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.


News

2019.11.21 | Research news

Researchers unable to reject increased suicide risk associated with use of anti-epileptic drugs

Three of the most common forms of anti-epileptic drugs in Denmark is associated with increase in patients' risk of suicide. However, the risk is low and should be seen in conjunction with the many beneficial effects of the medicines. This is the conclusion of a new study carried out by among others Postdoc Julie Werenberg Dreier from NCRR.

2019.10.30 | Research news

The Danes have new neighbours

New analysis from TrygFonden's Centre for Child Research at Aarhus BSS shows that over the past 31 years, non-Western immigrants and descendants increasingly live side-by-side with the rest of the population. However, residential segregation between the richest and the poorest Danes is increasing today.

2019.10.30 | Research news

Mentally ill die many years earlier than others

New research from Aarhus BSS confirms that people with mental disorders have an increased risk of premature mortality. When compared to the general population, average life expectancy is respectively 10 and 7 years shorter for men and women with mental disorders.

Events

Mon 09 Dec
13:15-14:00 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2621(B), room 122
CORAL Seminar: Gilbert Laporte, HEC Montréal
Title: Goods Distribution with Electric Vehicles
Tue 10 Dec
09:00-15:30 | COBE Lab, Lab 1F, Building 2635, Fuglesangs Allé 20, 8210 Aarhus V
Eye-tracking Workshop
Tue 10 Dec
12:05-13:05 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2630(K), room 115
Joint Econometrics-Finance Lunch Seminar (extended): Cisil Sarisoy, FED Board, Central Bank of the United States
Title: Variance Dynamics in Term Structure Models
Wed 11 Dec
13:00-14:00 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, Building 2632(L), Room 161
FIND Seminar: Benjamin Friedrich, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Title: Capital Structure and Flexibility: Danish Exporters During the Cartoon Crisis

Education


Research

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