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  • 23 Sep 2016
    UvA highest ranked Dutch university offering Economics and Econometrics

    The University of Amsterdam is the highest ranked Dutch university offering the disciplines Economics and Econometrics. The UvA placed 63rd overall in the global Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

  • 19 Aug 2016
    NWO Research Talent grant for Pim Kastelein

    NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) recently awarded a Research Talent grant for the project “Pension funding, housing wealth and macroeconomic demand”. This is the PhD project of Pim Kastelein ...

  • 25 May 2016
    Understanding the role of emotions in economic decision-making by studying the brain

    Psychologists and marketers recognise emotions as an important factor in decision-making, but economists still don’t incorporate the impact of emotions in their models. Introducing psychological factors and ...

  • 25 May 2016
    What leads to corruption, and how can we tackle and control it?

    Collaboration is a buzzword in modern organisations. However, it also has a dark side that organisations often ignore, warns Shaul Shalvi, associate professor in experimental economics at UvA. Shalvi obtained EU ...

  • 13 May 2016
    New EU Horizon 2020 grant for CeNDEF researchers

    CeNDEF researchers Cars Hommes, Cees Diks and Jan Tuinstra have been awarded a new EU Horizon 2020 grant for `Expectations and Social Influence Dynamics in Economics (ExSIDE)’.

  • 21 Feb 2016
    Science publication: Complexity theory needed for better management of financial-economic crises

    Complexity theory is needed for a better understanding and management of financial-economic crises, according to an article published earlier today in Science. The article, which is authored by an interdisciplinary ...

  • 5 Feb 2016
    Announcement for a Doctoral Fellowship in Bielefeld and Amsterdam

    We invite applications for a doctoral stipend to pursue a joint degree between Bielefeld University and the University of Amsterdam within the European Doctorate in Economics – Erasmus Mundus (EDEEM).

  • 5 Feb 2016
    The effects of austerity measures on private sector confidence

    Is there a relationship between austerity measures and consumer confidence? And how does a fall in confidence result in a lower consumption? In her PhD, Oana Furtuna researches the expectational effects of fiscal ...

  • 26 Jan 2016
    CREED Associate Professor Shaul Shalvi elected to the Young Academy of Europe

    Shaul Shalvi was recently elected to the Young Academy of Europe based on his leadership in research and contributions to the field of Behavioural Ethics, strengthening the links between psychological and economic ...

  • 7 Nov 2015
    CeNDEF PhD candidate Florian Sniekers wins ESB Award 2015

    Espen Moen, Plamen Nenov, and Florian Sniekers were awarded the ESB Award 2015 for their article 'Eerst kopen of eerst verkopen op de woningmarkt'.

  • 27 Oct 2015
    More data help to better assess price risks

    Professor of Financial Econometrics Peter Boswijk conducts research into the risks of securities portfolios. He is delighted with the availability of increasingly sophisticated data. ‘Our study contributes to making ...

  • 31 Aug 2015
    Domenico Massaro receives Italian research grant

    Dr Domenico Massaro was recently awarded a €250,000 Scientific Independence of young Researchers grant (SIR) for his behavioral macroeconomics project. The SIR grant supports young researchers in the early stages of ...

  • 12 Aug 2015
    Frank Kleibergen named Fellow of the Society of Financial Econometrics

    Frank Kleibergen (Amsterdam School of Economics, ASE) has been elected as a Fellow of the Society of Financial Econometrics (SoFiE). Kleibergen is professor of Econometrics in the Econometrics and Statistics section.

  • 1 Jul 2015
    Two winners of 2014 H.K. Nieuwenhuis Thesis award

    Cara Ebert (MSc Economics) and Joep Lustenhouwer (MSc Econometrics) were awarded the H.K. Nieuwenhuis thesis award on Thursday 25 June during the ceremony in the Amstel Hotel. Ebert was unable to attend and received ...

  • 25 Jun 2015
    Thomas Buser wins Christiaan Huygens Science Award

    Thomas Buser (Microeconomics section, Amsterdam School of Economics) has been presented with the Christiaan Huygens Science Award 2015 for his doctoral research conducted at the University of Amsterdam in 2012.

  • 27 May 2015
    Horizon 2020 Grant for ASE researchers

    Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) researchers have been awarded a Horizon 2020 grant for large-scale lab experiments.

  • 20 May 2015
    10th Tinbergen Institute Conference on Complexity

    From 18 to 20 May, 2015, the 10th Tinbergen Institute (TI) Conference was held. This year the conference was organized by CeNDEF members and TI fellows Prof. Cars Hommes, Prof. Cees Diks, and Dr. Marco van der Leij.

  • 14 Apr 2015
    Tackle the fundamental problems surrounding the banking crisis to avoid worse

    After a credit crisis governments should implement drastic measures in the banking sector. Failure to do so can result in a downward spiral involving weak banks and weak governments, says University of Amsterdam ...

  • 14 Apr 2015
    New solvency capital requirements for insurers mediate between true valuation and practice

    The new capital requirements for insurers are a difficult compromise between market valuation and feasibility, says UvA professor Roger Laeven.

  • 24 Feb 2015
    Franc Klaassen interview on CNN for ‘Analyzing Wimbledon’

    Prof. Franc Klaassen wrote the book 'Analyzing Wimbledon - The Power of statistics’ together with Jan Magnus in 2014. On Thursday 19 February broadcaster CNN interviewed Klaassen about his publication on the ...