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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.

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Results: 1 - 20 of 1011
  • Communication & Media Studies again number one worldwide in QS Ranking
    4 Mar 2021
    This year the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has once again been ranked best in the world for Communication Science & Media in the QS World University rankings by subject. This is the fourth year in a row that UvA ...
  • How do you organise safe elections during a pandemic?
    3 Mar 2021
    In less than two weeks we will once again be casting our votes during the parliamentary elections. These are the first elections to ever take place during a pandemic. We asked ABS doctoral candidate Maarten Sukel, ...
  • ‘The combination of operations research and data science is like a happy marriage’
    3 Mar 2021
    Dr Ilker Birbil is taking up a position as Professor of Artificial Intelligence & Optimisation Techniques for Business and Society at UvA’s Amsterdam Business School starting 1 May. This position will combine his ...
  • Fostering migrant entrepreneurship in Europe
    3 Mar 2021
    Amsterdam Business School researcher Vittoria Scalera will lead the first phase of the 3-year MIG.EN.CUBE project that aims to develop tools and best practices to foster the growth of migrant entrepreneurs in the EU.
  • Housing market contagion: do higher prices there mean higher prices here?
    2 Mar 2021
    Do changing prices in the US housing market mean similar shifts will be seen in house prices in the Netherlands? Will rising house prices in Amsterdam mean the same will be seen across the country? These are the ...
  • AUAS and UvA target of cyber attack (update)
    17 Feb 2021
    The Security and Operations Center of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) and University of Amsterdam (UvA) have found that an unknown third party has gained access to the ICT environments of the AUAS ...
  • ABS research on queues and waiting lists featured on RTL4
    17 Feb 2021
    Dr Anouar El Haji, a former PhD student at the Amsterdam Business School, was interviewed by Editie NL, a Dutch television programme on the RTL4 network. His research on queues and waiting lists carried out with ...
  • Maarten Pieter Schinkel presents ‘Green Cartel’ research at the European Commission
    10 Feb 2021
    ASE professor Maarten Pieter Schinkel presented his research on ‘Green Cartels’, conducted with Leonard Treuren, at a European Commission (EC) conference on 4 February. The event was organised to explore how ...
  • EBE student Yeewah Chong wins Covid Behavioural Challenge
    3 Feb 2021
    Third-year Economics and Business Economics (EBE) student Yeewah Chong, working together with her cousin David Teng, has won the Covid Behavioural Challenge. The competition was organised to collect the best ideas to ...
  • Fertile ground for entrepreneurial talent
    3 Feb 2021
    The Amsterdam Business School is fertile ground for innovative, entrepreneurial talent. This was demonstrated last week when both the Bachelor’s students of the Minor in Entrepreneurship and The Startup Project’s ...
  • Apply now for an EPOC fellowship
    29 Jan 2021
    CeNDEF is a partner in the new Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network 'Economic Policy in Complex Environments' (EPOC). The EPOC programme will host 15 PhD students for 3 years starting in September 2021, ...
  • CeNDEF researchers published in CEPR journal
    29 Jan 2021
    Center for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance (CeNDEF) researchers recently had a paper published in the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) journal on the topic of COVID-19 as a driver of change in ...
  • ‘Improving the world through analytics’
    27 Jan 2021
    Dr Joaquim dos Santos Gromicho has been appointed Professor of Business Analytics at Amsterdam Business School (ABS), making him the the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) most recent acquisition. The Portuguese-born ...
  • Ronald Does wins Lancaster Medal for international contributions to quality improvement
    27 Jan 2021
    ABS Industrial Statistics professor Ronald Does is the first Dutch winner of the Lancaster Medal. This prestigious medal is awarded by the American Society for Quality to individuals who have made an outstanding ...
  • Ilker Birbil appointed professor of Artificial Intelligence & Optimisation Techniques for Business and Society
    27 Jan 2021
    Professor Ilker Birbil (1973) has been appointed professor of Artificial Intelligence & Optimisation Techniques for Business and Society at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Faculty Strategic Plan 2021-2026
    21 Jan 2021
    In January The CrossThinker was published. It contains the Faculty Strategic Plan (FSP) 2021-2026. You can read more about UvA EB’s ambitions in this plan. We are using the slogan 'Impact through engagement' to ...
  • UvA lecturer Henk Volberda addresses the king concerning digital infrastructure in the COVID period
    20 Jan 2021
    On Wednesday 20 January, King Willem-Alexander spoke to representatives of businesses and organisations - including UvA lecturer Henk Volberda - about the development of our digital infrastructure in the COVID ...
  • World Food Programme finalist for Franz Edelman award
    20 Jan 2021
    UvA professor Dick den Hertog (UvA EB Professor of Operations Research) is a member of the World Food Programme (WFP) team that has been selected as one of the finalists for the 2021 INFORMS Franz Edelman Competition ...
  • 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.