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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.

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Results: 1 - 20 of 1029
  • 27 Mar 2020
    First online UvA PhD defence successfully completed

    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.

  • 27 Mar 2020
    Antoon Pelsser, professor by special appointment of Enterprise Risk Management

    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 ...

  • 26 Mar 2020
    Dutch citizens support European solidarity in fighting epidemic

    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 ...

  • 18 Mar 2020
    What makes text-based counseling effective?

    ABS Professor of Marketing Willemijn van Dolen recently co-authored an article that has been published in the peer reviewed journal 'Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking'.

  • 13 Mar 2020
    Article published in Journal of Banking & Finance

    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 ...

  • 13 Mar 2020
    CeNDEF welcomes Fabian Greimel

    The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) successfully filled the vacancy for a tenure track position in 'Financial Stability' during the 2019 European Job Market.

  • 12 Mar 2020
    All teaching on location suspended until the end of March

    The new measures announced by the cabinet to limit the consequences of the coronavirus also have major implications for the UvA. It has been decided that for the rest of this month teaching activities will be ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    UvA Bachelor’s Day cancelled

    After consulting with experts the UvA has regretfully had to decide that the Bachelor’s Day scheduled for this Saturday, 14 March cannot go ahead, to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. The most important ...

  • 11 Mar 2020
    In memoriam: Gerrit Meester (1944-2020)

    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 ...

  • 4 Mar 2020
    UvA Communication & Media Studies once again number 1 in world: QS ranking

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been ranked best in the world for Communication Science & Media for the third year in a row. The UvA ranks among the top 100 worldwide in 27 out of the 47 subject areas measured ...

  • 25 Feb 2020
    ASE professor awarded Vici grant

    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 ...

  • 20 Feb 2020
    NWO Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros for three UvA researchers

    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 ...

  • 17 Feb 2020
    Kick off: Global Digital Cultures

    On Friday, 27 March 2020, the University of Amsterdam will kick-off its new research priority area ‘Global Digital Cultures’ (GDC). Researchers and students from all faculties at the UvA are warmly invited to this ...

  • 12 Feb 2020
    ASE alumnus wins H.K. Nieuwenhuis Thesis Award 2019

    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 ...

  • 12 Feb 2020
    ABS professor appointed member of KHMW

    Professor of Marketing Willemijn van Dolen (ABS) was appointed member of the Holland Society for the Sciences (KHMW) on 8 February. The KHMW appoints scholars and researchers with an impressive track record in ...

  • 4 Feb 2020
    ASE researchers nominated for Antitrust Writing Award 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 ...

  • 30 Jan 2020
    Winners Van der Schroeff Award and the Joop Hartog Dissertation Award

    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 ...

  • 29 Jan 2020
    ASE alumnus wins 2020 Netspar thesis award

    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’.

  • 28 Jan 2020
    ASE professor Hans Vijlbrief new State Secretary

    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 ...

  • 22 Jan 2020
    ABS researcher co-authors UN white paper

    The paper, 'Bridging the Data Gap: Exploring Pillar III and Victims’ Access to Remedy', co-authored by Michelle Westermann-Behaylo (ABS International Strategy & Marketing), describes how data sets can be used to ...