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  • 19 Dec 2018
    ASE researcher ranked first in ‘Economentop 40’

    In the 2018 ‘Economentop 40’ rankings listing the top 40 economists in the Netherlands, Hessel Oosterbeek, a professor at the Amsterdam School of Economics(ASE), was ranked in first place. The ranking is published ...

  • 24 Oct 2018
    Economic decisions under group pressure and on intuition

    Do people in groups make decisions other than individually and what is the value of intuition in solving complex problems? These are questions from the fast-growing field of behavioural economics that Stephen Jagau ...

  • 24 Oct 2018
    Population growth in Africa: ‘The money isn’t being spent on the right problem’

    Population growth in Africa is strong, and faster than expected. Easier access to contraceptives – currently the main focus - may curb the birthrate somewhat. However, crucial components driving population growth are ...

  • 26 Sep 2018
    CeNDEF to organise event marking its 20-year anniversary

    On 18 and 19 October 2018, CeNDEF (Centre for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance) will be organising an event to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

  • 26 Sep 2018
    First TI Dutch Network Economics Day

    The first Tinbergen Institute (TI) Dutch Network Economics Day will take place on Wednesday 17 October at the Tinbergen Institute in Amsterdam.

  • 4 Sep 2018
    Roger Laeven reappointed as Academic Advisor to EIOPA

    Prof. Roger Laeven has been reappointed by the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) to a second mandate as Academic Member of the Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group (IRSG) advisory ...

  • 21 Aug 2018
    Workshop: ‘Experimental and Behavioral Analyses in Macroeconomics and Finance’

    The BEAM-ABEE workshop on behavioural economics and laboratory experiments will take place on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 August. Anyone interested in attending is cordially invited to attend one or more workshop sessions.

  • 3 Jul 2018
    CREED PhD candidate wins Gregory Chow Best Paper Award

    CREED PhD candidate Junze Sun has won the Gregory Chow Best Paper Award at the 2018 Chinese Economists Society (CES) conference in Hefei, China for his paper ‘A Theory on Media Bias and Elections’ (joint with ASE ...

  • 15 Jun 2018
    Only crises can trigger pension reforms

    Governments tend to postpone major interventions in pension systems. They are only prepared to adopt structural reforms when a major crisis occurs. UvA economists have come to this conclusion on the basis of a ...

  • 15 Jun 2018
    Central banks will need to refine their crisis models

    Current equilibrium models fail to predict business cycles correctly, claims University of Amsterdam professor Cars Hommes. Non-linear models incorporating human behaviour are the future.

  • 12 Jun 2018
    ASE professor speaks at Riga Stratcom Dialogue 2018

    Associate professor of Neuroeconomics Jan Engelmann's (Amsterdam School of Economics) presentation ‘Overconfidence in social media: Evidence from Neuroeconomics’ examines the role played by emotions and technical ...

  • 6 Jun 2018
    Sander Onderstal and Anouar El Haji at Bessensap 2018

    Sander Onderstal (ASE Microeconomics section) and former doctoral candidate Anouar El Haji will present their research into auctions as a marketing instrument during one of the sessions at Bessensap 2018.

  • 18 Apr 2018
    Horizon 2020 funding for Sander Onderstal and Joep Sonnemans

    CREED researchers Sander Onderstal and Joep Sonnemans have been awarded an EU Horizon 2020 grant for ‘Improving Sustainability in Food Processing using Moderate Electric Fields for Process Intensification and Smart ...

  • 28 Feb 2018
    ASE NEXT! event a great success

    The 3rd edition of the ASE NEXT! event for Amsterdam School of Economics students and alumni was held on Friday 16 February.

  • 23 Feb 2018
    Laws on financial products are ineffective

    The laws on financial products have serious flaws and financial markets supervisor AFM has too much autonomy in imposing its own rules and requirements. Lawmakers have to make a clear choice, says lawyer Frank ’t ...

  • 23 Feb 2018
    Specific limits on deducting companies’ interest expenses works better

    International companies are in a position to turn rules on deduction of interest expenses into a means to avoid paying taxes. Authorities use a range of instruments to fight this type of tax avoidance. Natalie Speet, ...

  • 23 Feb 2018
    Data Science helps insurance company to manage risks

    Insurers like to know the risk they are exposed to. The Amsterdam School of Data Science and insurance company Vivat use big data analytics to calculate these risks. Professor Michel Vellekoop is interested in the ...

  • 23 Jan 2018
    Two candidates win 2017 Joop Hartog Thesis Award

    For the first time, the Joop Hartog Thesis Award has been awarded to two winners. Both winners of the 2017 edition are former Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) PhD students. The jury decided that both candidates, ...

  • 22 Nov 2017
    European Fiscal Board presents its first Annual Report

    The Report was presented to the College of Commissioners of the European Commission on 14 November and is scheduled for presentation to the EU Ministers of Economics and Finance and the ECON Committee of the European ...

  • 18 Oct 2017
    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. ...