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  • 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 ...