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Helena Skyt Nielsen


Helena Skyt Nielsen


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

Member of the Economics Section
Research Secretary: Mette Vad Andersen

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Helena Skyt Nielsen is a professor at the Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University. She is also a research fellow at IZA. Helena Skyt Nielsen has served as an editor-in-chief of Labour Economics, as a member of the European Association of Labour Economists, as a member of the Danish Economic Councils and as a member of the Independent Research Fund Denmark | Social Sciences. Currently she is the Director of Graduate Studies. Helena Skyt Nielsen’s research areas concerns labor, education, and family economics. She has published her work in journals such as Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Economic Journal, Journal of Human Resources, and Journal of the European Economic Association.


Teaching Interests

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

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