Nina Smith is professor in Economics at School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University. She has been professor at Aarhus School of Business (1993-2007) and pro vice-chancellor at Aarhus University (2007-2009). Her primary research interest is labour economics, migration and education economics. She has been chairman of the board of the Danish Independent Research Councils, member of the Danish Social Science Research Council, and served as member or chairman of a number of boards of directors of national research institutes and private firms. She has been chairman of the Danish Economic Council and member of several government commissions and councils.
Nina Smith joined IZA as a research fellow in September 1999.