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Henrik Hansen

Henrik Hansen

Professor, Head of studies

Member of:

  • Development Economics Research Group

  • Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research

I am professor at the Department of Economics and a member of the department's research group "Develpment Economics Research Group" (DERG). Moreover, I am part of the research network Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research (COPE).

I am also head of studies for the Economics programme and the Gobal Develpment MSc programme (see

You can find my writings though the Scholar Google research counter:

Primary fields of research

Development Economics

  • Development aid
  • Growth and poverty
  • Households and firms in Vietnam

Applied Econometrics

  • Impact Evaluation
  • Large surveys in developing countries

Current research

  • Large scale household surveys in developing countries
  • Minimum wages in developing countries
  • Impact ecaluation in developing countries


  • Development economics
  • Applied econometrics

Selected activities

  1. Review of Development Economics (Journal)

    Hansen, H. (Editor)
    20 Jan 20151 Jun 2018

    Activity: ResearchEditor of Research journal

  2. African Economic Research Consortium (External organisation)

    Hansen, H. (Member)
    7 Jun 2013 → …

    Activity: MembershipMembership in board of company or public organisation

  3. Erhverv og Samfund (Journal)

    Hansen, H. (Editor)
    1 Jan 2001 → …

    Activity: CommunicationEditor of Series

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