Anders Frederiksen

Research Fellow

Aarhus University

Anders Frederiksen is professor in business economics and econometrics at Aarhus University (AU), Denmark. He has served as Head of Department at Department of Business Development and Technology (AU) since 2015, and is the Director of Center for Corporate Performance (domiciled at Copenhagen Business School).

Anders Frederiksen obtained his PhD in economics from AU (2005). During his PhD studies, he was Leschly Fellow at the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University. Subsequently he earned a Marie Currie Fellowship at Stanford University and became W. Glen Campbell & Rita Ricardo Campbell National Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

Anders Frederiksen’s main research area is personnel economics and more broadly labor economics; and he teaches within these fields. The purpose of this research is to understand the internal workings of companies including incentive structures, career development and performance management. His work has been published in top economics journals such as the Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, the Economic Journal, Journal of Labor Economics, and Journal of Econometrics. For academic excellence he has received the Tuborg and Tietgen awards.

Anders Frederiksen has been generously funded by the Danish Research Council, The European Commission, The Foundation for Danish Industries and private companies to conduct research within personnel economics and to run Center for Corporate Performance

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in June 2001 and became a Research Fellow in April 2006.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14986
Anders Frederiksen, Daniel Baltzer Schjødt Hansen, Colleen Flaherty Manchester
forthcoming as ' Group-based incentives and individual performance: Unpacking the effort response' in: ILR Review, 2023
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12264
published as 'Personnel Practices and Regulation: How Firm-Provided Incentives Respond to Changes in Mandatory Retirement Law' in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2021, 39 (4), 1011-1042
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11889
published as 'Employee Absence in Public and Private Organizations' in: Applied Economics, 2021, 53 (21), 2416-2432
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10725
published in: Journal of Political Economy, 2020, 128 (6), 2123-2187
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9983
published in: Review of Economic Studies, 2020, 87 (1), 130-163
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9883
published as: 'Mining the North: Local Impacts' in: Labour Economics, 2020, 63, 101790
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9296
published in: German Journal of Human Resource Management, 2017, 31 (2), 132-161
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6373
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2017, 134, 408-429