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Results: 141 - 160 of 210
  • 23 Dec 2014
    Roger Laeven and co-authors win the ASX prize

    The paper 'Consumption and Portfolio Choice under Loss Aversion and Endogenous Updating of the Reference Level' by Servaas van Bilsen (Tilburg University), Roger J. A. Laeven (UvA) and Theo E. Nijman (Tilburg ...

  • 17 Dec 2014
    Thomas Buser wins KVS medal

    Dr Thomas Buser (Markets & Organisations section of the Amsterdam School of Economics) has won an award for the best thesis in the field of Economics between 2011 and 2014.

  • 24 Oct 2014
    Economist Larry Summers in Room for Discussion

    Larry Summers will be the guest in Room for Discussion on Friday 31 October from 14:20 - 15:05. Lawrence Summers is one of the most influential economists of our time. He is type of figure who influences stock ...

  • 24 Sep 2014
    ‘It is our job to hold claims under a magnifying glass'

    And who will pay the price for next year’s budget? The economy. While all signs indicate that economic growth remains modest, this year and the next, the government presents mainly good intentions. Roel Beetsma is a ...

  • 23 Sep 2014
    Tax climate in the Netherlands: many benefits, few risks

    Can the Netherlands rightfully be accused of being a tax haven? According to most lists and criteria it is not, but the discussion keeps flaring up and the media love it. UvA professor Applied Economics Barbara ...

  • 8 Sep 2014
    New degree programme combines political science, psychology, law and economics

    The start of the 2014-2015 academic year at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) saw the first cohort of students start the Bachelor's programme in Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics (PPLE). About 100 talented ...

  • 5 Sep 2014
    UvA launches research into big data

    The University of Amsterdam has started research into how big data is used by businesses, government organisations, and other institutions. In collaboration with ORTEC Consulting Group, an extensive survey has been ...

  • 13 Aug 2014
    Roel Beetsma appointed supervisor for retail trade sector pension fund

    Effective 1 July 2014, Roel Beetsma, chair of the Amsterdam School of Economics, has been appointed as a supervisor for the Industry-level Pension Fund foundation for the retail trade sector.

  • 11 Aug 2014
    Lowlands University presents: Ewald Engelen, Frank Linde and Wouter Vansteelant

    Coolpolitics and Lowlands will give a stage to science at Lowlands 2014. At Lowlands University, UvA researchers Ewald Engelen, Frank Linde and Wouter Vansteeland will give lectures on global inequality, the Higgs ...

  • 1 Jul 2014
    What can Wimbledon teach us about economics?

    Anyone who is hooked on Wimbledon these days, knows: watching tennis is mostly about listening, to commentators that fill the many breaks with their chatter and who attribute their knowledge to years of experience. ...

  • 1 Jul 2014
    Van Wijnbergen on Piketty: misinterpretation leads to wrong interventions

    UvA professor Sweder van Wijnbergen of the Amsterdam School of Economics has known Thomas Piketty’s work for quite some time. Piketty is the French professor who has acquired a kind of rock star status with his book ...

  • 24 Jun 2014
    Amsterdam School of Economics receives two NWO Research Talent grants

    Two ASE researchers have received 2014 Research Talent grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

  • 24 Jun 2014
    Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance student wins Johan de Witt Publication Prize 2014

    Miriam Loois, MSc student in the Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance section of the Amsterdam School of Economics has won the Johan de Witt Publication Prize 2014.

  • 24 Jun 2014
    Cars Hommes elected President of the Society of Computational Economics

    In May 2014 UvA Professor Cars Hommes was elected President of the Society of Computational Economics (SCE) for a period of two years.

  • 6 Jun 2014
    On PhD Defense Eva Hendriks - ’Essays in Law and Economics'

    June 6th Eva Hendriks defended her dissertation 'Essays in Law and Economics'.

  • 4 Jun 2014
    Room for Discussion welcomes Gerrit Zalm

    On Thursday, 5 June, ABN AMRO CEO Gerrit Zalm will be a guest on Room for Discussion, the discussion platform for economics students at the University of Amsterdam. The former Minister of Finance was appointed to the ...

  • 23 May 2014
    'Study effectiveness of education and labour market policies’

    “It’s my belief that scientists also have a social mission,” says Henriëtte Maassen van den Brink, Professor Labour Market and Education Economics at UvA’s Amsterdam School of Economics.

  • 16 Apr 2014
    Cars Hommes coordinator of EU FP7 research project

    Cars Hommes, professor of Economics Dynamics and director of the Center for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance (CeNDEF) has once again succeeded in obtaining an EU FP7 grant for a collaborative project: ...

  • 31 Mar 2014
    Alexander Rinnooy Kan awarded 2014 Academy Medal

    Prof. Alexander Rinnooy Kan, university professor of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), has been selected to receive the 2014 Academy Medal of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and ...

  • 19 Mar 2014
    In memoriam: Mars Cramer

    The Faculty of Economics and Business was saddened by the news that professor Mars (J.S.) Cramer passed away on March 15, 2014. His demise was unexpected: despite his age, he was an active academic until the day ...