Selected publications


Ager, P., C.W. Hansen and P.S. Jensen. Fertility and early-life mortality: Evidence from smallpox vaccination in Sweden.
Forthcoming in
Journal of the European Economic Association, available online.

Andersen, T.B., J. S. Bentzen, C-J. L. Dalgaard and P. R. Sharp.  Pre-Reformation Roots of the Protestant Ethic.
Forthcoming in
The Economic Journal, available online.

Borowiecki, Karol Jan.  How Are You, My Dearest Mozart? Well-being and Creativity of Three Famous Composers Based on their Letters.
Forthcoming in Review of Economics and Statistics, available online.

Cinnirella, Francesco, Marc Klemp  and Jacob Weisdorf. Malthus in the Bedroom: Birth Spacing as Birth Control in Pre-Transition England.
Forthcoming in Demography.

Cramer, D. and L.B. Pedersen. The Impact of Empathy – Explaining Diversity in Street-Level Decision-Making.
Forthcoming in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, available online.


Boberg-Fazlic, N. and P. Sharp. Does Welfare Spending Crowd Out Charitable Activity? Evidence from Historical England under the Poor Laws. Economic Journal 127(599): 50-83 , available online.

Breinbjerg, Jesper. Equilibrium arrival times to queues with general service times and non-linear utility functionsEuropean Journal of Operational Research 261(2): 595-605, available online.

Huber, M., M. Lechner and G. Mellace. Why do tougher caseworkers increase employment? The role of programme assignment as a causal mechanism. The Review of Economics and Statistics 99(1): 180-183.

Olesen, Ole Bent, Niels Christian Petersen and Victor V. Podinovski. Efficiency measures and computational approaches for data envelopment analysis models with ratio inputs and outputs. European Journal of Operational Research 261: 640-655, avaliable online.

Sudhölter, Peter and Jose Zarzuelo. Characterizations of highway toll pricing methods. European Journal of Operational Research 260: 161-170, available online

Platz, Trine Tornøe  and Lars Peter Østerdal. The curse of the first-in-first-out queue discipline. Games and Economic Behavior 104: 165-176, available online.


Albizuri, Josune M. and Peter Sudhölter. Characterizations of the core of TU and NTU games with communication structures. Social Choice and Welfare 46: 451-475, available online

Andersen, T.B., C-J. L. Dalgaard and P. Selaya. Climate and the Emergence of Global Income Differences. The Review of Economic Studies 83: 1334-1363, available online.

Andersen, T.B., P.S. Jensen and C.V. Skovsgaard. The Heavy Plough and the Agricultural Revolution of the Middle Ages. Journal of Development Economics 118: 133-149, available online.

Henriques, S. and P. Sharp. The Danish Agricultural Revolution in an Energy Perspective: A Case of Development with Few Domestic Energy Sources. Economic History Review 69(3): 844-869, available online.

Huber, M., M. Lechner and G. Mellace. The finite sample performance of estimators for mediation analysis under sequential conditional independence. Journal of Business & Economic Statistics 34(1): 139-160. 

Olesen, Ole B. and Niels Christian Petersen. Stochastic Data Envelopment Analysis - A review. European Journal of Operational Research 251: 2-21, available online.

Pedersen, L.B., S. Hess and T. Kjær. Asymmetric information and user orientation in general practice. Exploring the Agency relationship in a best worst scaling study. Journal of Health Economics 50: 115-130. 

zu Selhausen, F. M. and J. L. Weisdorf. A Colonial Legacy of African Gender Inequality? Evidence from Christian Kampala, 1895-2011. The Economic History Review 69(1): 229-257.


Boccanfuso, Dorothée, Alexandre Larouche and Mircea Trandafir. Quality of higher education and the labor market in developing countries: Evidence from an education reform in Senegal. World Development 74: 412-424. 

Borowiecki, Karol J. and Georgios Kavetsos. In fatal pursuit of immortal fame: Peer competition and early mortality of music composers. Social Science & Medicine 134: 30-42, available online, [pdf].

Erlanson, Albin and Karol Szwagrzak. Strategy-Proof Assignment of Multiple Resources. Journal of Economic Theory 159: 137-162, available online.

Hansen, C.W., P.S. Jensen and C.V. Skovsgaard. Modern Gender Roles and Agricultural History: The Neolithic inheritance. Journal of Economic Growth 20(4): 365-404, available online.

