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  • 18 Jun 2019
    YAE survey: stress and long hours common among young researchers

    In an opinion piece for nature.com, Shaul Shalvi, Toma Susi and Mangala Srinivas share the results of a survey held among the researchers of the Young Academy of Europe. The findings - little time, much stress - ...

  • 12 Jun 2019
    The Dark Side of Personality

    Social life entails countless situations in which people have to trust each other. From mundane family matters to profane issues such as trade negotiations among world leaders in a conflicted globalized world – all ...

  • 27 May 2019
    Vidi grant awarded to ASE researcher

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800.000 euros per project to Dr Shaul Shalvi (Amsterdam School of Economics, section Microeconomics). With the grant, Shalvi ...

  • 14 Mar 2019
    Member States distort each other's bond markets

    Around the time that a EU Member State issues new government bonds, yields in its own country as well as in other countries go up. As a result, all governments incur additional costs, which may actually be ...

  • 13 Mar 2019
    Negative emotions can reduce our capacity to trust

    It is no secret that a bad mood can negatively affect how we treat others. But can it also make us more distrustful? Yes, according to a new study, which shows that negative emotions reduce how much we trust others, ...

  • 6 Mar 2019
    Fifty Years Nobel Prize in Economics

    Fifty years ago, in 1969, the first Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Jan Tinbergen and the Norwegian Ragnar Frisch. Economics journal TPEdigitaal released a special issue to celebrate the spirit of Jan ...

  • 1 Mar 2019
    Which employees have the best ideas?

    We all know people at work who express themselves frequently, quickly and fluently as well as people who express themselves less often. But which of them come up with the best ideas and how do they arrive at those ...

  • 27 Feb 2019
    Barbara Baarsma new member of Nederlands Comité voor Ondernemerschap

    In a recent announcement, Barbara Baarsma (professor of Market Forces and Competition Issues at UvA Economics and Business) has been appointed as a new member of The Nederlands Comité voor Ondernemerschap starting ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
    Lisanne van Bunderen wins 2018 Van der Schroeff Award

    The Van der Schroeff Award for the best lecturer at UvA Economics and Business was awarded to Lisanne van Bunderen. The winner was announced during the New Year’s event on 17 January. “It was really enjoyable to ...

  • 17 Jan 2019
    Cartel Dating article nominated for Antitrust Writing Awards 2019

    The article ‘Cartel Dating’, written by UvA Economics and Business researchers Peter Boswijk, Maurice Bun and Maarten Pieter Schinkel has been nominated for the Antitrust Writing Awards 2019 in the Economics category ...

  • 19 Dec 2018
    ASE researcher ranked first in ‘Economentop 40’

    In the 2018 ‘Economentop 40’ rankings listing the top 40 economists in the Netherlands, Hessel Oosterbeek, a professor at the Amsterdam School of Economics(ASE), was ranked in first place. The ranking is published ...

  • 28 Nov 2018
    ASMF alumnus wins Johan de Witt thesis award 2018

    Ted van der Aalst, a cum laude graduate of the Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance MSc programme was awarded the Johan de Witt thesis award on 22 November. He won the award for his thesis 'A network approach ...

  • 24 Oct 2018
    UvA Economics graduates receive highest salary

    Research shows that UvA Economics graduates receive the highest salary in the job market compared to graduates in other studies. This is one of the findings of a SEO Amsterdam Economics study based on CBS microdata.

  • 24 Oct 2018
    Economic decisions under group pressure and on intuition

    Do people in groups make decisions other than individually and what is the value of intuition in solving complex problems? These are questions from the fast-growing field of behavioural economics that Stephen Jagau ...

  • 24 Oct 2018
    Population growth in Africa: ‘The money isn’t being spent on the right problem’

    Population growth in Africa is strong, and faster than expected. Easier access to contraceptives – currently the main focus - may curb the birthrate somewhat. However, crucial components driving population growth are ...

  • 17 Oct 2018
    Paper UvA EB lecturer cited by Pentti Hakkarainen

    A paper by assistant professor Stefanie Huber has been cited during a speech of ECB board member Pentti Hakkarainen about the health of banks in the Eurozone earlier this month.

  • 4 Oct 2018
    Maarten Pieter Schinkel and Jan Tuinstra cited in US Supreme Court case

    Two articles by UvA EB professors Maarten Pieter Schinkel, Jan Tuinstra, and co-authors have been cited in an amicus letter in the Apple v. Pepper case currently before the US Supreme Court.

  • 26 Sep 2018
    CeNDEF to organise event marking its 20-year anniversary

    On 18 and 19 October 2018, CeNDEF (Centre for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance) will be organising an event to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

  • 26 Sep 2018
    First TI Dutch Network Economics Day

    The first Tinbergen Institute (TI) Dutch Network Economics Day will take place on Wednesday 17 October at the Tinbergen Institute in Amsterdam.

  • 26 Sep 2018
    The soothing effects of strangers

    Is pain treatment more helpful if it is provided by a member of the same cultural group or is the help from someone from a disliked cultural group a more effective way to alleviate pain? A study carried out by an ...

  • 4 Sep 2018
    Roger Laeven reappointed as Academic Advisor to EIOPA

    Prof. Roger Laeven has been reappointed by the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) to a second mandate as Academic Member of the Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group (IRSG) advisory ...

