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Results: 241 - 260 of 300
Results: 241 - 260 of 300
  • Room for Discussion
    Room for Discussion welcomes Gerrit Zalm
    4 Jun 2014
    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 ...
  • Henriëtte Maassen van den Brink
    'Study effectiveness of education and labour market policies’
    23 May 2014
    “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.
  • EU FP7
    Cars Hommes coordinator of EU FP7 research project
    16 Apr 2014
    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: ...
  • Prof Alexander Rinnooy Kan
    Alexander Rinnooy Kan awarded 2014 Academy Medal
    31 Mar 2014
    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 ...
  • In memoriam: Mars Cramer
    19 Mar 2014
    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 ...
  • ‘Study macroeconomics with realistic behavioural models'
    11 Mar 2014
    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 ...
  • Hessel Oosterbeek
    Smaller classrooms lead to higher adult incomes
    11 Mar 2014
    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.
  • Buser
    Prestige of math and science scares off girls because they are less competitive
    11 Mar 2014
    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 ...
  • Professor Maarten Pieter Schinkel (ACLE) member of The Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities
    7 Mar 2014
    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 ...
  • Domenico Massaro wins Joop Hartog Thesis award
    29 Jan 2014
    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 ...
  • Walter Kanning faculty winner for Lecturer of the Year award
    21 Jan 2014
    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 ...
  • Casper van Ewijk
    Professor in favour of a more flexible pension system and more risk awareness
    17 Jan 2014
    “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 ...
  • R.J.A. Laeven
    ‘This risk management tool does calculate financial contagion’
    17 Jan 2014
    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 ...
    Massimo Giuliodori, professor of Empirical Macroeconomics
    9 Jan 2014
    Dr M. Giuliodori (1972) has been appointed professor of Empirical Macroeconomics at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business.
  • Cars Hommes wins Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship
    8 Jan 2014
    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 ...
  • NIAS Lorentz Program
    C. Hommes Distinguished Lorentz Fellow at NIAS
    8 Jan 2014
    Mathematical economist, Cars Hommes, Professor of Economic Dynamics at the University of Amsterdam, wins the sixth Distinguished Lorentz Prize.
  • Alvin E. Roth
    Room for Discussion to host Nobel Prize winner Alvin Roth
    23 Dec 2013
    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 ...
  • Matthijs van Veelen
    Matthijs van Veelen, professor of Evolution and Behaviour
    4 Dec 2013
    Dr C.M. van Veelen (1972) has been appointed professor of Evolution and Behaviour at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business.
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    Philipp Koellinger, professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    2 Dec 2013
    Dr P. Koellinger (1975) has been appointed professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business.
  • Ratan Tata at Room for Discussion
    Leading bank executives invited to Room for Discussion
    27 Nov 2013
    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 ...