Department of Economics

The Department of Economics is devoted to high quality research and teaching (at both the undergraduate and graduate level). It is our mission to attract highly motivated, capable students and to build their talents through a challenging and at times very demanding curriculum. Our research is characterized by combining relevance and rigor.

Maarten LindeboomMaarten Lindeboom
Department chair

Seminar by Prof. Kong - Friday, 2 March

Kong Augustine Kong, Professor of Statistical Genetics from Oxford University, will visit the VU as a guest of Philipp Koellinger on Friday, 2 March. During this visit he will present his article "The nature of nurture: Effects of parental genotypes". The academic staff is welcome to come and listen to Prof. Kong from 10:00 until 11:30 in room HG-05A36. Here you can find more information.

20 February 2018

Paper accepted by The Review of Economic Studies

PieterGautierPaper Paper by Brugemann, Gautier and Menzio accepted by The Review of Economic Studies. The paper introduces the Rolodex bargaining game. Read the paper here.

5 February 2018  

Economics Football Match

Football match MSc Economics This year's football match between the MSc Economics students and their professors resulted in a score of 6-3 for the professors (with help from a few MSc students on their team). After the game players enjoyed drinks in the canteen.

17 November 2017  

Jose L. Moraga has been appointed Co-Editor

José L Moraga Jose L. Moraga has been appointed Co-Editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization. The International Journal of Industrial Organization (IJIO) is one of the specialized journals in the field of Industrial Economics. Read full article.

2 November 2017