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  • 14 Mar 2019
    Reducing process variation is crucial

    Improving efficiency and reducing errors in processes is the common thread in the long career of UvA professor Ronald Does. He recently received two prestigious awards for his work. According to Does, the number of ...

  • 14 Mar 2019
    Organisational psychologist Berkers: ‘Nobody examines what employees actually do’

    Fixed work activities are a thing of the past. Hannah Berkers, who recently obtained her PhD as an organisational psychologist, discusses employees’ tasks, how these change and how this impacts employees, their ...

  • 13 Mar 2019
    Marketability of real estate as a price change predictor

    Rising prices on the property market are usually preceded by better marketability, or more ‘liquidity’. Even the number of clicks on property site Funda can be a precursor of rising prices. Researcher Dorinth van ...

  • 6 Mar 2019
    Fifty Years Nobel Prize in Economics

    Fifty years ago, in 1969, the first Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Jan Tinbergen and the Norwegian Ragnar Frisch. Economics journal TPEdigitaal released a special issue to celebrate the spirit of Jan ...

  • 1 Mar 2019
    Which employees have the best ideas?

    We all know people at work who express themselves frequently, quickly and fluently as well as people who express themselves less often. But which of them come up with the best ideas and how do they arrive at those ...

  • 27 Feb 2019
    Professor Ronald Does awarded the European Box medal 2019 for statistics

    Ronald Does, professor of industrial statistics at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS), has been awarded the Box Medal. He is the first Dutch national ever to win the Box medal, an award that has been presented ...

  • 6 Feb 2019
    Circle of Parents winner of Demo Day

    Second hand children’s clothing should be the standard according to students Lucas van Straalen, Julius van Dijk and David Soesan of the minor Entrepreneurship. They won the first prize of €1,000 for their start-up ...

  • 6 Feb 2019
    Amba Zeggen new APC programme director

    Amba Zeggen (AAG) is the new programme director of the Amsterdam Business School’s Actuarial Practice Cycle (APC) programme since January 2019. It’s her goal to further integrate developments and technological ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
    Lisanne van Bunderen wins 2018 Van der Schroeff Award

    The Van der Schroeff Award for the best lecturer at UvA Economics and Business was awarded to Lisanne van Bunderen. The winner was announced during the New Year’s event on 17 January. “It was really enjoyable to ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
    ABS Dissertation Award presented to Mario Schabus

    The ABS Dissertation Award was awarded to Mario Schabus by Marc Salomon during the New Year’s event on 17 January. The lecturer, currently at the University of Melbourne, won the award for his paper ‘Essays on ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
    Henk Volberda, professor of Strategic Management & Innovation

    Prof. H.W. Volberda (1964) has been appointed professor of Strategic Management & Innovation at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Business and Economics. The chair is part of the Amsterdam Business ...

  • 7 Jan 2019
    Professor Ronald Does awarded the Shewhart Medal 2019

    Ronald Does, professor of industrial statistics at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) has been awarded the Shewhart Medal 2019 of the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Does will receive the award at the ASQ annual ...

  • 17 Dec 2018
    How ICOs work - the ins and outs of crypto fundraising

    On Friday, 23 November the Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF) together with Holland Fintech, organised a Speaker Event discussing the roadmap to a successful Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Bringing together ...

  • 5 Dec 2018
    Joris Ebbers awarded NWO KIEM Creative Industries Grant

    Associate professor Joris Ebbers (ABS, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Section) has been awarded a NWO KIEM Creative Industries grant for his research proposal ‘Motivations of artists for (not) starting a crowdfunding ...

  • 28 Nov 2018
    ASMF alumnus wins Johan de Witt thesis award 2018

    Ted van der Aalst, a cum laude graduate of the Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance MSc programme was awarded the Johan de Witt thesis award on 22 November. He won the award for his thesis 'A network approach ...

  • 21 Nov 2018
    Arno Kourula MBA lecturer of the Year 2018

    Lecturer Arno Kourula has been voted Lecturer of the Year 2018 by MBA students. Students were able to vote for their favourite MBA lecturer one month before graduating.

  • 30 Oct 2018
    EventPay wins Startup Project Pitch Finals

    Students of the Master’s in Entrepreneurship had the opportunity to pitch their startup project during the Pitch Finals on 24 October. The students Joeri Stavleu, Pim Thijssen and Jekaterina Ivanova won the prize of ...

  • 24 Oct 2018
    MBA winning teams to pitch projects to VodafoneZiggo board

    Amsterdam Business School MBA students presented their project results during the ‘Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability’ course to five VodafoneZiggo directors on Tuesday 16 October. The company directors picked ...

  • 24 Oct 2018
    Financial accounting balancing between predictive power and prudence

    By presenting alternative earnings, companies try to draw a better picture than the one emerging from the official results. Professor of Financial Accounting David Veenman from the University of Amsterdam ...

  • 24 Oct 2018
    Organisations make proactive employees

    Employees who are willing to do just a bit more than what they are asked isn’t something that happens automatically. It is mainly the organisation that determines whether employees are 'proactive’, says PhD graduate ...