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2016.12.12 | Research news

Men and women handle bullying very differently

Men and women are almost at an equal risk of being bullied in the workplace, but whereas bullying often causes women to go on prolonged sick leave or use antidepressants, men often choose to leave the labour market altogether for a period of time. This is the result of new research from Aarhus BSS and the University of Copenhagen.

2016.11.14 | Education news

Photos from Graduation Day 2016

See this year’s graduates at the graduation ceremony on Saturday 12 November 2016. The programme was as follows:   Welcome by Marie Møller Petersen Oecon Council song for the audience “Nu falmer skoven trindt om land” Speech by Esben Kolind Laustrup Speech by the Oecon Association  Speech by the EØ-association Speech by…

On the notice board, Thomas keeps track of all the places his research has taken him. A new collaboration with an Australian researcher might result in a trip to Brisbane in the near future.

2016.11.02 | People

New professor at NCRR

Thomas Munk Laursen has been awarded a professorship at the National Centre for Register-based Research (NCRR). Here, he is examining why people with severe mental disorders have such a high excess mortality.

2016.10.31 | Awards

Business Administration Student of the Year 2016

Tor Toftgaard Madsen has received the title as Business Administration Student of the Year 2016.

Frederik Bjørn Christensen, Frederik Læssøe Nielsen and director of Nationalbanken Lars Rohde.

2016.10.25 | People

2 x Frederik win award for best Barchelor’s project in economics

Frederik Bjørn Christensen and Frederik Læssøe Nielsen have won the award for best Bachelor’s project in economics presented by the Danish central bank, Danmarks Nationalbank. They receive the DKK 10,000 award for the project ”The role of the public sector in intergenerational welfare contracts”.

2016.10.25 | Events

Large sequences of numbers map out how humans have affected the climate change

Econometric models can help us understand the correlation between climate change and human activity. For that reason, number crunchers from all over the world are meeting up for a conference on climate econometrics in Aarhus on 27 and 28 October.

"The results from READ are very promising, especially when the effect is measured in relation to the cost of the efforts. For children with an ethnic background other than Danish, the parents’ effort and commitment have a more positive effect than extra lessons or having an extra teacher in the classroom.”, says Simon Calmer Andersen.

2016.10.11 | Research news

Parents’ participation crucial for children’s reading skills

Large gains in learning can be made by involving the parents in their children’s reading. This is the conclusion of the research project READ, which has been conducted in collaboration between Aarhus BSS, the city of Aarhus and VIA University College.

Heidi Christina Thysen has just been named economics and management graduate of the year.

2016.09.30 | Alumni

Economics and management graduate of the year

Heidi Christina Thysen has just been named economics and management graduate of the year by a committee in the Oecon Association. Heidi received the award in recognition of her great and unselfish contribution to various student associations, which has benefitted all Master’s degree students in Sociology and in Economics and Management at Aarhus…

2016.09.30 | Aarhus BSS

Does the mother know her child the best?

New research from TrygFonden's Centre for Child Research shows that mental problems affect the mother’s judgement and that dad is just as good as mum at evaluating the child’s scholastic and social skills. This is important to consider in parental rights cases, claim the researchers behind the study.

2016.06.29 | Students

Students win case competition and DKK 10,000

A group of economics and political science students have just won a case competition arranged in collaboration with the Department for Children and Young People in Aarhus Municipality.

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