Mette Ejrnæs

Mette Ejrnæs


Personal data:                  Born October 1st, 1970, Copenhagen. Married, two children

2012- Professor, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen

2010-2012 MSO Professor, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen and SFI

2002-2010                                 Associate professor, Department of Economics, University of       Copenhagen (maternity leave: December 2004-August 2005)
1999-2002                         Assistant professor, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen (maternity leave: January 2001-July 2001)

June 2000                         PhD in Economics, University of Copenhagen
Sept. 1997 - June 1998      Visiting Student at University College London, England
May 1996                          M.Sc. (cand. scient. oecon.) in Mathematics-Economics, University of Copenhagen                           

Recent teaching experience (2003-)

Demography (fall 2010, fall 2011, fall 2013, fall 2014)

Econometrics A (fall 2009)
Quantitative methods 1 (fall 2006, spring 2007, fall 2007, fall 2008, spring 2009)
Econometrics 1 (fall 2003, spring 2004, fall 2004, fall 2005, spring 2006)
Seminar in applied microeconometrics (spring 2009

Supervision of PhD students
Steen Winther Blindum (2. Supervisor, 2005)
Jesper Johannes Kühl (2. Supervisor, 2005)
Cecilie Dohlmann Weatherall (2007)
Helene Bie Lilleør (2. Supervisor, 2008)
Fane Naja Groes (2. Supervisor, 2009)
Mette Gerster (2. Supervisor, 2009)

Katrine Hjorth (2011)

Christoffer Sonne-Schmidth (2012) (2. supervisor)

Roberta Distance (2012)

Kibrom Abay (2013)

Kristoffer Markwardt (2014)

Hans Henrik Sievertsen (2014)

Alessandro Martinello (2014)


External committees
Ph.d. Committee: Mona Larsen, Aarhus School of Business, Marianne Simonsen, Aarhus University, Jonas Staghøj, Aarhus University.
Senior researcher committee: SFI and AKF.  

FSE grants 2005: "Self-Employment, Unemployment Risk and Unemployment Insurance", Amount 282.617 kr.
FSE grants 2009: "Consumption with Heterogeneous Preferences and Heterogeneous Income Processes", Amount 132.083 kr.

EPRN grant 2010: “Does insurance increase entrepreneurship”, Amount 300.000 kr.

FSE grant 2012: “Joint earnings and employment over the life course”, Amount 1,994,977 kr.

Research centres or networks
CAM (Center for Applied Microeconometrics)
EPRU (Economic Policy Research Unit)
Microeconometric Network

Associate member of Nuffield College

Visiting scholarship
Nuffield College, Oxford University, January-June 2010

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