PhD defence: Anne Sophie Lassen

In order to obtain the PhD degree, Anne Sophie Lassen has submitted her thesis entitled: Gender in the Labor Market

Friday, November 25, 2022 - 15:00 to 17:00

Anne Sophie Lassen

This thesis contains four independent chapters on gender equality. The first chapter presents a survey of the literature on the impact of parental leave policies. The following chapters employ causal frameworks and investigate the role of parental leave policies in reducing gender gaps, men's and women's adjustments to labor market shocks, and role models' influence on occupational choices.

Primary Supervisor:
Associate Professor Herdis Steingrimsdottir

Department of Economics

Copenhagen Business School

Secondary Supervisor:

Professor Aleksandra Gregoric

Department of Strategy and Innovation

Copenhagen Business School

Assessment Committee:

Professor Dario Pozzoli (Chair)

Department of Economics

Copenhagen Business School


Associate Professor Johannes Schmieder

Department of Economics

Boston University


Associate Professor Maria Knoth Humlum

Economics and Business Economics

Aarhus University

The thesis will be available from

The CBS PhD School will host a reception, which will take place immediately after the defence at the  Atrium, Kilen (outside the defence room).

Organised by

CBS PhD School


25 november 2022




Copenhagen Business School
2000 Frederiksberg
Room: Ks43


It will also be possible to attend the defence via Microsoft Teams at the following link:


*Please note in connection with the online defence that the microphone and camera of all spectators must be turned off!


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