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Results: 1 - 20 of 848
  • UvA lecturer Henk Volberda addresses the king concerning digital infrastructure in the COVID period
    20 Jan 2021
    On Wednesday 20 January, King Willem-Alexander spoke to representatives of businesses and organisations - including UvA lecturer Henk Volberda - about the development of our digital infrastructure in the COVID ...
  • World Food Programme finalist for Franz Edelman award
    20 Jan 2021
    UvA professor Dick den Hertog (UvA EB Professor of Operations Research) is a member of the World Food Programme (WFP) team that has been selected as one of the finalists for the 2021 INFORMS Franz Edelman Competition ...
  • Faculty Strategic Plan 2021-2026
    18 Jan 2021
    This past week The CrossThinker was published. It contains the Faculty Strategic Plan (FSP) 2021-2026. You can read more about UvA EB’s ambitions in this plan. We are using the slogan 'Impact through engagement' to ...
  • Fill out the National Student Survey 2021!
    18 Jan 2021
    This week is the start of the National Student Survey (NSE). The NSE is a national survey in which students express their opinion on their degree programme and university. Starting from Thursday, 21 January you will ...
  • Universities lowering the standard for BSA this year
    14 Jan 2021
    In view of the corona crisis, the 14 Dutch universities have opted to lower the standard for the binding study advice (BSA) this academic year by 10-15%. For the UvA, this means that students who started their study ...
  • Take part in outdoor personal training at USC
    14 Jan 2021
    Interested in a little break from online workouts or your standard run around the park? With a USC PT membership, you can book three outdoor personal training sessions – 50 minutes each – at one of the USC locations.
  • How are the security staff at the REC doing?
    13 Jan 2021
    There are quite a few sections and departments at Economics and Business. We’re usually well-informed about the activities of our direct colleagues, but what kind of work are the other teams doing? This week we asked ...
  • 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 ...
  • UvA adapts building-related projects
    11 Jan 2021
    The coronavirus pandemic and the expansion of digital education have prompted the UvA to critically reassess the need for renovation or new-build projects. The feasibility of new plans will also be subjected to ...
  • 2021 - 2026 strategic plan: inspiring generations
    7 Jan 2021
    At the beginning of this year the Executive Board (CvB) established its Strategic Plan for 2021 – 2026, entitled Inspiring generations. This states what is needed to maintain and expand our position as a university: ...
  • 6 EB researchers listed in economist top 40
    6 Jan 2021
    The 2020 economist top 40 (Economentop 40) ranking lists the top 40 economists in the Netherlands. The ranking is published annually by Economisch Statistische Berichten (ESB).
  • Will the pandemic lead to an education gap?
    6 Jan 2021
    Giuseppe Sorrenti (Assistant Professor of Microeconomics at Amsterdam School of Economics) recently co-authored a working paper on the impact of school closures on children due to COVID-19 measures.
  • 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 ...
  • Old requests from Library Interlibrary Loan account no longer visible from 29 January
    5 Jan 2021
    On 29 January, the way in which staff and students with a UvAnetID log into WorldCat Discovery (the national library catalogue) will change. After that date, the system will automatically create a new Interlibrary ...
  • Highlighted: IIS electives Sexology and Big History
    4 Jan 2021
    Do you have your curriculum complete for the 2nd semester? If not: A few interdisciplinary electives that will start soon still have room for some extra students! For example, enrol to Sexology (6 EC) or Big History ...
  • Independent reporting point for undesirable conduct to remain open
    4 Jan 2021
    The availability of the temporary external reporting point for undesirable conduct has been extended. The independent reporting point was set up in July 2020 and offers an additional and accessible opportunity for ...
  • Jacqueline Schoone stays on until the appointment of a new ombudsperson
    17 Dec 2020
    Parties like representative advisory bodies and deans are currently still discussing a document about the embedding of the ombudsperson. The recruitment of the permanent ombudsperson will start as soon as decision ...
  • Sweder van Wijnbergen awarded Pierson Medal 2020
    17 Dec 2020
    Professor Sweder van Wijnbergen (1951) was awarded the Pierson Medal on 16 December. The medal was presented by Klaas Knot, chairman of the board of the Pierson Fund and president of De Nederlandsche Bank. The ...
  • Alumnus Peter Janiš wins ACLE Best Thesis Prize 2019-2020
    16 Dec 2020
    Peter Janiš has been awarded the ACLE Best Thesis Prize for his thesis 'Impact of Shareholder Loan Subordination on Company Capital Structure'. The award was presented online during the Master’s in Law & Finance ...