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 the Economics 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)


Full CV and publication list (including recent papers)

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