3rd place at the Econometric Game 2018

Four PhD students from the Department of Economics and Business Economics came 3rd at the Econometric Game 2018 in Amsterdam.

2018.04.16 | Birgitte Højklint Nielsen

On 11-13 April, the 19th Econometric Game (“The World Championship in Econometrics”) was held in Amsterdam. The Aarhus University team was represented by PhD students:

Daniel Borup
Benjamin Liengaard
Maria Koch Gregersen
Alexander Fischer

After many hours of tireless work, the team was awarded a third place, just behind Harvard University and University Carlos III Madrid.

30 teams representing universities from around the world participated in the Econometric Game. The overall theme for this year’s competition was Economics of Happiness - specifically the impact of others’ unemployment situation on individuals’ level of life satisfaction.