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ASE News

You can view all the news published by the Amsterdam School of Economics below. Find an overview of external media publications (Dutch only) of our researchers on the page ASE in de media. Also see a list of our events

 

Results: 21 - 40 of 300
Results: 21 - 40 of 300
  • 6 EB researchers listed in economist top 40
    6 Jan 2021
    The 2020 economist top 40 (Economentop 40) ranking lists the top 40 economists in the Netherlands. The ranking is published annually by Economisch Statistische Berichten (ESB).
  • Will the pandemic lead to an education gap?
    6 Jan 2021
    Giuseppe Sorrenti (Assistant Professor of Microeconomics at Amsterdam School of Economics) recently co-authored a working paper on the impact of school closures on children due to COVID-19 measures.
  • Sweder van Wijnbergen awarded Pierson Medal 2020
    17 Dec 2020
    Professor Sweder van Wijnbergen (1951) was awarded the Pierson Medal on 16 December. The medal was presented by Klaas Knot, chairman of the board of the Pierson Fund and president of De Nederlandsche Bank. The ...
  • EB researchers contribute to 2020 KVS ‘Preadviezen’
    8 Dec 2020
    The subject of this year’s ‘Preadviezen’ is competition policy.
  • Conference on Algorithmic Collusion: working mechanisms
    2 Dec 2020
    Timo Klein (ASE) and Maarten Pieter Schinkel (ACLE) have organised a conference on algorithmic collusion mechanisms taking place on 14 December 2020 (14:00-18:00) in the UvA’s Hybrid Learning Theatre. Algorithmic ...
  • Han van Dissel to stay on as dean of Faculty of Economics and Business
    18 Nov 2020
    The UvA Executive Board has decided to extend the appointment of Professor Han van Dissel as dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business by six months. Van Dissel's second term as dean was initially due to come to ...
  • Veni grants for 25 UvA and Amsterdam UMC researchers
    5 Nov 2020
    No fewer than 25 researchers from the UvA and Amsterdam UMC have been awarded Veni grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grants amount to a maximum of 250,000 euros per project. ...
  • New Environmental Economics chair at the UvA
    28 Oct 2020
    As of 1 November 2020, economist and former politician Rick van der Ploeg has been appointed university professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Amsterdam. He will focus on research and education in ...
  • Rick van der Ploeg appointed university professor of Environmental Economics
    28 Oct 2020
    Economist and former politician Rick van der Ploeg has been appointed university professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Amsterdam. Van der Ploeg will focus on research and education in the field of ...
  • ASE researcher discusses novel collusion issues in PhD defense ceremony
    7 Oct 2020
    Timo Klein (ASE, Microeconomics section) recently defended his dissertation during the conferral of his doctorate on 2 October 2020.
  • Submit your MSc thesis for the ASF Sustainable Future Prize
    6 Oct 2020
    A Sustainable Future (ASF) is excited to announce the new 'ASF Sustainable Future Prize' for a high-quality master's thesis focusing on one of ASF's sustainability research themes.
  • Growth in Dutch life expectancy falls short of projections
    16 Sep 2020
    Dutch life expectancy projections have been revised downwards as a result of the Royal Dutch Actuarial Association (AG) Mortality Research Committee’s new prognosis.
  • UvA Economics and Business opens new Academic Year with hybrid live lectures for 1500 first-years
    2 Sep 2020
    UvA Economics and Business (EB) is using hybrid live lectures in the ‘Hybrid Learning Theatre’ to make active participation and interaction possible for 1500 first-year students.
  • COVID-19 sparks creativity among UvA Economics and Business lecturers
    2 Sep 2020
    The COVID-19 situation has stimulated a high degree of creativity at UvA Economics and Business (UvA EB). Students have been saying 'Using Zoom the whole day isn’t very inspiring', and 'We really want to come back to ...
  • Roel Beetsma co-authors paper exploring popular support for EU financial aid
    29 Jul 2020
    Roel Beetsma (MN Professor of Pension Economics, ASE) recently co-authored a paper published by the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). The paper is based on a survey exploring whether there is popular ...
  • Schinkel criticizes new guidelines for sustainability and cartels
    14 Jul 2020
    ASE professor Maarten Pieter Schinkel's commentary on the new Guidelines for Sustainability Agreements issued by the Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) was recently featured in a number of prominent ...
  • New elective in Curaçao for EB bachelor's students
    14 Jul 2020
    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 ...
  • Shaul Shalvi
    Shaul Shalvi appointed professor of Behavioural Ethics
    9 Jun 2020
    Dr Shaul Shalvi (1978) has been appointed professor of Behavioural Ethics at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Retirees’ (60+) pension benefits insufficiently protected against interest rate fluctuations
    9 Jun 2020
    There is more interest risk than is desirable in theory when it comes to the current pension contracts of particpants aged 60 or older. This is one of the assertions of researchers Roel Mehlkopf (Tilburg University) ...
  • Andrea Weihrauch chosen EB Lecturer of the Year
    3 Jun 2020
    Andrea Weihrauch (ABS assistant professor of Strategy) has been chosen as Lecturer of the Year at UvA Economics and Business.