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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 441
Results: 1 - 20 of 441
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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
    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 ...