  • 30 Aug 2018
    Top civil servant Hans Vijlbrief named professor by special appointment at UvA

    Dr Hans Vijlbrief, president of the Eurogroup Working Group in Brussels, has been named professor by special appointment of European Economic and Financial Policy at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of ...

  • 21 Aug 2018
    Workshop: ‘Experimental and Behavioral Analyses in Macroeconomics and Finance’

    The BEAM-ABEE workshop on behavioural economics and laboratory experiments will take place on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 August. Anyone interested in attending is cordially invited to attend one or more workshop sessions.

  • 23 Jul 2018
    Three young research talents to go abroad on Rubicon grant

    Three UvA researchers who recently obtained their PhD will carry our research at a foreign research institute with a Rubicon grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The Rubicon ...

  • 3 Jul 2018
    CREED PhD candidate wins Gregory Chow Best Paper Award

    CREED PhD candidate Junze Sun has won the Gregory Chow Best Paper Award at the 2018 Chinese Economists Society (CES) conference in Hefei, China for his paper ‘A Theory on Media Bias and Elections’ (joint with ASE ...

  • 15 Jun 2018
    Only crises can trigger pension reforms

    Governments tend to postpone major interventions in pension systems. They are only prepared to adopt structural reforms when a major crisis occurs. UvA economists have come to this conclusion on the basis of a ...

  • 15 Jun 2018
    Central banks will need to refine their crisis models

    Current equilibrium models fail to predict business cycles correctly, claims University of Amsterdam professor Cars Hommes. Non-linear models incorporating human behaviour are the future.

  • 12 Jun 2018
    ASE professor speaks at Riga Stratcom Dialogue 2018

    Associate professor of Neuroeconomics Jan Engelmann's (Amsterdam School of Economics) presentation ‘Overconfidence in social media: Evidence from Neuroeconomics’ examines the role played by emotions and technical ...

  • 6 Jun 2018
    Sander Onderstal and Anouar El Haji at Bessensap 2018

    Sander Onderstal (ASE Microeconomics section) and former doctoral candidate Anouar El Haji will present their research into auctions as a marketing instrument during one of the sessions at Bessensap 2018.

  • 5 Jun 2018
    Royal honour for Peter van Gool

    On 1 June 2018, Prof. Peter van Gool, professor of Real Estate Economics, was conferred a royal honour as a Knight in the Order of Oranje Nassau.

  • 1 Jun 2018
    Monetary incentives influence confidence judgements

    The decisions we make are accompanied by a feeling of confidence. This process is important because it influences how we may behave in the future. For example, if you are very uncertain about your decision you are ...

  • 30 May 2018
    Alternative for sharing longevity risk in pensions

    Michel Vellekoop (Quantitative Economics section, Amsterdam School of Economics) and Anja de Waegenaere (Tilburg University) conducted research into an alternative where the degree of risk could differ per age cohort.

  • 23 May 2018
    Williamson Prize awarded to Giuseppe Dari Mattiacci and Enrico Perotti

    Prof. Giuseppe Dari Mattiacci (Amsterdam Law school, Amsterdam Business School) and Prof. Enrico Perotti (Amsterdam Business School) have been awarded the 2018 Oliver E. Williamson Prize for the best article ...

  • 18 Apr 2018
    Horizon 2020 funding for Sander Onderstal and Joep Sonnemans

    CREED researchers Sander Onderstal and Joep Sonnemans have been awarded an EU Horizon 2020 grant for ‘Improving Sustainability in Food Processing using Moderate Electric Fields for Process Intensification and Smart ...

  • 11 Apr 2018
    Econometrics World Championship bring world’s brightest students to the UvA

    Harvard, Cambridge, Oxford or perhaps the University of Amsterdam? Which university will be crowned econometrics world champion? From 11 to 13 April, 120 of the world’s best and brightest students from across the ...

  • 28 Feb 2018
    ASE NEXT! event a great success

    The 3rd edition of the ASE NEXT! event for Amsterdam School of Economics students and alumni was held on Friday 16 February.

  • 27 Feb 2018
    In Memoriam: Marc Goovaerts

    Was it his vitality and charm, his Flemish accent, or the way he assailed us with his knowledge and ideas? The new professor who made his appearance at the University of Amsterdam in 1984 brought energy to the ...

  • 23 Feb 2018
    Laws on financial products are ineffective

    The laws on financial products have serious flaws and financial markets supervisor AFM has too much autonomy in imposing its own rules and requirements. Lawmakers have to make a clear choice, says lawyer Frank ’t ...

  • 23 Feb 2018
    Specific limits on deducting companies’ interest expenses works better

    International companies are in a position to turn rules on deduction of interest expenses into a means to avoid paying taxes. Authorities use a range of instruments to fight this type of tax avoidance. Natalie Speet, ...

  • 23 Feb 2018
    Data Science helps insurance company to manage risks

    Insurers like to know the risk they are exposed to. The Amsterdam School of Data Science and insurance company Vivat use big data analytics to calculate these risks. Professor Michel Vellekoop is interested in the ...

