Expertise

Labour economics, applied econometrics, economics of education, immigration

Biography

A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 2001, Jörgen Hansen is Full Professor in the Department of Economics at Concordia University. He is also Fellow of the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) and member of the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en économie quantitative (CIREQ).

Holding a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Gothenburg, his fields of specialization are labour economics and applied econometrics. His research areas focus more specifically on the use of human capital, the impact of taxation on labour supply, the returns to education and the use of welfare.

His work has been published in journals such as Econometrica, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Population Economics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics and Empirical Economics.

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CIRANO Publications by Jörgen Hansen

As an author

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The Evolution of the US Family Income-Schooling Relationship and Educational Selectivity

Christian Belzil and Jörgen Hansen

Human Capital, Inequality and Distribution of Income, Econometrics and Education
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Reconciling Changes in Wage Inequality With Changes in College Selectivity Using a Behavioral Model

Christian Belzil and Jörgen Hansen

Human Capital, Inequality and Distribution of Income, Econometrics and Education
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Earnings Dispersion, Risk Aversion and Education

Christian Belzil and Jörgen Hansen

Education and Risk Management
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Unobserved Ability and the Return to Schooling

Christian Belzil and Jörgen Hansen

CIRANO Projects

Dropouts in Quebec and the rest of Canada: results and public policy simulations

Jörgen Hansen, Christian Belzil, Arezoo Banihashem, Raphael Jananji

Education