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On this page you will find an overview of news articles of Economics and Business. Also, take a look at our event page for an overview of our events.

Results: 1 - 20 of 994
Results: 1 - 20 of 994
  • Universities lowering the standard for BSA this year
    14 Jan 2021
    In view of the corona crisis, the 14 Dutch universities have opted to lower the standard for the binding study advice (BSA) this academic year by 10-15%. For the UvA, this means that students who started their study ...
  • Call for papers: Competition Law and Inequality Conference
    14 Jan 2021
    The Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics and the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance are issuing a call for papers for their joint conference to be held on 20 and 21 May at the University of Amsterdam.
  • How are the security staff at the REC doing?
    13 Jan 2021
    There are quite a few sections and departments at Economics and Business. We’re usually well-informed about the activities of our direct colleagues, but what kind of work are the other teams doing? This week we asked ...
  • Stevan Rudinac wins 2020 Van der Schroeff Award
    13 Jan 2021
    The Van der Schroeff Award for the best lecturer at UvA Economics and Business was awarded to Dr Stevan Rudinac (Operations Management section ABS). The winner was announced during the online New Year’s Toast on ...
  • Robin Döttling wins the ABS Dissertation Award 2020
    13 Jan 2021
    The Amsterdam Business School Dissertation Award for the best thesis was presented during the New Year’s toast on Thursday 7 January. Amsterdam Business School dean Marc Salomon announced Dr Robin Döttling as the ...
  • Advisory report outlines opportunities for Amsterdam metropolitan region after the COVID crisis
    9 Jan 2021
    The COVID-crisis has affected Amsterdam and the metropolitan area disproportionally: substantial unemployment, 5-10 months of backlog in children’s education, significant growth in households with debts, and an ...
  • 2021 - 2026 strategic plan: inspiring generations
    7 Jan 2021
    At the beginning of this year the Executive Board (CvB) established its Strategic Plan for 2021 – 2026, entitled Inspiring generations. This states what is needed to maintain and expand our position as a university: ...
  • 6 EB researchers listed in economist top 40
    6 Jan 2021
    The 2020 economist top 40 (Economentop 40) ranking lists the top 40 economists in the Netherlands. The ranking is published annually by Economisch Statistische Berichten (ESB).
  • Will the pandemic lead to an education gap?
    6 Jan 2021
    Giuseppe Sorrenti (Assistant Professor of Microeconomics at Amsterdam School of Economics) recently co-authored a working paper on the impact of school closures on children due to COVID-19 measures.
  • UvA researchers prove algorithmic collusion in product pricing could exist
    6 Jan 2021
    There is currently a lively debate between legal experts, economists and policy-makers on the topic of algorithmic collusion. This is essentially a form of machine learning where technically advanced tools such as ...
  • Jan Lintsen reappointed member of UvA Executive Board
    18 Dec 2020
    The Supervisory Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has reappointed Jan Lintsen as a member of the UvA's Executive Board. The decision was taken following positive recommendations from both the Works Council ...
  • Sweder van Wijnbergen awarded Pierson Medal 2020
    17 Dec 2020
    Professor Sweder van Wijnbergen (1951) was awarded the Pierson Medal on 16 December. The medal was presented by Klaas Knot, chairman of the board of the Pierson Fund and president of De Nederlandsche Bank. The ...
  • Alumnus Peter Janiš wins ACLE Best Thesis Prize 2019-2020
    16 Dec 2020
    Peter Janiš has been awarded the ACLE Best Thesis Prize for his thesis 'Impact of Shareholder Loan Subordination on Company Capital Structure'. The award was presented online during the Master’s in Law & Finance ...
  • The impact of the second corona wave on studying and working at the UvA
    15 Dec 2020
    The experiences of students and staff of the UvA during the second wave of corona have been in some ways similar: study and work pressure is high, and the lack of social contact and time outdoors has also been ...
  • Joaquim dos Santos Gromicho appointed professor of Business Analytics
    15 Dec 2020
    Professor Joaquim dos Santos Gromicho has been appointed professor of Business Analytics at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • ABS alumnus wins wins George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis award
    9 Dec 2020
    Amsterdam Business School graduate Giulia Casamatti (MSc Business Administration) has won the 2020 George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis award. The award is a collaboration between KPMG and Amsterdam Business School ...
  • Representation of people as machines encourages unhealthy eating
    9 Dec 2020
    A Snickers commercial in which robot hands morph into human hands, or a series on National Geographic called ‘The Incredible Human Machine’: in marketing communication, human beings are regularly compared to a ...
  • ABS in Financial Times top-10 of business schools focusing on SDGs
    9 Dec 2020
    A Financial Times ranking places Amsterdam Business School (ABS) at number 7 among European business schools in terms of research output focusing on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The ...
  • EB researchers contribute to 2020 KVS ‘Preadviezen’
    8 Dec 2020
    The subject of this year’s ‘Preadviezen’ is competition policy.
  • Conference on Algorithmic Collusion: working mechanisms
    2 Dec 2020
    Timo Klein (ASE) and Maarten Pieter Schinkel (ACLE) have organised a conference on algorithmic collusion mechanisms taking place on 14 December 2020 (14:00-18:00) in the UvA’s Hybrid Learning Theatre. Algorithmic ...