Department of Economics and Business

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2014.04.10 | Research news

Additional language lessons improve children’s reading skills

By giving school children up to four additional hours of Danish lessons every week for 16 weeks, we improve their reading skills to an extent that amounts to six months of schooling in addition to what other pupils achieve in that period of time.

Malene Kallestrup-Lamb and her colleagues are developing a customised model based solely on Danish data. It has been fine-tuned to take into account the parameters that affect mortality in a small population such as Denmark. Photo: Lars Kruse AU Communication.

2014.03.21 | Knowledge exchange

A mathematical model that may be worth a lot of money

Malene Kallestrup from Creates at Aarhus University is currently developing a mathematical model, which can predict future mortality with greater accuracy compared to other existing methods. This could potentially be of great value to both the private and public sector in Denmark.

Four Aarhus winners, from the left: Alexander Bitzow Pedersen, Oskar Harmsen, Peter Aadaard Nielsen, Thyge Ryom Enggaard and Steffen Stræde, CEO Copenhagen ZOO.

2014.03.07 | Awards

Students win the biggest case competition in Scandinavia

A five-year business plan for the Copenhagen Zoo. This was essentially the task at the CBS Case Competition, Beat the Elite 2014. The winning entry was proposed by four students from the School of Business and Social Sciences at Aarhus University.

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Tue 22 Apr
09:00-16:00 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, blgd. 2636 (U), room 215
DGPE PhD course: Nonparametric Econometrics I
Lecturer: Professor Jeffrey S. Racine
Tue 22 Apr
12:00-12:30 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2628, room 303
CREATES lunch seminar: Harry Vander Elst
Disentangled jump-robust Realized Covariances and Correlations with non-synchronous prices
Tue 22 Apr
13:00-14:00 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2632(L), room 161
Tuborg Research Centre Seminar: Tobias Seidel, University of Duisburg-Essen
Title: The Persistent Effects of Regional Policy – Evidence from the West-German Zonenrandgebiet
Wed 23 Apr
14:15-15:30 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2632(L), room 242
Economics Seminar Series: Thomas Buser, University of Amsterdam
Title: The Flipside of Comparative Payment Schemes
Thu 24 Apr
09:15-12:00 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2610, room 521 B
DGPE PhD course: Weak Identification
Lecturer: Professor Frank Kleibergen, Brown University
Thu 24 Apr
14:15-15:15 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2628, room 303
CREATES seminar: Frank Kleibergen, Brown University
Title: TBA

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