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Christian Groth får publiceret artikel i Journal of Macroeconomics

11 April 2014

Groth, C., and R. Wendner (2014), Embodied learning by investing and speed of convergence, Journal of Macroeconomics, in press.

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Alexander Sebald får publiceret forskningsartikel i Scandinavian Journal of Economics

04 April 2014

Sebald, A. and Walzl, M. (2014), Subjective performance evaluations and reciprocity in principal-agent relations, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 116(2), 570-590

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Thomas Markussen og Finn Tarp får accepteret forskningsartikel i Journal of Development Economics

05 March 2014

This paper uses household panel data from rural Vietnam to explore the effects of having a relative in a position of political or bureaucratic power.

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Channing Arndt, Sam Jones og Finn Tarp får accepteret forskningsartikel i World Development

04 March 2014

This paper confirms recent evidence of a positive impact of aid on growth and widens the scope of evaluation to a range of outcomes including proximate sources of growth.

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Finn Tarp får optaget forskningsartikel i Journal of International Development sammen med Conor O’Toole

03 March 2014

This paper tests the effect of corruption on the efficiency of capital investment. Using firm-level data from the World Bank Enterprise Surveys, covering 90 developing and transition economies, we consider whether the cost of informal bribe payments distorts the efficient allocation of capital by reducing the marginal return per unit investment.

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Tseday Jemaneh Mekasha og Finn Tarp får accepteret forskningsartikel i World Development sammen med Matthijs Lof

03 March 2014

This study provides a replication of the empirical results reported by Nowak-Lehmann, Dreher, Herzer, Klasen, and Martínez-Zarzoso (2012) (henceforth NDHKM).

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Katarina Juselius, N. F. Møller og Finn Tarp publicerer forskningsartikel i Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics

27 February 2014

The authors comprehensively analyse the long-run effect of foreign aid (ODA) on key macroeconomic variables in 36 sub-Saharan African countries from the mid-1960s to 2007, using a well-specified co-integrated VAR model as statistical benchmark.

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Finn Tarp publicerer forskningsartikel i Review of Income and Wealth sammen med Carol Newman og Katleen van den Broeck

26 February 2014

Information failures are a major barrier to formal financial saving in low-income countries. We explore the extent to which social capital in rural Vietnam plays a role in increasing formal savings where knowledge gaps exist

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Carol Newman, John Rand og Finn Tarp publicerer forskningsartikel i World Bank Economic Review (WBER)

25 February 2014

Firm turnover (i.e., firm entry and exit) is a well-recognized source of sector-level productivity growth. In contrast, the role and importance of firms that switch activities from one sector to another is not well understood.

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Tseday Jemaneh Mekasha og Finn Tarp publicerer forskningsartikel i Journal of Development Studies

24 February 2014

Some recent literature in the meta-analysis category where results from a range of studies are brought together throws doubt on the ability of foreign aid to foster economic growth and development

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Sam Jones får optaget forskningsartikel i tidsskriftet World Development

21 February 2014

What determines how much foreign aid donors provide? Existing answers to this question point to a complex range of influences.

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Niels Johannesen får optaget forskningsartikel i Journal of Public Economics

28 January 2014

The paper investigates how households with money on Swiss bank accounts responded to an EU reform aiming to curb tax evasion.

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Niels Johannesen får optaget forskningsartikel i Journal of Public Economics

28 January 2014

The paper studies how multinational firms can use hybrid financial instruments to avoid taxes on foreign investment and explains why governments do not do anything about it.

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Søren Leth-Petersen and Torben Heien Nielsen publishes paper in "The Quarterly Journal of Economics"

08 January 2014

Do retirement savings policies -- subsidies or mandates -- raise total wealth accumulation and help preparing people for retirement?

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Marc Klemp får DFF Sapere Aude forskertalent post doc

17 December 2013

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Forskere analyserer vækstpotentiale i afrikanske bankers lån

03 December 2013

VÆKST: I Afrika har kvindelige ejere af små virksomheder nemmere ved at få banklån end mænd i samme situation.

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Ulrik H. Nielsen publishes paper in Economics Letters

18 November 2013

We use the strategy method to classify subjects into cooperator types in a large-scale online Public Goods Game and find that free riders spend more time on making their decisions than conditional cooperators and other cooperator types.

