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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 1072
Results: 1 - 20 of 1072
  • Roel Beetsma (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Roel Beetsma appointed new Dean of Economics and Business
    14 Oct 2021
    Roel Beetsma, professor of Macroeconomics, has been appointed dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) by the Executive Board. The appointment will take effect as of 1 ...
  • Katrien Antonio (ASE) chosen Actuary of the Year 2021
    13 Oct 2021
    On 7 October, Actuary Day, ASE associate professor Katrien Antonio was chosen Actuary of the Year by her peers and a jury of experts. Actuarial Practice Cycle (APC) student Iris Nonneman received the award for ...
  • Willem Grefkens wins George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis award
    13 Oct 2021
    Amsterdam Business School (ABS) graduate Willem Grefkens (MSc Business Administration, Consumer Marketing track) has won the George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis 2021 award. The award was presented jointly by KPMG ...
  • Through the lens of microeconomics, everything looks like economics
    12 Oct 2021
    Whereas macroeconomics examines decision-making by governments, microeconomics takes a more personal perspective. Why do individuals and groups do what they do? It is a question relevant to practically every decision ...
  • Festive diploma ceremonies for online PhDs
    12 Oct 2021
    Festive diploma ceremonies have been held on five consecutive Saturdays for those PhDs who were required to hold their defences online due to corona restrictions. More than 100 PhD graduates received their doctoral ...
  • Amsterdam Business School deploys analytics and AI for a better world
    6 Oct 2021
    The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is collaborating with various universities, scientific institutes and businesses to improve machine learning and optimisation techniques. Dick den Hertog, Professor of Operations ...
  • Interview with new ASE professor Jeroen van de Ven
    6 Oct 2021
    Jeroen van de Ven was appointed professor of Information, Communication & Strategic Interaction at Amsterdam School of Economics this past June. He tells us about his background and his reasons for choosing this ...
  • Interview with new ABS professor Miša Džoljić
    29 Sep 2021
    Miša Džoljić was appointed as a professor in the Amsterdam Business School's MBA Healthcare Management programme this past July. In this interview, he tells us about his background and why he chose this field of study.
  • ABS researchers test idea for Minister of Finance
    29 Sep 2021
    The Minister of Finance wants to restore confidence in the position of the auditor and improve the auditing of annual financial accounts. To this end, he plans to explore the possibility of whether an intermediary ...
  • Construction transport for new University Library now by water
    28 Sep 2021
    A sustainable and innovative form of transport is being introduced for the last construction phase of the new University Library (UB) in the University Quarter. From today until the end of the project in 2023, almost ...
  • Amsterdam Business School investigates use of AI to detect accounting fraud
    21 Sep 2021
    Is it possible to identify accounting fraud from the published financial statements of quoted companies? Indranil Bhattacharya, a PhD student at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) thinks it is. He uses a ...
  • Interview with new ASE professor Thomas Buser
    15 Sep 2021
    Thomas Buser was appointed professor of Behavioural Applied Microeconomics at Amsterdam School of Economics in May. He tells us about his background, reasons for choosing this field of research, and his current ...
  • The opening in the Aula
    Can we make a difference for Generation Alpha?
    8 Sep 2021
    ‘We’re opening a new academic year that once again provides more space for students and staff, more room for face-to-face teaching. I warmly welcome you to this new beginning,' said president of the Executive Board ...
  • UvA in 65th place in Times Higher Education World University Rankings
    2 Sep 2021
    The University of Amsterdam has risen one place from last year in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and now occupies 65th place worldwide. This makes the UvA the second highest ranked Dutch ...
  • Neuroeconomics: the key role of the brain in decision-making
    31 Aug 2021
    Our behaviour and decision-making are concepts scientists have tried to explain in many ways. Ultimately, every decision we make can be reduced to a single aspect, namely the interaction of millions of neurons within ...
  • New Roeterseiland health centre offers care for body and mind
    31 Aug 2021
    The UvA’s GP practice will be officially opening a new health centre on the Roeterseiland campus on 1 September. The centre will house branches of the UvA general practitioners office, Studentist dental practice, ...
  • Monique de Haan appointed professor of Empirical Microeconomics
    26 Aug 2021
    Dr Monique de Haan (1982) has been appointed professor of Empirical Microeconomics at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • New elective in Curaçao for EB bachelor's students
    4 Aug 2021
    Enjoy pearly white beaches and palm trees while you work on a solution for socio-economic issues on a small island. In the new academic year, in the second course period of the first semester, we’ll be launching a ...
  • Miša Džoljić (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Miša Džoljić appointed professor of Healthcare Management
    29 Jul 2021
    Prof. Miša Džoljić has been appointed professor of Healthcare Management at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • 2 ABS scholars ranked in global top 5 creative industries research
    15 Jul 2021
    Professor Nachoem Wijnberg and Joris Ebbers (ABS, section Entrepreneurship and Innovation) respectively came in 4th and 5th place in a Journal of Business Research ranking. This in an international ranking of ...