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Results: 141 - 160 of 218
  • 28 Jan 2015
    Giuseppe Dari Mattiacci gives 2015 Dieter Heremans Fund Lecture Series in Law and Economics at KU Leuven

    In February 2015, the Dieter Heremans Fund Lectures in Law & Economics are given by Prof. Giuseppe Dari Mattiacci.

  • 23 Jan 2015
    Hessel Oosterbeek listed in Elsevier's ScienceDirect Top-100 article downloads

    Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) researcher Hessel Oosterbeek has been included in a ranking of Elsevier's ScienceDirect Top-100 article downloads. The ranking contains articles by Netherlands-based authors in the ...

  • 23 Jan 2015
    An airbag for banks that just may explode

    Banks tapped a new source of capital with issuing Contingent Convertibles ('CoCos’) something which has proved very popular among investors. 'CoCos seem to increase the resilience of banks, but they bring great ...

  • 23 Jan 2015
    Collective pension funds deliver welfare gains; at least for the time being

    Risk sharing of adverse shocks between generations within pension funds deliver welfare gains, according to studies. Researcher Ward Romp gives such funds the benefit of the doubt for the time being, but notes that ...

  • 20 Jan 2015
    New Year's assembly: Van der Schroeff award 2014 awarded to Dick Kerver

    During the New Year’s assembly held on Thursday 15 January, Dick Kerver was awarded the Van der Schroeffprijs 2014 for best Economics and Business Lecturer. Klaas Knot (President of De Nederlandsche Bank) and Harold ...

  • 9 Jan 2015
    Joris Marée Lecturer of the Year 2014

    On Thursday 8 January Joris Marée (Mathematical Economics and Mathematics section) was selected as UvA Lecturer of the Year 2014. He received this award out of a field of six faculty nominees at the University of ...

  • 6 Jan 2015
    Arnoud Boot appointed honorary member of Royal Netherlands Economic Association (KVS)

    After 8 years of chairing the Royal Netherlands Economic Association (from 2006-2014) prof. Arnoud Boot (ACLE/University of Amsterdam) was appointed an honorary member of the association on 12 December 2014.

  • 2 Jan 2015
    Lukáš Tóth Selected 2015 International Scholar in Residence by the American Bar Association

    Lukáš Tóth (PhD candidate at the Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics) has been selected as the 2015 International Scholar in Residence by the American Bar Association Section Antitrust Law.

  • 23 Dec 2014
    Roger Laeven and co-authors win the ASX prize

    The paper 'Consumption and Portfolio Choice under Loss Aversion and Endogenous Updating of the Reference Level' by Servaas van Bilsen (Tilburg University), Roger J. A. Laeven (UvA) and Theo E. Nijman (Tilburg ...

  • 17 Dec 2014
    Thomas Buser wins KVS medal

    Dr Thomas Buser (Markets & Organisations section of the Amsterdam School of Economics) has won an award for the best thesis in the field of Economics between 2011 and 2014.

  • 24 Oct 2014
    Economist Larry Summers in Room for Discussion

    Larry Summers will be the guest in Room for Discussion on Friday 31 October from 14:20 - 15:05. Lawrence Summers is one of the most influential economists of our time. He is type of figure who influences stock ...

  • 24 Sep 2014
    ‘It is our job to hold claims under a magnifying glass'

    And who will pay the price for next year’s budget? The economy. While all signs indicate that economic growth remains modest, this year and the next, the government presents mainly good intentions. Roel Beetsma is a ...

  • 23 Sep 2014
    Tax climate in the Netherlands: many benefits, few risks

    Can the Netherlands rightfully be accused of being a tax haven? According to most lists and criteria it is not, but the discussion keeps flaring up and the media love it. UvA professor Applied Economics Barbara ...

  • 8 Sep 2014
    New degree programme combines political science, psychology, law and economics

    The start of the 2014-2015 academic year at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) saw the first cohort of students start the Bachelor's programme in Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics (PPLE). About 100 talented ...

  • 5 Sep 2014
    UvA launches research into big data

    The University of Amsterdam has started research into how big data is used by businesses, government organisations, and other institutions. In collaboration with ORTEC Consulting Group, an extensive survey has been ...

  • 13 Aug 2014
    Roel Beetsma appointed supervisor for retail trade sector pension fund

    Effective 1 July 2014, Roel Beetsma, chair of the Amsterdam School of Economics, has been appointed as a supervisor for the Industry-level Pension Fund foundation for the retail trade sector.

  • 11 Aug 2014
    Lowlands University presents: Ewald Engelen, Frank Linde and Wouter Vansteelant

    Coolpolitics and Lowlands will give a stage to science at Lowlands 2014. At Lowlands University, UvA researchers Ewald Engelen, Frank Linde and Wouter Vansteeland will give lectures on global inequality, the Higgs ...

  • 1 Jul 2014
    What can Wimbledon teach us about economics?

    Anyone who is hooked on Wimbledon these days, knows: watching tennis is mostly about listening, to commentators that fill the many breaks with their chatter and who attribute their knowledge to years of experience. ...

  • 1 Jul 2014
    Van Wijnbergen on Piketty: misinterpretation leads to wrong interventions

    UvA professor Sweder van Wijnbergen of the Amsterdam School of Economics has known Thomas Piketty’s work for quite some time. Piketty is the French professor who has acquired a kind of rock star status with his book ...

  • 24 Jun 2014
    Amsterdam School of Economics receives two NWO Research Talent grants

    Two ASE researchers have received 2014 Research Talent grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).