Department of Economics and Business Economics

Peder J. Pedersen

Professor Emeritus

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Peder J. Pedersen

Professor Emeritus

  • Department of Economics and Business Economics
Postal address:
Fuglesangs Allé 4
2632, 139
8210
Aarhus V
Denmark

Email: ppedersen@econ.au.dk

Mobile: +4540925378

Phone: +4587165549

Personal data

Title: Professor
Date of birth : 8 November 1941
Education,Academic Degrees
MSc (Econ), University of Copenhagen, 1970.
Dr.oecon., University of Aarhus, 1984.

Present position

Professor, Department of Economics and Business, University of Aarhus

Academic work experience

1970-74 Assistant Professor, Copenhagen Business School.
1974-83 Associate Professor, School of Economics and Management,
Aarhus University.
1983-91 Professor, the Aarhus School of Business.
1991-2002, Professor, School of Economics and Management, Aarhus
University
2002-2006, Research Professor, Graduate School for Integration, Production
and Welfare
2006 - Professor, School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University

Teaching experience

Macro- and micro-economics, labour economics, growth and distribution
theory, income distribution, economic policy, supervision masters theses,
supervision Ph.d. students

Administrative experience

Member of various departmental boards, faculty councils, study committees
and a number of departmental ad hoc committees.

Research interests

Incentives and Labour Market Behaviour
Income Distribution, Poverty, Income Mobility
Retirement and Pensions
International Mobility

Research relations

Research Fellow, IZA Institute, Bonn
CESifo Research Network Fellow, University of Munich
Fellow, AMID, Academy for Migration Studies in Denmark

Participation in international networks in recent years:
International and national collaboration project on retirement from the labour
market coordinated by NBER, Harvard. Participating groups from 11 OECD
countries
Project financed by EU on the Dynamics of Social Change
Coordinated by ISER, University of Essex. Participants from Essex, IESR
Dublin, DIW Berlin, Tilburg, Bocconi University Milano and Aarhus
Member, European Panel User Net. Project financed by EU and Coordinated
by ISER, University of Essex.
Nordic Centre of Excellence in Labour Economics, Participant.

Other activities

Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.
Member, Chairmanship of the Economic Council, 1985-91.
Member of the Bonderup Committee on Supplementary Unemployment
Insurance Benefits, 1985.
Member of the Danish Government’s Social Commission, 1991-93.
Member of the Committee for the Restoration of the Economy of the Faroe
Islands, 1993.
Member of a number of appointment and graduation committees at
universities and government research institutes in Denmark and abroad.
Chairman of evaluation committees concerning the research activities of the
Research Centre of Bornholm, the National Institute of Social Research and
the Institute of Local Government Studies.
Member of Evaluation Committee regarding IMER (international migration and
ethnic relations) research in Sweden 2003.
Chairman of the board, Institute of Border Region Studies, 1989-2003.
Member of the Research Committee of Statistics Denmark.
Member of the board, Realkredit Danmark A/S, 1995-2004.
Member of the board, Foundation Realdania, 2001-2008
Member of Program Committee, the Research Council of Norway
Member of Danish Government´s Family and Working Life Commission,
2005-2007.
Member of Danish Government´s Labour Market Commission, 2008 - 2009