  • 31 Jan 2018
    Klaas Knot gives guest lecture

    On 29 January, Klaas Knot, President of De Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank) and professor of Monetary Stability at the University of Amsterdam, gave a guest lecture to third-year Economics Bachelor’s students ...

  • 23 Jan 2018
    Two candidates win 2017 Joop Hartog Thesis Award

    For the first time, the Joop Hartog Thesis Award has been awarded to two winners. Both winners of the 2017 edition are former Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) PhD students. The jury decided that both candidates, ...

  • 16 Jan 2018
    Publication by Maarten Pieter Schinkel on 'Green Cartels' nominated for Antitrust Writing Awards 2018

    The article “Can collusion promote sustainable consumption and production?” by Maarten Pieter Schinkel (Amsterdam Centre for Law & Economics) and Yossi Spiegel (Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University), was ...

  • 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 ...

  • 22 Mar 2017
    Students compete for the world championship in Econometrics

    Who will dethrone 2016's winner Harvard in the Econometric Game this year? From 5 through 7 April 120 students from across the world will compete for the world championship in Econometrics. The Econometric Game’s ...

  • 21 Mar 2017
    SEO Economisch Onderzoek zoekt student-assistenten

    Ben je derde- of vierdejaars student economie of econometrie, ben je op zoek naar een bijbaan die aansluit bij je studie en ben je minimaal 2 dagen per week beschikbaar? Dan nodigt SEO Economisch Onderzoek je graag ...

  • 8 Mar 2017
    Communication & Media Studies at UvA 2nd worldwide in QS Ranking

    The UvA has surged to 2nd place amongst universities worldwide in Communication & Media Studies, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject published on Wednesday, 8 March 2017. Last year, the UvA ...

  • 3 Mar 2017
    Minister Dijsselbloem in Room for Discussion

    Dutch Minister of Finance Jeroen Dijsselbloem will be the guest on Wednesday 8 March in Room for Discussion, the interview programme organised by Economics and Business students of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 21 Feb 2017
    ASE successful at the 2017 International Job Market

    The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) succeeded in filling two vacancies for tenure track positions during the 2017 International Job Market.

  • 17 Feb 2017
    Unemployment has long-term effects on retirement income, research finds

    The credit crisis of 2008 will be felt for years to come. Workers who lost their jobs during the crisis especially will feel the pain throughout their retired life. Younger workers are the hardest hit category, ...

  • 17 Feb 2017
    Introducing strategy-proof secondary school choice in Amsterdam

    Scholars were asked to devise a new system for assigning first-year students to secondary schools in Amsterdam. Hessel Oosterbeek, a professor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), was one of the project’s collaborators.

  • 17 Feb 2017
    A strong euro area needs reforms

    Europe is working towards better coordination of the fiscal policies of its member states. The European Fiscal Board (EFB) is going to advise the European Commission on fiscal matters to help the Commission achieve ...

  • 15 Feb 2017
    Roger Laeven Receives Research Grant from the Dutch Association of Insurers

    The Dutch Association of Insurers has awarded a sponsorship to Prof. Roger J. A. Laeven to support research related to Risk and Regulation.

  • 8 Feb 2017
    Klaas Knot gives guest lecture

    On 30 January Prof. Klaas Knot, President of the Nederlandsche Bank and professor or Monetary Stability at the UvA, gave a guest lecture to third-year students of Economics. The lecture was part of the Monetary and ...

  • 7 Feb 2017
    Thirteen researchers to visit UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship

    Thirteen promising researchers have received a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The projects focus, among other things, on the formation of ...

  • 4 Jan 2017
    Three UvA employees listed in ‘Economentop 40’ rankings

    In the 2016 ‘Economentop 40’ rankings, published by Economisch Statistische Berichten (ESB), three ASE employees were listed in the ranking: Hessel Oosterbeek (2), Thomas Buser (6) en Erik Plug (33).

  • 7 Dec 2016
    New Amsterdam School of Data Science offers wide range of courses

    The Amsterdam School of Data Science is a new initiative offering a wide range of courses in data science. The school has much to offer to anyone interested in studying Data Science and it also facilitates training ...

  • 7 Dec 2016
    12–16 December: Economics Education Week

    The economics journal ESB is organising the national Economics Education Week to be held from 12-16 December. The UvA will participate by organising a number of events that will take place during the week.

  • 26 Oct 2016
    TIER and Municipality of Amsterdam launch training experiment

    The Top Institute for Evidence Based Research (TIER), part of the ASE Human Capital research programme, has initiated an experiment to assist self-employed freelancers who have thus far had limited success acquiring ...

  • 21 Oct 2016
    UvA professor Roel Beetsma appointed member of European Fiscal Board

    Prof. Roel Beetsma, MN Professor of Pension Economics at the University of Amsterdam, has been appointed a member of the European Commission’s European Fiscal Board (EFB). This recently established advisory body will ...

  • 14 Oct 2016
    New ABS course Financial Regulation and Shadow Banking

    The ABS is offering a new two-day course on Financial Regulation and Shadow Banking, with the first edition scheduled for 30 November and 1 December at the Amsterdam Business School.

