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Eureka! Knowledge Newsletter

The quarterly online Knowledge Newsletter Eureka! contains interviews on key trends and recent research insights in the field of Economics, shared by ASE researchers. It targets alumni, corporate contacts and other interested parties.

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The interviews:

Central banks will need to refine their crisis models - Cars Hommes

Only crises can trigger pension reforms- Ward Romp

Specific limits on deducting companies’ interest expenses works better - Natalie Speet

Data Science helps insurance company to manage risks - Michel Vellekoop

Laws on financial products are ineffective - Frank ’t Hart

'Econometric test breaks down exorbitant price development in Amsterdam housing market' - Martijn Dröes

'Behavioural economist to use grant for further research into selective attention and economic decisions' - Joël van der Weele

'The academic world needs to bridge the gap between fundamental research and society' - Maarten Pieter Schinkel

Brexit hits the Netherlands relatively hard - Rutger Teulings

‘Theoretical models can help create interesting policy suggestions’ - David Smerdon

Unemployment has long-term effects on retirement income, research finds - Boele Bonthuis

Introducing strategy-proof secondary school choice in Amsterdam - Hessel Oosterbeek

A strong euro area needs reforms - Roel Beetsma

Insurers pose limited systemic risk as long as they stay on their traditional path - Roger Laeven

More requirements for banks will lower the risk of a new systemic crisis, but the work is not finished yet - Aerdt Houben

It is and has always been dangerous to assume that economies automatically benefit from a growing banking sector - Michiel Bijlsma

Back to the fundamental questions when designing macroprudential policy - Michel Heijdra

What leads to corruption, and how can we tackle and control it? - Shaul Shalvi

Understanding the role of emotions in economic decision-making by studying the brain - Jan Engelmann

The effects of austerity measures on private sector confidence - Oana Furtuna

More data help to better assess price risks - Peter Boswijk

Tackle the fundamental problems surrounding the banking crisis to avoid worse - Christiaan van der Kwaak

New solvency capital requirements for insurers mediate between true valuation and practice - Roger Laeven

An airbag for banks that just may explode - Stephanie Chan

Collective pension funds deliver welfare gains; at least for the time being - Ward Romp

‘It is our job to hold claims under a magnifying glass' - Roel Beetsma

Tax climate in the Netherlands: many benefits, few risks - Barbara Baarsma

'Study effectiveness of education and labour market policies’ - Henriëtte Maassen van den Brink

Prestige of math and science scares off girls because they are less competitive - Thomas Buser

‘Study macroeconomics with realistic behavioural models' - Cars Hommes

Smaller classrooms lead to higher adult incomes - Hessel Oosterbeek

Professor in favour of a more flexible pension system and more risk awareness - Casper van Ewijk

‘This risk management tool does calculate financial contagion’ - Roger Laeven