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Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
Research Fellow

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Westergård-Nielsen Niels Westergård-Nielsen is Professor of Economics at the Aarhus School of Business in Denmark. He received his MSc (Econ) from the University of Aarhus in 1975 and his Ph.D. (lic.polit.) from the University of Copenhagen in 1982. He was Director of the Centre for Labour Market and Social Research (CLS) at the University of Aarhus from 1993 to 2001 and visiting scholar at the University of Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
His major interests of research are wage formation at the individual and firm levels, unemployment and employment, matched worker and firm data, personnel economics and health economics.

Niels Westergård-Nielsen joined IZA as a Research Fellow in December 2000.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
7128  Paul Bingley
Lorenzo Cappellari
Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
Unemployment Insurance, Wage Dynamics and Inequality over the Life Cycle
(published in: Economic Journal, 2013, 123 (568), 341–372)
6782  Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
Filip Pertold
Firm Insurance and Sickness Absence of Employees
6671  Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
Ioana Neamtu
How Are Firms Affected by the Crisis and How Do They React?
5593  Paul Bingley
Miles Corak
Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
The Intergenerational Transmission of Employers in Canada and Denmark
(published in: John Ermisch, Markus Jantti, and Timothy Smeeding (editors). From Parents to Children: The Intergenerational Transmission of Advantage. Russell Sage Foundation, 2012.)
5458  Rikke Ibsen
Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
Job Creation by Firms in Denmark
4587  Elena Cottini
Takao Kato
Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
Adverse Workplace Conditions, High-Involvement Work Practices and Labor Turnover: Evidence from Danish Linked Employer-Employee Data
(published in: Labour Economics, 2011, 18 (6), 872-880)
3813  Andrew E. Clark
Nicolai Kristensen
Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
Economic Satisfaction and Income Rank in Small Neighbourhoods
(published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2009, 7, (2-3), 519–527)
3073  Andrew E. Clark
Nicolai Kristensen
Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
Job Satisfaction and Co-worker Wages: Status or Signal?
(published in: Economic Journal, 2009, 119 (536), 430–447)
2329  Nicolai Kristensen
Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
A Large-Scale Validation Study of Measurement Errors in Longitudinal Survey Data
(published in: Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 2007, 32 (2-3), 65-92)
2132  Anders Frederiksen
Rikke Ibsen
Michael Rosholm
Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
Labour Market Signalling and Unemployment Duration: An Empirical Analysis Using Employer-Employee Data
(published in: Economic Letters, 2013, 118 (1), 84-86)
1816  Christian Grund
Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
Age Structure of the Workforce and Firm Performance
(revised version published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2008, 29(5), 410-422)
1402  Christian Grund
Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
The Dispersion of Employees’ Wage Increases and Firm Performance
(revised version published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2008, 61 (4), 485-501)
1026  Nicolai Kristensen
Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
Does Low Job Satisfaction Lead to Job Mobility?
(published as 'Job satisfaction and quits – Which job characteristics matters most?' in: Nationaløkonomisk Tidsskrift / Danish Economic Journal, 2006, 144 (2), 230-248)
414  Anders Frederiksen
Niels C. Westergård-Nielsen
Where Did They Go?
(published in: Labour Economics, 2007, 14 (5), 811-828)



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