Knut Røed is Senior Research Fellow at the Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and Adjunct Professor at the ESOP Centre of Excellence, University of Oslo. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Oslo (1998). His research interests include labor supply, unemployment, absenteeism, disability, retirement behavior, and public policies aimed at promoting labor market participation.

Røed’s research has been published in Journal of Econometrics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Economic Journal, Journal of the European Economic Association, Oxford Bulletin of Economics & Statistics, European Economic Review, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Labour Economics, and other scientific journals.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2007.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10664
revised version published as 'Economic Mobility under Pressure' in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2020, 18 (4), 1844–1885,
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10513
published in: Nordic Economic Policy Review, 2017, 7 , 17-54.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9984
revised version published as 'The Gender Gap in Entrepreneurship - The Role of Peer Effects' in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2017, 134, 356-373
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9825
revised version published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2017, 55, 244-261
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9729
published in: Economica ,2018, 85, 124–151
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9645
revised version published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2019, 54 (2), 371-400
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9644
published in: Labour Economics, 2017, 48, 144-156.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9090
published in: Economic Journal, 2018, 128 (610), 1276-1303
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8812
revised version published as 'Pension Reform and Labor Supply' in: Journal of Public Economics, 2016, 142, 39–55
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8292
published in: Economic Journal, 2014, 124 (580), F644-F683