Department of Political Science

Morten Hjortskov Larsen


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Morten Hjortskov Larsen


  • Department of Political Science
Postal address:
Bartholins Allé 7
1341, 122
Aarhus C


Phone: +4587164969


PhD in Political Science (2016), Department of Political Science, Aarhus University
Master in Political Science (2009), Department of Political Science, Aarhus University


2016Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University
2013-2016PhD Fellow, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University
2009-2013:Administrative Officer, City of Aarhus, Magistrate of Children and Youth

Research Interests

Citizen satisfaction, Citizen expectations, Coproduction, Evaluation, Citizens' interactions with the public sector, Educational choice, Hedonic psychology, Experiments, Causal inference

Teaching Areas

Public Administration, Experiments, Citizen evaluations, Policy feedback


Question Order Bias Revisited: A Split‐Ballot Experiment on Satisfaction with Public Services among Experienced and Professional Users

Thau, M., Mikkelsen, M. F., Hjortskov, M. & Pedersen, M. J., Mar 2021, In: Public Administration. 99, 1, p. 189-204 16 p.

Personality traits in citizen expectations towards public services

Hjortskov, M., Jan 2021, In: Journal of Behavioral Public Administration. 4, 1, 19 p.

Interpreting expectations: Normative and predictive expectations from the citizens’ viewpoint

Hjortskov, M., Jan 2020, In: Journal of Behavioral Public Administration. 3, 1, p. 1-11

Citizen Expectations and Satisfaction Over Time: Findings From a Large Sample Panel Survey of Public School Parents in Denmark

Hjortskov, M., Apr 2019, In: American Review of Public Administration. 49, 3, p. 353-371 19 p.

The Unnoticed Influence of Peers on Educational Preferences

Andersen, S. C. & Hjortskov, M., 2019, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Behavioral Public Policy. p. 1-24 24 p.

Borgernes tilfredshed med offentlig service - et spørgsmål om kvalitet og forventninger?

Hjortskov, M., 2018, In: Politica - Tidsskrift for politisk videnskab. 50, 3, p. 326-344

Encouraging Political Voices of Underrepresented Citizens through Coproduction: Evidence from a Randomized Field Trial

Hjortskov, M., Andersen, S. C. & Jakobsen, M., 2018, In: American Journal of Political Science. 62, 3, p. 597-609

Priming and Context Effects in Citizen Satisfaction Surveys

Hjortskov, M., 2017, In: Public Administration. 95, 4, p. 912-926 15 p.

Citizen Satisfaction: Political Voice and Cognitive Biases

Larsen, M. H., 21 Jun 2016, Forlaget Politica. 123 p. (Politicas ph.d.-serie).

Cognitive Biases in Performance Evaluations

Andersen, S. C. & Larsen, M. H., 2016, In: Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 26, 4, p. 647-662 16 p.


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