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The Department of Economics and Business Economics aims to create value for our stakeholders. We do so by educating people, by developing talent and by sharing research-based knowledge with national and international bodies, institutions and businesses.

Become part of our network for research, business and alumni partners. Participate in our events, or get in touch with our business ambassador.

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Christian Bjørnskov

Christian Bjørnskov guest at Jyske Bank's  "Tæt på Tænkepauser"

Professor Christian Bjørnskov talked about his research in happiness in an interview with Jyske Bank's "Tæt på Tænkepauser." 

Michael Rosholm

Michael Rosholm speaker at the conference AI & ROBOTICS - PUBLIC

Professor Michael Rosholm is among the speakers at the AI & ROBOTICS - PUBLIC conference in Copenhagen on 20 May 2021.

Nina Smith

Nina Smith member of the board of Tænketanken Frej

On 18 March 2021, Professor Nina Smith was elected member of the board of Tænketanken Frej.

Nina Smith is also chairman of the board of directors of Forenet Kredit, and she is chairman of the Government’s “Kommission for 2. generationsreformer”.

Michael Svarer

Michael Svarer to speak at Kommunalpolitisk Topmøde 2021

Professor Michael Svarer will speak at KL’s Kommunalpolitisk Topmøde 2021, which will be held online on 18 March. Michael Svarer will give his view on the state of the Danish economy after the corona pandemic.

Michael Svarer

How do we get the economy going after the pandemic

One year after the first lockdown, on 11 March 2021, Professor Michael Svarer will be keynote speaker at an online debate arranged by ‘De Fem Styrker’, where a panel of five business spokesmen will discuss how we get the economy going after the pandemic.

Helena Skyt Nielsen

Webinar at Finansforeningen/CFA Society Denmark with Helena Skyt Nielsen

Professor Helena Skyt Nielsen will talk about the long-term effects of the corona crisis for children and young people in education at a webinar at Finansforeningen/CFA Society Denmark on 1 March. The other speaker is Catherine L. Mann from Citi.

Podcast: 1 year after the first corona lockdown

In this podcast, Professor Michael Svarer gives us an update on the economic situation of Denmark 1 year after the first corona lockdown. And Professor Torben M. Andersen tells the story of three economists who where asked to advise the Government on an economic situation that no one had experienced before.

Torben M. Andersen

Torben M. Andersen gives a lecture in Folkeuniversitetet's lecture series  "The Corona crisis - the perfect storm?"

At Folkeuniversitetet’s lecture series entitled ”Coronakrisen – den perfekte storm?”, a number of researchers will present their views on the consequences of the corona crisis. Among them is Professor Torben M. Andersen, who will give a lecture under the title “Hvordan står det til med nationaløkonomien?” on Tuesday 2 March 2021 19:30-21:15.

Debate at Finanspolitisk Netværk “Finansministeriet som politisk kampplads

On 11 February 2021, Professor Michael Svarer participated in an online debate together with Pelle Dragsted, Enhedslisten, and Mads Lundby Hansen, Cepos, at Finanspolitisk Netværk under the title “Finansministeriet som politisk kampplads” - The Ministry of Finance as political battlefield. The debate took outset in the need for new calculation models and the consequences of possible, or lack of, interference in the Ministry of Finance’s “engine room”.

Philipp Schröder

5000+ upper-secondary school students saw Philipp Schröder's lecture on the economic consequences of the corona crisis

Experts from Department of Economics and Business Economics help to ensure a broad understanding of the corona economy in Denmark - First in an expert group for the Danish Government and now also by teaching 5000+ upper-secondary school students about the economic consequences of the corona crisis for industries and companies and society in general.

Michael Svarer

The macroeconomic implications of the corona crisis for top leaders

Professor Michael Svarer talked about the macroeconomic implications of the corona crisis for top leaders at a webinar at Mercuri Urval on 1 December 2020.

Podcast: The effects of the corona crisis on the economy

In this podcast, Professor Torben M. Andersen and Professor Philipp Schröder from the Department of Economics and Business Economics talk about the effects of the corona crisis on the economy. What are the consequences of the corona situation for Danish businesses, international trade and the Danish unemployment rate?

Corporate leaders, talk about risks, please!

Corporate culture is crucial for an organisation’s ability to identify, assess and manage risks. However, an efficient risk culture cannot be dictated, but develops through a combination of leadership behaviour and active employee involvement. This is the conclusion of a new research project by Evelyn Caroline Braumann from Department of Economics and Business Economics.  

Video by Aarhus Business College

Visit at Aarhus Business College

Professor and chairman of the board of the Danish Economic Councils Michael Svarer visited Aarhus Business College to talk to the HHX students about the general state of the Danish economy.

Aarhus Business College uploaded a video about the visit to their Facebook page - see the video (via Facebook) by clicking on the photo to the left. The video is produced by Aarhus Business College.

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Previous events

Tue 20 Apr
16:00-17:00 | Online
Corona-krisen: Erhvervslivets vindere, tabere og fremtidens ledelse (webinar)
Deltag i webinar den 20. april og få indblik i, hvilke økonomiske konsekvenser vi kigger ind i som følge af corona-krisen, og hvem økonomerne regner med kommer ud som vindere og tabere efter krisen.Til webinaret får du også indblik i MBA-uddannelsen på Aarhus BSS, som uddanner nuværende og kommende ledere. Få indblik i de kompetencer, det kræver at lede i kølvandet på Covid-19.
Thu 08 Oct
09:30-15:30 | Online
OR Day 2020
OR Day is an annual event organized by the Cluster for Operations Research, Analytics, and Logistics (CORAL) at Aarhus University in collaboration with Danish Operations Research Society (DORS).
Thu 03 Sep
09:30-14:00 | Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V, Fuglesangssalen
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News on business

Professor of economics Torben M. Andersen will head the expert group. Photo: AU

2021.04.08 | Knowledge exchange

Renewed request for expert group

The government has once again requested assistance from the economic expert group consisting of Torben M. Andersen, Michael Svarer and Philipp Schröder. They are to present their recommendations for phasing out the bailout packages.

Professor i økonomi Michael Svarer
Professor i økonomi Torben M. Andersen

2020.11.03 | People , Knowledge exchange

Professors contribute to new warning system

Michael Svarer and Torben M. Andersen, professors of economics, will be assisting the Danish government in evaluating and validating the quality of a new corona warning system for businesses and society.

2020.10.21 | People , Knowledge exchange

New commission aims to increase employment

Researchers from the Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS are strongly represented in a new commission appointed by the government. The commission is headed by Professor Nina Smith, and Professor Philipp Schröder is a member.

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