Research Centres, Department of Economics – University of Copenhagen

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Research Centres

To focus research efforts and to contribute to the Department's aim to be at the European research frontier in selected fields, research centres have been developed as an integrated part of the Department.

Centre for Applied Microeconometrics (CAM)

The centre supports research in all areas of applied microeconometrics. Particular emphasis is paid to research into the economic behaviour and the welfare of households, labour market issues and the development of panel data methods.

Centre for Experimental Economics (CEE)

CEE uses experiments as an important tool of research in economics. Experiments serve to analyze a broad range of economic decisions. Participants in an experiment may, for example, buy and sell a good on a market or make investment decisions.

Cener for Health Economics and Policy (CHEP)

CHEP is a cross faculty centre at the University of Copenhagen. CHEP consists of resarchers from Economics, Public Health and Political Science. Research themes within CHEP include  comparative health systems analysis, the relationship between health and economics, health policy analysis, prioritization, technology assessment, public-private collaboration, and the use of incentives to promote healthy life style choices.

Center for Imperfect Knowledge Economics (INET)

The center is part of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) Program on Imperfect Knowledge Economics (IKE).

Development Economics Research Group (DERG)

DERG-researchers focus on development theory and policy in general, as well as specific issues in developing countries.

Econometrics Group

The econometrics group consists of faculty members at the Economics Department with an interest in both applied and theoretical research in macroeconometrics, microeconometrics and financial econometrics.

Economic Policy in the Modern Welfare State (WEST)

WEST is a research unit on economic policy in the modern welfare state. It was initiated as one of University of Copenhagen's Programmes of Excellence in September 2008.

Economic Policy Research Unit (EPRU)

EPRU's main research fields are public economics, macroeconomic theory and policy, and international economic policy.

Finance Research Unit (FRU)

The research group brings together people with interests in finance (economists, mathematicians, econometricians and financial practitioners) to promote financial research.

Macroeconomics and the Historical Record (MEHR)

The MEHR group focuses on economic growth, and economic history.

Microeconomic Research Unit (MRU)

MRU is established in order to provide a platform for research and teaching in microeconomics.