Department of

Economics and Business Economics

The Department of Economics and Business Economics is part of Aarhus BSS, one of the five faculties at Aarhus University. The academic staff teaches and carries out research into microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, finance and accounting, as well as operations research. The department has a strong international focus in its research and degree programmes. Read our full profile.


News

2020.01.07 | Research news

Air pollution in childhood linked to schizophrenia

Children who grow up in areas with heavy air pollution have a higher risk of developing schizophrenia. This is the conclusion of a new study from the Danish psychiatry project, iPSYCH, at The National Centre for Register-based Research. Senior Researcher Henriette Thisted Horsdal is behind the study.

2020.01.03 | Students

Students’ exams interrupted by minor fire

On Thursday 2 January, several exams at Aarhus BSS were interrupted by a fire in a transformer.

2019.12.18 | People

Nabanita Datta Gupta new member of the Danish Economic Councils

Professor of Economics Nabanita Datta Gupta from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University appointed economic advisor in the Danish Economic Councils.

Events

Tue 18 Feb
14:15-15:30 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2632(L), room 242
Economics Seminar Series: Helmut Rainer, University of Munich
Title: Caught between Cultures: Unintended Consequences of Improving Opportunity for Immigrant Girls
Thu 20 Feb
11:00-12:00 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2632(L), room 242
Economics Seminar: Nicolaj Nørgaard Mühlbach, AU
Title: HETEROGENEOUS TREATMENT EFFECTS OF AN EARLY RETIREMENT REFORM - An Application of Machine Learning to Causal Inference
Thu 20 Feb
12:00-13:00 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, Building 2632(L), room 242
Macro Seminar Series: Piotr Denderski, University of Leicester
Title: Broadband Internet and the Self-Employment Rate: a Cross-Country Study on the Gig Economy
Thu 20 Feb
14:15-15:15 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2630(K), room 101
Accounting and Finance Seminar: Alastair Lawrence, London Business School
Titel: Explaining Firms’ Signed Earnings Announcement Stock Returns Using FactSet and I/B/E/S Data Feeds

Education


Research

Distinguished Speaker Seminar: Bo E. Honoré, Princeton University Title: Selection without Exclusion

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