Hansen, C.W. and L. Lønstrup. The Rise in Life Expectancy and Economic Growth in the 20th Century. Economic Journal 125(584): 838-885, available online.

Huber, M. and G. Mellace. Testing instrument validity for LATE identification based on inequality moment constraints. The Review of Economics and Statistics 97(2): 398-411.

Humphries, J. and J. Weisdorf. The Wages of Women in England, 1260-1850. Journal of Economic History 75(2): 405-447, available online.

Lampe, Markus and Paul Sharp. Just Add Milk: A Productivity Analysis of the Revolutionary Changes in Nineteenth Century Danish Dairying. Economic History Review 68(4): 1132-1153, available online.

Litan, Cristian, Francisco Marhuenda and Peter Sudhölter. Determinacy of Equilibrium in Outcome Game Forms. Journal of Mathematical Economics 60: 28-32, available online.

Olesen, Ole Bent, Niels Christian Petersen and Victor V. Podinovski. Efficiency analysis with ratio measures. European Journal of Operational Research 245: 446-462, available online.

Pennington, M., R. Baker, W. Brower and D. Gyrd-Hansen, A. Robinson and C. Donaldson. Comparing WTP values of different types of QALY gain elicited from the general public. Health Economics 24: 280-293, available online.

Szwagrzak, Karol. Priority classes and weighted constrained equal awards rules for the claims problem. Journal of Economic Theory 160: 36-55.

Trandafir, Mircea. Legal recognition of same-sex couples and family formation. Demography 52(1): 113-151.


Brandenburg, M., K. Govindan, J. Sarkis and S. Seuring. Quantitative models for sustainable supply chain management: Developments and directions. European Journal of Operational Research 233(2): 299-312.

Flor, Christian, Hans Frimor and Claus Munk. Options in Compensation: Promises and Pitfalls. Journal of Accounting Research 52(3): 703-732.

Govindan, K., M. Kaliyan, D. Kannan and A.N. Haq. Barriers analysis for Green Supply Chain Management implementation in Indian Industries Using Analytic Hierarchy Process. International Journal of Production Economics 147(B): 555-568.

Govindan, K. and M.N. Popiuc. Reverse supply chain coordination by revenue sharing contract: A case for the personal computers industry. European Journal of Operational Research 233(2): 326-336.

Govindan, K., A. Jafarian, R. Khodaverdi and K. Devika. Two-echelon multiple-vehicle location-routing problem with time windows for optimization of sustainable supply chain network of perishable food. International Journal of Production Economics 152: 9-28.

Grabisch, Michel and Peter Sudhölter. On the restricted cores and the bounded core of games on distributive lattices. European Journal of Operational Research 235: 709–717, available online.

Gyrd-Hansen, Dorte, Mette Lundsby Jensen and Trine Kjaer. Framing the willingness-to-pay question: Impact on response patterns and mean willingness to pay. Health Economics 23: 550–563, available online.

Hougaard, J.L., J.D. Moreno-Ternero and L.P.R. Østerdal. Assigning agents to a line. Games and Economic Behavior 87: 539-553.

Jensen, P.S. and M.K. Justesen. Poverty and vote buying: Survey-based evidence from Africa. Electoral Studies 33: 220-232.

Jensen, P.S. and T.S. Aidt. Workers of the world, unite! Franchise extensions and the threat of revolution, 1820-1938. European Economic Review 72: 52-75.

Lampe, Markus and Paul Sharp. Greasing the Wheels of Rural Transformation? Margarine and the Competition for the British Butter Market. Economic History Review 67(3): 769-792.

Møller, Niels Framroze and Paul Sharp. Malthus in Cointegration Space: Evidence of a Post-Malthusian Pre-industrial England. Journal of Economic Growth 19(1): 105-140.

Olesen, Ole B. A homothetic reference technology in data envelopment analysis. European Journal of Operational Research 233: 759-771, available online.

Olesen, Ole B. and John Ruggiero. Maintaining the Regular ultra Passum Law in data envelopment analysis. European Journal of Operational Research 235: 798-809, available online.

Pedersen, M.S. and J. Nielsen Arendt. Bargaining for health: A case study of a collective agreement-based health program for manual workers. Journal of Health Economics 37: 123-136.

