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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 376
Results: 1 - 20 of 376
  • 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.
  • Stevan Rudinac wins 2020 Van der Schroeff Award
    13 Jan 2021
    The Van der Schroeff Award for the best lecturer at UvA Economics and Business was awarded to Dr Stevan Rudinac (Operations Management section ABS). The winner was announced during the online New Year’s Toast on ...
  • Robin Döttling wins the ABS Dissertation Award 2020
    13 Jan 2021
    The Amsterdam Business School Dissertation Award for the best thesis was presented during the New Year’s toast on Thursday 7 January. Amsterdam Business School dean Marc Salomon announced Dr Robin Döttling as the ...
  • Advisory report outlines opportunities for Amsterdam metropolitan region after the COVID crisis
    9 Jan 2021
    The COVID-crisis has affected Amsterdam and the metropolitan area disproportionally: substantial unemployment, 5-10 months of backlog in children’s education, significant growth in households with debts, and an ...
  • UvA researchers prove algorithmic collusion in product pricing could exist
    6 Jan 2021
    There is currently a lively debate between legal experts, economists and policy-makers on the topic of algorithmic collusion. This is essentially a form of machine learning where technically advanced tools such as ...
  • Joaquim dos Santos Gromicho appointed professor of Business Analytics
    15 Dec 2020
    Professor Joaquim dos Santos Gromicho has been appointed professor of Business Analytics at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • ABS alumnus wins wins George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis award
    9 Dec 2020
    Amsterdam Business School graduate Giulia Casamatti (MSc Business Administration) has won the 2020 George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis award. The award is a collaboration between KPMG and Amsterdam Business School ...
  • Representation of people as machines encourages unhealthy eating
    9 Dec 2020
    A Snickers commercial in which robot hands morph into human hands, or a series on National Geographic called ‘The Incredible Human Machine’: in marketing communication, human beings are regularly compared to a ...
  • ABS in Financial Times top-10 of business schools focusing on SDGs
    9 Dec 2020
    A Financial Times ranking places Amsterdam Business School (ABS) at number 7 among European business schools in terms of research output focusing on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The ...
  • EB researchers contribute to 2020 KVS ‘Preadviezen’
    8 Dec 2020
    The subject of this year’s ‘Preadviezen’ is competition policy.
  • Han van Dissel to stay on as dean of Faculty of Economics and Business
    18 Nov 2020
    The UvA Executive Board has decided to extend the appointment of Professor Han van Dissel as dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business by six months. Van Dissel's second term as dean was initially due to come to ...
  • Veni grants for 25 UvA and Amsterdam UMC researchers
    5 Nov 2020
    No fewer than 25 researchers from the UvA and Amsterdam UMC have been awarded Veni grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grants amount to a maximum of 250,000 euros per project. ...
  • ABS research keeps Amsterdam clean: real-time image recognition for litter collection
    29 Oct 2020
    Keeping the streets clean in a dynamic urban environment is one of the major challenges facing Amsterdam City Council. Amsterdam Business School researcher Maarten Sukel developed a system that can recognise rubbish ...
  • New Environmental Economics chair at the UvA
    28 Oct 2020
    As of 1 November 2020, economist and former politician Rick van der Ploeg has been appointed university professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Amsterdam. He will focus on research and education in ...
  • Rick van der Ploeg appointed university professor of Environmental Economics
    28 Oct 2020
    Economist and former politician Rick van der Ploeg has been appointed university professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Amsterdam. Van der Ploeg will focus on research and education in the field of ...
  • Finance Group: talking about implicit biases
    21 Oct 2020
    During their weekly eLunches, members of the Finance Group often discuss current events. As a result of one of their discussions about the Black Lives Matter protests, members of the Finance Group decided to do an ...
  • Submit your MSc thesis for the ASF Sustainable Future Prize
    6 Oct 2020
    A Sustainable Future (ASF) is excited to announce the new 'ASF Sustainable Future Prize' for a high-quality master's thesis focusing on one of ASF's sustainability research themes.
  • 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 ...