  • 13 Oct 2016
    Prof. Arnoud Boot presents report ‘Balancing Society and the Financial Sector’ to Dutch Minister of Finance

    On 12 October, Prof. Arnoud Boot of the University of Amsterdam and member of the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR), presented the report ‘Samenleving en financiële sector in evenwicht’ (‘Balancing ...

  • 28 Sep 2016
    Insurers pose limited systemic risk as long as they stay on their traditional path

    Worldwide, insurers have emerged relatively unharmed from the credit crisis. Yet, there is a call to take more control of systemic risks and to reduce them. According to Professor Roger Laeven, this is especially ...

  • 28 Sep 2016
    It is and has always been dangerous to assume that economies automatically benefit from a growing banking sector

    For a long time, countries were believed to benefit from having a large financial sector. A financial sector provides relatively ‘clean’ employment, and it is supposed to bring economic growth. The economic benefits ...

  • 28 Sep 2016
    More requirements for banks will lower the risk of a new systemic crisis, but the work is not finished yet

    The crisis which has spread around the world since 2008 is said to be mainly caused by ‘systemic risks’ within the financial sector. In his inaugural lecture, Aerdt Houben, professor at the University of Amsterdam ...

  • 28 Sep 2016
    Back to the fundamental questions when designing macroprudential policy

    Since the financial crisis a lot of progress has been made in strengthening the financial system. In order to plan for an effective macroprudential policy – policy that focuses on promoting the stability of the ...

  • 23 Sep 2016
    UvA highest ranked Dutch university offering Economics and Econometrics

    The University of Amsterdam is the highest ranked Dutch university offering the disciplines Economics and Econometrics. The UvA placed 63rd overall in the global Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

  • 16 Sep 2016
    Arnoud Boot (UvA) appointed Chairman of the European Finance Association per January 2017

    At the Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association (EFA) in Oslo last month, Arnoud Boot (University of Amsterdam/Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics) was appointed as Chairman of the EFA per 1 January 2017. ...

  • 15 Sep 2016
    UvA Economics and Business obtains ‘Triple Crown’ status

    UvA Economics and Business’ Amsterdam Business School (ABS) has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). This means UvA Economics and Business has officially acquired triple crown status.

  • 2 Sep 2016
    UvA Economics and Business launches new a Master in Finance and a revamped Master in Business Economics

    Starting 1 September the Amsterdam Business School of UvA Economics and Business will offer a new Master’s programme in Finance with four specialisations tracks. The revamped MSc Business Economics will continue with ...

  • 19 Aug 2016
    NWO Research Talent grant for Pim Kastelein

    NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) recently awarded a Research Talent grant for the project “Pension funding, housing wealth and macroeconomic demand”. This is the PhD project of Pim Kastelein ...

  • 29 Jun 2016
    NVAO accreditation for UvA Economics and Business programmes

    All UvA Economics and Business Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes have been accredited or reaccredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). This was announced by NVAO on Monday 27 ...

  • 1 Jun 2016
    Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci elected to the Board of Directors of the American Law & Economics Association (ALEA)

    Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci has been elected at the May 2016 annual meeting at Harvard University with Alma Cohen (Harvard University and Tel Aviv University), Alison D. Morantz (Stanford University), and Eric L. Talley ...

  • 25 May 2016
    Understanding the role of emotions in economic decision-making by studying the brain

    Psychologists and marketers recognise emotions as an important factor in decision-making, but economists still don’t incorporate the impact of emotions in their models. Introducing psychological factors and ...

  • 25 May 2016
    What leads to corruption, and how can we tackle and control it?

    Collaboration is a buzzword in modern organisations. However, it also has a dark side that organisations often ignore, warns Shaul Shalvi, associate professor in experimental economics at UvA. Shalvi obtained EU ...

  • 13 May 2016
    New EU Horizon 2020 grant for CeNDEF researchers

    CeNDEF researchers Cars Hommes, Cees Diks and Jan Tuinstra have been awarded a new EU Horizon 2020 grant for `Expectations and Social Influence Dynamics in Economics (ExSIDE)’.

  • 30 Mar 2016
    World’s best econometrics students to battle for world cup glory

    Who will be crowned econometric world champions? From 6 to 8 April 120 students from across the globe will compete for this prestigious title during the 17th edition of the Econometric Game. The University of ...

  • 23 Mar 2016
    UvA Economics and Business partners with Amsterdam Data Science

    Since 1 March 2016, UvA Economics and Business has been working intensively with Amsterdam Data Science (ADS). Amsterdam Data Science is an initiative to make the Amsterdam region one of the top global players in the ...

  • 10 Mar 2016
    UvA behavioural economist enthusiastic about study on honesty

    A promising study that opens up new avenues for further research. This is the opinion of UvA researcher Shaul Shalvi about the publication of a new experimental study by a research team from the University of ...

  • 26 Feb 2016
    Successful first edition of Eureka! Live

    This past month the first edition of Eureka! Live took place, focusing on the theme of Big Data.

  • 21 Feb 2016
    Science publication: Complexity theory needed for better management of financial-economic crises

    Complexity theory is needed for a better understanding and management of financial-economic crises, according to an article published earlier today in Science. The article, which is authored by an interdisciplinary ...

  • 18 Feb 2016
    Complexity theory needed for better management of financial-economic crises

    Complexity theory is needed for a better understanding and management of financial-economic crises, according to an article published earlier today in Science. The article, which is authored by an interdisciplinary ...

