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 Preben Bo Mortensen

2020.02.24 | Awards, Research news

Preben Bo Mortensen receives the 2020 Novo Nordisk Prize

Preben Bo Mortensen receives the 2020 Novo Nordisk Prize for his research into mental illnesses and how to improve treatment and prevent suicide in those affected. The prize comes with DKK 3 million. He receives the award together with Merete Nordentoft from the University of Copenhagen.

2020.02.06 | Grants

Research Infrastructure Grant from the Carlsberg Foundation

Professor Torben M. Andersen has received a Research Infrastructure Grant of 670,000 DKK from the Carlsberg Foundation. Torben M. Andersen applied for the grant on behalf of ECONAU for the project “Frontiers in Register-Based Research in Economics”. The grant will cover expenses associated with the purchase of a new ECONAU server to be hosted at…

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.


Mon 20 Apr
09:00-16:00 | Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2610, room S520 A
PhD course: Introduction to Stochastic Programming CANCELLED
20-24 April 2020 by Walter Rei. Hopefully, the course will take place in the autumn 2020.
Thu 30 Apr
12:00-13:15 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, building 2630(K), 101
TrygFonden's Child Research Seminar Series: Riikka Pauliina Svane, AU
Parent-child joint reminiscing, and its positive effects on the socio-emotional development of preschoolers
Fri 01 May
12:15-13:00 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, Building 2632(L), room 242
Labour and Public Policy Seminars: Maria Koch Gregersen, Aarhus University
Title: Labour Induction
Tue 05 May
12:05-12:35 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2630(K), room 115
Joint Econometrics-Finance Lunch Seminar: Erik Christian Montes Schütte, AU
Title: TBA



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