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2013.12.16 | Awards

Francesco Violante rewarded with the Sapere Aude Research Talent Grant 2013

The Danish Council for Independent Research has awarded Assistant Professor Francesco Violante the Sapere Aude Research Talent Grant 2013 of DKK 500.000.

2013.12.05 | Research news

Patients with mental illness need heart medication

A new study shows that many patients suffering from mental illnesses have an elevated risk of heart disease, and they are in fact not getting the appropriate treatment, which in turn shortens their lifespan.

2013.11.22 | Research news

Labour mobility generates growth

Companies that want to expand can benefit from hiring employees with experience in and knowledge about new export destinations. This is the conclusion of a research project conducted by Assistant Professor Eliane Choquette and PhD Philipp Meinen.

2013.11.12 | Awards

Two PhD students receive travel scholarships

Maria Elbek Andersen and Mikkel Mulvad Bennedsen have received the Aage and Ylva Nimb’s Foundation Travel Scholarship and will go abroad to, respectively, the research centre CIRRELT Montreal, Canada, and Harvard University.

2013.11.08 | Research news

Large postdoc grant to Francesco Violante

Francesco Violante, Postdoc at the Department of Economics and Business and affiliated with CREATES, has received a grant of DKK 1,677,712 from The Danish Council for Independent Research for his project entitled “The Price of Risk”.

2013.11.05 | Research news

Funding from AU IDEAS for new Climate Change Project

Professor Niels Haldrup, Department of Economics and Business, and Director of CREATES, has received DKK 500,000 DKK from AU IDEAS to the project "Econometric Analysis of Climate Change".

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2013.11.04 | Research news

Spread the risk to better handle crises

Economists from Aarhus University have found out that Danish companies that were more diversified on export markets were better able to cope with the crisis. Their research suggests that companies should be encouraged to spread the risk across a wider range of products and markets.

2013.10.25 | Events, Students, Public/media

AU students organise social science summit

For the third year in a row, a group of students from Aarhus University are in charge of arranging the annual social science summit known as the Aarhus Symposium. At this event, senior executives, students, and professors will challenge each other on issues related to global management and innovation.

2013.10.21 | Students

AU student wins high-profile student paper competition

Economy student Boris Georgiev from Aarhus University has won the prestigious International Atlantic Economic Society’s Best Undergraduate Paper Competition ahead of students from such renowned universities as UC Berkeley, Stanford University and University of California.

2013.10.09 | Lecture

Talk by bestselling Economist Dan Ariely

Dan Ariely, the New York Times bestselling author of "The Upside of Irrationality" and "Predictably Irrational" will give a talk on Tuesday 22 October 2013. He will discuss research on the contradictory forces that drive us to cheat and keep us honest, speaking about a topic that he also examines in his latest bestselling book "The (Honest) Truth…

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