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Results: 101 - 120 of 215
  • 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 ...