18-11-2017

Nora Pankratz Receives Grant for Studying Extreme Temperatures

Source: Maastricht University.nl / K.M. Shook

It’s a given that heatwaves affect us all, and not just on an individual level as we suffer through a sweltering day, but on a national level, too, as extreme temperatures wreak havoc on GDPs. But how about individual businesses: just how serious are the negative effects of higher-than-average temperatures? Armed with some help from a prestigious FIR-PRI Awards PhD research grant, Nora Pankratz, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Finance, is determined to find out.

Nora Pankratz By Michel Saive

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Photo: Michel Saive