While many of the southern European countries are teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, the Nordic countries are managing so well that they are seen as economic role models. In a new interview Professor of Economics Svend Erik Hougaard Jensen indicates that willingness to reform, accumulating savings in boom years and being open to new technology are some of the principal reasons for this.
What is required for Denmark to maintain its position as a country with one of the best pension systems in the world? A new research centre will help answer that question through research, teaching and contributions to the public debate.
Steffen Andersen, Professor at the Department of Economics, has received a prestigious research grant of EUR 1.5 million (approx. DKK 11 m.). The grant will help illuminate how households make financial decisions.