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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 1035
Results: 1 - 20 of 1035
  • DSC grants funding to ABS for Data-Driven Research
    18 May 2021
    The UvA’s DSC (Data Science Centre) has awarded funding through its Accelerate Programme for a data scientist to join the Operations Management group of the Amsterdam Business School (ABS). The data scientist will ...
  • Why do we make the decisions we make?
    11 May 2021
    In the fields of economics and business, decision-making is key. How do consumers choose which item to purchase or which business to patronise? How do those working in the financial markets decide whether they think ...
  • Deanne den Hartog selected as member of KNAW
    28 Apr 2021
    Amsterdam Business School professor Deanne den Hartog was among the 23 new members selected by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). Academy members are prominent scholars from all disciplines ...
  • Royal honour for ABS professor Anwar Osseyran
    28 Apr 2021
    Professor Anwar Osseyran has been named Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau. Osseyran was conferred this royal honour for his efforts in the field of ICT for education and research and his contrbutions in his role ...
  • What does the ABS secretariat do at UvA EB?
    21 Apr 2021
    There are quite a few sections and departments at Economics and Business. While we usually know what our direct colleagues do, what kind of work are the other teams doing? This week we asked the ABS secretariat.
  • Deep learning networks study images of Amsterdam’s streets to improve quality of life
    21 Apr 2021
    A partnership of 9 cities and three universities resulted in an initiative that uses geographic information about existing city objects to develop a data set with panoramic images of Amsterdam. This may sound ...
  • WFP team with Dick den Hertog wins Franz Edelman award
    14 Apr 2021
    The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) was named the winner of the 2021 Franz Edelman Award on 13 April. This prestigious award recognises analytics and operations research work that has a meaningful global ...
  • What does the internal communications team do at UvA EB?
    14 Apr 2021
    There are quite a few sections and departments at Economics and Business. While we usually know what our direct colleagues do, what kind of work are the other teams doing? This week we asked Sanne Landhuis, Carl de ...
  • Lund University wins 2021 Econometric Game
    13 Apr 2021
    The team from Sweden’s Lund University has won the ‘world championship’ in Econometrics held last week on 8 and 9 April. The competition was organised by the VSAE study association for EB students of actuarial ...
  • UvA EB organises Econometric Game 2021
    8 Apr 2021
    UvA EB’s Association of Actuarial Sciences and Econometrics students (VSAE) has organised the 2021 Econometric Game. During this competition, 30 international teams will take on the challenge of case that revolves ...
  • Interview with Roel Beetsma in French publication l'Opinion
    7 Apr 2021
    Roel Beetsma was interviewed earlier this month on the subject of reforming the European growth and stability pact after an economic crisis. The interview was published on the website of the French newspaper ...
  • Everything you need to know about accreditations
    31 Mar 2021
    You might regularly read messages about obtained accreditations and ongoing accreditation processes. But what exactly are these and why are they important? Maurice Oudejans, Accreditation Project Manager, explains.
  • NVAO accreditation for the new BSc Business Analytics
    31 Mar 2021
    On 11 March, the board of the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO) accredited the new Bachelor's degree in Business Analytics. This means that we can start with the new programme on 1 September 2021.
  • UvA Crisis Monitor update: Lots of stress and high study/work pressure among students and staff
    30 Mar 2021
    The degree of stress and study pressure among students is high and has been steadily increasing in recent weeks. Stress and work pressure among employees are fairly stable over time, but also high. This is evident ...
  • ‘No more papering over the cracks’
    30 Mar 2021
    On 6 April, students, PhDs, lecturers and professors from higher education will be demonstrating against underfunding. ‘I am fully convinced of the need for this action, because we can’t go on like this any longer,’ ...
  • Go Smart Award 2021 for City of Amsterdam and ABS researchers
    30 Mar 2021
    The City of Amsterdam has won the 2021 GO SMART Award 2021 for the Object Detection Kit project. Maarten Sukel received the award on behalf of the city's Chief Technology Office and the project team during the GO ...
  • Photo of the repaired Grimburgwal quay wall
    Grimburgwal quay wall back in use
    29 Mar 2021
    The emergency repair work on the Grimburgwal quay wall, which collapsed on 1 September 2020, is now complete. Clean-up work has been carried out, an emergency structure with sheet piling has been erected and the quay ...
  • What does Finance & Control do at UvA EB?
    24 Mar 2021
    There are quite a few sections and departments at Economics and Business. While we usually know what our direct colleagues do, what kind of work are the other teams doing? This week we asked André, Ramon, Krista and ...
  • MIF pioneers virtual study trip to South Africa
    24 Mar 2021
    How do we create a meaningful virtual learning experience about finance in emerging markets? The Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF) sales and recruitment team realised that its annual study trip to Cape ...
  • Millions for AI knowledge and investment consortium
    23 Mar 2021
    A knowledge and investment consortium made up of a large group of Dutch universities and a venture capitalist has been awarded an €8 million grant to accelerate the application and marketing of innovations in the ...