The role of language in business settings

Date: 16 September 2015

Venue: UAntwerp, Stadscampus, Grauwzusters, Promotiezaal - Lange Sint Annastraat, 7 - 2000 Antwerp

Time: 2:00 PM

Organization / co-organization: ACED

PhD candidate: Vasiliki Gargalianou

Principal investigator: Prof Arjen van Witteloostuijn (UAntwerp)

Short description: PhD defence Vasiliki Gargalianou - Faculty of Applied Economics, MNG/ACED


This phd focuses on the impact of language on human behavior on the level of cooperation versus competition. We test the underlying mechanisms which make an individual switch to a more cooperative or competitive behavior in the display of different languages in different countries.