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Results: 21 - 40 of 111
  • 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 on 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.
  • First TI Dutch Network Economics Day
    26 Sep 2018
    The first Tinbergen Institute (TI) Dutch Network Economics Day will take place on Wednesday 17 October at the Tinbergen Institute in Amsterdam.
  • ACRM research Laeven
    Roger Laeven reappointed as Academic Advisor to EIOPA
    4 Sep 2018
    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 ...
  • Workshop: ‘Experimental and Behavioral Analyses in Macroeconomics and Finance’
    21 Aug 2018
    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.
  • CREED PhD candidate wins Gregory Chow Best Paper Award
    3 Jul 2018
    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 ...
  • ASE onderzoek
    Only crises can trigger pension reforms
    15 Jun 2018
    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 ...
  • Cars Hommes
    Central banks will need to refine their crisis models
    15 Jun 2018
    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.
  • Jan Engelmann
    ASE professor speaks at Riga Stratcom Dialogue 2018
    12 Jun 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 ...
  • Bessensap 2018
    Sander Onderstal and Anouar El Haji at Bessensap 2018
    6 Jun 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.
  • Horizon 2020
    Horizon 2020 funding for Sander Onderstal and Joep Sonnemans
    18 Apr 2018
    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 ...
  • Economics and Business alumni
    ASE NEXT! event a great success
    28 Feb 2018
    The 3rd edition of the ASE NEXT! event for Amsterdam School of Economics students and alumni was held on Friday 16 February.
  • Frank 't Hart
    Laws on financial products are ineffective
    23 Feb 2018
    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 ...