News Archive 2007

  • Post doc, Katarzyna Lasak receives a two-year post doctoral fellowship from the Danish Social Sciences Research Council.
  • CREATES receives a 75.800 DKK grant from Nationalbanken to host the 2008 NBER-NSF time series conference.
  • New Hirings: CREATES welcomes Olaf Posch as a postdoctoral fellow. Olaf comes from University of Hamburg.
  • Professor Tom Engsted (previously Aarhus School of Business) has been appointed full professor at the School of Economics and Management. Press release.
  • Distinguished Speaker Lecture by Clive Granger 21 August 2007. Press release.
  • Long term visitors: Associate professor Helle Bunzel, Iowa State University, will be a visiting associate professor 1 August 2007-31 January 2008. Professor Robert Taylor, University of Nottingham, will be a visiting Professor 15 October - 30 November.
  • New Hirings: CREATES welcomes the following new members: postdoc Almut Veraart, Oxford University, postdoc Katarzyna Lasak, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, postdoc Mark Podolski, Ruhr Universität Bochum, postdoc Jie Zhu, Aarhus, PhD student Thomas Quistgaard Pedersen, PhD student Anders B. Kock.
  • PhD student, Martin Møller Andreasen, CREATES is awarded Tuborgfondets Erhvervsøkonomiske Pris 2007 to undertake studies at Duke University. Press release.
  • The Golden Pointer 2007 (Den Gyldne Pegepind) awarded by the students at the School of Economics and Management goes to Christian M. Dahl, CREATES.
  • Anders Rahbek, University of Copenhagen and CREATES, has been appointed full professor.
  • At the CREATES opening, Dean, Prof. Svend Hylleberg, announced the Faculty of Social Sciences Prize to the first junior CREATES member who publishes an article in Econometrica. Candidates should have been employed at Aarhus University at the PhD, postdoc, or assistant professor level after 1 April, 2007. The paper has to be accepted for publication before 31 March, 2012. The Prize is worth 25.000 DKK.
  • CREATES Research Fellow, Michael Jansson, UC Berkeley, receives 2007 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Scholarship.
  • PhD students Theis Lange (Copenhagen and CREATES), and Rune Møllgaard receive prestigious travelling grants from the Eliteforsk program.
  • New hirings: CREATES welcomes Professor Timo Teräsvirta, Professor Søren Johansen, University of Copenhagen (part time professor at CREATES), PhD Kim Christensen (post doc), Thomas Quistgaard Pedersen (research assistant)
  • Press release Aarhus University CREATES (in Danish).