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Anders Frederiksen

Head of Department

Anders Frederiksen


Anders Frederiksen is professor in business economics and econometrics at Aarhus University (AU), Denmark. He has served as Head of Department at Department of Business Development and Technology (AU) since 2015, and is the Director of Center for Corporate Performance (domiciled at Copenhagen Business School). 

Anders Frederiksen obtained his PhD in economics from AU (2005). During his PhD studies, he was Leschly Fellow at the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University. Subsequently he earned a Marie Currie Fellowship at Stanford University and became W. Glen Campbell & Rita Ricardo Campbell National Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

Anders Frederiksen’s main research area is personnel economics and more broadly labor economics and he teaches within these fields. The purpose of this research is to understand the internal workings of companies including incentive structures, career development and performance management. His work has been published in top economics journals such as the Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, the Economic Journal, Journal of Labor Economics, and Journal of Econometrics. For academic excellence he has received the Tuborg and Tietgen awards.

Anders Frederiksen has been generously funded by the Danish Research Council, The European Commission, The Foundation for Danish Industries and private companies to conduct research within personnel economics and to run Center for Corporate Performance.   

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