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Results: 121 - 140 of 218
Results: 121 - 140 of 218
  • 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 ...

  • 3 Jun 2015
    Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci has been awarded the Best Paper Prize 2014 by the American Law & Economics Association

    Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci (ACLE) and his co-author Luigi Alberto Franzoni (Bologna) have been selected by the Board of Directors of the American Law & Economics Association as the recipiants of the

  • 27 May 2015
    Horizon 2020 Grant for ASE researchers

    Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) researchers have been awarded a Horizon 2020 grant for large-scale lab experiments.

  • 26 May 2015
    Newly signed collaborative agreement streamlines accreditation process

    On Monday, 25 May, the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the worldwide accreditation organisation for business ...

  • 21 May 2015
    Mario Draghi cites ACRM co-director Van Wijnbergen

    In his Camdessus Lecture at the IMF on May 14, 2015, Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, used the research published by ACRM co-director Sweder van Wijnbergen and ACRM junior Risk and Macro Finance fellow Timotej Homar.

  • 20 May 2015
    10th Tinbergen Institute Conference on Complexity

    From 18 to 20 May, 2015, the 10th Tinbergen Institute (TI) Conference was held. This year the conference was organized by CeNDEF members and TI fellows Prof. Cars Hommes, Prof. Cees Diks, and Dr. Marco van der Leij.

  • 12 May 2015
    In Memoriam: Udo Smid

    Prof C.L. (Udo) Smid passed away on 3 May at the age of 78. From 1988-1999 Prof. Smid, in addition to his career at AEGON, was a lecturer in Actuarial Studies in Life Insurance with a focus on the development of ...

  • 12 May 2015
    Two Economics and Business students nominated for UvA Thesis Prize

    Paula Roxana Bogățan (MSc Business Administration: International Management) and Cara Luisa Ebert ( MSc Economics) are two of the 13 candidates nominated for the UvA Thesis Prize. The Thesis Prize will be presented ...

  • 29 Apr 2015
    Economics and Econometrics in top-50 QS World University Rankings

    The UvA’s Economics and Econometrics discipline has risen in the rankings this year and entered the top-50 of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, published on 29 April.

  • 29 Apr 2015
    UvA programmes rise in latest QS World University Rankings

    In the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, Communication & Media Studies are ranked 8th globally. Last year these subject areas, which are bundled by QS, were ranked in 10th place. Several ...

  • 14 Apr 2015
    Tackle the fundamental problems surrounding the banking crisis to avoid worse

    After a credit crisis governments should implement drastic measures in the banking sector. Failure to do so can result in a downward spiral involving weak banks and weak governments, says University of Amsterdam ...

  • 14 Apr 2015
    New solvency capital requirements for insurers mediate between true valuation and practice

    The new capital requirements for insurers are a difficult compromise between market valuation and feasibility, says UvA professor Roger Laeven.

  • 24 Mar 2015
    Econometrics World Championship brings world’s best students to the UvA

    Who will be crowned the Econometrics world champion? From 31 March to 2 April, 120 students from across the world will compete for this distinguished title. Some of the universities who will send teams to the ...

  • 4 Mar 2015
    Economics and Business employees in the Stedelijk Museum

    In Berlin-based artist Tino Sehgal’s project ‘This is Exchange’, attendants – who are actually participants in the art project – will offer museum visitors three euro in exchange for giving their opinion on the ...

  • 24 Feb 2015
    Franc Klaassen interview on CNN for ‘Analyzing Wimbledon’

    Prof. Franc Klaassen wrote the book 'Analyzing Wimbledon - The Power of statistics’ together with Jan Magnus in 2014. On Thursday 19 February broadcaster CNN interviewed Klaassen about his publication on the ...

  • 18 Feb 2015
    In Memoriam: Dany Jacobs

    Last week we received the sad news that professor Dany Jacobs had passed away after a period of illness. This news was unexpected even though we knew Dany had been seriously ill.

  • 28 Jan 2015
    Alexander Rinnooy Kan and Beatrice de Graaf to chair National Science Agenda

    Together with Beatrice de Graaf (Utrecht University), University Professor of Economics and Business Alexander Rinnooy Kan will realise the National Science Agenda appointed by the Dutch Cabinet.

  • 28 Jan 2015
    14 million euro for talent development in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area

    The Ministry of Social Affairs and the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area will make a joint investment of 14 million euro in the human capital and talent development programme ‘Werk maken van Talent’.