2012.11.22 | Staff

All webpages unavailable on Monday 26 November from 19.00 - 20.00.

Due to planned system work on CMS/TYPO3, all the university’s websites will be unavailable for about 20 minutes from 19.00 - 20.00 on Monday 26 November.

2012.11.22 | Awards, Students

BSS students through to next stage of Grundfos Global Challenge

After a day’s intensive case competition to select the best solutions for how to tackle the water shortage problems of the future, three students from the Department of Economics and Business have now progressed to the final of the Grundfos Global Challenge, where they will be competing against teams from China and the United States.

2012.11.20 | Staff, Students

Warning against secret recordings during exams

In the light of an incident at the University of Southern Denmark, Vice-Dean for Education Peder Østergaard encourages all members of the teaching staff at Aarhus University to pay special attention to whether students take all of their belongings with them when leaving the room before discussing the students’ performance.

2012.11.13 | Research news

New centre at the Department from next year

The Department has been given assurance of external funding of DKK 15 million from the Tuborg Foundation. This means that as of 2013 the Department will host a new centre entitled “The Tuborg Research Centre for Globalisation and Firms”. The director of the new centre will be Philipp Schröder. The new centre will conduct research within the area…

2012.11.12 | People

Visiting PhD student: Benjamin Friedrich

Benjamin Friedrich, who is a PhD student at Yale, will be visiting the Department for the period 11 - 27 November. He will start using our merged firm-worker data sets at Statistics Denmark for a paper on hierarchies, firm reorganization and wage inequality. An important application for firm dynamics is international trade with firms starting…