Department of Econometrics & Operations Research
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The department offers an internationally oriented and lively research environment aiming for top quality with approximately 45 staff members and 35 PhD students. Most researchers have a strong quantitative background in mathematics and statistics and have reached international reputation in key areas of business and economics like operations research, quantitative finance, actuarial science, econometrics, mathematical economics and game theory. Many researchers have a strong focus on issues with societal impact as well, for example via the Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement (Netspar) and via sponsored chairs.
The department is directly responsible for the BSc program in Econometrics and Operations Research and the three MSc programs in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science, Business Analytics and Operations Research, and Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. Moreover, it is responsible for the quantitative courses in all other undergraduate programs and part of the research master programs in economics and business.