  • 16 Feb 2016
    AACSB International Accreditation awarded to UvA Faculty of Economics and Business

    The University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business has earned accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the global accrediting body for business schools.

  • 11 Feb 2016
    Vacancy Postdoctoral Fellow in Empirical Legal Studies

    The Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Empirical Legal Studies. Applications can be sent until May 1st.

  • 10 Feb 2016
    Roger Laeven appointed member of EIOPA advisory body

    The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has nominated Prof. Roger Laeven for appointment to its Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group (IRSG) advisory body. This body facilitates ...

  • 5 Feb 2016
    Announcement for a Doctoral Fellowship in Bielefeld and Amsterdam

    We invite applications for a doctoral stipend to pursue a joint degree between Bielefeld University and the University of Amsterdam within the European Doctorate in Economics – Erasmus Mundus (EDEEM).

  • 5 Feb 2016
    The effects of austerity measures on private sector confidence

    Is there a relationship between austerity measures and consumer confidence? And how does a fall in confidence result in a lower consumption? In her PhD, Oana Furtuna researches the expectational effects of fiscal ...

  • 2 Feb 2016
    Response to consultation policy rule Competition and Sustainability

    Maarten Pieter Schinkel (ACLE) has responded, on the basis of recent research with Yossi Spiegel (Tel Aviv University) and Lukas Toth (ACLE), to the consultation Policy rule Competition and Sustainability. Schinkel’s ...

  • 28 Jan 2016
    Recapitalisation of banks limits length of recession 

    The recapitalisation of distressed banks by governments can substantially reduce the length of a recession. Such banks, moreover, return to financial health more quickly than distressed banks without sufficient ...

  • 27 Jan 2016
    UvA rises in ESB ‘Economentop 40’ rankings

    In 2015 the UvA improved markedly in the ESB (Economisch Statistische Berichten) 'Economentop 40' (ranking for economists) compared to previous years. Six UvA employees were listed in the ranking, compared to four in ...

  • 27 Jan 2016
    Professor Klaas Knot gives guest lecture

    On 25 January, Klaas Knot, president of the Dutch Central Bank and professor of Monetary Stability at the University of Amsterdam, gave a guest lecture to third-year Economics Bachelor’s students in the Monetary and ...

  • 26 Jan 2016
    CREED Associate Professor Shaul Shalvi elected to the Young Academy of Europe

    Shaul Shalvi was recently elected to the Young Academy of Europe based on his leadership in research and contributions to the field of Behavioural Ethics, strengthening the links between psychological and economic ...

  • 19 Jan 2016
    New Year's assembly: Van der Schroeff award 2015 awarded to Adam Booij

    During the New Year’s assembly held on Thursday 14 January, Adam Booij was awarded the Van der Schroeffprijs 2015 for best Economics and Business Lecturer.

  • 26 Nov 2015
    Best paper award for Anna Butenko (Centrum voor Energievraag-stukken) and Kati Cseres (ACELG and ACLE)

    Anna Butenko’s and Kati Cseres’ paper “The Regulatory consumer: prosumer driven local energy production initiatives” has won the Best paper award at the 8th Annual Conference of the Competition and Regulation in ...

  • 7 Nov 2015
    CeNDEF PhD candidate Florian Sniekers wins ESB Award 2015

    Espen Moen, Plamen Nenov, and Florian Sniekers were awarded the ESB Award 2015 for their article 'Eerst kopen of eerst verkopen op de woningmarkt'.

  • 27 Oct 2015
    More data help to better assess price risks

    Professor of Financial Econometrics Peter Boswijk conducts research into the risks of securities portfolios. He is delighted with the availability of increasingly sophisticated data. ‘Our study contributes to making ...

  • 12 Oct 2015
    UNCTAD adopts project proposal of Maarten Pieter Schinkel (ACLE)

    UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) has adopted a research project of Prof. Maarten Pieter Schinkel (Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics, University of Amsterdam) and Dovile Venskutonyte ...

  • 9 Sep 2015
    Amsterdam students to learn the art of ‘growth hacking’

    Starting this fall, students and graduates from universities and universities of applied sciences will take part in the Amsterdam-based pilot programme ‘Growth Hacking’. As part of the programme, students will learn, ...

  • 31 Aug 2015
    Domenico Massaro receives Italian research grant

    Dr Domenico Massaro was recently awarded a €250,000 Scientific Independence of young Researchers grant (SIR) for his behavioral macroeconomics project. The SIR grant supports young researchers in the early stages of ...

  • 12 Aug 2015
    Frank Kleibergen named Fellow of the Society of Financial Econometrics

    Frank Kleibergen (Amsterdam School of Economics, ASE) has been elected as a Fellow of the Society of Financial Econometrics (SoFiE). Kleibergen is professor of Econometrics in the Econometrics and Statistics section.

  • 7 Jul 2015
    Rubicon grant awarded to two young UvA researchers

    Economist Eszter Czibor and theoretical physicist Benjamin Mosk of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have both been awarded a Rubicon grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Science Research (NWO). The grant will ...

