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ASE News

Below, you find all news published by the Amsterdam School of Economics. 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: 41 - 60 of 275
Results: 41 - 60 of 275
  • ASE researchers nominated for Antitrust Writing Award 2020
    4 Feb 2020
    The article ' Discretionary Authority and Prioritizing in Government Agencies', written by UvA Economics and Business researchers Maarten Pieter Schinkel, Jan Tuinstra and Lukaš Tóth, has been nominated for the ...
  • Winners Van der Schroeff Award and the Joop Hartog Dissertation Award
    30 Jan 2020
    The Van der Schroeff Award 2019 for the best lecturer at UvA Economics and Business was awarded to Dr. Pushpika Vishwanathan and Dr. Georgia Romagnoli for their efforts and success in innovation on both bachelors and ...
  • ASE alumnus wins 2020 Netspar thesis award
    29 Jan 2020
    MSc Econometrics and Actuarial Science & Mathematical Finance alumnus (2018) Bas Temme was presented with the Netspar thesis award for his thesis ‘Life-Cycle Investment Design: Strategies for Dutch top-up plans’.
  • ASE professor Hans Vijlbrief new State Secretary
    28 Jan 2020
    Hans Vijlbrief, a non-salaried Amsterdam School of Economics professor (Macro and International Economics section) has been appointed as the new State Secretary of Finance. The professor, together with Alexandra van ...
  • Seven UvA researchers receive ERC Consolidator Grants
    10 Dec 2019
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Consolidator Grants to neuroscientist Birte Forstmann, Eastern Europe researcher Artemy Kalinovsky, clinical hematologist Arnon Kater, behavourial scientist Shaul ...
  • ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to Shaul Shalvi
    10 Dec 2019
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a Consolidator Grant to Shaul Shalvi (Amsterdam School of Economics, Microeconomics section) for his research project ‘Responsible sharing: Paving the path for ...
  • Online shopping
    Dutch consumers spend more in European webshops
    4 Dec 2019
    Quinten Meertens (ASE Quantitative Economics section), has developed a new method to better estimate spending by Dutch consumers in foreign webshops (within the EU). The method was developed in collaboration with ...
  • Chess
    Men are more competitive than women in the workplace
    18 Nov 2019
    New research confirms that men have a more competitive attitude than women. This result may partially explain why men often have higher positions and higher incomes. At the same time, more diversity could be achieved ...
  • UvA Economics professors highly critical of PostNL-Sandd merger
    2 Oct 2019
    In an article published on 2 October in both 'Het Financieele Dagblad' and 'Economisch Statistische Berichten', UvA Economics professors Maarten Pieter Schinkel and Sander Onderstal weigh in heavily on the Dutch ...
  • Reforms needed for Eurozone fiscal rules
    18 Sep 2019
    ASE professor Roel Beetsma, a member of the European Fiscal Board (EFB) advisory body, was involved in drafting a recommendation for the European Commission.
  • ASE researcher wins European research award
    17 Sep 2019
    Dr Shaul Shalvi (Amsterdam School of Economics, Microeconomics section) was presented with the Jane Beattie Award during the biannual European Association for Decision Making (EADM) meeting held in Amsterdam this ...
  • Prestigious ERC Starting Grant awarded to ASE researcher
    3 Sep 2019
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grant to ASE researcher Thomas Buser (section Microeconomics) for his project 'Competition, Time Pressure, Public Speaking and Multitasking: The Role of ...
  • Maarten Pieter Schinkel to present sustainability research at European policy events
    28 Aug 2019
    Maarten Pieter Schinkel (professor of Competition economics and regulation) will present his research into the effects of allowing horizontal agreements with anticompetitive effects (‘cartels’) for the purpose of ...
  • MSc in Economics alumnus wins IPPR Economics Prize
    8 Aug 2019
    MSc in Economics alumnus Agata Makowska (graduated in 2017) and her colleagues at the London Economics consultancy have won the IPPR Economics Prize. The IPPR Economics Prize is one of the biggest cash prizes in ...
  • NWO Open Competition grant awarded to ASE researcher
    30 Jul 2019
    Prof. dr. Erik Plug (ASE, section Microeconomics) has been awarded a NWO Open Competition grant. The organisation makes funding available for the best research proposals in the humanities and social sciences, without ...
  • Bubbles in Amsterdam
    Monetary policy might be able to limit bubbles in financial markets
    9 Jul 2019
    Experiments by behavioural economist Myrna Hennequin suggest that an interest rate hike, combined with a transparent interest rate policy, might dampen expectations that drive bubbles in financial markets. ‘We wanted ...
  • Busreis
    Measuring preferences through virtual choice questions
    9 Jul 2019
    Sophisticated choice questions and statistical methods are a way to obtain a good insight into people’s preferences. Statistical researcher Roselinde Kessels of the University of Amsterdam uses such methods to study ...
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    YAE survey: stress and long hours common among young researchers
    18 Jun 2019
    In an opinion piece for nature.com, Dr Shaul Shalvi (ASE, microeconomics), Toma Susi (University of Vienna) and Mangala Srinivas (Radboud University Nijmegen) share the results of a survey held among the researchers ...
  • Boys silhouette
    The dark side of personality
    12 Jun 2019
    Social life entails countless situations in which people have to trust each other. From mundane family matters to profane issues such as trade negotiations among world leaders in a conflicted globalized world – all ...
  • Vidi grant awarded to ASE researcher
    27 May 2019
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800.000 euros per project to Dr Shaul Shalvi (Amsterdam School of Economics, section Microeconomics). With the grant, Shalvi ...