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2016.01.12 | People

New head of department

Carsten Sørensen, current professor in finance at Copenhagen Business School, takes up the position as head of department on 1 March.

2015.12.18 | People

Torben M. Andersen Member of the European Economic Advisory Group

Torben M. Andersen has become a member of the European Economic Advisory Group, which is a group of seven internationally known economists from seven countries which is to provide an annual report on the European Economy including a growth forecast as well as other topical European themes. The other members are: John Driffill (Birkbeck College),…

Michael Svarer

2015.12.15 | People

Seven Questions for the New Chief Economic Advisor

Michael Svarer, professor of economics at Aarhus BSS, has just been appointed president of the four-member chairmanship of the Economic Council. We caught up with him shortly before lunch on a busy day, and had a chance to ask him about his expectations for his new job. Current issues, including the integration of immigrants into the Danish…

Sanne Wøhlk

2015.12.15 | Research news

Waste management at centre of project at Aarhus BSS

Sanne Wøhlk thinks that rubbish is fascinating. She’s an associate professor of logistics at Aarhus BSS, and will be spending the next couple of years researching more efficient ways of collecting and transporting waste. The Danish Council for Independent Research has just allocated a grant of 4.1 million Danish kroner (600,000 US dollars) to her…

2015.12.15 | Seminar

Debate with The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Denmark with Ambassador Peter Taksøe-Jensen in front had initiated a debate on economic diplomacy in a globalised world. Researchers from Aarhus BSS and representatives from the business community shared their knowledge and experiences.

2015.12.08 | Research news

Grants from the Carlsberg Foundation for postdoctoral research projects

PhD Student Kristine Vasiljeva and Research Assistant Jonas Maibom from Department of Economics and Business Economics have both received grants from the Carlsberg Foundation.

The Competition Council makes decisions within the scope of the Danish Competition Act in cases of either fundamental or major importance e.g. in connection with major mergers, anti-competitive agreements or when companies abuse their dominant position. Photo: Colourbox
Philipp Schröder
Pernille Wegener Jessen

2015.10.02 | People

New and trimmed down Competition Council with no less than two researchers from Aarhus BSS

Professor of economics Philipp Schröder and associate professor of law Pernille Wegener Jessen are both at the table in the new Danish Competition Council which has trimmed down from 18 to only seven members.

The founder of Whiteaway.com, Johannes Gadsbøll, was one of the  speakers at the Oecon Conference 2015. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Entrepreneurship 360° Denmark’s entrepreneurial conditions - good or bad?’

2015.09.29 | Knowledge exchange, Public/media

Oecon alumni gained a 360° view on entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship was seen from many different angles when the Oecon Association zoomed in on the concept at the annual Oecon Conference on 26 September. Practitioners and theorists debated the conditions for successful entrepreneurship in Denmark.

2015.09.29 | Staff

Aarhus University has revised its rules concerning cheating at exams

One of the changes is that the failure to clearly indicate quotations in exam papers should be considered cheating.

2015.09.09 | People

Kristina Risom Jespersen is awarded Prize of Honour for Pedagogics

The Aarhus University Anniversary Foundation Prize of Honour for Pedagogics is awarded associate professor Kristina Risom Jespersen in recognition of outstanding and groundbreaking teaching at Aarhus University and is accompanied by a DKK 100,000 monetary award.

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