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Results: 1 - 20 of 420
Results: 1 - 20 of 420
  • 1 Apr 2020
    Corona virus poses financial risk for shadow banking

    Professor Enrico Perotti (ABS Finance section) recently contributed a column to VOX outlining the risks to the shadow banking sector.

  • 27 Mar 2020
    First online UvA PhD defence successfully completed

    The UvA’s first ever online PhD defence ceremony took place on Thursday, 26 March, and went well. Zina Lekniūtė successfully defended her thesis on the consequences of underfunding of American pension funds.

  • 27 Mar 2020
    Antoon Pelsser, professor by special appointment of Enterprise Risk Management

    Prof. A.A.J. Pelsser (1968) has been appointed professor by special appointment of at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair was established on behalf of ‘Stichting ...

  • 18 Mar 2020
    What makes text-based counseling effective?

    ABS Professor of Marketing Willemijn van Dolen recently co-authored an article that has been published in the peer reviewed journal 'Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking'.

  • 12 Feb 2020
    ABS professor appointed member of KHMW

    Professor of Marketing Willemijn van Dolen (ABS) was appointed member of the Holland Society for the Sciences (KHMW) on 8 February. The KHMW appoints scholars and researchers with an impressive track record in ...

  • 22 Jan 2020
    ABS researcher co-authors UN white paper

    The paper, 'Bridging the Data Gap: Exploring Pillar III and Victims’ Access to Remedy', co-authored by Michelle Westermann-Behaylo (ABS International Strategy & Marketing), describes how data sets can be used to ...

  • 22 Jan 2020
    WRR presents report to Minister Koolmees

    On Wednesday 15 January, the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) presented the report 'Het betere werk. De nieuwe maatschappelijke opdracht' (WRR Report 102) to the Minister of Social Affairs and ...

  • 8 Jan 2020
    Research on multinational enterprises sheds light on gender wage gap

    Amsterdam Business School scholars have studied who benefits financially from working for a multinational enterprise (MNE), and in which situations we see a wage premium.

  • 8 Jan 2020
    ABS professor appointed honorary chair at top German university

    Enrico Perotti (UvA Economics and Business professor of International Finance) was recently appointed as Reinhard Selten Chair in Economic Theory at the University of Bonn, a highly ranked economics school in Germany.

  • 18 Dec 2019
    Large wind turbines lower property value

    The price of houses located within 2 kilometres of a large wind turbine (higher than 150 metres) do not increase at the same rate as average house prices. These findings come from a study conducted by researcher ...

  • 18 Dec 2019
    ABS researcher presents article to Museum association

    Dr Alexander Alexiev (ABS Entrepreneurship and Innovation section) presented the article ‘From sponsor to partner: The evolving relationship between museums and businesses’ to the Consultative Association of ...

  • 13 Dec 2019
    Successful UvA alumni event for actuaries

    The UvA Alumni network for actuaries hosted a discussion event on the ‘Nieuwe Pensioenakkoord’ (new pension agreement) on 28 November at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS). This alumni event was for graduates of the ...

  • 4 Dec 2019
    NWO KIEM grant for research into intellectual curiosity

    Angelo Tomaselli (ABS Entrepreneurship & Innovation section) has been awarded a NWO KIEM grant for his research project ‘Discovering the determinants of intellectual curiosity in the “over-the-top” industry’.

  • 28 Nov 2019
    Amsterdam Business School develops new EcoSystem Practitioner Programme

    Collaboration with the EcoSystem Thinking Institute (ESTI) should lead to a new experience-based training programme, intended for entrepreneurs from both the private and public domain.

  • 21 Nov 2019
    VOGON Real Estate Research Award winners announced

    The 2019 VOGON Real Estate Research Award has been awarded to former MBA student Jeroen Beimer (MBA Big Data & Business Analytics 2018) and professor Marc Francke (UvA Professor of Real Estate Valuation). Their ...

  • 18 Nov 2019
    Machine learning
    ‘Solving problems in big cities using machine learning’

    Maarten Sukel wants to improve the liveability of cities. To achieve this, he is working on machine learning models with various time frames. ‘For the city, I’m trying to solve day-to-day problems happening right ...

  • 18 Nov 2019
    Managers do not conform to the standard model of profit maximisation

    People rely on emotions and moral standards, such as the consideration of fairness, in their financial decisions. This makes them less rational than classical economic models tend to assume. One of Professor Sander ...

  • 13 Nov 2019
    Economics and Business
    Siri Boe-Lillegraven appointed faculty Diversity Officer

    The UvA Economics and Business faculty board has announced that Siri Boe-Lillegraven has been appointed as Faculty Diversity Officer (FDO). She is the successor to the previous FDO, Amsterdam School of Economics ...

  • 30 Oct 2019
    ABS alumnus chosen as Actuarial Talent of the Year 2019

    Amsterdam Executive Programme in Actuarial Science (AEMAS) alumnus Linda Vos, has been chosen as Actuarial Talent of the Year for 2019. She was announced as the winner of this title by the Actuarial Podium on Actuary ...

  • 30 Oct 2019
    ABS alumnus named 2019 Actuary of the Year

    Fellow actuaries and a jury of experts have selected MSc Actuarial Science alumnus Richard Plat as 2019 Actuary of the Year. The announcement was made on Actuaris Day 2019 which took place on 26 September.