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Eskil Heinesen
Research Professor
MSc in Economics, PhD

Employed at the Research Unit since 2012

RESEARCH AREAS

Health Economics, education, the labour market

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Vocational versus general upper secondary education and labor market outcomes”, with Elise Stenholt Sørensen, ROCKWOOL Foundation Research Unit, Study Paper No. 156 (2021).

 

“Another look at returns to birthweight”, with Shiko Maruyama, Journal of Health Economics, 2020, 70: Article Number 102269. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2019.102269

 

Parental separation and child outcomes: Education, employment and juvenile delinquency”, ROCKWOOL Foundation Research Unit, Study Paper No. 143 (2019).

 

Returns to field of study in the medium term – Instrumental variables estimates based on admission thresholds”, with Christian Hvid, ROCKWOOL Foundation Research Unit, Study Paper No. 136 (2019).

 

“Employment, occupational mobility and job skills of cancer survivors”, with Susumu Imai and Shiko Maruyama, Journal of Health Economics, 2018, 58: 151-175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2018.01.006

 

“The timing of instruction time: Accumulated hours, timing and pupil achievement”, with Paul Bingley, Karl Fritjof Krassel and Nicolai Kristensen, ROCKWOOL Foundation Research Unit, Study Paper No. 131 (2018); and IZA Discussion Paper No. 11807 (2018).

 

“Admission to higher education programmes and student educational outcomes and earnings – evidence from Denmark”, Economics of Education Review, 2018, 63: 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2018.01.002

 

“Return to work after cancer and pre-cancer job dissatisfaction”, with Christophe Kolodziejczyk, Jacob Ladenburg, Ingelise Andersen and Karsten Thielen, Applied Economics 2017, 49 (49): 4982-4998. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2017.1296555

 

“Individual performance: From common-source bias to institutionalized assessment”, with Lotte Bøgh Andersen and Lene Holm Pedersen, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 2016, 26 (1): 63-78. https://doi.org/10.1093/jopart/muv010

 

“Labour market participation after breast cancer for employees from the private and public sectors: Educational and sector gradients in the effect of cancer”, with Christophe Kolodziejczyk, Economics and Human Biology 2016, 21: 33-55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ehb.2015.12.002

 

“Evaluating the impact of a school-based health intervention using a randomized field experiment”, with Jane Greve, Economics and Human Biology 2015, 18: 41-56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ehb.2015.03.005

 

“The efficiency of educational production: A comparison of the Nordic countries with other OECD countries”, with Peter Bogetoft and Torben Tranæs, Economic Modelling 2015, 50: 310-321. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2015.06.025

 

“The effect of breast cancer on personal income three years after diagnosis by cancer stage and education: A register-based cohort study among Danish females”, with Ingelise Andersen, Christophe Kolodziejczyk, Karsten Thielen and Finn Diderichsen, BMC Public Health 2015, 15: 50. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-1387-0

 

“The impact of cancer stage on socioeconomic differences in employment consequences”, with Karsten Thielen, Christophe Kolodziejczyk, Ingelise Andersen and Finn Diderichsen, PLOS ONE 2015, 10 (6): e0128621. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0128621

 

“How does Public Service Motivation among teachers affect student performance in schools?”, with Lotte Bøgh Andersen and Lene Holm Pedersen, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 2014, 24 (3): 651-671. https://doi.org/10.1093/jopart/mut082

 

“Study versus television”, with Martin Browning, IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2014, 3:2.  https://doi.org/10.1186/2193-8997-3-2

 

“Class-size effects in secondary school”, with Karl Fritjof Krassel, Education Economics 2014, 22 (4): 412-426. https://doi.org/10.1080/09645292.2014.902428

 

“Effects of breast and colorectal cancer on labour market outcomes – average effects and educational gradients”, with Christophe Kolodziejczyk, Journal of Health Economics 2013, 32 (6): 1028-1042. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2013.08.004

 

“The effects of active labour market policies for immigrants receiving social assistance in Denmark”, with Leif Husted and Michael Rosholm, IZA Journal of Migration 2013, 2:15. https://doi.org/10.1186/2193-9039-2-15

 

“The effect of job loss due to plant closure on mortality and hospitalization”, with Martin Browning, Journal of Health Economics 2012, 31: 599-616.

 

“The Danish National Return to Work Program: Aims, Content, and Design of the Process and Effect Evaluation”, with Birgit Aust et al., Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 2012, 38 (2): 120–133.

 

“The effects of active labour market policies for immigrants receiving social assistance in Denmark”, with Leif Husted and Michael Rosholm, AKF Working Paper 2011, IZA Discussion Paper 2011 No. 5632.

 

“Estimating class-size effects using within-school variation in subject-specific classes”,  Economic Journal 2010, 120 (June): 737-760.

 

“Labour market integration of immigrants: Estimating local authority effects”, with Leif Husted and Signe Hald Andersen, Journal of Population Economics 2009, 22 (4): 909-939.

 

“The effect of integration policies on the time until regular employment of newly arrived immigrants: Evidence from Denmark”, with Jens Clausen, Hans Hummelgaard, Leif Husted and Michael Rosholm, Labour Economics 2009, 16: 409-417.

 

“The effect of home care on the ability to perform the activities of daily living and the well-being of older people”, with Eigil Boll Hansen and Vibeke Tornhøj Christensen, European Journal of Ageing 2009, 6: 17-26.

 

“Misclassification and the use of register based indicators for depression”, with Karsten Thielen, E. Nygaard, I. Andersen, R. Rugulies, P. Bech, U. Bültmann and F. Diderichsen, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 2009, 119: 312-319.

 

“Estimating the relative success of local authorities at labour-market integration of immigrants”, with Signe Hald Andersen, European Journal of Population 2008, 24: 59-86.

 

“Class size, teacher hours and educational attain­ment”, with Martin Browning, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 2007, 109 (2): 415-438.

 

“Job displacement and stress related health outcomes”, with Martin Browning and Anne Møller Danø, Health Economics 2006, 15: 1061-1075.

 

“School district size and student educational attainment: evidence from Denmark”, Economics of Education Review 2005, 24: 677-689.

 

“The effect of school resources on educational attainment: evidence from Denmark”, with Brian Krogh Graversen, Bulletin of Economic Research 2005, 57 (2): 109-143.

 

“Determinants of local public school expenditure: A dynamic panel data model”, Regional Science and Urban Economics 2004, 34 (4): 429-453.

 

“Evaluering på skoleområdet”, with Torben Pilegaard Jensen and Jill Mehlbye, kapitel 7 i Olaf Rieper (red.): Håndbog i evaluering, AKF Forlaget 2004.

 

”Evaluering af integration af etniske minoriteter”, with Jill Mehlbye, kapitel 10 i Olaf Rieper (red.): Håndbog i evaluering, AKF Forlaget 2004.

 

“The relative risk aversion hypothesis of educational choice”, with Richard Davies and Anders Holm, Journal of Population Economics 2002, 15: 683-713.

 

“Effekter af boligmæssig segregering”, Working Paper No. 15, 2002, Academy of Migration Studies in Denmark.