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.


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…

2020.06.09 | People

Philipp Schröder to help travel industry

Professor of economics Philipp Schröder has joined a new expert group to help the travel industry through the coronavirus crisis.


Mon 17 Aug
11:00-17:00 | University of Southern Denmark
DGPE PhD course: Historical Perspectives on Current Economics Issues: Big Data and Applications
17-28 August 2020. Lecturers: Robert A. Margo, Philipp Ager, Paul Sharp and Christian Møller Dahl
Thu 27 Aug
09:30-12:30 | via Microsoft Teams
PhD defence: Christoffer Thimsen
Topic: Essays on Accounting, Banking and Finance
Wed 02 Sep
14:15-15:00 | Aarhus BSS, Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, room 2636-U115
How about a PhD degree in Economics and Business Economics?
Learn more about our PhD programme: the requirements, scholarships and opportunities
Thu 03 Sep
09:30-14:00 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, Fuglesangssalen
The theme of the day will be "BI for an efficient public sector".



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

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