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2017.06.29 | Awards

Eric Hillebrand receives grant of 3.6 million from DFF

Associate Professor Eric Hillebrand has been awarded a grant of DKK 3.659.615 from The Danish Council for Independent Research - Social Sciences for his project entitled “Econometric Modeling of Climate Change”. The purpose of the project is to specify econometric models that connect global macroeconomic activity with key climate variables.…

2017.06.27 | Awards

Tom Engsted and Thomas Q. Pedersen receive large grant from DFF

Professor Tom Engsted and associate professor Thomas Quistgaard Pedersen have been awarded a grant of DKK 2.6 million from The Danish Council of Independent Research (DFF – Research Project 1) for the period January 2018 – December 2020 for their project entitled “Money Illusion”. The project proposes new theoretical and empirical research that…

Professor and chairman of the board of the Danish Economic Councils Michael Svarer, Aarhus University, Troels Lund Poulsen, Minister of Employment and Professor Jens Kristiansen presented the award to Jonas Fluchtmann from the Department of Economics and Business Economics and Lisbeth Lysdal Kamlarczyk from the Department of Law.

2017.06.26 | Awards

Jonas Fluchtmann wins award for thesis on labour market economy

Jonas Fluchtmann wins the Danish Ministry of Employment’s new labour market economy award for his Master’s thesis ”Cognitive Biases in Dynamic Job Search”.

The three Aarhus BSS-student Thomas Haase Jensen, Daniel Astrup Holst-Hansen og Ingrid Arentoft Mikkelsen with alderman Thomas Medom (left) og The head of the Employment Department Vibeke Jensen (right)

2017.06.26 | Students

Aarhus BSS students receive award for assignment

For three Aarhus BSS students, the end of the semester included a cash price of DKK 10,000 when the winner of this year’s case collaboration with the City of Aarhus was revealed at the Town Hall.

2017.05.15 | People

Graduation Day 2017

See the photos from the graduation ceremony for the department’s graduates. Oeconrådet was responsible for the ceremony which took place on Saturday, 13 May 2017.

2017.05.01 | People

Philipp Schröder – Member of the Government’s New Disruption Council

Professor Philipp Schröder has been appointed member of the government’s new Disruption Council, which is a partnership between the labour market parties, companies, experts and ministers. Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen will act as chairman of the partnership.  The partnership will analyse, discuss and provide suggestions as to how…

2017.03.12 | Aarhus BSS

Longer deadlines make people donate more money

We become more generous in relation to donating money for e.g. emergency aid via email and text messages if we do not feel (too) pressured to donate right away. But deadlines in themselves do not make more people donate money. This is the result of a new study from Aarhus BSS.

2017.03.12 | Aarhus BSS

Reminder emails increase the number of donations, but…

New research shows that reminder emails make more people donate money to charity. But the extra email also causes a significantly higher number of people to unsubscribe from the mailing list, which can reduce donations by up to a third over the long run. However, the number of unsubscriptions can be reduced by simple means.

2017.03.06 | Public/media

Aarhus BSS establishes the Dale T. Mortensen Centre

Three years after the passing of Nobel Prize winner Dale T. Mortensen, Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University now establishes a new research centre to develop the theories of the American economics professor.

2017.03.06 | People

Philipp Schröder appointed member of expert group on research

Professor Philipp Schröder from the Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS has been appointed member of the expert group which is to assist a cross-ministerial committee in assessing the effects of the current research efforts.

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