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Results: 1 - 20 of 113
  • Conference on Algorithmic Collusion: working mechanisms
    2 Dec 2020
    Timo Klein (ASE) and Maarten Pieter Schinkel (ACLE) have organised a conference on algorithmic collusion mechanisms taking place on 14 December 2020 (14:00-18:00) in the UvA’s Hybrid Learning Theatre. Algorithmic ...
  • ASE researcher discusses novel collusion issues in PhD defense ceremony
    7 Oct 2020
    Timo Klein (ASE, Microeconomics section) recently defended his dissertation during the conferral of his doctorate on 2 October 2020.
  • Growth in Dutch life expectancy falls short of projections
    16 Sep 2020
    Dutch life expectancy projections have been revised downwards as a result of the Royal Dutch Actuarial Association (AG) Mortality Research Committee’s new prognosis.
  • Roel Beetsma co-authors paper exploring popular support for EU financial aid
    29 Jul 2020
    Roel Beetsma (MN Professor of Pension Economics, ASE) recently co-authored a paper published by the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). The paper is based on a survey exploring whether there is popular ...
  • Schinkel criticizes new guidelines for sustainability and cartels
    14 Jul 2020
    ASE professor Maarten Pieter Schinkel's commentary on the new Guidelines for Sustainability Agreements issued by the Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) was recently featured in a number of prominent ...
  • Retirees’ (60+) pension benefits insufficiently protected against interest rate fluctuations
    9 Jun 2020
    There is more interest risk than is desirable in theory when it comes to the current pension contracts of particpants aged 60 or older. This is one of the assertions of researchers Roel Mehlkopf (Tilburg University) ...
  • Article published in Journal of Banking & Finance
    13 Mar 2020
    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 ...
  • CeNDEF welcomes Fabian Greimel
    13 Mar 2020
    The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) successfully filled the vacancy for a tenure track position in 'Financial Stability' during the 2019 European Job Market.
  • In memoriam: Gerrit Meester (1944-2020)
    11 Mar 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 ...
  • ASE professor awarded Vici grant
    25 Feb 2020
    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 ...
  • ASE alumnus wins H.K. Nieuwenhuis Thesis Award 2019
    12 Feb 2020
    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 ...
  • ASE researchers nominated for Antitrust Writing Award 2020
    4 Feb 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 ...
  • ASE alumnus wins 2020 Netspar thesis award
    29 Jan 2020
    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’.
  • ASE professor Hans Vijlbrief new State Secretary
    28 Jan 2020
    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 ...
  • ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to Shaul Shalvi
    10 Dec 2019
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a Consolidator Grant to Shaul Shalvi (Amsterdam School of Economics, Microeconomics section) for his research project ‘Responsible sharing: Paving the path for ...
  • Online shopping
    Dutch consumers spend more in European webshops
    4 Dec 2019
    Quinten Meertens (ASE Quantitative Economics section), has developed a new method to better estimate spending by Dutch consumers in foreign webshops (within the EU). The method was developed in collaboration with ...
  • Chess
    Men are more competitive than women in the workplace
    18 Nov 2019
    New research confirms that men have a more competitive attitude than women. This result may partially explain why men often have higher positions and higher incomes. At the same time, more diversity could be achieved ...
  • Reforms needed for Eurozone fiscal rules
    18 Sep 2019
    ASE professor Roel Beetsma, a member of the European Fiscal Board (EFB) advisory body, was involved in drafting a recommendation for the European Commission.
  • ASE researcher wins European research award
    17 Sep 2019
    Dr Shaul Shalvi (Amsterdam School of Economics, Microeconomics section) was presented with the Jane Beattie Award during the biannual European Association for Decision Making (EADM) meeting held in Amsterdam this ...
  • Prestigious ERC Starting Grant awarded to ASE researcher
    3 Sep 2019
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grant to ASE researcher Thomas Buser (section Microeconomics) for his project 'Competition, Time Pressure, Public Speaking and Multitasking: The Role of ...