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Results: 81 - 100 of 111
Results: 81 - 100 of 111
  • Tinbergen Institute
    10th Tinbergen Institute Conference on Complexity
    20 May 2015
    From 18 to 20 May, 2015, the 10th Tinbergen Institute (TI) Conference was held. This year the conference was organized by CeNDEF members and TI fellows Prof. Cars Hommes, Prof. Cees Diks, and Dr. Marco van der Leij.
  • Christiaan van der Kwaak
    Tackle the fundamental problems surrounding the banking crisis to avoid worse
    14 Apr 2015
    After a credit crisis governments should implement drastic measures in the banking sector. Failure to do so can result in a downward spiral involving weak banks and weak governments, says University of Amsterdam ...
  • R.J.A. Laeven
    New solvency capital requirements for insurers mediate between true valuation and practice
    14 Apr 2015
    The new capital requirements for insurers are a difficult compromise between market valuation and feasibility, says UvA professor Roger Laeven.
  • Klaassen
    Franc Klaassen interview on CNN for ‘Analyzing Wimbledon’
    24 Feb 2015
    Prof. Franc Klaassen wrote the book 'Analyzing Wimbledon - The Power of statistics’ together with Jan Magnus in 2014. On Thursday 19 February broadcaster CNN interviewed Klaassen about his publication on the ...
  • Dany Jacobs
    In Memoriam: Dany Jacobs
    18 Feb 2015
    Last week we received the sad news that professor Dany Jacobs had passed away after a period of illness. This news was unexpected even though we knew Dany had been seriously ill.
  • Amsterdam Economic Board
    14 million euro for talent development in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area
    28 Jan 2015
    The Ministry of Social Affairs and the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area will make a joint investment of 14 million euro in the human capital and talent development programme ‘Werk maken van Talent’.
  • Stephanie Chan
    An airbag for banks that just may explode
    23 Jan 2015
    Banks tapped a new source of capital with issuing Contingent Convertibles ('CoCos’) something which has proved very popular among investors. 'CoCos seem to increase the resilience of banks, but they bring great ...
  • Ward Romp
    Collective pension funds deliver welfare gains; at least for the time being
    23 Jan 2015
    Risk sharing of adverse shocks between generations within pension funds deliver welfare gains, according to studies. Researcher Ward Romp gives such funds the benefit of the doubt for the time being, but notes that ...
  • Buser
    Thomas Buser wins KVS medal
    17 Dec 2014
    Dr Thomas Buser (Markets & Organisations section of the Amsterdam School of Economics) has won an award for the best thesis in the field of Economics between 2011 and 2014.
  • Roel Beetsma
    ‘It is our job to hold claims under a magnifying glass'
    24 Sep 2014
    And who will pay the price for next year’s budget? The economy. While all signs indicate that economic growth remains modest, this year and the next, the government presents mainly good intentions. Roel Beetsma is a ...
  • Barbara Baarsma
    Tax climate in the Netherlands: many benefits, few risks
    23 Sep 2014
    Can the Netherlands rightfully be accused of being a tax haven? According to most lists and criteria it is not, but the discussion keeps flaring up and the media love it. UvA professor Applied Economics Barbara ...
  • Roel Beetsma
    Roel Beetsma appointed supervisor for retail trade sector pension fund
    13 Aug 2014
    Effective 1 July 2014, Roel Beetsma, chair of the Amsterdam School of Economics, has been appointed as a supervisor for the Industry-level Pension Fund foundation for the retail trade sector.
  • NWO logo
    Amsterdam School of Economics receives two NWO Research Talent grants
    24 Jun 2014
    Two ASE researchers have received 2014 Research Talent grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).
  • Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance student wins Johan de Witt Publication Prize 2014
    24 Jun 2014
    Miriam Loois, MSc student in the Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance section of the Amsterdam School of Economics has won the Johan de Witt Publication Prize 2014.
  • Cars Hommes
    Cars Hommes elected President of the Society of Computational Economics
    24 Jun 2014
    In May 2014 UvA Professor Cars Hommes was elected President of the Society of Computational Economics (SCE) for a period of two years.
  • Henriëtte Maassen van den Brink
    'Study effectiveness of education and labour market policies’
    23 May 2014
    “It’s my belief that scientists also have a social mission,” says Henriëtte Maassen van den Brink, Professor Labour Market and Education Economics at UvA’s Amsterdam School of Economics.
  • EU FP7
    Cars Hommes coordinator of EU FP7 research project
    16 Apr 2014
    Cars Hommes, professor of Economics Dynamics and director of the Center for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance (CeNDEF) has once again succeeded in obtaining an EU FP7 grant for a collaborative project: ...
  • ‘Study macroeconomics with realistic behavioural models'
    11 Mar 2014
    Nowadays for many of us it’s much easier to imagine the link between ‘chaos and economics’ than in 1999 when this was the title of Cars Hommes’ inaugural address. He referred to scientific chaos, but what is that ...
  • Hessel Oosterbeek
    Smaller classrooms lead to higher adult incomes
    11 Mar 2014
    A class size reduction from 25 to 20 students provides students on average with over three per cent higher wages when they are between 27 and 42 years old.
  • Buser
    Prestige of math and science scares off girls because they are less competitive
    11 Mar 2014
    What’s the problem with girls and mathematics? Despite many efforts to encourage their enthusiasm for science and technology, there are still only a few female students in technical universities and sciences like ...