In 2010 Dale T. Mortensen was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences together with Peter Diamond and Christopher Pissarides for their analysis of markets with search frictions.

2014.10.15 | Conference, Research news

Conference in memory of Dale T. Mortensen

Some of the world’s leading economists will gather for a memorial conference in honour of Aarhus University’s Nobel laureate Dale T. Mortensen On 21 October. Among other things, they will discuss how to match the most productive employees with the most productive companies. The answer may have a significant impact towards solving the world’s…

2014.10.14 | School of Business and Social Sciences

School of Business and Social Sciences renews its EQUIS accreditation

BSS has just received the official letter from EFMD’s Awarding Body stating that the school is granted EQUIS accreditation for the next three years.

2014.10.10 | Talent development

DKK 10.7 million for female research talents

Two new research projects at BSS delve into such difficult and widely diverse areas as the duties of shareholders in the future and citizens with complex problems, who are in need of psychiatric counselling and services to help them cure their addiction and to enter the labour market.

Former Chief Judge Rader of the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit delivers the keynote speak at the Unified Patent Court Conference in Copenhagen on 21 October 2014. Internationally recognised experts, including Kevin Mooney and Paul Van Beukering, chairs of the Drafting and the Preparatory Committees of the Unified Patent Court will also present at the conference.

2014.10.09 | Knowledge exchange

Former Chief Judge Rader of the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit to deliver keynote at the Unified Patent Court Conference in Copenhagen

On 21 October 2014, the School of Business and Social Sciences at Aarhus University and the Association of Danish Intellectual Property Attorneys (ADIPA) will host the international Unified Patent Court Conference. Randall R. Rader, former Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit, is keynote speaker at the conference.

Saskha Dimova
Nils Strange Hansen
Ritwik Banerjee
Henrikas Bartusevičius
Lasse Nielsen

2014.10.02 | School of Business and Social Sciences

DKK 8.9 million in grants for talented researchers at BSS

More than a third of the recipients of the grants distributed by the Danish Council for Independent Research - Social Sciences this autumn are from School of Business and Social Sciences. With these grants, the researchers have secured postdoc positions at the faculty for the next couple of years.

Danes were able to draw a sharp distinction between Muslim immigrants and Islamic fundamentalists during the cartoon crisis and supported the democratic rights of Muslim immigrants as fully as those of their fellow Danes.

2014.09.12 | Research news

Danes supported the freedom of expression during the cartoon crisis

Contrary to expectations, during the Mohammed cartoon crisis Danish citizens provided a solid wall of support for the Muslim minority’s freedom of expression. These are the results of a new study conducted by researchers from Aarhus University.

Senior researcher Trine Munk-Olsen.

2014.08.28 | Knowledge exchange

Late miscarriages and stillbirths cause mothers to become psychologically vulnerable

Losing an unborn child is a traumatic experience, and many women who go through this have to be admitted to psychiatric treatment. Such are the results of a new study from Aarhus University.

2014.08.27 | Research news

International conference on personnel economics

This week, School of Business and Social Sciences is host to the international conference Global Aspects of Personnel Economics. Professor Edward P. Lazear, former Chief Economic Advisor to President George W. Bush, is keynote speaker at the conference. He is the first researcher to conduct research on this area.

2014.08.18 | Research news

Innovation in Danish companies is lagging behind

In this day and age, strategy development is a major concern in a lot of Danish companies, but they neglect to focus on innovation. A new study from Aarhus University's School of Business and Social Sciences (AU Herning) shows a general lack of innovation in the business community. Instead, what is currently ‘top of mind’ in the boardrooms is…

Professor Benjamin Sovacool (photo: Anders Trærup)

2014.08.08 | Research news

Energy research needs social science

We do not know enough about how human factors affect energy consumption and the uptake of new technologies, says Professor Benjamin K. Sovacool from Aarhus University.

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