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.


Professor Torben M. Andersen
Associate Professor Mette Trier Damgaard
Assistant Professor Jonas Maibom

2020.12.10 | Grants

The Rockwool Foundation grants DKK 5.6 million to research in ageing and pensions

Professor of Economics Torben M. Andersen at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University has received a grant of DKK 5,619,013 from the Rockwool Foundation for a project entitled “Ageing and Pensions”.

Associate Professor of Economics Stefan Hirth Photo: Aarhus BSS Communication and External Relations

2020.12.09 | Grants

DKK 2.8 million grant to Stefan Hirth from IRFD

Associate Professor Stefan Hirth has received a DKK 2.8 million grant from The Independent Research Fund Denmark. In his new project, he will investigate the strategic interaction between a firm seeking financing and its potential investors.

2020.11.27 | Grants

DKK 38 million to a new generation register

Aarhus BSS’ Centre for Integrated Register-based Research, CIRRAU, is among the participants of a large project, which will establish a new multi generation register in Denmark. The new register combines data from hand-written church books and data from the Danish Civil Registration System. The Novo Nordisk Foundation has funded the project with a…


Tue 26 Jan
13:15-14:30 | Online
Economics and Business Economics Seminar (AF): Maxime Couvert, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Title: What Is the Impact of Mutual Funds' ESG Preferences on Portfolio Firms?
Wed 27 Jan
12:00-13:00 | via Zoom
Economics and Business Economics Seminar (EBA): Jonas Christoph Meier, University of Bern
Title: Multivariate Distribution Regression
Wed 27 Jan
15:00-16:00 | via Zoom
Economics and Business Economics Seminar (ECO): Trang Hoang, Vanderbilt University
Title: The Dynamics of Global Sourcing
Thu 28 Jan
15:00-16:00 | via Zoom
Economics and Business Economics Seminar (EBA): Sulkhan Chavleishvili, European Central Bank
Title: Forecasting and Stress Testing with Quantile Vector Autoregression



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

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