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.


News

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.

Events

Tue 03 Mar
12:05-12:35 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2630(K), room 115
Joint Econometrics-Finance Lunch Seminar: Salman Huseynov, AU
Title: Long and short memory in dynamic term structure models
Tue 03 Mar
14:15-15:30 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2632(L), room 242
Economics Seminar Series: Keith Head, University of British Columbia
Title: Global giants and local stars: How changes in brand ownership affect competition joint with Vanessa Alviarez and Thierry Mayer
Wed 04 Mar
14:15-15:15 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2630(K), room 101
Econometrics and Business Statistics Seminar: Markku Lanne, University of Helsinki and CREATES
Title: GMM Estimation of Non-Gaussian Structural Vector Autoregression
Thu 05 Mar
10:00-11:00 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, building 2632(L), room 242
Economics Seminar: Christoffer Thimsen, AU
Title: The Cost of Capital for Banks

Education


Research

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

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