Anna Piil Damm is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Business, Aarhus University. She is a core member of TrygFonden’s Centre for Child Research at Aarhus University and a research fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) and the Rockwool Foundation Research Unit (Rockwool Fondens Forskningsenhed).
Her main research interests are in population economics (migration, economics of the family) and labour economics (wages, employment, education, crime). Her current research questions include attitudes towards immigrants and social determinants of successful child outcomes, including the size and nature of peer effects in the neighbourhood, classroom and prisons and the effects of youth mentoring programs for socially disadvantaged children.
She joined the IZA research network in August 2014.