Torben M. Andersen
Research Fellow

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Andersen Torben M. Andersen, Ph.D., is professor in economics at the department of economics, University of Aarhus. He is research fellow at the CEPR, CESifo and since November 1999 of IZA. He holds an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, a Lic.oecon. from the University of Aarhus, Denmark and a Ph.D. from the Université Catholique, Louvain-la-Neuve under the European Doctoral Programme in Economics. His main research interests are the macroeconomic implications of labor and product market structure and in particular the need and scope for economic policies. Current research interests include how international integration affect labor markets and challenges the welfare state. Various publications in books and internationally well-known journals. Alongside research activities he has also been involved in policy advice via membership of various policy committees and as chairman of the Danish economic council of economic advisors. 

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 1999.
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IZA World of Labor articles: A flexicurity labour market during recession
  Tuning unemployment insurance to the business cycle
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
9940  Torben M. Andersen
Silvia Migali
Migrant Workers and the Welfare State
8991  Torben M. Andersen
Mark Strom Kristoffersen
Michael Svarer
Benefit Reentitlement Conditions in Unemployment Insurance Schemes
7817  Torben M. Andersen
Jonas Maibom
Michael Svarer
Allan Sørensen
Do Business Cycles Have Long-Term Impact for Particular Cohorts?
6665  Torben M. Andersen
Migration, Redistribution and the Universal Welfare Model
5710  Torben M. Andersen
A Flexicurity Labour Market in the Great Recession: The Case of Denmark
5196  Torben M. Andersen
Michael Svarer
Business Cycle Dependent Unemployment Insurance
2556  Torben M. Andersen
Allan Sørensen
Product Market Integration and Labour Markets: Aggregate Gains at the Cost of More Inequality?
(published as 'Product Market Integration, Rents and Wage Inequality' in: Review of International Economics, 2011, 19 (4), 595 - 608)
817  Torben M. Andersen
Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson
Measuring Globalization
(published as 'Quantifying Globalization' in: Applied Economics, 37 (10), 2005, 1089 - 1098 )
698  Torben M. Andersen
Jan Rose Skaksen
Product Market Integration, Comparative Advantages and Labour Market Performance
(published as "Labour Demand, Wage Mark-ups and Product Market Integration" in: Journal of Economics, 2007, 92 (2), 103-135)
456  Torben M. Andersen
International Integration, Risk and the Welfare State
(published in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2002, 104 (3), 343-364)
279  Torben M. Andersen
Product Market Integration, Wage Dispersion and Unemployment
(published in: Labour Economics, 2005, 12 (3), 379-406)
278  Torben M. Andersen
Welfare Policies, Labour Taxation and International Integration
(published in: International Tax and Public Finance, 2003, 10 (1), 43-62)