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David Dreyer Lassen publishes paper in Journal of Public Economics

22 October 2013

The paper, co-authored with Asger Lau Andersen and Lasse Holbøll Westh Nielsen, analyzes how a key component of fiscal governance, the ability of governments to pass a budget on time, affects government bond yield spreads.

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Thomas Markussen får optaget artikel i Economic Journal

14 October 2013

The ability of groups to implement efficiency-enhancing institutions is emerging as a central theme of research in economics. This paper explores voting on a scheme of intergroup competition, which facilitates cooperation in a social dilemma situation.

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Research from Department of Economics featured in the Washington Post

08 October 2013

Who is at fault for the current government shutdown in the US? Current polls suggest that the American public overwhelmingly blames Republicans in the House of Representatives.

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David Dreyer Lassen guest-blogging in the Washington Post

07 October 2013

The current shutdown of the federal government in the US – and the looming crisis over the debt ceiling – has strong parallels to recurring problems of late budgets in American state governments.

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Rasmus Jørgensen og Jakob Munch får optaget artikel i American Economic Review.

23 September 2013

We estimate how offshoring (and exporting) affect wages by skill type.

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Mette Ejrnæs får publiceret artikel i Economic Journal

20 September 2013

In this article we investigate if self-employed men who has an unemployment insurance are more likely to become unemployed (moral hazard).

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Rasmus S. Pedersen og Anders Rahbek får optaget artikel i Econometrics Journal.

04 September 2013

This article considers multivariate modeling of volatility as applied in vast dimensional financial models.

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Anders Rahbek får optaget artikel i Econometric Reviews

04 September 2013

In this article, the recent idea of bootstrapping in multivariate cointegrated models is  demonstrated to work well for empirical applications with (conditionally) heteroscedastic innovations.

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Anders Rahbek får optaget artikel i Econometric Theory.

04 September 2013

This paper develops some new methodology in order to address the empirically difficult issue of non-standard hypothesis testing in nonlinear multivariate smooth (eg. STAR) models.

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Thomas Markussen får optaget artikel i Review of Economic Studies

13 August 2013

Entrusting the power to punish to a central authority is a hallmark of civilization, yet informal or horizontal sanctions have attracted more attention of late.

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Daniel le Maire og Bertel Schjerning får optaget artikel i Journal of Public Economics

12 August 2013

In this paper, we investigate sources that drive the massive bunching of Danish self-employed at the kinks of the tax schedule.

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Carl-Johan Dalgaard får optaget artikel i Journal of the European Economic Association.

12 June 2013

Does prosperity lead to greater longevity? If so, what is the strength of the income channel?

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Mette Gørtz, skriver debatindlæg om den danske model, i The New York Times

08 May 2013

Er det muligt både at reformere og bevare velfærdsstaten?

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Thomas Høgholm Jørgensen får optaget artikel i Economics Letters

07 March 2013

In this paper, I evaluate the performance of two recently proposed approaches to solving and estimating structural models.

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Anders Rahbek, professor i økonomi ved Københavns Universitet modtager pris fra Reinholdt W. Jorck og Hustru's Fond

08 February 2013

Anders Rahbek, professor i økonomi ved Københavns Universitet, og hans forskning bidrager til at udvikle de økonometriske metoder.

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Niels Johannesen får optaget forskningsartikel i American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

30 January 2013

”During the financial crisis, G20 countries compelled tax havens to sign bilateral treaties providing for exchange of bank information.

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Ny formand for Det Frie Forskningsråd | Samfund og Erhverv (FSE)

08 January 2013

Per 1. januar 2013 er der ny bemanding i Det Frie Forskningsråd.

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Økonomernes statistikmetoder giver nyt syn på globale stigninger i temperatur og vandstand

04 December 2012

To forskere på DMI har sammen med en statistiker fra Økonomisk Institut på Københavns Universitet i nogle år studeret sammenhængen mellem opvarmningen af atmosfæren og vandstanden. 

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Research from Department of Economics featured in The New York Times

28 November 2012

How can the government make people save more for retirement? The New York Times cites joint research from the Department of Economics and Harvard arguing that tax incentives for pension savings have little effect on total savings.

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Professor Anders Rahbek får Sapere Aude topforskerbevilling

02 October 2012

Anders Rahbek, professor på Økonomisk Institut, får i dag del af den attraktive kage, når Det Frie Forskningsråd uddeler forskningsmillioner fra Sapere Aude-programmet.

