Department of Economics and Business Economics

Marianne Simonsen


Marianne Simonsen


Member of the Economics Section

Education: PhD, 2005
Position: Professor, 2013
Research Secretaries: Mette Vad Andersen and Susan Stilling

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Marianne Simonsen is Professor at the School of Economics and Management. She received her PhD from University of Aarhus, Denmark in 2005. She has been a visiting scholar at Stanford University (2003), University of Maryland (2004), and University of Michigan (2006). Her main research and teaching interest are applied microeconometrics, labor economics, family economics, and health economics. Her recent work analyses career related consequences of parenthood, family friendly policies, early childhood investments in human capital, and demand for prescription drugs.

Teaching Interests

  • Microeconometrics
  • Labor economics
  • Family economics

Research Interests    

  • Applied microeconometrics
  • Labor economics
  • Family economics
  • Health economics

Selected Publications

  • Landersø, R., H. S. Nielsen and M. Simonsen (forthcoming): School Starting Age and the Crime-Age Profile. The Economic Journal.
  • Dalsgaard, S., H. S. Nielsen and M. Simonsen (2014): Consequences of ADHD Medication Use for Children's Outcomes. Journal of Health Economics 37, 137-151.
  • Eriksen, T. L. M., H. S. Nielsen and M. Simonsen (2014): Bullying in Elementary School. Journal of Human Resources 49, 839-871 (lead article).
  • Kvist, A. P., H. S. Nielsen and M. Simonsen (2013):  The Importance of Children's ADHD for Parents' Relationship Dissolution and Labor Supply, Social Science and Medicine 83, 30-38.
  • Simonsen, M. (2010): Price of High Quality Day Care and Female Employment. Scandinavian Journal of Economics 112, 570-594.
  • Datta Gupta, N. and M. Simonsen (2010): Non-cognitive Child Outcomes and High Quality Child Care. Journal of Public Economics 94, 30-42.
  • Shaikh, A. M., M. Simonsen, E. J. Vytlacil, and N. Yildiz (2009): A Specification Test for the Propensity Score using its Distribution Conditional on Participation. Journal of Econometrics 151, 33-46.
  • Simonsen, M. and L. Skipper (2006): The Costs of Motherhood: An Analysis Using Matching Estimators. Journal of Applied Econometrics 21(7), pp. 919-934.
  • Nielsen, H. S., Simonsen, M., and M. Verner (2004): Does the Gap in Family Friendly Policies Drive the Family Gap? Scandinavian Journal of Economics 106 (4), pp. 721-744.

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