  • 1 Jul 2015
    Two winners of 2014 H.K. Nieuwenhuis Thesis award

    Cara Ebert (MSc Economics) and Joep Lustenhouwer (MSc Econometrics) were awarded the H.K. Nieuwenhuis thesis award on Thursday 25 June during the ceremony in the Amstel Hotel. Ebert was unable to attend and received ...

  • 25 Jun 2015
    Thomas Buser wins Christiaan Huygens Science Award

    Thomas Buser (Microeconomics section, Amsterdam School of Economics) has been presented with the Christiaan Huygens Science Award 2015 for his doctoral research conducted at the University of Amsterdam in 2012.

  • 17 Jun 2015
    Martijn Han honored as best Junior Author by the Industrial Organization Society

    During the 13th Annual International Industrial Organization Conference in Boston, Martijn Han (Humboldt University – Institute for Economic Theory and ACLE Alumnus in 2011) was honored for his paper “Cartelization ...

  • 3 Jun 2015
    Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci has been awarded the Best Paper Prize 2014 by the American Law & Economics Association

    Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci (ACLE) and his co-author Luigi Alberto Franzoni (Bologna) have been selected by the Board of Directors of the American Law & Economics Association as the recipiants of the

  • 27 May 2015
    Horizon 2020 Grant for ASE researchers

    Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) researchers have been awarded a Horizon 2020 grant for large-scale lab experiments.

  • 26 May 2015
    Newly signed collaborative agreement streamlines accreditation process

    On Monday, 25 May, the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the worldwide accreditation organisation for business ...

  • 21 May 2015
    Mario Draghi cites ACRM co-director Van Wijnbergen

    In his Camdessus Lecture at the IMF on May 14, 2015, Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, used the research published by ACRM co-director Sweder van Wijnbergen and ACRM junior Risk and Macro Finance fellow Timotej Homar.

  • 20 May 2015
    10th Tinbergen Institute Conference on Complexity

    From 18 to 20 May, 2015, the 10th Tinbergen Institute (TI) Conference was held. This year the conference was organized by CeNDEF members and TI fellows Prof. Cars Hommes, Prof. Cees Diks, and Dr. Marco van der Leij.

  • 12 May 2015
    In Memoriam: Udo Smid

    Prof C.L. (Udo) Smid passed away on 3 May at the age of 78. From 1988-1999 Prof. Smid, in addition to his career at AEGON, was a lecturer in Actuarial Studies in Life Insurance with a focus on the development of ...

  • 12 May 2015
    Two Economics and Business students nominated for UvA Thesis Prize

    Paula Roxana Bogățan (MSc Business Administration: International Management) and Cara Luisa Ebert ( MSc Economics) are two of the 13 candidates nominated for the UvA Thesis Prize. The Thesis Prize will be presented ...

  • 29 Apr 2015
    Economics and Econometrics in top-50 QS World University Rankings

    The UvA’s Economics and Econometrics discipline has risen in the rankings this year and entered the top-50 of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, published on 29 April.

  • 29 Apr 2015
    UvA programmes rise in latest QS World University Rankings

    In the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, Communication & Media Studies are ranked 8th globally. Last year these subject areas, which are bundled by QS, were ranked in 10th place. Several ...

  • 14 Apr 2015
    Tackle the fundamental problems surrounding the banking crisis to avoid worse

    After a credit crisis governments should implement drastic measures in the banking sector. Failure to do so can result in a downward spiral involving weak banks and weak governments, says University of Amsterdam ...

  • 14 Apr 2015
    New solvency capital requirements for insurers mediate between true valuation and practice

    The new capital requirements for insurers are a difficult compromise between market valuation and feasibility, says UvA professor Roger Laeven.

  • 24 Mar 2015
    Econometrics World Championship brings world’s best students to the UvA

    Who will be crowned the Econometrics world champion? From 31 March to 2 April, 120 students from across the world will compete for this distinguished title. Some of the universities who will send teams to the ...

  • 4 Mar 2015
    Economics and Business employees in the Stedelijk Museum

    In Berlin-based artist Tino Sehgal’s project ‘This is Exchange’, attendants – who are actually participants in the art project – will offer museum visitors three euro in exchange for giving their opinion on the ...

  • 24 Feb 2015
    Franc Klaassen interview on CNN for ‘Analyzing Wimbledon’

    Prof. Franc Klaassen wrote the book 'Analyzing Wimbledon - The Power of statistics’ together with Jan Magnus in 2014. On Thursday 19 February broadcaster CNN interviewed Klaassen about his publication on the ...

  • 18 Feb 2015
    In Memoriam: Dany Jacobs

    Last week we received the sad news that professor Dany Jacobs had passed away after a period of illness. This news was unexpected even though we knew Dany had been seriously ill.

  • 28 Jan 2015
    Alexander Rinnooy Kan and Beatrice de Graaf to chair National Science Agenda

    Together with Beatrice de Graaf (Utrecht University), University Professor of Economics and Business Alexander Rinnooy Kan will realise the National Science Agenda appointed by the Dutch Cabinet.

  • 28 Jan 2015
    14 million euro for talent development in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area

    The Ministry of Social Affairs and the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area will make a joint investment of 14 million euro in the human capital and talent development programme ‘Werk maken van Talent’.

