Department of Economics and Business Economics

Helena Skyt Nielsen

Professor

Helena Skyt Nielsen

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Professor
Member of the Labour and Public Policy Section

MA, Aarhus University, 1996
PhD, Aarhus University, 1999

Research Secretaries: Mette Vad Andersen and Susan Stilling

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Helena Skyt Nielsen is Professor at the Department of Economics and Business. She is the editor-in-chief of Labour Economics, she is a member of the Danish Council for Independent Research | Social Sciences and a research fellow at IZA, Bonn. Her primary research interests are within economics of education and family economics. 

Teaching Interests

  • Economics of Education
  • Family economics
  • Labour economics
  • Micro economics
  • Applied Microeconometrics

 Research Interests

  • Economics of education
  • Family economics
  • Labour economics

 Selected Publications

  • Joensen, J. S. and H. S. Nielsen, Mathematics and Gender: Heterogeneity in Causes and Consequences. Forthcoming in Economic Journal
  • Eriksen, T. L. M., H. S. Nielsen and M. Simonsen (2014), Bullying in Elementary School. Journal of Human Resources 49: 849-871
  • Dalsgaard, S., H. S. Nielsen and M. Simonsen (2014), Consequences of ADHD Medication Use for Children’s Outcomes. Journal of Health Economics 37: 137-151.
  • Nielsen, H. S., T. Sørensen and C. Taber (2010), Estimating the Effect of Student Aid on College Enrollment: Evidence from a Government Grant Policy Reform. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 2 : 185-215
  • Nielsen, H.S. and M. Svarer (2009), Educational Homogamy: How Much is Opportunities?, Journal of Human Resources, 44: 1066-86
  • Joensen, J. S. and H. S. Nielsen (2009), Is there a Causal Effect of High School Math on Labor Market Outcomes? Journal of Human Resources, 44: 171-198
  • Christiansen, C., J. Joensen, and H. S. Nielsen (2007), The Risk-Return Trade-off in Human Capital Investment. Labour Economics 14: 971-986
  • Rosholm, M., H. S. Nielsen and A. Dabalen (2007), Evaluation of Training in African Enterprises.  Journal of Development Economics 84: 310-329
  • Nielsen, H. S., M. Simonsen and M. Verner (2004), Does the Gap in Family-friendly Policies Drive the Family Gap?  Scandinavian Journal of Economics 26: 721-744

 

 

 

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