We are hiring a PhD student to join our team at the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen. The PhD will be part of the project “The role of networks in shaping health inequalities”, which is funded by the Rockwool Foundation. Our team and project is part of Center for Economic Behavior and Inequality (CEBI). …
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PhD opportunity – 2021 hiring
I am hiring a PhD student to join our team at the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen and CEBI. The position is part of the research project “Skill formation in the labor market for physicians. Applications are managed through the Universities job portal, and the deadline is May 3rd 2021: https://jobportal.ku.dk/phd/?show=153707
First Sapere Aude working paper out
The paper “Early Career, Life-cycle Choices and Gender”, joint with Frederik Plesner Lyngse and Itzik Fadlon is now out as a NBER working paper. We revisit the classic question of whether early labor market experiences determine longer-run life and career outcomes. Importantly, we ask whether they operate differentially for males and females. We study these …
Folkemødet 2019 – The People’s Democratic Festival
I am looking forward to attending “Folkemødet 2019 – The People’s Democratic Festival” on Bornholm (folkemoedet.dk/en/). I will present our most recent research results on health inequalities and behaviors. More so, we will discuss these very important topics with Stephanie Lose (Head of Danske Region), Sisse Marie Welling (Major of Health Care in Copenhagen), Tue …
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“Family Health Behaviors” accepted for publication in the AER
Our paper, “Family Health Behaviors“, is accepted for publication in the American Economic Review.
Paper accepted in JHE
Our paper, “Childhood Health Shocks, Comparative Advantage, and Long-Term Outcomes: Evidence from the Last Danish Polio Epidemic“, is accepted for publication in Journal of Health Economics.
Quartz nominates our paper as one of twelve works that shaped our world in 2018.
Emily Oster, Brown, nominates our paper, Familiy Health Behaviors, as the most important/intriguing in economics in 2018. Link