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Eureka! October 2017

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Results: 1 - 3 of 3
Results: 1 - 3 of 3
  • Martijn Dröes
    Econometric test breaks down exorbitant price development in Amsterdam housing market

    House prices in Amsterdam rose 46% between March 2015 and 2017, research by UvA economist Martijn Dröes and others shows. A new analysis tool gives insight into the different constituents of this price development. It is not just the rise that is ...

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

    Behavioural economist Joël van der Weele tries to unravel the interplay between psychological stimuli and economic decision-making . Having obtained a Vidi research grant, he will now zoom in on the role of 'wilful ignorance'. ‘There is supply as ...

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

    UvA Professor Maarten Pieter Schinkel advocates in-depth and socially relevant economic research but expresses concerns that universities provide less and less room for it. His own research is putting the banking sector through the hoops again.