Range, Troels Martin, Richard Martin Lusby and Jesper Larsen. A Column Generation Approach for Solving the Patient Admission Scheduling Problem. European Journal of Operational Research 235: 252-264, available online.

Soleimani, H. and K. Govindan. Reverse logistics network design and planning utilizing conditional value at risk. European Journal of Operational Research 237(2): 487-497.

Trandafir, Mircea. The effect of same-sex marriage laws on different-sex marriage: Evidence from the Netherlands. Demography 51(1): 317-340.


Ager, P. and M. Brückner. Cultural diversity and economic growth: Evidence from the US during the age of mass migration. European Economic Review 64(Nov.): 76-97.

Asmild, Mette, Jens Leth Hougaard and Ole B. Olesen. Testing over-representation of observations in subsets of a DEA technology. European Journal of Operational Research 230: 88-96, available online.

Borowiecki, Karol Jan. Geographic Clustering and Productivity: An Instrumental Variable Approach for Classical Composers. Journal of Urban Economics 73(1): 94-110, available online.

Chen, Gang, Kannan Govindan, Zhong-Zhen Yanga, Tsan-Ming Choid and Liping Jiange. Terminal appointment system design by non-stationary M(t)/Ek/c(t) queueing model and genetic algorithm. International Journal of Production Economics 146: 694–703, available online.

Chin, Aimee, N. Meltem Daysal and Scott Imberman. Impact of Bilingual Education Programs on Limited English Proficient Students and Their Peers: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Texas. Journal of Public Economics 107: 63-78.  

Dahl, Christian M., Daniel le Maire and Jakob R. Munch. Wage Dispersion and Decentralization of Wage Bargaining. Journal of Labor Economics 31(3): 501-533.

Federico, G. and P.R. Sharp. The cost of railroad regulation: the disintegration of American agricultural markets in the interwar period. Economic History Review 66(4): 1017-1038.

Flor, Christian Riis and Kevin Berg Grell. Venture Capital Budgeting: Carry and Correlation. Journal of Corporate Finance 21: 216-234.

Flor, Christian Riis and Stefan Hirth. Asset Liquidity, Corporate Investment, and Endogenous Financing Costs. Journal of Banking & Finance 37(2): 474–489, available online.

Gang, C., G. Kannan and Z. Yang. A method to reduce truck queueing at terminal gates: managing truck arrivals with vessel-dependent time windows. International Journal of Production Economics 141(1): 179-188.

Hougaard J.L., J.D. Moreno-Ternero and L.P. Østerdal. A new axiomatic approach to the evaluation of population health. Journal of Health Economics 32(3): 515–523.

Hougaard J.L., J.D. Moreno-Ternero and L.P. Østerdal. Rationing in the presence of baselines. Social Choice and Welfare 40, 1047-1066.

Jensen, P.S. and T.S. Aidt. Democratization and the size of government: evidence from the long 19th century. Public Choice 157(3-4): 511-542.

Malchow-Møller, Nikolaj, Jakob Roland Munch, Claus Aastrup Seidelin and Jan Rose Skaksen. Immigrant Workers and Farm Performance: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 95(4): 819-841, available online

Robinson, A., D. Gyrd-Hansen, P. Bacon, R. Baker, M. Pennington and C. Donaldson. Estimating a WTP-based value of a QALY: the 'chained' approach. Social Science and Medicine 92: 92-104.

Sudhölter, Peter and José M. Zarzelo. Extending the Nash solution to choice problems with reference points. Games and Economic Behavior 80: 219–228, available online.


Andersen, Thomas Barnebeck, Jeanet Bentzen, Carl-Johan Dalgaard and Pablo Selaya. Lightning, IT Diffusion, and Economic Growth across US States. Review of Economics and Statistics 94(4): 903-924.

Arndt, C., R. Distante, M.A. Hussain, L.P. Østerdal et al. Ordinal Welfare Comparisons with Multiple Discrete Indicators: A First Order Dominance Approach and Application to Child Poverty. World Development 40(11): 2290–2301.

Branger, Nicole, Linda Sandris Larsen and Claus Munk. Robust portfolio choice with ambiguity and learning about return predictability, Journal of Banking & Finance, available online

Christensen, Bent Jesper, Christian M. Dahl and Emma M. Iglesias. Semiparametric Inference in a GARCH-in-Mean Model. Journal of Econometrics 167: 458-472.

