Department of Economics and Business Economics

Kenneth Lykke Sørensen

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Kenneth Lykke Sørensen


Assistant Professor
Member of the Labour and Public Policy Section

Research Secretaries: Mette Vad Andersen and Susan Stilling

Education: Cand.oecon, PhD

Position: Assistant Professor

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Kenneth L. Sørensen is an assistant professor at the Department of Economics and Business at Aarhus University. He acquired his PhD from Aarhus University in 2013. His main research interests are labour economics and Applied Microeconometrics.


Teaching Interests

  • Labour Economics
  • Matematics and Statistics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics


Research Interests

  • Labour Economics
  • Microeconometrics


Selected Publications

K. L. Sørensen and R. Vejlin (2011), Worker and Firm Heterogeneity in Wage Growth: An AKM approach, LABOUR: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 2011, vol. 25, 4, pp. 485-507.

J. Bagger, K. L. Sørensen, and R. Vejlin (2013), Wage Sorting Trends, Economics Letters, vol. 118, no. 1, pp. 63-67.

K. L. Sørensen and R. Vejlin (2014) Return to Experience and Initial Wage Level: Do Low Wage Workers Catch Up?, Journal of Applied Econometrics, vol. 29, 6, pp. 984-1006.

K. L. Sørensen and R. Vejlin (forthcoming) From Mincer to AKM: Lessons from Danish Matched Employer-Employee Data, forthcoming in Firm Heterogeneity, Labor Markets and International Trade: Evidence from Danish Mathed Employer-Employee Data (Contributions to Economics), (eds. Henning Bunzel, Bent Jesper Christensen, and Dale T. Mortensen), Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K.

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