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Results: 181 - 200 of 231
Results: 181 - 200 of 231
  • 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
    Hessel Oosterbeek
    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
    Casper van Ewijk
    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
    R.J.A. Laeven
    ‘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
    NIAS Lorentz Program
    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
    Alvin E. Roth
    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
    Ratan Tata at Room for Discussion
    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
    Maarten Pieter Schinkel
    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
    Foto Arthur Schram
    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).