Department of Economics

The Department of Economics (ECON) produces research in all economics issues, and specifically applied work which is relevant to businesses and governments. The department offers highly qualified education within an extensive number of full‐time and part‐time programs available at Copenhagen Business School, including a structured PhD program. ECON also comprises four research centres: Centre for Economic and Business Research (CEBR), Centre for Owner‐managed Businesses (COMB), Pension Research Centre (PeRCent) and Centre for Innovation (CFI).

Novo Foundation supports studies of research impact
Labor Market Performance Effects of Discrimination and Loss of Skill
Professor Oliver Hart receives the Nobel Prize 2016 in Economic Sciences
PhD thesis: Empirical Essays in Economics of Education and Labor
Assistant Professorships in Economics


cen HOPE

The Copenhagen Education Network (CEN) is a group of economic researchers interested in education. The purpose is to provide a venue for economists focusing on education in their research, to present research papers and exchange ideas. Read more about CEN here.

Human Capital, Organization Design and Firm Performance (HOPE) studies the gaps in the understanding of firm performance to address the issue of sluggish productivity growth in many of the European economies. Learn more about their research projects here.


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