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The power of zero when selling a house
7 May 2020
When Amsterdam real estate buyers were competing for properties, sellers setting asking prices that ended in one or more zeroes achieved higher prices. That was the finding of a new paper, written by a team of ...
Neeltje van Horen, professor of Financial Economics
8 Apr 2020
Dr Neeltje van Horen (1974) has been appointed (part-time) professor of Financial Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Van Horen will combine her professorship with ...
In memoriam Arnold Heertje (1934 -2020)
6 Apr 2020
From 1964 until his retirement, Arnold Heertje was a professor of Political Economy at the Faculty of Law. From 1997 to 2005 he was also professor by special appointment of Economic History at the UvA’s Faculty of ...
First online UvA PhD defence successfully completed
27 Mar 2020
The UvA’s first ever online PhD defence ceremony took place on Thursday, 26 March, and went well. Zina Lekniūtė successfully defended her thesis on the consequences of underfunding of American pension funds.
Antoon Pelsser, professor by special appointment of Enterprise Risk Management
27 Mar 2020
Prof. A.A.J. Pelsser (1968) has been appointed professor by special appointment of at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair was established on behalf of ‘Stichting ...
Dutch citizens support European solidarity in fighting epidemic
26 Mar 2020
Dutch citizens are prepared to give the European Union a more central role when it comes to fighting an epidemic. This is the result of a survey conducted before the outbreak of the coronavirus crisis by an ...
Article published in Journal of Banking & Finance
13 Mar 2020
The article 'Sectoral Risk Weights and Macroprudential Policy' by Steffi Huber (CeNDEF, UvA) will be published in the Journal of Banking & Finance. Huber co-authored the article with Alexander Hodbod (European ...
CeNDEF welcomes Fabian Greimel
13 Mar 2020
The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) successfully filled the vacancy for a tenure track position in 'Financial Stability' during the 2019 European Job Market.
In memoriam: Gerrit Meester (1944-2020)
11 Mar 2020
Gerrit Meester passed away on 27 February as a result of a serious fall suffered at home two days earlier. Gerrit Meester was a professor by special appointment at our faculty until he was accorded emeritus status in ...
ASE professor awarded Vici grant
25 Feb 2020
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros to Roger Laeven, professor of Quantitative Economics at the University of Amsterdam. The grant will enable ...
NWO Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros for three UvA researchers
20 Feb 2020
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros to UvA researchers Jason Hessels, Christof Monz and Roger Laeven. The grants will enable them to develop ...
ASE alumnus wins H.K. Nieuwenhuis Thesis Award 2019
12 Feb 2020
Luca Mossink was awarded with the H.K. Nieuwenhuis Thesis Award 2019 during ASE NEXT! 2020 for his dissertation ‘Judge Behaviour in a Poetry Competition: humans vs artificial intelligence’. The award also included a ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...