Academic staff

Buiten, M. van

Name M. van Buiten
Department Construction Management & Engineering
Room Horstring -Z224
Tel. +31 (0)53 489 4836
Tel. secretary +31 (0)53 489 4254/2670
Position Postdoctoral researcher

Postal address M. van Buiten
University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Department of Construction Management & Engineering
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands


LL.M. (mr.), Tax law, VU University, 2011.
Ph.D. (dr.), Judgment and decision making, Eindhoven University of Technology, 2007.
M.Sc. (drs.), Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2002.
M.Sc. (ir.), Industrial engineering and management, University of Twente, 2000.

Employment record

Consultant and interim-manager Gedyeco B.V., 2010-2012.
Postdoctoral researcher, Eindhoven University of Technology, 2008.
Ph.D. student, Eindhoven University of Technology, 2003-2007.
External auditor, Deloitte Nederland, 2003.


Deliberations (choice behavior), its foundations, implications, and applications.


Teaching assistant Cognition (2004-2007), and Decision Making (2003-2006), and co-supervised several student projects.

Honors and awards

Cum laude Economics (2002).
Cum laude Ph.D. (2007).


van Buiten, M. (2007). Talking frames: the assessment, use, and impact of message frames in conversational perspective. Eindhoven: Eindhoven University of Technology.

van Buiten, M., & Keren, G. (2009a). Speaker-listener incompatibility: Joint and separate processing in risky choice framing. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 108(1), 106-115.

van Buiten, M., & Keren, G. (2009b). Speakers' choice of frame in binary choice: Effects of recommendation mode and option attractiveness. Judgment and Decision Making, 4(1), 51-63.