Flor, Christian Riis and Stefan Hirth. Asset liquidity, corporate investment, and endogenous financing costs. Journal of Banking & Finance, available online

Gyrd-Hansen, D. and T. Kjær. Disentangling WTP per QALY data: different analytical approaches, different answers. Health Economics 21(3): 222-237.

Gyrd-Hansen D., T. Kjær and J.S. Nielsen. Scope insensitivity in contingent valuation studies of health care services: should we ask twice? Health Economics 21(2): 101-112.

Harvey, C.M. and L.P. Østerdal. Discounting Models for Outcomes over Continuous Time. Journal of Mathematical Economics 48(5): 284-294.

Henriksen, Ingrid, Markus Lampe and Paul Sharp. The Strange Birth of Liberal Denmark: Danish trade protection and the growth of the dairy industry since the mid-nineteenth century. Economic History Review 65(2): 770-788.

Henriksen, Ingrid, Morten Hviid and Paul Sharp. Law and Peace: Contracts and the Success of the Danish Dairy Cooperatives. Journal of Economic History 72(1): 197-224.

Hougaard, J.L., J.D. Moreno-Ternero and L.P. Østerdal. A unifying framework for the problem of adjudicating conflicting claims". Journal of Mathematical Economics 48(5): 107-114.

Larsen, Linda Sandris and Claus Munk. The Costs of Suboptimal Dynamic Asset Allocation: General Results and Applications to Interest Rate Risk, Stock Volatility Risk, and Growth/Value Tilts. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 36(2): 266-293.

Le Breton, Michel, Peter Sudhölter, and Vera Zaporozhets. Sequential legislative lobbying. Social Choice and Welfare, 39(2-3): 491-520, available online


Andersen, Thomas Barnebeck, Jeanet Bentzen, Carl-Johan Dalgaard and Pablo Selaya. Does the Internet Reduce Corruption? Evidence from U.S. States and across Countries. World Bank Economic Review 25: 387-417.

Andersen, Thomas Barnebeck and Carl-Johan Dalgaard. Flows of People, Flows of Ideas, and the Inequality of Nations. Journal of Economic Growth 16: 1-32.

Bech, M., T. Kjær and J.T. Lauridsen. Does the number of choice sets matter? Results from a web survey applying a discrete choice experiment. Health Economics 20(3): 273-286.

Kaiser, Ulrich and Nikolaj Malchow-Møller. Is Self-Employment Really a Bad Experience? The Effects of Previous Self-Employment on Subsequent Wage-Employment Wages. Journal of Business Venturing 26(5): 572-588.

Sharp, Paul, Holger Strulik and Jacob Weisdorf. The Determinants of Subsistence Income in a Malthusian World. Journal of Development Economics 97(1): 112-117.


Christensen, John. Accounting Errors and Errors of Accounting. The Accounting Review 85(6): 1827-1838.

Doganoglu, Toker and Julian Wright. Exclusive dealing with network effects. International Journal of Industrial Organization 28(2): 145-154.

Laudicella, M., K. Rose Olsen and A. Street. Examining cost variation among hospital departments – a two-stage multilevel approach using patient level data. Social Science & Medicine 71(10): 1872-1881.


Aidt, Toke and Peter Sandholt Jensen. The taxman tools up: An event history study of the introduction of the personal income tax. Journal of Public Economics 93(1-2): 160-175.

Bech, M., T. Christiansen, K. Dunham, C.H. Lyttkens, C. McDonald, A. McGuire and J.T. Lauridsen. The influence of economic incentives and regulatory factors on the adoption of treatment technologies: case study of technologies used to treat heart attacks. Health Economics 18(10): 1114-1132.

Shellshear, Evan and Peter Sudhölter. On core stability, vital coalitions, and extendability. Games and Economic Behavior 67(2): 633-644, available online.


Abrevaya, Jason and Christian M. Dahl. The effects of birth inputs on birthweight: evidence from quantile estimation on panel data. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics 26(4): 379-397.

Casas, Isabel and Jiti Gao. Econometric Estimation in Long-Range Dependent Volatility Models: Theory and Practice. Journal of Econometrics 147(1): 72-83.

Gao, Jiti and Isabel Casas. Specification Testing in Discretized Diffusion Models: Theory and Practice. Journal of Econometrics 147(1): 131-140.

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