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Nabanita Datta Gupta


Nabanita Datta Gupta


PhD, Cornell University, 1992

Member of the Economics Section
Research Secretary: Mette Vad Andersen

Member, Chairmanship of The Danish Economic Councils

Research Interests

  • Labour Economics - wages, occupational choice, discrimination, child care, career mobility, time-use, education, personnel and behavioural aspects
  • Health Economics - health measurement, health determinants, health and labour outcomes
  • Economics of Ageing - retirement, pension systems
  • Development Economics - microanalyses, poverty, education

Selected Publications

  • Probabilities of Job Choice and Employer Selection and Male-Female Occupational Differences (1993). American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 83, No. 2, pp. 57-61.
  • Children and Career Interruptions: The Family Gap in Denmark (2002) (with N. Smith). Economica, Vol. 69. No. 276, pp. 609-629.
  • Multivariate Mixed Proportional Hazard Modelling of the Joint Retirement of Married Couples (2004) (M.Y. An and B.J. Christensen). Journal of Applied Econometrics, Vol. 19, No. 6, pp. 687-704.
  • Swimming Upstream, Floating Downstream: Comparing Women's Wage Progress in the U.S. and Denmark (2006) (R.L. Oaxaca and N. Smith). Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 59, No. 2, pp. 243-266.
  • Non-Cognitive Child Outcomes and Universal High-Quality Child Care (2010) (with M. Simonsen). Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 94, Issues 1-2, pp. 30-43.
  • The Impact of Health on Individual Retirement Plans: Self-reported vs. Diagnostic Measures (2010) (with M. Larsen). Health Economics, Vol. 19(7), pp. 792-813.
  • Gender matching and competitiveness - experimental evidence (2013) (with A. Poulsen and M.C. Villeval). Economic Inquiry, Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 816-835.
  • Spillover Effects of Affirmative Action Policies on Competitiveness and Unethical Behavior (2018) (with R. Banerjee and M.C. Villeval). European Economic Review, Vol. 101, pp. 567-604.

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