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Results: 221 - 231 of 231
  • 10 Sep 2012
    UvA political scientists to host special event reacting to Dutch general election results

    On Wednesday, 12 September the Dutch public go to the polls in an early election seen by many as an indicator of future electoral trends in other European countries.

  • 7 Sep 2012
    University Professor Alexander Rinnooy Kan appointed Commander in the Order of the Netherlands Lion

    Alexander Rinnooy, University Professor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been appointed Commander in the Order of the Netherlands Lion.

  • 17 Aug 2012
    UvA researchers confirm teaching entrepreneurial skills in primary school is useful

    Primary school is a fertile ground for developing entrepreneurial skills. The curriculum of The BizWorld Foundation, a national non-profit organisation dedicated to teaching entrepreneurship, business and finance to ...

  • 15 Jul 2012
    Photo Roger Laeven
    Inaugural lecture Prof. Roger Laeven

    Financial markets are susceptible to shocks caused by contagion. The mathematical models commonly used for financial risk management, such as the new EU regulations for insurers, provide insufficient protection for ...

  • 4 Jul 2012
    UvA to celebrate its 16,000th doctoral thesis defence ceremony

    On Thursday 5 July, the 16,000th doctoral thesis defence ceremony will take place at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Thomas de Haan will obtain his doctorate under Prof. Theo Offerman of the Faculty of Economics ...

  • 11 Jun 2012
    UvA ‘Stapenning’ honorary award for economist Michael Ellman

    On Friday 8 June, Prof. Michael Ellman received the ‘Stapenning’ honorary award from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) during a special event marking his departure as Professor of Economic Systems with special ...

  • 1 Jun 2012
    UvA researchers confirm teaching entrepreneurial skills in primary school is useful

    Primary school is a fertile ground for developing entrepreneurial skills. These are the finding of the study 'The effect of early entrepreneurship education' conducted by the Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship ...

  • 3 May 2012
    Nine subsidies from NWO Research Talent programme for UvA research

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has accepted nine proposals from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as part of the Research Talent subsidy programme of the NWO Division of Social Sciences ...

  • 4 Apr 2012
    Faculty of Humanities researcher wins Veegens Prize 2012

    Faculty of Humanities researcher Lodewijk Petram has been awarded the Dirk Jacob Veegens Prize 2012.

  • 28 Mar 2012
    US subprime mortgages mainly issued to middle class households

    Most subprime mortgages in the US were issued to members of the middle classes. The current perception that most subprime mortgages in the US were sold to lower-income groups is thus inaccurate. This is one of the ...

  • 20 Mar 2012
    Three UvA professors named Crown-appointed members of Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands

    The Dutch cabinet has named three University of Amsterdam (UvA) professors as Crown-appointed members of the Social Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER). Barbara Baarsma, Aukje Nauta and Evert Verhulp will serve ...