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Results: 1 - 20 of 308
Motivated cognition: microeconomics research into irrational beliefs
19 Oct 2021
Musical preferences and gourmet meals may well give rise to amusing differences of opinion. There is no point in trying to unravel these as they are both questions of taste. But there are also phenomena that can be ...
Roel Beetsma appointed new Dean of Economics and Business
14 Oct 2021
Roel Beetsma, professor of Macroeconomics, has been appointed dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) by the Executive Board. The appointment will take effect as of 1 ...
Katrien Antonio (ASE) chosen Actuary of the Year 2021
13 Oct 2021
On 7 October, Actuary Day, ASE associate professor Katrien Antonio was chosen Actuary of the Year by her peers and a jury of experts. Actuarial Practice Cycle (APC) student Iris Nonneman received the award for ...
Through the lens of microeconomics, everything looks like economics
12 Oct 2021
Whereas macroeconomics examines decision-making by governments, microeconomics takes a more personal perspective. Why do individuals and groups do what they do? It is a question relevant to practically every decision ...
Interview with new ASE professor Jeroen van de Ven
6 Oct 2021
Jeroen van de Ven was appointed professor of Information, Communication & Strategic Interaction at Amsterdam School of Economics this past June. He tells us about his background and his reasons for choosing this ...
Interview with new ASE professor Thomas Buser
15 Sep 2021
Thomas Buser was appointed professor of Behavioural Applied Microeconomics at Amsterdam School of Economics in May. He tells us about his background, reasons for choosing this field of research, and his current ...
Neuroeconomics: the key role of the brain in decision-making
31 Aug 2021
Our behaviour and decision-making are concepts scientists have tried to explain in many ways. Ultimately, every decision we make can be reduced to a single aspect, namely the interaction of millions of neurons within ...
Monique de Haan appointed professor of Empirical Microeconomics
26 Aug 2021
Dr Monique de Haan (1982) has been appointed professor of Empirical Microeconomics at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
New elective in Curaçao for EB bachelor's students
4 Aug 2021
Enjoy pearly white beaches and palm trees while you work on a solution for socio-economic issues on a small island. In the new academic year, in the second course period of the first semester, we’ll be launching a ...
Environmental Economics: mapping and overcoming obstacles to climate policy
30 Jun 2021
National and international climate policies are surrounded by huge uncertainties and numerous obstacles. What are these obstacles and how do you formulate suitable solutions for a world that is unequally affected by ...
UvA alumni develop automated platform for corporate finance
17 Jun 2021
Intrical AI, a startup founded by 3 UvA alumni, builds company profiles for corporate finance on the basis of AI. The product has now achieved the status of MVP (minimal viable product), with ABN AMRO as the ...
CeNDEF researcher co-authors winning research paper
16 Jun 2021
Professor Cars Hommes (Centre for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance, CeNDEF) recently co-authored a paper that won the first prize in the ‘Complexity in Macroeconomics’ research paper competition.
Jeroen van de Ven appointed professor of Information, Communication, and Strategic Interaction
9 Jun 2021
Dr Jeroen van de Ven (1975) has been appointed professor of Information, Communication, and Strategic Interaction at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business.
UvA Hybrid Learning Theatre wins international award and gets sequel
8 Jun 2021
The Economics and Business (EB) Hybrid Learning Theatre at the UvA has received an international award from the European University Information Systems organisation (EUNIS). EUNIS chose the project as the overall ...
Thomas Buser appointed professor of Behavioural Applied Microeconomics
26 May 2021
Dr Thomas Buser (b. 1980) has been appointed professor of Behavioural Applied Microeconomics at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
Why do we make the decisions we make?
11 May 2021
In the fields of economics and business, decision-making is key. How do consumers choose which item to purchase or which business to patronise? How do those working in the financial markets decide whether they think ...
Lund University wins 2021 Econometric Game
13 Apr 2021
The team from Sweden’s Lund University has won the ‘world championship’ in Econometrics held last week on 8 and 9 April. The competition was organised by the VSAE study association for EB students of actuarial ...
UvA EB organises Econometric Game 2021
8 Apr 2021
UvA EB’s Association of Actuarial Sciences and Econometrics students (VSAE) has organised the 2021 Econometric Game. During this competition, 30 international teams will take on the challenge of case that revolves ...
Interview with Roel Beetsma in French publication l'Opinion
7 Apr 2021
Roel Beetsma was interviewed earlier this month on the subject of reforming the European growth and stability pact after an economic crisis. The interview was published on the website of the French newspaper ...
Housing market contagion: do higher prices there mean higher prices here?
2 Mar 2021
Do changing prices in the US housing market mean similar shifts will be seen in house prices in the Netherlands? Will rising house prices in Amsterdam mean the same will be seen across the country? These are the ...