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Results: 41 - 60 of 98
  • 5 Apr 2017
    KNAW grant for Summer School in China

    The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has awarded Sander Onderstal and Arthur Schram of the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) a grant within the framework of the China Exchange Programme (CEP).

  • 21 Feb 2017
    ASE successful at the 2017 International Job Market

    The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) succeeded in filling two vacancies for tenure track positions during the 2017 International Job Market.

  • 17 Feb 2017
    Boele Bonthuis
    Unemployment has long-term effects on retirement income, research finds

    The credit crisis of 2008 will be felt for years to come. Workers who lost their jobs during the crisis especially will feel the pain throughout their retired life. Younger workers are the hardest hit category, ...

  • 17 Feb 2017
    Hessel Oosterbeek
    Introducing strategy-proof secondary school choice in Amsterdam

    Scholars were asked to devise a new system for assigning first-year students to secondary schools in Amsterdam. Hessel Oosterbeek, a professor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), was one of the project’s collaborators.

  • 17 Feb 2017
    Roel Beetsma
    A strong euro area needs reforms

    Europe is working towards better coordination of the fiscal policies of its member states. The European Fiscal Board (EFB) is going to advise the European Commission on fiscal matters to help the Commission achieve ...

  • 15 Feb 2017
    ACRM research Laeven
    Roger Laeven Receives Research Grant from the Dutch Association of Insurers

    The Dutch Association of Insurers has awarded a sponsorship to Prof. Roger J. A. Laeven to support research related to Risk and Regulation.

  • 8 Feb 2017
    Photo from Klaas Knot - president of the Nederlandsche Bank
    Klaas Knot gives guest lecture

    On 30 January Prof. Klaas Knot, President of the Nederlandsche Bank and professor or Monetary Stability at the UvA, gave a guest lecture to third-year students of Economics. The lecture was part of the Monetary and ...

  • 26 Oct 2016
    Top Institute for Evidence Based Research
    TIER and Municipality of Amsterdam launch training experiment

    The Top Institute for Evidence Based Research (TIER), part of the ASE Human Capital research programme, has initiated an experiment to assist self-employed freelancers who have thus far had limited success acquiring ...

  • 28 Sep 2016
    Roger Laeven
    Insurers pose limited systemic risk as long as they stay on their traditional path

    Worldwide, insurers have emerged relatively unharmed from the credit crisis. Yet, there is a call to take more control of systemic risks and to reduce them. According to Professor Roger Laeven, this is especially ...

  • 28 Sep 2016
    Michiel Bijlsma
    It is and has always been dangerous to assume that economies automatically benefit from a growing banking sector

    For a long time, countries were believed to benefit from having a large financial sector. A financial sector provides relatively ‘clean’ employment, and it is supposed to bring economic growth. The economic benefits ...

  • 28 Sep 2016
    Aerdt Houbden
    More requirements for banks will lower the risk of a new systemic crisis, but the work is not finished yet

    The crisis which has spread around the world since 2008 is said to be mainly caused by ‘systemic risks’ within the financial sector. In his inaugural lecture, Aerdt Houben, professor at the University of Amsterdam ...

  • 23 Sep 2016
    Photo Gebouw E, Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde, Amsterdam
    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
    Jan Engelmann
    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
    Shaul Shalvi
    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
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    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
    Complex systems
    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
    Oana Furtuna
    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 ...