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Knowledge Centres

Knowledge Centres and Affiliated Institutes of the Amsterdam School of Economics.

The Center for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance

The Center for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance (CeNDEF) is a multi-disciplinary research group, started in October 1998, by a Pionier-grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). Its focus is on nonlinear systems within economics and finance.

Center for Research in Experimental Economics and Political Decision Making

The Center for Research in Experimental Economics and Political Decision Making (CREED) focuses on 3 research areas: Economics of Political Decision Making, Bounded Rationality and Institutions and Experimental Economics.

Tinbergen Institute

Tinbergen Institute (TI) is one of Europe's leading graduate schools and research institutes in economics, econometrics and finance. TI is operated jointly by the Schools of Economics of the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), University of Amsterdam (UvA) and VU University Amsterdam (VU) in the Netherlands.

The Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics

The Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics (ACLE) is a joint initiative of the economics and law faculties of the University of Amsterdam. The objective of the ACLE is to promote high-quality research in the fields at the interface of law and economics. The ACLE presently associates around 20 scholars in law and economics, ranging from full professors to PhD students. The Center's main focus areas are: Competition and Regulation, Corporate Governance and Law and Foundations of Law and Economics.

SEO Amsterdam Economics

SEO Amsterdam Economics (SEO) conducts applied economic research on behalf of both public and private sector clients. Their research is fully independent, thus helping their clients to take the right decisions. SEO is affiliated with the University of Amsterdam and has extensive expertise in many markets. Their strength is an analytical approach, using a mix of quantitative and qualitative research methods and techniques.

Amsterdam Center for Behavioral Change

In the recent decades, the field of Behavioural Economics has generated important insights of the drivers of human behaviour in economic decision making. The Amsterdam Center for Behavioral Change (ACBC) seeks to enhance our understanding of how these insights can be used to improve human behaviour and economic outcomes.

Amsterdam Centre for Insurance Studies

The Amsterdam Centre for Insurance Studies (ACIS) is an independent community of over 50 national and international researchers. Most of the members are lecturing at our Executive MSc in Insurance & Risk.

Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies

The Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS-HSI) is connected to the legal faculty of the University of Amsterdam. Their research is focused on the field of labour and law.