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Results: 41 - 60 of 231
  • 12 Jun 2018
    Jan Engelmann
    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
    Bessensap 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
    Peter van Gool decorated
    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
    Carrot, picture by nist6dh
    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
    Michel Vellekoop
    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
    Perotti & Dari-Mattiacci
    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
    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
    Logo Econometric Game
    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
    Economics and Business alumni
    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
    Marc Goovaerts
    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
    Frank 't Hart
    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
    Natalie Speet
    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
    Michel Vellekoop
    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
    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
    Florian Siegers recieves the Joop Hartog Prize
    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
    Business Economics
    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
    Melchior Mattens wins Johan de Witt Thesis award 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
    EU flag
    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
    Martijn Droes
    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. ...