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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.


Thomas Kokholm
Elisa Nicolato

2020.05.18 | Grants

Thomas Kokholm receives grant of DKK 2.6 million from DFF

Associate Professor Thomas Kokholm has received DKK 2,652,533 from the Independent Research Fund Denmark for his project entitled ”The interplay between volatility speculators, institutional hedgers and market disruptions”. Associate Professor Elisa Nicolato is also involved in the project. Project description:The market for volatility…

2020.05.15 | Knowledge exchange

Economic expert group to advice on bailout packages

Once again, the government has asked professors of economics Torben M. Andersen, Michael Svarer and Philipp Schröder from Aarhus BSS for help. The expert group is asked to advice on the phase-out of the financial bailout packages.

2020.05.04 | Knowledge exchange, Knowledge exchange

Danish government to consult group of economic experts

The Danish Ministry of Finance appoints fast-working expert group to advise the government on the economic consequences of reopening Danish society. The group consists of professors of economics Torben M. Andersen, Michael Svarer and Philipp Schröder from Aarhus BSS.


Fri 29 May
13:00-15:00 | via Microsoft Teams
PhD defence: Vicke A. Norén
Topic: Essays on Household and Sustainable Finance
Fri 29 May
16:00-17:00 | Virtual seminar by ZOOM
FIND Seminar: Rui ZHANG, Aarhus University
Title: “Judicial Quality, Input Customization, and Trade Margins: The Role of Product Quality”
Tue 02 Jun
10:34-10:34 | Online
Joint Econometrics-Finance Lunch Seminar: Özge Serbest, AU
Title: Predicting the Fed sentiment in a data-rich environment
Wed 03 Jun
12:05-12:35 | Online
ABC Colloquium Lunch Seminar Series: Nikolaj Kirkeby Niebuhr, Aarhus University
Title: Why has the zero-earnings discontinuity not disappeared? Evidence from the post Sarbanes-Oxley period



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

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