  • 28 Jan 2015
    Giuseppe Dari Mattiacci gives 2015 Dieter Heremans Fund Lecture Series in Law and Economics at KU Leuven

    In February 2015, the Dieter Heremans Fund Lectures in Law & Economics are given by Prof. Giuseppe Dari Mattiacci.

  • 23 Jan 2015
    Hessel Oosterbeek listed in Elsevier's ScienceDirect Top-100 article downloads

    Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) researcher Hessel Oosterbeek has been included in a ranking of Elsevier's ScienceDirect Top-100 article downloads. The ranking contains articles by Netherlands-based authors in the ...

  • 23 Jan 2015
    An airbag for banks that just may explode

    Banks tapped a new source of capital with issuing Contingent Convertibles ('CoCos’) something which has proved very popular among investors. 'CoCos seem to increase the resilience of banks, but they bring great ...

  • 23 Jan 2015
    Collective pension funds deliver welfare gains; at least for the time being

    Risk sharing of adverse shocks between generations within pension funds deliver welfare gains, according to studies. Researcher Ward Romp gives such funds the benefit of the doubt for the time being, but notes that ...

  • 20 Jan 2015
    New Year's assembly: Van der Schroeff award 2014 awarded to Dick Kerver

    During the New Year’s assembly held on Thursday 15 January, Dick Kerver was awarded the Van der Schroeffprijs 2014 for best Economics and Business Lecturer. Klaas Knot (President of De Nederlandsche Bank) and Harold ...

  • 9 Jan 2015
    Joris Marée Lecturer of the Year 2014

    On Thursday 8 January Joris Marée (Mathematical Economics and Mathematics section) was selected as UvA Lecturer of the Year 2014. He received this award out of a field of six faculty nominees at the University of ...

  • 6 Jan 2015
    Arnoud Boot appointed honorary member of Royal Netherlands Economic Association (KVS)

    After 8 years of chairing the Royal Netherlands Economic Association (from 2006-2014) prof. Arnoud Boot (ACLE/University of Amsterdam) was appointed an honorary member of the association on 12 December 2014.

  • 2 Jan 2015
    Lukáš Tóth Selected 2015 International Scholar in Residence by the American Bar Association

    Lukáš Tóth (PhD candidate at the Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics) has been selected as the 2015 International Scholar in Residence by the American Bar Association Section Antitrust Law.

  • 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 ...

  • 11 Mar 2014
    ‘Study macroeconomics with realistic behavioural models'

    Nowadays for many of us it’s much easier to imagine the link between ‘chaos and economics’ than in 1999 when this was the title of Cars Hommes’ inaugural address. He referred to scientific chaos, but what is that ...

  • 11 Mar 2014
    Smaller classrooms lead to higher adult incomes

    A class size reduction from 25 to 20 students provides students on average with over three per cent higher wages when they are between 27 and 42 years old.

  • 11 Mar 2014
    Prestige of math and science scares off girls because they are less competitive

    What’s the problem with girls and mathematics? Despite many efforts to encourage their enthusiasm for science and technology, there are still only a few female students in technical universities and sciences like ...

  • 7 Mar 2014
    Professor Maarten Pieter Schinkel (ACLE) member of The Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities

    Maarten Pieter Schinkel (Professor of Competition Economics at the Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics) has been invited a member of the Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (The Royal Holland ...

  • 29 Jan 2014
    Domenico Massaro wins Joop Hartog Thesis award

    The annual Joop Hartog Thesis award was presented to Domenico Massaro (Amsterdam School of Economics) for his thesis 'Bounded Rationality and Heterogeneous Expectations in Macroeconomics'. In addition to the award ...

  • 21 Jan 2014
    Walter Kanning faculty winner for Lecturer of the Year award

    All seven faculty winners of the Lecturer of the Year award were honoured during the Dies Natalis held on 8 January. Walter Kanning, an esteemed guest lecturer in the Fiscal Economics programme was the winner at the ...

  • 17 Jan 2014
    Professor in favour of a more flexible pension system and more risk awareness

    “Netspar is first and foremost a scientific network so we don’t have an agenda. We simply identify the facts,” says Casper van Ewijk, the recently appointed general director of the joint think tank of government ...

  • 17 Jan 2014
    ‘This risk management tool does calculate financial contagion’

    The CEO of private bank Van Lanschot, Floris Deckers, already admitted it in 2008; during a parliamentary hearing about the crisis with the captains of the Dutch financial industry, he acknowledged that the risk ...

  • 8 Jan 2014
    Cars Hommes wins Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship

    Dr Cars Hommes, professor of Nonlinear Economics Dynamics at the University of Amsterdam, has been presented with the Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship 2014. As a Fellow, Hommes will spend ten months carrying out ...

  • 8 Jan 2014
    C. Hommes Distinguished Lorentz Fellow at NIAS

    Mathematical economist, Cars Hommes, Professor of Economic Dynamics at the University of Amsterdam, wins the sixth Distinguished Lorentz Prize.

  • 23 Dec 2013
    Room for Discussion to host Nobel Prize winner Alvin Roth

    Nobel Prize winner Dr Alvin E. Roth will be awarded an honorary doctorate during the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Dies Natalis (birthday) on Wednesday, 8 January 2014. Prior to the ceremony, Roth will be a guest ...

