Department of

Economics and Business Economics

The Department of Economics and Business Economics is part of Aarhus BSS, one of the four 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.


2019.09.03 | Research news

Voluntary national tests may affect weak students

Academically, primary and secondary school students of low socioeconomic status benefit significantly from national tests. However, schools with the most disadvantaged students are also most likely to opt out of the tests.

2019.08.19 | Grants

Ran Sun Lyng receives international postdoc grant from DFF

Postdoc Ran Sun Lyng has received an international postdoc grant of DKK 1,442,000 from The Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF) for her project entitled “Matching and Welfare Analysis of the Danish Mortgage Market.” Project description: Buying a home is the most important financial decision that most people will make in their life. The…

Stine Toft. Photo: Private

2019.08.16 | Education news

First Public Policy graduate from Aarhus BSS

In autumn 2014, the first group of students enrolled on the interdisciplinary Bachelor’s degree programme in Public Policy. Stine Toft is the first graduate from the programme and is now working in the Economic Council of the Labour Movement (Arbejderbevægelsens Erhvervsråd).


Fri 20 Sep
13:00-14:00 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, Building 2632(L), Room 161
FIND seminar: Kirill Borusyak, University College London
Title: The Distributional Effects of Trade: Theory and Evidence from the United States
Mon 23 Sep
09:00-16:00 | University of Southern Denmark
DGPE PhD course: Behavioral Economics, Learning, and the Big Data Revolution
23-26 September. Lecturers: Ido Erev, Ori Plosky & Davide Marchiori
Tue 24 Sep
10:00-11:00 | Fuglesangs Alle 4, building 2632 - (L)242
TrygFonden's Child Research Seminar Series: Emily Putnam-Hornstein, Children’s Data Network, USC
Tue 24 Sep
11:15-12:15 | Fuglesangs Alle 4, building 2632 - (L)242
TrygFonden's Child Research Seminar Series: Rhema Vaithianathan, Centre for Social Data Analytics, Auckland University of Technology



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