 2016

Wiebke Eberhardt, Chantal Hoet, Elisabeth Brüggen and Thomas Post won the MOA Wetenschapsprijs 2016, the science award of the Dutch Market Research Association.

Wiebke Eberhardt presents at Boulder Summer Conference

Today, pension communication researcher Wiebke Eberhardt presented research results on framing at the Boulder Summer Conference on Consumer Financial Decision Making. The joint research with Lisa Brüggen, Thomas Post, and Chantal Hoet illustrates the power of framing information in order to engage participants.

Wiebke Eberhardt presents at VU University Amsterdam

Today, pension communication researcher Wiebke Eberhardt presented research results on framing in the Finance seminar series at the VU University Amsterdam. The joint research with Lisa Brüggen, Thomas Post, and Chantal Hoet illustrates the power of framing information in order to engage participants.

Research study wins prestigious award

The study The Effectiveness of Interactivity in Pension Planners wins prestigious Internet thesis award from the Koninklijke Hollandse Maatschappij der Wetenschappen and Google.The award is handed out during a ceremony on April 15, 2016.

Wiebke Eberhardt presents at Netspar

Today, pension communication researcher Wiebke Eberhardt presented research results on framing at the Netspar working group on pension communication in Tilburg (The Netherlands). The joint research with Lisa Brüggen, Thomas Post, and Chantal Hoet illustrates the power of framing information in order to engage participants.

Lisa Brüggen in Dagblad de Limburger

Lisa Brüggen appeared in "Dagblad de Limburger" where her research on pension communication was featured. [More information:](http://www.limburger.nl/cnt/dmf20160309_00011839/hoe-ga-je-om-met-pensioenangst)

Lisa Brüggen and Thomas Post receive research grant

Lisa Brüggen and Thomas Post receive funding for a Netspar Topicality Grant.

New Netspar Design Paper on segmenting pension plan participants

Our team has published a Netspar Design Paper on segmenting pension plan participants.

New research report on segmenting pension plan participants

Our team has published a new research report on segmenting pension plan participants.

New team member: Luuk Perik

Our research group welcomes our new team member Luuk Perik.