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You can find all of the news published by the Amsterdam Business School in the list below. 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: 41 - 60 of 422
Results: 41 - 60 of 422
  • 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 ...
  • Netherlands and Scandinavia in best position to recover from COVID-19 crisis
    16 Dec 2020
    Almost a year after the COVID-19 crisis first started, the deep economic recession has had a major impact on the economy and society. In a special edition of the Global Competitiveness Report, the World Economic ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • COVID-19 forces accelerated digitisation and fundamentally alters the labour market
    21 Oct 2020
    The coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses to significantly accelerate their digitisation processes. At the same time, COVID-19 is causing increased uncertainty on the labour market. Combined with increasing ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dutch Innovation Award 2020 for sustainable feed company Protix
    20 Oct 2020
    The North Brabant-based company Protix has won the Dutch Innovation Award 2020. The company produces sustainable animal feed and uses innovative practices while making sustainability a high priority.
  • Successful PhD Defense Renée Rotmans
    20 Oct 2020
    To improve and boost innovation, businesses need to more than invest in technology. Research conducted by Renée Rotmans of the Amsterdam Business School shows that businesses who make significant investments in both ...
  • 2020 MT500 study rankings published online
    15 Oct 2020
    The MT500 study was carried out by the Amsterdam Centre for Business Innovation (ACBI). The study uses peer-to-peer evaluation to rank companies in terms of their reputation.
  • 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.
  • Who will win the 2020 Dutch Innovation Award?
    29 Sep 2020
    Which Dutch business will win the 2020 Dutch Innovation Award (Nederlandse Innovatie Prijs 2020)? The ten organisations nominated have distinguished themselves in the field of sustainable innovation. The winner will ...
  • 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.