Michael Svarer is Professor at the School of Economics and Management at Aarhus University and is a core member of Centre for Applied Microeconometrics at University of Copenhagen. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Aarhus in 2001. Among others, Michael Svarer has published in Economic Journal, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Economics Letters and Labour Economics. His current research interests includes; labour economics, economics of the family, and health economics.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2007.


IZA Publications

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. 3015
published as 'The Effect of Sanctions on Exit from Unemployment: Evidence from Denmark' in: Economica, 2011, 78 (312), 751 - 778
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2632
published as 'Sin City? Why is the Divorce Rate Higher in Urban Areas' in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2009, 111 (3), 439 - 456
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2271
published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2009, 44(4), 1066-86
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2110
published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2008, 63(1), 130-145
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1491
published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2010, 67 (2), 206-218
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1418
published in: Nationaløkonomisk Tidsskrift (Danish Economic Journal), 2006, 144 (2), 209-229
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1300
Published as: 'The Threat Effect of Active Labour Market Programmes' in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2008, 110 (2), 385 - 401
IZA Discussion Paper No. 872
published in: Economic Journal, 2006, 116 (514), 991-1013
IZA Discussion Paper No. 842
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2005, 89 (11-12), 2165-2181