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.


Nicolaj Nørgaard Mühlbach

2020.08.17 | Grants

Nicolaj Nørgaard Mühlbach receives DFF International postdoc grant

Nicolaj Nørgaard Mühlbach has received an international postdoc grant of DKK 1,520,000 from The Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF) for his project entitled “The Economics of Modern Technology”. Read more

2020.06.18 | Grants

New Lundbeck Foundation fellow from Aarhus BSS

Bjarni Vilhjálmsson from the Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS has just received a Lundbeck Foundation fellowship. He will focus on developing statistical methods for the study of mental disorders. The methods will allow for a better exploration of the interplay between genetic and environmental factors when determining…

Professor Nabanita Datta Gupta
Professor Nina Smith
Associate Professor Astrid Würtz Rasmussen

2020.06.12 | Grants

7.6 million from The ROCKWOOL Foundation

Professor Nabanita Datta Gupta has received DKK 7,604,000 from The ROCKWOOL Foundation for her project entitled ”Is there a motherhood penalty in Denmark? – Heterogeneity across sectors, firms and workers”. Professor Nina Smith and Associate Professor Astrid Würtz Rasmussen are also involved in the project. Other researchers include…


Fri 18 Sep
12:15-13:00 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, Building 2632(L), room 242
Labour and Public Policy Seminar: Victor Ronda, Aarhus University
Title: "The Nature of Nurture: How Genes and Investments Interact in the Formation of Skills"
Fri 18 Sep
13:15-16:00 | via Microsoft Teams
PhD defence: Eva Rye Johansen
Topic: Causes and Consequences of Risky Behavior and Fertility in Adolescence
Tue 22 Sep
12:05-12:35 | Online
Joint Econometrics-Finance Lunch Seminar: Benjamin Liengaard, AU
Title: Measurement Invariance Testing with Latent Variable Scores Using Partial Least Squares Path Modeling
Wed 23 Sep
12:05-12:35 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2632(L), room 242
ABC Colloquium Lunch Seminar Series: Nikolaj Kirkeby Niebuhr, Aarhus University
Title: Manipulation and Obfuscation of the Financial Report when Investors are Extrapolative



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

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