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David Dreyer Lassen får ERC Starting Grant til forskning i økonomisk-politisk holdningsdannelse

15 August 2012

Professor MSO ved Økonomisk Institut, David Dreyer Lassen har fået tildelt ca. 11 millioner kr. fra det europæiske forskningsråd, ERC.

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The Center of Experimental Economics is currently undertaking a new Internet experiment

03 July 2012

The Center of Experimental Economics is currently undertaking a new Internet experiment analyzing people's behavior in work situations.

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Daniel le Maire og Jakob Munch får optaget artikel i Journal of Labor Economics

28 June 2012

Mange europæiske lande har i de seneste årtier decentraliseret overenskomst-forhandlingerne på arbejdsmarkedet, så de i højere grad foregår på virksomhedsniveau frem for på sektorniveau.

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Research from the Department of Economics featured in the Guardian

08 May 2012

During the financial crisis, G20 countries compelled tax havens to sign bilateral treaties providing for exchange of bank information. This is easily the largest coordinated action against tax evasion the world has ever seen but is it the end of bank secrecy?

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EliteForsk-pris til Peter Norman Sørensen

09 February 2012

Peter Norman Sørensen, professor i finansiering ved Økonomisk Institut, får i år den eftertragtede EliteForsk-pris.

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Ny bevilling til DERG

10 January 2012

Professor Finn Tarp og DERG har modtaget en ny bevilling (med finansiering fra Danida) til at gennemføre husholdsningssurveys i fem provinser i Vietnam i 2012-13.

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Pablo Selaya er blevet tildelt en Sapere Aude bevilling – DFF Ung Eliteforsker bevilling på kr 2.334.791

19 December 2011

Pablo Selaya er blevet tildelt en Sapere Aude bevilling på kr 2.334.791 for sit projekt: "Marine Resources, Comparative Development and Longevity: The Contribution of Oceans Biogeography to Health and Life Expectancy".

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Anders Rahbek får optaget forskningsartikel i Econometrica.

08 November 2011

Bootstrap Determination of the Cointegration Rank in VAR Models, Anders Rahbek, Copenhagen; Giuseppe Cavaliere, Bologna; Robert M. Taylor, Nottingham

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Karl Gunnar Persson’s "An Economic History of Europe, 600 to the Present"

01 November 2011

Karl Gunnar Persson’s An Economic History of Europe, 600 to the Present, published  by Cambridge University Press in 2010 and now in its 3rd printing

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Daniel X Nguyen’s paper "Demand Uncertainty: Exporting Delays and Exporting Failures" has been accepted for publication in Journal of International Economics.

31 October 2011

This paper presents a model of trade that explains why firms wait to export and why many exporters fail

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David Dreyer Lassen får optaget forskningsartikel i American Economic Journal

29 August 2011

Den offentlige sektor kan ikke bruge penge uden at have en finanslov.

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DERG report makes headlines in Vietnam

22 August 2011

The launch of the recently completed research report “Characteristics of the Vietnamese Rural Economy: Evidence from a 2010 Rural Household Survey in 12 Provinces of Vietnam” has been covered by at least 23 different Vietnamese media, including a front-page story in the leading, English language newspaper, Vietnam News.

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Søren Leth-Petersen er blevet tildelt en Sapere Aude bevilling på 7.4 mio kr.

22 August 2011

Søren Leth-Petersen er blevet tildelt en Sapere Aude bevilling på 7,4 mio kr.

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Research from Department of Economics featured in The Washington Post

30 March 2011

Who loses in a government shutdown? Three months into the fiscal year, the US federal government is without a budget and a government shutdown is on the horizon.

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Morten Bennedsen og Christian Schultz’s arbejde om udlicitering optaget i Journal of Public Economics

11 February 2011

Udlicitering af offentlige serviceopgaver sluger en stadig større del af de offentlige budgetter og står stadigt mere centralt i den politiske dagsorden. Men hvem skal beslutte, og hvordan skal udlicitering foregå, så borgerne får bedst muligt service for færrest skattekroner?

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David Dreyer Lassen og Søren Serritzlew får optaget artikel i American Political Science Review

09 February 2011

David Dreyer Lassen har sammen med Søren Serritzlew, Institut for Statskundskab på Aarhus Universitet, fået optaget artiklen 'Jurisdiction Size and Local Democracy: Evidence on Internal Political Efficacy from Large-scale Municipal Reform'

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