Jörgen Hansen
Research Fellow

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Hansen Jörgen Hansen is a Professor of Economics at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. His research interests include education, welfare, immigration, and labor supply. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1997. Prior to joining the faculty at Concordia, he held a postdoctoral fellowship at Centre de recherche et développement en économique (C.R.D.E.), University of Montreal, and served as a researcher at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) at the University of Bonn. Jörgen Hansen also holds appointments as research fellow at IZA and research associate at CIRANO and CIREQ. His work has been published in journals such as Econometrica, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Population Economics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics and Empirical Economics.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
9258  Jörgen Hansen
Damba Lkhagvasuren
New Evidence on Mobility and Wages of the Young and the Old
7237  Jörgen Hansen
Xingfei Liu
A Structural Model of Educational Attainment in Canada
6724  Christian Belzil
Jörgen Hansen
The Timing of Earnings Sampling over the Life-Cycle and IV Identification of the Return to Schooling
6339  Christian Belzil
Jörgen Hansen
Characterizing the Instrumental Variable Identifying Assumption as Sample Selection Conditions
6167  Christian Belzil
Jörgen Hansen
Xingfei Liu
Dynamic Skill Accumulation, Comparative Advantages, Compulsory Schooling, and Earnings
5718  Jörgen Hansen
Xingfei Liu
Estimating Labor Supply Responses and Welfare Participation: Using a Natural Experiment to Validate a Structural Labor Supply Model
(forthcoming in: Canadian Journal of Economics)
4835  Christian Belzil
Jörgen Hansen
The Distinction between Dictatorial and Incentive Policy Interventions and its Implication for IV Estimation
4823  Jörgen Hansen
Roger Wahlberg
Sharif Faisal
Wages and Immigrant Occupational Composition in Sweden
3882  Christian Belzil
Jörgen Hansen
Nicolai Kristensen
Estimating Complementarity between Education and Training
3528  Christian Belzil
Jörgen Hansen
Calibration and IV Estimation of a Wage Outcome Equation in a Dynamic Environment
2266  Jörgen Hansen
Magnus Lofstrom
Xuelin Zhang
State Dependence in Canadian Welfare Participation
(published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2014, 39, 81-105)
2261  Jörgen Hansen
Magnus Lofstrom
Immigrant-Native Differences in Welfare Participation: The Role of Entry and Exit Rates
(published in: Industrial Relations, 2011, 50 (3), 412 - 442)
1585  Christian Belzil
Jörgen Hansen
A Structural Analysis of the Correlated Random Coefficient Wage Regression Model with an Application to the OLS-IV Puzzle
(Published in: Journal of Econometrics, 140 (2), 2007, 333-948 )
1209  Jörgen Hansen
Roger Wahlberg
Poverty Persistence in Sweden
(revised version published as 'Poverty and its Persistence: A Comparison of Natives and Immigrants in Sweden' in: Review of the Economics of the Household, 2009, 7 (2), 105-132)
973  Christian Belzil
Jörgen Hansen
Structural Estimates of the Intergenerational Education Correlation
(published in: Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2003, 18 (6), 679-69)
769  Lennart Flood
Jörgen Hansen
Roger Wahlberg
Household Labor Supply and Welfare Participation in Sweden
(published in Journal of Human Resources, 2004, 39 (4), 1008-1032)
513  Christian Belzil
Jörgen Hansen
Earnings Dispersion, Risk Aversion and Education
(published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2004, 23, 335-358)
512  Christian Belzil
Jörgen Hansen
A Structural Analysis of the Correlated Random Coefficient Wage Regression Model
(published in: Journal of Econometrics, 2007, 140 (2), 333-948 )
508  Christian Belzil
Jörgen Hansen
Unobserved Ability and the Return to Schooling
(published in: Econometrica, 2002, 70 (2), 2078-2091)
360  Jörgen Hansen
Magnus Lofstrom
The Dynamics of Immigrant Welfare and Labor Market Behavior
(published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2009, 22 (4), 941 - 970)
272  Christian Belzil
Jörgen Hansen
Heterogeneous Returns to Human Capital and Dynamic Self-Selection
217  Jörgen Hansen
Roger Wahlberg
Occupational Gender Composition and Wages in Sweden
(published as 'Occupational gender composition and the gender wage gap in Sweden' in: Research in Labor Economics, 2008, 28, 353-369)
155  Jörgen Hansen
The Duration of Immigrants' Unemployment Spells: Evidence from Sweden
100  Jörgen Hansen
Magnus Lofstrom
Immigrant Assimilation and Welfare Participation: Do Immigrants Assimilate Into or Out-of Welfare
(published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2003, 38 (1), 74-98)
78  Jörgen Hansen
Roger Wahlberg
Endogenous Schooling and the Distribution of the Gender Wage Gap
(published in: Empirical Economics, 2005, 30 (1), 1-22)
60  Christian Belzil
Jörgen Hansen
Subjective Discount Rates, Intergenerational Transfers and the Return to Schooling
43  Christian Belzil
Jörgen Hansen
Household Characteristics, Ability and Education: Evidence from a Dynamic Expected Utility Model