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2017.05.15 | People

Graduation Day 2017

See the photos from Saturday’s graduation ceremony for the department’s graduates.

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.

2017.02.20 | People

Torben M. Andersen to head new macroeconomic model

Professor and former Chief Economic Adviser Torben M. Andersen, Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS, has been appointed chairman of the board of a new working group aiming to develop a new macroeconomic model on behalf of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Interior. The model will…

2017.02.02 | Public/media

Languages and maths in the day nursery

It’s a good idea to already start developing children’s language and maths learning skills in the day nursery. This way, the children might do better in school later on than they otherwise would have done.

Photo: The Danish Central Bank

2017.01.04 | Public/media, Staff

ECON gets professorship from central bank

Danmarks Nationalbank has granted the Department of Economics and Business Economics a professorship in economics as part of the celebration of the bank’s 200 year anniversary in 2018.

2016.12.22 | Private and public companies

Disruption – good or bad

Professor Philipp Schröder was one of the experts participating when Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen welcomed business leaders, union leaders and experts to the first session at the new Disruption Council to discuss the future Danish labour market.

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