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PhD defenses

The completed PhD thesis is defended publicly. The PhD student is given up to 45 minutes to present the main findings of the PhD thesis, before an expert assessment committee enters into a discussion of the thesis with the PhD student. At the end of the defence, other members of the audience will be given the opportunity to join the discussion. Following the defence, the committee makes its final recommendation as to whether the author should be awarded the PhD degree.

2017

25-04-2017

Thor Pajhede Nielsen: "Tales From the Unit Interval: Backtesting, Forecasting and Modeling"

29-05-2017

Casper Nordal Jørgensen: " Understanding the Consumption and Savings Decisions of Households"

24-08-2017 Amalie Sofie Jensen:"Essays on Saving Behavior, Homeownership, and Political Preferences"
04-09-2017 Heidi Kaila: "Essays on Development Economics. Information Technology, Human Capital, and Conflict"
01-12-2017 Peter Kjær Kruse-Andersen: "R&D-Based Economic Growth, Directed Technical Change, and Environmental Policy"
15-12-2017 Gregers Nytoft Rasmusen: "Patience, Risk Aversion, and Economic Behavior: Combining Experimental Data with Administrative Register Data"

2016

22-01-2016

Svend Greniman Andersen: " Offshoring, innovation and wages in the global economy

22-02-2016

Tseday Jemaneh Mekasha:"Macroeconomic Shocks and Inflation, Social Protection and Aid Effectiveness"

27-04-2016

Edward John Dorrell Webb: "Attention and perception in decision-making and interactions" 

27-04-2016

Andreas Bjerre-Nielsen: "Dynamics of homophily in friendships"

23-05-2016

Allan Anders Balsgaard:"Arms Races and War. A game theoretic analysis"

28-06-2016

Ulrik Richardt Beck: Essays in Development Economics: Inequality Measurement and Household Factor Allocations

05-07-2016

Leonardo Esteban Salazar Vergara:" Essays on Labor and Exchange Markets in Chile"

11-10-2016

Louise Charlotte Willerslev-Olsen: "Essays in Economics. Forecasting, rationality and financial trouble"

27-10-2016

Ole Jann: "Multiple Equilibria in Markets and Games"

13-12-2016

Hailemariam Ayalew Tiruneh:"Impact Evaluation of Policy Reforms: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Africa"

2015

08-01-2015

Thomas Høgholm Jørgensen: "Life-Cycle Consumption and Retirement within the Family

17-04-2015

Andreas Madum: "Deciding before an Audience. Essays in Applied Microeconomics"

08-06-2015

Jakob Egholt Søgaard:"Assorted Essays in Economics: Inequality, Labor Supply and Gender Roles"

18-08-2015

Anna Folke Larsen: "Agricultural technology adoption, food security, poverty and child health: Assessments of an agricultural intervention in Tanzania"
07-09-2015 Thais Lærkholm Jensen: "Credit Supply and the Real Economy"
13-11-2015 Anders Ib Munk-Nielsen: "Car Ownership, Type Choice and Use"
16-11-2015 Rasmus Søndergaard Pedersen: "Inteference and Testing in Multivariate GARCH Models"
01-12-2015 Jeppe Druedahl: "Microfunding Consumption, Uncertainty, liquidity and heterogeneity"
02-12-2015 Sebastian Barfort: "Essays in Political Economics"

2014

24-01-2014 

Peer Skov: "Essays in Empirical Public Finance: Tax Incentives and Taxpayer Behavior"

28-02-2014

Nina Boberg-Fazlic: "Essays on Demography, Social Mobility, and the Development of the Welfare State"

25-04-2014

Line Elvstrøm Ekner: "Cointegration and Regime Switching Dynamics in Macroeconomic Applications"
28-04-2014 Ulrik Haagen Nielsen: "Social Dilemma Behavior"

04-06-2014

Mette Foged: "International Migration:A Destination Country and Migrant Perspective"

18-06-2014

Andreas Noack:"Some Mathematical and Computational Results for Vector Error Correction Models"

19-06-2014

Benedikte Alkjærsig Bjerge: "Essays on Social Network Formation in Sub-Saharan Africa"

15-08-2014

Emil Nejstgaard: " Theory and Applications in non-liniar Cointegrated VAR Models"

05-09-2014

Christian Heebøll-Christensen:"Housing Markets in Booms and Busts. Essays on housing market structures and the policy response to boom-bust cycles"
20-10-2014 Kristoffer Markwardt: "Eudcation and Unemployment Insurance"

23-10-2014

Hans Henrik Sievertsen: "From Birth to Graduation - Essays on the Economics of Education and early Interventions"

24-10-2014

Fiseha Haile Gebregziabher:"Essays in Empirical Development Economics: Insights from Time-Series and Panel Data Analysis"
28-10-2014 Asger Moll Wingender: Agriculture and development

03-11-2014

Alessandro Martinello: Schooling and savings. From consistency of policy analysis tools to the effect of liquidity on choices under uncertainty"

19-11-2014

Gitte Yding Salmansen: "Essays on Monetary and Fiscal Policy Interactions"

03-12-2014

Andreas Lund Hetland: "On Particle Filter-Based Estimation and Inference for Dynamic Models with Unobserved Variables"