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.


2021.02.25 | People

Michael Svarer to head green expert group

Professor of economics Michael Svarer, Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University, will head an expert group tasked with presenting different scenarios for the taxation of CO2 emissions.

Kim Allan Andersen

2021.01.27 | People

Mindeord - Kim Allan Andersen

Det var med stor sorg, at vi modtog meddelelsen om, at vores kære kollega, Professor Kim Allan Andersen pludselig var afgået ved døden den 20. januar 2021 i en alder af blot 64 år.

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”.


Wed 03 Mar
12:05-12:35 | Online
ABC Colloquium Lunch Seminar Series: Nikolaj Kirkeby Niebuhr, Aarhus University
Title: On the Incentive Efficiency of Market- and Accounting-Based Compensation when the Agent Neglects the Informativeness of Prices
Wed 03 Mar
14:15-15:15 | via Zoom
Econometrics and Business Statistics Seminar: Mikkel Plagborg-Møller, Princeton
Title: Robust Empirical Bayes Confidence Intervals
Tue 09 Mar
12:00-12:45 | Online
Joint Econometrics-Finance Lunch Seminar: Stefan Hirth, AU
Title: TBA
Wed 10 Mar
15:00-16:30 | Online via Zoom
FIND Seminar: Danial Lashkari, Boston College
Title: Information Technology and Returns to Scale



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