  • 27 Nov 2013
    Leading bank executives invited to Room for Discussion

    Nout Wellink, former president of the Dutch Central Bank, has been invited to talk to Room for Discussion, the discussion platform for economics students at the UvA, on 4 December. The students will host Augusto ...

  • 15 Nov 2013
    A scientist in the role of mortgage watchdog

    Maarten Pieter Schinkel, professor of Competition Economics and Regulation at the University of Amsterdam, carries out research into price leadership bans in the Dutch mortgage market imposed by the European ...

  • 15 Nov 2013
    Chance to win a prize ruins the joy of generosity

    Door to door fundraising is very popular in the Netherlands. The Central Fundraising Bureau (CBF) annually coordinates approximately 25 national collection campaigns for charitable foundations.

  • 5 Nov 2013
    Download CenDEF@15 brochure

    The Center for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance (CeNDEF) recently held a two-day symposium to mark its 15th anniversary. Now a brochure has been published describing CeNDEF's activities over the years.

  • 30 Oct 2013
    Enrico Perotti and Roger Laeven on Solvency II

    Prof. Enrico Perotti and Prof. Roger Laeven share their perspective on Solvency II in a publication on the website Vox. Solvency II is new European legislation on prudential rules for insurance companies.

  • 24 Oct 2013
    Lawyers have strong influence on corporate acquisitions

    The role of lawyers in corporate acquisitions is strong, with the personal style and character of a lawyer exerting a significant influence on the final agreement and sometimes even the price. This is one of the ...

  • 23 Oct 2013
    Interview with Maarten Pieter Schinkel in Rostra Economica

    Interview 'Inspired People' in Rostra Economica 296

  • 2 Oct 2013
    Veni research at the Amsterdam School of Economics

    On 1 December 2013 Dr Audrey Hu will start conducting research into High-risk Auctions. The research will be carried out at the Center for Research in Experimental Economics and Political Decision Making (CREED).

  • 11 Sep 2013
    Frans Timmermans in Room for Discussion

    Frans Timmermans, the Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs will be the guest in Room for Discussion on Monday, 16 September. Room for Discussion is a debate platform for students at the UvA's Faculty of Economics and ...

  • 11 Sep 2013
    Do’s and don’ts of 50 years of budget policy in the Netherlands

    According to Roel Beetsma et al we should be pleased with the independent Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB). And Dutch budget policy has a number of other strengths that could be of benefit to ...

  • 4 Sep 2013
    Coen Teulings appointed professor of Economics at the University of Cambridge

    The University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) is pleased to announce that FEB professor Coen Teulings was recently appointed professor within the Montague Burton Professorship of Industrial ...

  • 28 Aug 2013
    3.6 million euros for research into matching on the labour market

    A network of six universities (with the University of Amsterdam as project coordinator) and several companies have obtained a 3.6 million euro grant from the European FP7 Marie Curie programme for the EDUWORKS project.

  • 27 Aug 2013
    Room for Discussion with Frans van Houten (CEO Philips)

    Room for Discussion opens the academic year with the CEO of Philips, Frans van Houten. On Thursday, 5 September at 12:30, he will be Room for Discussion's guest in the main lobby of the E-building at the ...

  • 26 Aug 2013
    Carmine Guerriero (ACLE) is appointed as Visiting Research Scholar at the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)

    Carmine Guerriero (ACLE) is appointed as Visiting Research Scholar at the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) from November 2013 untill February 2014.

  • 23 Jul 2013
    19 UvA and AMC researchers receive Veni grant

    Nineteen researchers who recently obtained their doctorate, will receive a Veni grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for research at the UvA or the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA). ...

  • 21 Jun 2013
    On Zombie Banks and Recessions after Systemic Banking Crises: It Does Matter How Governments Intervene

    Sweder van Wijnbergen and Timotej Homar show how the duration of the recession could be cut in half if the right measures are taken. Now the government is stimulating the formation of zombie banks.

  • 20 Jun 2013
    Maarten Pieter Schinkel appointed member of the international advisory board of the Centre for Law, Economics and Society at UCL

    ACLE faculty member Maarten Pieter Schinkel has been appointed as member of the international advisory board of the Centre for Law, Economics and Society at University College London (UCL).

  • 28 May 2013
    FEB-CenDEF researcher wins Best PhD Thesis Award

    The Italy-based Unicredit and Universities Foundation recently awarded Faculty of Economics and Business postdoc researcher Domenico Massaro the Best PhD Thesis Award for his thesis titled "Bounded Rationality and ...

  • 22 May 2013
    Best paper award for Tinbergen Institute researchers

    The Unicredit and Universities Foundation recently awarded TI PhD students Rei Sayag (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and Pedro Robalo (FEB, CREED) the first prize for their outstanding joint paper entitled “Paying is ...

  • 14 May 2013
    Fleur Randag - student of ACLE nominated for UvA Thesis Award

    The master thesis of Fleur Randag, written at ACLE under the supervision of Maarten Pieter Schinkel, is nominated for the UvA Thesis Award. Fleur Randag studied coordination effects of the price leadership ban ...

  • 8 May 2013
    Room for Discussion with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde

    The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was the guest in Room for Discussion on 7 May.