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Results: 161 - 180 of 218
  • 24 Jun 2014
    Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance student wins Johan de Witt Publication Prize 2014

    Miriam Loois, MSc student in the Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance section of the Amsterdam School of Economics has won the Johan de Witt Publication Prize 2014.

  • 24 Jun 2014
    Cars Hommes elected President of the Society of Computational Economics

    In May 2014 UvA Professor Cars Hommes was elected President of the Society of Computational Economics (SCE) for a period of two years.

  • 6 Jun 2014
    On PhD Defense Eva Hendriks - ’Essays in Law and Economics'

    June 6th Eva Hendriks defended her dissertation 'Essays in Law and Economics'.

  • 4 Jun 2014
    Room for Discussion welcomes Gerrit Zalm

    On Thursday, 5 June, ABN AMRO CEO Gerrit Zalm will be a guest on Room for Discussion, the discussion platform for economics students at the University of Amsterdam. The former Minister of Finance was appointed to the ...

  • 23 May 2014
    'Study effectiveness of education and labour market policies’

    “It’s my belief that scientists also have a social mission,” says Henriëtte Maassen van den Brink, Professor Labour Market and Education Economics at UvA’s Amsterdam School of Economics.

  • 16 Apr 2014
    Cars Hommes coordinator of EU FP7 research project

    Cars Hommes, professor of Economics Dynamics and director of the Center for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance (CeNDEF) has once again succeeded in obtaining an EU FP7 grant for a collaborative project: ...

  • 31 Mar 2014
    Alexander Rinnooy Kan awarded 2014 Academy Medal

    Prof. Alexander Rinnooy Kan, university professor of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), has been selected to receive the 2014 Academy Medal of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and ...

  • 19 Mar 2014
    In memoriam: Mars Cramer

    The Faculty of Economics and Business was saddened by the news that professor Mars (J.S.) Cramer passed away on March 15, 2014. His demise was unexpected: despite his age, he was an active academic until the day ...

  • 11 Mar 2014
    ‘Study macroeconomics with realistic behavioural models'

    Nowadays for many of us it’s much easier to imagine the link between ‘chaos and economics’ than in 1999 when this was the title of Cars Hommes’ inaugural address. He referred to scientific chaos, but what is that ...

  • 11 Mar 2014
    Smaller classrooms lead to higher adult incomes

    A class size reduction from 25 to 20 students provides students on average with over three per cent higher wages when they are between 27 and 42 years old.

  • 11 Mar 2014
    Prestige of math and science scares off girls because they are less competitive

    What’s the problem with girls and mathematics? Despite many efforts to encourage their enthusiasm for science and technology, there are still only a few female students in technical universities and sciences like ...

  • 7 Mar 2014
    Professor Maarten Pieter Schinkel (ACLE) member of The Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities

    Maarten Pieter Schinkel (Professor of Competition Economics at the Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics) has been invited a member of the Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (The Royal Holland ...

  • 29 Jan 2014
    Domenico Massaro wins Joop Hartog Thesis award

    The annual Joop Hartog Thesis award was presented to Domenico Massaro (Amsterdam School of Economics) for his thesis 'Bounded Rationality and Heterogeneous Expectations in Macroeconomics'. In addition to the award ...

  • 21 Jan 2014
    Walter Kanning faculty winner for Lecturer of the Year award

    All seven faculty winners of the Lecturer of the Year award were honoured during the Dies Natalis held on 8 January. Walter Kanning, an esteemed guest lecturer in the Fiscal Economics programme was the winner at the ...

  • 17 Jan 2014
    Professor in favour of a more flexible pension system and more risk awareness

    “Netspar is first and foremost a scientific network so we don’t have an agenda. We simply identify the facts,” says Casper van Ewijk, the recently appointed general director of the joint think tank of government ...

  • 17 Jan 2014
    ‘This risk management tool does calculate financial contagion’

    The CEO of private bank Van Lanschot, Floris Deckers, already admitted it in 2008; during a parliamentary hearing about the crisis with the captains of the Dutch financial industry, he acknowledged that the risk ...

  • 8 Jan 2014
    Cars Hommes wins Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship

    Dr Cars Hommes, professor of Nonlinear Economics Dynamics at the University of Amsterdam, has been presented with the Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship 2014. As a Fellow, Hommes will spend ten months carrying out ...

  • 8 Jan 2014
    C. Hommes Distinguished Lorentz Fellow at NIAS

    Mathematical economist, Cars Hommes, Professor of Economic Dynamics at the University of Amsterdam, wins the sixth Distinguished Lorentz Prize.

  • 23 Dec 2013
    Room for Discussion to host Nobel Prize winner Alvin Roth

    Nobel Prize winner Dr Alvin E. Roth will be awarded an honorary doctorate during the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Dies Natalis (birthday) on Wednesday, 8 January 2014. Prior to the ceremony, Roth will be a guest ...

  • 27 Nov 2013
    Leading bank executives invited to Room for Discussion

    Nout Wellink, former president of the Dutch Central Bank, has been invited to talk to Room for Discussion, the discussion platform for economics students at the UvA, on 4 December. The students will host Augusto ...