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  • 15 Jun 2018
    ASE onderzoek
    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
    Cars Hommes
    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
    Jan Engelmann
    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
    Bessensap 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
    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
    Economics and Business alumni
    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
    Frank 't Hart
    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
    Natalie Speet
    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
    Michel Vellekoop
    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
    Florian Siegers recieves the Joop Hartog Prize
    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
    EU flag
    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
    Martijn Droes
    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. ...

  • 18 Oct 2017
    Business Economics
    The academic world needs to bridge the gap between fundamental research and society

    UvA Professor Maarten Pieter Schinkel advocates in-depth and socially relevant economic research but expresses concerns that universities provide less and less room for it. His own research is putting the banking ...

  • 17 Oct 2017
    Joël van der Weele
    Behavioural economist to use grant for further research into selective attention and economic decisions

    Behavioural economist Joël van der Weele tries to unravel the interplay between psychological stimuli and economic decision-making. Having obtained a Vidi research grant, he will now zoom in on the role of 'wilful ...

  • 28 Aug 2017
    Cars Hommes
    Cars Hommes receives Wim Duisenberg Research Fellowship

    Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) professor Cars Hommes (Quantitative Economics Section) has received the Wim Duisenberg Research Fellowship from the European Central Bank (ECB).

  • 22 Aug 2017
    ACRM research Laeven
    Roger Laeven editor of Insurance: Mathematics and Economics

    Roger Laeven has been appointed as Editor of the academic journal 'Insurance: Mathematics and Economics'.

  • 21 Jul 2017
    Best Paper award for CeNDEF researcher

    Gregor Boehl, a researcher with the University of Amsterdam’s Center for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance (CeNDEF), recently won the Society of Computational Economics (SCE) Student Prize.

  • 28 Jun 2017
    David Smerdon
    David Smerdon: ‘Theoretical models can help create interesting policy suggestions’

    David Smerdon had a clear goal when he swapped the Australian Treasury for the UvA: improve his knowledge of economics to do a better job in public policy. Mission more than accomplished. His thesis on the ...

  • 28 Jun 2017
    Rutger Teulings
    Brexit hits the Netherlands relatively hard

    Leaving the European Union will mostly hurt the British themselves is the general belief. However, Brexit’s impact on Europe differs from one EU country to another, and the Netherlands loses an important trading ...

  • 15 Jun 2017
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    CBS report based on Amsterdam School of Economics doctoral research

    A report on the growth of online purchasing published by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) on 23 May is based on research conducted by Quinten Meertens, a doctoral candidate at the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and ...