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  • 12 Jan 2018
    ADS & VIVAT open Insurance Lab

    Amsterdam Data Science (ADS) and insurance company VIVAT are opening a joint insurance research lab. The aim is to apply advanced techniques in mathematics, statistics, computer science and artificial intelligence ...

  • 29 Nov 2017
    ASMF alumnus wins Johan de Witt Thesis Award 2017

    Melchior Mattens, a cum laude graduate of the MSc Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance, received the Johan de Witt Thesis Award for his thesis ‘Climate change and Insurance: Projection of premium level ...

  • 22 Nov 2017
    European Fiscal Board presents its first Annual Report

    The Report was presented to the College of Commissioners of the European Commission on 14 November and is scheduled for presentation to the EU Ministers of Economics and Finance and the ECON Committee of the European ...

  • 18 Oct 2017
    Econometric test breaks down exorbitant price development in Amsterdam housing market

    House prices in Amsterdam rose 46% between March 2015 and 2017, research by UvA economist Martijn Dröes and others shows. A new analysis tool gives insight into the different constituents of this price development. ...

  • 18 Oct 2017
    The academic world needs to bridge the gap between fundamental research and society

    UvA Professor Maarten Pieter Schinkel advocates in-depth and socially relevant economic research but expresses concerns that universities provide less and less room for it. His own research is putting the banking ...

  • 17 Oct 2017
    Behavioural economist to use grant for further research into selective attention and economic decisions

    Behavioural economist Joël van der Weele tries to unravel the interplay between psychological stimuli and economic decision-making. Having obtained a Vidi research grant, he will now zoom in on the role of 'wilful ...

  • 10 Oct 2017
    Bernard van Praag receives Pierson Medal 2017

    Professor Bernard van Praag (1939) was awarded the Pierson Medal on Tuesday 10 October. The medal was presented by Klaas Knot, President of De Nederlandsche Bank. The Pierson Medal is awarded once every three years ...

  • 4 Sep 2017
    New course Regulation of Shadow Banks

    The University of Amsterdam and the Florence School of Banking and Finance are offering a new two-day course which focuses on financial and prudential aspects of the shadow banking sector, with some attention to its ...

  • 29 Aug 2017
    Economics professors to give lectures to first year students at Royal Theater Carré

    The University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business is set to start the new academic year with a bang by organising a series of lectures for first year students at the Royal Theater Carré. Prominent ...

  • 28 Aug 2017
    Cars Hommes receives Wim Duisenberg Research Fellowship

    Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) professor Cars Hommes (Quantitative Economics Section) has received the Wim Duisenberg Research Fellowship from the European Central Bank (ECB).

  • 22 Aug 2017
    Roger Laeven editor of Insurance: Mathematics and Economics

    Roger Laeven has been appointed as Editor of the academic journal 'Insurance: Mathematics and Economics'.

  • 28 Jul 2017
    Seventeen UvA and AMC-UvA researchers awarded Veni grants

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 17 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...

  • 21 Jul 2017
    Best Paper award for CeNDEF researcher

    Gregor Boehl, a researcher with the University of Amsterdam’s Center for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance (CeNDEF), recently won the Society of Computational Economics (SCE) Student Prize.

  • 19 Jul 2017
    UvA economists crack Libor and Euribor scandals as cartels

    Researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) have cracked the manipulation scandals surrounding the Libor and Euribor interest rates as potential ...

  • 28 Jun 2017
    David Smerdon: ‘Theoretical models can help create interesting policy suggestions’

    David Smerdon had a clear goal when he swapped the Australian Treasury for the UvA: improve his knowledge of economics to do a better job in public policy. Mission more than accomplished. His thesis on the ...

  • 28 Jun 2017
    Brexit hits the Netherlands relatively hard

    Leaving the European Union will mostly hurt the British themselves is the general belief. However, Brexit’s impact on Europe differs from one EU country to another, and the Netherlands loses an important trading ...

  • 15 Jun 2017
    CBS report based on Amsterdam School of Economics doctoral research

    A report on the growth of online purchasing published by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) on 23 May is based on research conducted by Quinten Meertens, a doctoral candidate at the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and ...

  • 30 May 2017
    Vidi grant awarded to nine UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to nine researchers from the University of Amsterdam and Academic Medical Center (AMC). The grant will enable ...

  • 5 Apr 2017
    KNAW grant for Summer School in China

    The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has awarded Sander Onderstal and Arthur Schram of the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) a grant within the framework of the China Exchange Programme (CEP).

  • 3 Apr 2017
    25 April: Upcoming PhD Defence Ceremony Mark Dijkstra

    On Tuesday 25 April at 12:00, PhD Candidate Mark Dijkstra will defend his dissertation Economies of Scale & Scope in Banking. Summary: The financial crisis and ensuing policy responses have made the question of ...