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News

Below, you find all news published by the Amsterdam Business School. Find an overview of external media publications (Dutch only) of our researchers on the page ABS in de media. Also see a list of our events and seminars and learn more about UvA in Carré, our seminar series for Business Administration students.

Results: 1 - 20 of 435
Results: 1 - 20 of 435
  • UvA Economics and Business opens new Academic Year with hybrid live lectures for 1500 first-years
    2 Sep 2020
    UvA Economics and Business (EB) is using hybrid live lectures in the ‘Hybrid Learning Theatre’ to make active participation and interaction possible for 1500 first-year students.
  • COVID-19 sparks creativity among UvA Economics and Business lecturers
    2 Sep 2020
    The COVID-19 situation has stimulated a high degree of creativity at UvA Economics and Business (UvA EB). Students have been saying 'Using Zoom the whole day isn’t very inspiring', and 'We really want to come back to ...
  • Jan Bouwens' letter to the Financial Times on Boris Johnson's 'New Deal'
    20 Jul 2020
    Jan Bouwens (ABS Professor of Accounting) wrote a letter to the Financial Times on 13 July in response to a statement made by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. In this statement, Johnson promised the UK a New ...
  • New elective in Curaçao for EB bachelor's students
    14 Jul 2020
    Enjoy pearly white beaches and palm trees while you work on a solution for socio-economic issues on a small island. In the new academic year, in the second course period of the first semester, we’ll be launching a ...
  • George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis Award - Call for nominations
    1 Jul 2020
    For the fourth year, we are organizing the master’s thesis prize in the area of sustainability, the George Molenkamp Award, in collaboration with KPMG. This prize is typically awarded at the UvA in Carré event in ...
  • Dick den Hertog appointed professor of Operations Research
    29 Jun 2020
    Professor Dick den Hertog has been appointed professor of Operations Research at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Amsterdam. As a professor of Operations Research, Den Hertog will focus on ...
  • ABS Accounting professors appointed as editors of A* journals
    16 Jun 2020
    Professors Brendan O’Dwyer and David Veenman from the Amsterdam Business School have recently been appointed as Editors at top (A*) journals in their field.
  • Take part in the Dutch Innovation Monitor survey
    3 Jun 2020
    How is your organisation approaching decision-making regarding innovation and strategy during the corona crisis? Is your organisation postponing innovation or is it taking this opportunity to further digitise, ...
  • Prof. Arnoud Boot presents open letter to the Dutch political parties and government
    3 Jun 2020
    On June 3rd, Prof. Arnoud Boot (University of Amsterdam, Finance Group) and chairman of the Sustainable Finance Lab (SFL), presented an open SFL letter “Towards a sustainable recovery after corona” (Duurzaam herstel ...
  • Andrea Weihrauch chosen EB Lecturer of the Year
    3 Jun 2020
    Andrea Weihrauch (ABS assistant professor of Strategy) has been chosen as Lecturer of the Year at UvA Economics and Business.
  • How can COVID-19 drive innovation?
    3 Jun 2020
    Burcu Kücükkeles (ABS Strategy and International Business section) co-authored a publication in the latest edition of MIT Sloan 'Management Review' on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the innovation process.
  • The power of zero when selling a house
    7 May 2020
    When Amsterdam real estate buyers were competing for properties, sellers setting asking prices that ended in one or more zeroes achieved higher prices. That was the finding of a new paper, written by a team of ...
  • Pan-European research group publishes proposals for recovery EU economies
    28 Apr 2020
    The SAFE Pandemic research group of six European and US economists, including UvA professor Arnoud Boot (Finance Group), has published its recommendations for a pan-European Pandemic Equity Fund in a VOX CEPR Policy ...
  • Neeltje van Horen. Foto: Bank of England
    Neeltje van Horen, professor of Financial Economics
    8 Apr 2020
    Dr Neeltje van Horen (1974) has been appointed (part-time) professor of Financial Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Van Horen will combine her professorship with ...
  • Students of Amsterdam Business School Take Center Stage In National Case Competition
    1 Apr 2020
    ABS Case Society Showcases Award-Winning Marketing Strategy for Start-up Business Concept
  • Corona virus poses financial risk for shadow banking
    1 Apr 2020
    Professor Enrico Perotti (ABS Finance section) recently contributed a column to VOX outlining the risks to the shadow banking sector.
  • First online UvA PhD defence successfully completed
    27 Mar 2020
    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.
  • Antoon Pelsser, professor by special appointment of Enterprise Risk Management
    27 Mar 2020
    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 ...
  • What makes text-based counseling effective?
    18 Mar 2020
    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'.
  • ABS professor appointed member of KHMW
    12 Feb 2020
    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 ...