Michael Rosholm obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of Aarhus, Denmark, in 1998, for his thesis on 'Transitions in the Labour Market'.

Since October 2006 he is professor at the Department of Economics and Business, Aarhus University, Denmark, and since 2010 he is Research Director of CAFE - Centre for Labour Market Research and Impact Studies.
He publishes in journals such as The Economic Journal, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Population Economics, and Review of Economic Dynamics.

His current research is mainly on evaluation of the effects of active labour market policies and schooling outcomes on individuals and firms, in particular with the use of randomized field experiments. He works closely with several danish ministries in developing evidence based policy strategies.

In September 2000 he joined IZA as a Research Fellow.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7912
published in: Nordic Economic Policy Review, 2014, 1, 215-262
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6970
published in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2017, 119 (3), 541 - 570
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6405
published in: Economics Letters, 2013, 118 (1), 225-228
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4973
published in: European Economic Review, 2014, 65 (1) 108-125
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3920
published in: Labour Economics, 2013, 21, 122-133
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3165
revised version published as "Choosing the Best Training Programme: Is there a Case for Statistical Treatment Rules?" in: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2010, 72 (2), 172-201
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2720
published in: Labour Economics, 2010, 17 (1), 258-275