Department of Economics and Business Economics

Christian Bjørnskov


Christian Bjørnskov


MSc (Econ), University of Aarhus, 2001
PhD (Econ), Aarhus School of Business, 2005

Member of Industrial Organisation and Trade Section
Research Secretaries: Susan Stilling and Mette Vad Andersen


Research Interests

  • Social Trust and Informal Institutions
  • Public Choice / New Institutional Economics
  • Subjective Well-Being and Life Satisfaction
  • Trade Theory / International Economics 


  • International Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Political Economy / Public Choice
  • General Economics
  • Institutional Economics


Recent Publications

  • When Does Terror Induce a State Emergency? And what are the Effects? Forthcoming in Journal of Conflict Resolution. (With Stefan Voigt)
  • Regime Types and Regime Change: A New Dataset on Democracy, Coups, and Political Institutions. Forthcoming in Review of International Organizations. (With Martin Rode)
  • Do Social Rights Affect Social Outcomes? American Journal of Political Science, vol. 63 (2019), 452-466. (With Jacob Mchangama)
  • Institutions, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Growth: What Do We Know? And What Do We Still Need to Know? Academy of Management Perspectives, vol. 30 (2016), 292-315. (With Nicolai J. Foss)


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