Department of Economics

Associate professor

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Birthe Larsen holds a master of economics from London School of Economics and did her PhD. at the University of Copenhagen. She has spent longer research periods at IIES, Stockholm, Melbourne University, Australia and Insead in France. Her main research focuses on unemployment in search and matching models, including projects concerning the informal sector, education, discrimination and minimum wages. Recent research projects include also trade issues and empirical work.   

Primary research areas
  • Search and matching models
  • Labour-macro economics
  • Unemployment
Curriculum Vitae
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  • Full-Time MBA macroeconomics, Macroeconomics for International Business and International Business and Politics students, Macroeconomics I and II for students of Mathematical Economics,  Personnel Economics.
Selected publications
  • Filges, Trine, John Kennes, Birthe Larsen and Torben Tranæs 2011 ‘Labour Market Programmes and the Equity-Efficiency Trade-off‘. Journal of Macroeconomics, 33, p.738-753.
  • Alstadsætter,  Anette, Ann-Sofe Kolm and Birthe Larsen 2008, ’Tax Effects on Unemployment and the Choice of Educational Type’. European Journal of Political Economy, 24 (1), p.107-122.
  • Trine Filges and Birthe Larsen, 2005, 'Stick, Carrot and Skill Acqusition'. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol. 107, 3, pp 495-520.
  • Trine Filges and Birthe Larsen, 2004, 'The Impact of Youth Unemployment Policy- a shift of workers into the skilled labour force. Labour 18 (3), 379-414.
  • Birthe Larsen 2001, Minimum Wages, 'Technological Progress and Loss of Skill', European Economic Review, vol 45, pp. 1521-1544.
Publications & dissemination
Mario Daniele Amore; Morten Bennedsen; Birthe Larsen; Philip Rosenbaum / CEO Education and Corporate Environmental Footprint
Paper presented at Economic Policy Research Network konference
, 2017
Mario Daniele Amore; Morten Bennedsen; Birthe Larsen; Philip Rosenbaum / Educated for Efficiency : Do Better-educated Managers Produce More for Less Energy?.
Paper presented at The 32nd Annual Congress of the European Economic Association (EEA) - The 70th European Meeting of the Econometric Society (ESEM) , 2017
Patrick Bennett; Lisbeth la Cour; Birthe Larsen; Gisela Waisman / Negative Attitudes, Networks and Education
Paper presented at The 29th EALE Conference 2017, 2017
Ann-Sofie Kolm; Birthe Larsen / Underground Activities and Labour Market Performance
Paper presented at 5th International Conference on The Shadow Economy, Tax Evasion and Informal Labor, 2017
Birthe Larsen; Gisela Waisman / Unemployment Insurance and Inequality
Paper presented at Conference on Markets with Search Frictions, 2017
Gisela Waisman; Birthe Larsen / Income, Amenities and Negative Attitudes
In: IZA Journal of Development and Migration, Vol. 5, 29.4.2016
Journal article
Ann-Sofie Kolm; Birthe Larsen / Informal Unemployment and Education
In: IZA Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 5, 2016
Journal article
Birthe Larsen; Gisela Waisman / Labor Market Performance Effects of Discrimination and Loss of Skill
In: Economic Inquiry, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2016, p. 1574-1595
Journal article
Patrick Bennett; Lisbeth la Cour; Birthe Larsen; Gisela Waisman / Negative Attitudes, Network and Education
Paper presented at Workshop on Gender and Ethnic Differentials in Market Outcomes, 2014
Trine Filges; John Kennes; Birthe Larsen; Torben Tranæs / Labour Market Programmes and the Equity-Efficiency Trade-Off
In: Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2011, p. 738-753
Journal article
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