News Archive 2010

  • Paolo Santucci de Magistris, University of Pavia, and Thomas Quistgaard Pedersen have both been offerede two-year post doctoral scholarships from FSE, The Danish Council for Independent Research. The grants amount to respectively, DKK 1.580.000 and DKK 1.455.000.
  • Thomas Quistgaard Pedersen and Almut Veraart, both CREATES, have been employed as assistant professors at the School of Economics and Management, starting respectively 1 September and 1 October 2010.

  • A team from Aarhus University/CREATES participated in The Econometric Game 2010 in Amsterdam, 12-14 April. 25 teams from all over the world participated. The Aarhus University - CREATES team became number three in the competition, which was won by Monash University, Australia, and with Free University Amsterdam as number two. The Aarhus team members were PhD students Stefan H. Bache, Tine Louise Eriksen-Jensen, Niels Husted Dall-Hansen, Anders Kock and Mikke Nørlem Hermansen. External link.

  • PhD student Johannes Tang Kristensen has won "The Gerald P. Dwyer prize (500 USD) for the top paper in finance presented by a graduate student" at the 2010 annual symposium of the Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, Novara, Italy.

  • Welcome to Solveig Nygaard Sørensen starting as CREATES center administrator by 1 April 2010.

  • Torben B. Rasmussen, CREATES, has acquired the PhD degree based upon the thesis "Dynamic Interest Rate Models and Tests for Jumps in Asset Prices"
  • Lasse Bork, ASB-AU and CREATES, has acquired the PhD degree based upon the thesis "Macro Factors, Monetary Policy Analysis, and Affine Term Structure Models"
  • Post doc Kim Christensen has received "Ung Eliteforskerpris 2010" from the Danish Council for Independent Research, Social Sciences. The prize is worth DKK 200.000. See more info here: Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation.
  • CREATES members are now getting augmented access to financial data via a DKK 10m grant from the National Programme for Research Infrastructure under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. The grant supplements a grant of DKK 4m from the Danish Council for Independent Research within the Social Sciences. The two grants will be used for establishing Danish Data Center for Accounting and Finance headed by Prof. Peter Ove Christensen. See more.