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On this page you will find an overview of news articles of Economics and Business. Also, take a look at our event page for an overview of our events.

Results: 1 - 20 of 1051
Results: 1 - 20 of 1051
  • 2 Jul 2020
    Intreeweek 2020: a warm welcome - online and in the city

    A warm welcome to all new students, the perfect start to your time at the UvA and to your studies, getting to know the city and each other. These are the goals of Intreeweek at the UvA. The Intreeweek Board, ...

  • 1 Jul 2020
    George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis Award - Call for nominations

    For the fourth year, we are organizing the master’s thesis prize in the area of sustainability, the George Molenkamp Award, in collaboration with KPMG. This prize is typically awarded at the UvA in Carré event in ...

  • 29 Jun 2020
    Dick den Hertog appointed professor of Operations Research

    Professor Dick den Hertog has been appointed professor of Operations Research at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Amsterdam. As a professor of Operations Research, Den Hertog will focus on ...

  • 16 Jun 2020
    ABS Accounting professors appointed as editors of A* journals

    Professors Brendan O’Dwyer and David Veenman from the Amsterdam Business School have recently been appointed as Editors at top (A*) journals in their field.

  • 16 Jun 2020
    Social safety top priority

    Social safety of students and staff is an absolute priority for the UvA and for us personally too. We are deeply ashamed by any case that surfaces. We must all be aware that there can be no place for sexism and ...

  • 10 Jun 2020
    UvA climbs to 61st place in QS World University Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam has climbed 3 places in the QS World University Rankings 2020-2021, moving from 64th to 61st place. The rankings list was published by QS on Wednesday, 10 June.

  • 9 Jun 2020
    Shaul Shalvi appointed professor of Behavioural Ethics

    Dr Shaul Shalvi (1978) has been appointed professor of Behavioural Ethics at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 9 Jun 2020
    Retirees’ (60+) pension benefits insufficiently protected against interest rate fluctuations

    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) ...

  • 9 Jun 2020
    Four new AI research proposals awarded funding

    The UvA’s Human(e) AI Research Priority Area (RPA) has announced a second round of seed funding, to be awarded to four teams looking at topics related to the pursuit of responsible, trustworthy and value-driven AI. ...

  • 3 Jun 2020
    Take part in the Dutch Innovation Monitor survey

    How is your organisation approaching decision-making regarding innovation and strategy during the corona crisis? Is your organisation postponing innovation or is it taking this opportunity to further digitise, ...

  • 3 Jun 2020
    Prof. Arnoud Boot presents open letter to the Dutch political parties and government

    On June 3rd, Prof. Arnoud Boot (University of Amsterdam, Finance Group) and chairman of the Sustainable Finance Lab (SFL), presented an open SFL letter “Towards a sustainable recovery after corona” (Duurzaam herstel ...

  • 3 Jun 2020
    Andrea Weihrauch chosen EB Lecturer of the Year

    Andrea Weihrauch (ABS assistant professor of Strategy) has been chosen as Lecturer of the Year at UvA Economics and Business.

  • 3 Jun 2020
    How can COVID-19 drive innovation?

    Burcu Kücükkeles (ABS Strategy and International Business section) co-authored a publication in the latest edition of MIT Sloan 'Management Review' on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the innovation process.

  • 29 May 2020
    UvA campuses smoke-free as of August 2020

    As of 1 August 2020, smoking will no longer be allowed on UvA premises. From that day, Dutch educational institutions, from primary schools to universities, will be obligated to keep their premises smoke-free.

  • 15 May 2020
    Now on display: digital exhibition ‘Corona in the City'

    The digital exhibition ‘Corona in the City’ set up by the Amsterdam Museum - in collaboration with, among others, the UvA - opened on Friday, 15 May. On coronaindestad.nl you can view, read and listen to stories of ...

  • 7 May 2020
    The power of zero when selling a house

    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 ...

  • 28 Apr 2020
    Pan-European research group publishes proposals for recovery EU economies

    The SAFE Pandemic research group of six European and US economists, including UvA professor Arnoud Boot (Finance Group), has published its recommendations for a pan-European Pandemic Equity Fund in a VOX CEPR Policy ...

  • 8 Apr 2020
    Neeltje van Horen, professor of Financial Economics

    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 ...

  • 6 Apr 2020
    In memoriam Arnold Heertje (1934 -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 ...

  • 3 Apr 2020
    Postponed: 2020 Student Council elections

    The student council elections will be postponed by three weeks and will now be held in the week of 8-12 June. The processes surrounding the elections have also been adjusted in such a way that any moments requiring ...