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Results: 1 - 20 of 255
Results: 1 - 20 of 255
  • ASE researcher discusses novel collusion issues in PhD defense ceremony
    7 Oct 2020
    Timo Klein (ASE, Microeconomics section) recently defended his dissertation during the conferral of his doctorate on 2 October 2020.
  • Submit your MSc thesis for the ASF Sustainable Future Prize
    6 Oct 2020
    A Sustainable Future (ASF) is excited to announce the new 'ASF Sustainable Future Prize' for a high-quality master's thesis focusing on one of ASF's sustainability research themes.
  • Growth in Dutch life expectancy falls short of projections
    16 Sep 2020
    Dutch life expectancy projections have been revised downwards as a result of the Royal Dutch Actuarial Association (AG) Mortality Research Committee’s new prognosis.
  • UvA Economics and Business opens new Academic Year with hybrid live lectures for 1500 first-years
    2 Sep 2020
    UvA Economics and Business (EB) is using hybrid live lectures in the ‘Hybrid Learning Theatre’ to make active participation and interaction possible for 1500 first-year students.
  • COVID-19 sparks creativity among UvA Economics and Business lecturers
    2 Sep 2020
    The COVID-19 situation has stimulated a high degree of creativity at UvA Economics and Business (UvA EB). Students have been saying 'Using Zoom the whole day isn’t very inspiring', and 'We really want to come back to ...
  • Roel Beetsma co-authors paper exploring popular support for EU financial aid
    29 Jul 2020
    Roel Beetsma (MN Professor of Pension Economics, ASE) recently co-authored a paper published by the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). The paper is based on a survey exploring whether there is popular ...
  • Schinkel criticizes new guidelines for sustainability and cartels
    14 Jul 2020
    ASE professor Maarten Pieter Schinkel's commentary on the new Guidelines for Sustainability Agreements issued by the Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) was recently featured in a number of prominent ...
  • New elective in Curaçao for EB bachelor's students
    14 Jul 2020
    Enjoy pearly white beaches and palm trees while you work on a solution for socio-economic issues on a small island. In the new academic year, in the second course period of the first semester, we’ll be launching a ...
  • Retirees’ (60+) pension benefits insufficiently protected against interest rate fluctuations
    9 Jun 2020
    There is more interest risk than is desirable in theory when it comes to the current pension contracts of particpants aged 60 or older. This is one of the assertions of researchers Roel Mehlkopf (Tilburg University) ...
  • Andrea Weihrauch chosen EB Lecturer of the Year
    3 Jun 2020
    Andrea Weihrauch (ABS assistant professor of Strategy) has been chosen as Lecturer of the Year at UvA Economics and Business.
  • The power of zero when selling a house
    7 May 2020
    When Amsterdam real estate buyers were competing for properties, sellers setting asking prices that ended in one or more zeroes achieved higher prices. That was the finding of a new paper, written by a team of ...
  • In memoriam Arnold Heertje (1934 -2020)
    6 Apr 2020
    From 1964 until his retirement, Arnold Heertje was a professor of Political Economy at the Faculty of Law. From 1997 to 2005 he was also professor by special appointment of Economic History at the UvA’s Faculty of ...
  • First online UvA PhD defence successfully completed
    27 Mar 2020
    The UvA’s first ever online PhD defence ceremony took place on Thursday, 26 March, and went well. Zina Lekniūtė successfully defended her thesis on the consequences of underfunding of American pension funds.
  • Dutch citizens support European solidarity in fighting epidemic
    26 Mar 2020
    Dutch citizens are prepared to give the European Union a more central role when it comes to fighting an epidemic. This is the result of a survey conducted before the outbreak of the coronavirus crisis by an ...
  • Article published in Journal of Banking & Finance
    13 Mar 2020
    The article 'Sectoral Risk Weights and Macroprudential Policy' by Steffi Huber (CeNDEF, UvA) will be published in the Journal of Banking & Finance. Huber co-authored the article with Alexander Hodbod (European ...
  • CeNDEF welcomes Fabian Greimel
    13 Mar 2020
    The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) successfully filled the vacancy for a tenure track position in 'Financial Stability' during the 2019 European Job Market.
  • In memoriam: Gerrit Meester (1944-2020)
    11 Mar 2020
    Gerrit Meester passed away on 27 February as a result of a serious fall suffered at home two days earlier. Gerrit Meester was a professor by special appointment at our faculty until he was accorded emeritus status in ...
  • ASE professor awarded Vici grant
    25 Feb 2020
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros to Roger Laeven, professor of Quantitative Economics at the University of Amsterdam. The grant will enable ...
  • NWO Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros for three UvA researchers
    20 Feb 2020
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros to UvA researchers Jason Hessels, Christof Monz and Roger Laeven. The grants will enable them to develop ...
  • ASE alumnus wins H.K. Nieuwenhuis Thesis Award 2019
    12 Feb 2020
    Luca Mossink was awarded with the H.K. Nieuwenhuis Thesis Award 2019 during ASE NEXT! 2020 for his dissertation ‘Judge Behaviour in a Poetry Competition: humans vs artificial intelligence’. The award also included a ...