Department of Economics

  • Centre for Innovation

Room: POR/16.A-1.93

Anders Sørensen holds an MSc degree in economics from Aarhus University (1993) and a PhD from Copenhagen Business School (1997). During his doctoral studies he was visiting graduate student at University of California, Berkeley. He is Professor of Empirical Economics at the Department of Economics, CBS (2006-present) and director of CBS’s Center for Innovation. Previously, he was Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington DC, USA (2002-2004) and Associate Professor at CBS (2004-2005). He was a member of the Danish Productivity Commission (2012-2014). His main research interest is in Economics of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Human Capital, Firm Performance as well as empirical economics.

Primary research areas

Economics of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Human Capital, Firm Performance

Empirical economics

Curriculum Vitae
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Selected publications

Success in Entrepreneurship: Complementarity between Education and Wage-work Experience, (with Jens Iversen and Nikolaj Malchow-Møller), Small Business Economics, 2016

Product-Marketing Innovation, Skills and Firm Productivity Growth (with Martin Junge and Battista Severgnini), Review of Income and Wealth, 2016

Job Creation and Job Types - New Evidence from Danish Entrepreneurs (with Johan M. Kuhn and Nikolaj Malchow-Møller), European Economic Review, 2016

Entrepreneurship, Job Creation, and Wage Growth, (with Nikolaj Malchow-Møller and Bertel Schjerning), Small Business Economics, 2011

Comparing Apples to Oranges: Productivity Convergence and Measurement Across Industries and Countries: Comment, American Economic Review, 2001

R&D, Learning, and Phases of Economic Growth, Journal of Economic Growth, 1999

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Clinton J. Levitt; Morten Saaby; Anders Sørensen / The Impact of China's Trade Liberalisation on the Greenhouse Gas Emissions of WTO Countries
In: China Economic Review, Vol. 54, 4.2019, p. 113-134
Journal article > peer review
Lene Kromann; Anders Sørensen; Jeanette Walldorf / Curriculum Choice, Educational Performance, and Wages within STEM
København : Rockwool Fondens Forskningsenhed 2018, 31 p. (Study Paper. The Rockwool Foundation Research Unit, No. 124)
Working paper
Martin Junge; Anders Sørensen / Domestic R&D and Offshoring : Does Offshoring Reduce Knowledge Production?.
In: Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 25, No. 18, 10.2018, p. 183-187
Journal article > peer review
Lene Kromann; Anders Sørensen; Jeanette Walldorf / Fagvalg, lønning og lederstilling : Indsigter fra DTU og CBS.
In: Afkast af uddannelse: Det samfundsmæssige og individuelle rationale. . ed. /Jan Rose Skaksen. Odense : Syddansk Universitetsforlag 2018, p. 63-88
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Clinton J. Levitt; Morten Saaby; Anders Sørensen / Australia’s Consumption-based Greenhouse Gas Emissions
In: The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol. 61, No. 2, 4.2017, p. 211-231
Journal article > peer review
Kathryn L. Shaw; Anders Sørensen / The Productivity Advantage of Serial Entrepreneurs
Cambridge, MA : National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) 2017, 49 p. (National Bureau of Economic Research. Working Paper Series, No. 23320)
Working paper
Johan Moritz Kuhn; Nikolaj Malchow-Møller; Anders Sørensen / Job Creation and Job Types : New Evidence from Danish Entrepreneurs.
In: European Economic Review, Vol. 86, 7.2016, p. 161-187
Journal article > peer review
Martin Junge; Battista Severgnini; Anders Sørensen / Product-Marketing Innovation, Skills, and Firm Productivity Growth
In: Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 62, No. 4, 12.2016, p. 724-757
Journal article > peer review
Jens Iversen; Nikolaj Malchow-Møller; Anders Sørensen / Success in Entrepreneurship : A Complementarity Between Schooling and Wage-Work Experience.
In: Small Business Economics, Vol. 47, No. 2, 8.2016, p. 437–460
Journal article > peer review
Lene Kromann; Anders Sørensen / Automation, Performance and International Competition
København : Copenhagen Business School, CBS 2015, 47 p. (Working Paper / Department of Economics. Copenhagen Business School, No. 3-2015)
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