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2017.10.05 | Awards

Winner of the Oecon Award 2017

This year’s Oecon Award of 20,000 to a newly graduated cand.oecon went to Nina Enggaard, who received the award for her extremely diligent, unselfish and dedicated work and commitment in a number of student organisations and fora at Aarhus University. The Department of Economics and Business Economics congratulates her on this fine…

2017.09.21 | Research news

Organic consumers mean business

Groundbreaking research from Aarhus BSS shows that organic consumers are standing fast and are buying more and more organic products following an increasingly predictable pattern. Coop Denmark sees great potential in the research results.

Honorary Doctor Søren Johansen and Dean Thomas Pallesen at the annual celebration. Photo: Lars Kruse
Honorary Doctor Søren Johansen and Dean Thomas Pallesen at the annual celebration. Photo: Lars Kruse

2017.09.19 | Awards

Søren Johansen appointed honorary doctorate

In connection with the annual celebration on Friday 15 September, Aarhus University has appointed Professor Søren Johansen honorary doctorate. Søren Johansen is a research fellow at CREATES.

2017.09.18 | Students

Students in International Economic Consulting conduct analysis for KiMs

The crisps and snacks producer KiMs is thrilled to be collaborating with economics students from the Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus BSS.

"I’ve always been proud to be a secretary. I haven’t been bored a single day," says Kirsten Stentoft about her 40 year anniversary at the department.

2017.09.13 | People

Delighted secretary awarded medal by Danish Queen

Kirsten Stentoft is awarded the Queen’s Silver Medal of Merit for her extraordinary contribution at the Department of Economics and Business Economics throughout 40 years.

2017.09.11 | People

Bastien Michel and Marianne Simonsen receive DKK 5 million from TrygFonden

Bastien Michel and Marianne Simonsen have received DKK 5 million from TrygFonden for their project to evaluate a therapy-based intervention specifically designed to help individuals who have grown up in a family with an alcohol problem, while relying on a randomized wait list control design. The intervention takes the form of individual…

The study shows that the increase not only covers autism, but also other psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety and ADHD. Photo: Lise Balsby

2017.09.08 | Research news

Using antidepressants during pregnancy may affect your child’s mental health

A study from Aarhus BSS of almost one million Danish children shows that the use of antidepressants during pregnancy increases the risk of your child being diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder later in life. However, heritability also plays a part, according to the researchers.

2017.08.24 | Administrative conditions

Niels Haldrup appointed acting head of department

Professor Niels Haldrup is the new acting head of the Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS. He will take over the position on 1 September.

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…

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