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Read about the latest news at CeNDEF as well as other current research and news at the Amsterdam School of Economics.

Results: 21 - 40 of 122
Results: 21 - 40 of 122
  • 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 ...
  • MSc in Economics alumnus wins IPPR Economics Prize
    8 Aug 2019
    MSc in Economics alumnus Agata Makowska (graduated in 2017) and her colleagues at the London Economics consultancy have won the IPPR Economics Prize. The IPPR Economics Prize is one of the biggest cash prizes in ...
  • NWO Open Competition grant awarded to ASE researcher
    30 Jul 2019
    Prof. dr. Erik Plug (ASE, section Microeconomics) has been awarded a NWO Open Competition grant. The organisation makes funding available for the best research proposals in the humanities and social sciences, without ...
  • Bubbles in Amsterdam
    Monetary policy might be able to limit bubbles in financial markets
    9 Jul 2019
    Experiments by behavioural economist Myrna Hennequin suggest that an interest rate hike, combined with a transparent interest rate policy, might dampen expectations that drive bubbles in financial markets. ‘We wanted ...
  • Busreis
    Measuring preferences through virtual choice questions
    9 Jul 2019
    Sophisticated choice questions and statistical methods are a way to obtain a good insight into people’s preferences. Statistical researcher Roselinde Kessels of the University of Amsterdam uses such methods to study ...
  • Boys silhouette
    The dark side of personality
    12 Jun 2019
    Social life entails countless situations in which people have to trust each other. From mundane family matters to profane issues such as trade negotiations among world leaders in a conflicted globalized world – all ...
  • Vidi grant awarded to ASE researcher
    27 May 2019
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800.000 euros per project to Dr Shaul Shalvi (Amsterdam School of Economics, section Microeconomics). With the grant, Shalvi ...
  • Member States distort each other's bond markets
    14 Mar 2019
    Around the time that a EU Member State issues new government bonds, yields in its own country as well as in other countries go up. As a result, all governments incur additional costs, which may actually be ...
  • ASE researcher ranked first in ‘Economentop 40’
    19 Dec 2018
    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 ...
  • Economic decisions under group pressure and using intuition
    24 Oct 2018
    Do people make other decisions in groups 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 ...
  • Pauline Rossi
    Population growth in Africa: ‘The money isn’t being spent on the right problem’
    24 Oct 2018
    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 ...
  • CeNDEF to organise event marking its 20-year anniversary
    26 Sep 2018
    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.