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Bo Sandemann Rasmussen


Bo Sandemann Rasmussen


MSc (ECON), London School of Economics, 1985
PhD (ECON), Aarhus University, 1990

Head of the Economics Section
Research Secretary: Malene Vindfeldt Skals

Bo Sandemann Rasmussen is Professor at the Department of Business and Economcis. He received his PhD in economics from the University of Aarhus (1990), and holds an MSc (Economics) from London School of Economics (1985). His research and teaching interests centre on topics within public finance, mostly related to the incentive effects of taxation, in relation to issues within international economics (e.g. taxation and e-commerce, taxation and migration), macroeconomics (e.g. taxation and unemployment) and labour economics (e.g. taxation in imperfectly competitive labour markets). Bo Sandemann Rasmussen is a member of the Danish Competition Council, a member of the board of the Danish National Centre for Social Research (SFI) and was a member of the Tax Commission appointed by the Danish Government in 2008-2009.

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Teaching Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Public Finance

Research Interests

  • Public Finance
  • International Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Macroeconomics

Selected Publications

  • B.S. Rasmussen, 1992, Union Cooperation and Nontraded Goods in General Equilibrium, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 94, 561-579.
  • B.S. Rasmussen, 1993, Exchange Rate Policy, Union Wage Indexation and Credibility, Journal of International Economics 35, 151-167.
  • T.M. Andersen, B.S. Rasmussen and J.R. Sørensen, 1996, Optimal Fiscal Policy in Open Economies with Labour Market Distortions, Journal of Public Economics 63, 103-117.
  • T.M. Andersen and B.S. Rasmussen, 1999, Effort, Taxation and Unemployment. Economics Letters, 62, 97-103.
  • B.S. Rasmussen, 2002, Credibility, Cost of Reneging and the Choice of Fixed Exchange Rate Regime, Economics Letters, 76, 419-427.
  • B.S. Rasmussen, 2002, Efficiency Wages and the Long-Run Incidence of Progressive Taxation. Journal of Economics, 76, 166-175.

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