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Jacob Nielsen Arendt
Research Professor
MSC IN ECONOMICS, PHD

RESEARCH AREAS

Labour Market, Immigration, Health Economics

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Peer-reviewed publications

Kleif, H. B. and J. N. Arendt (2020). Incentive effects of cash benefit for low educated young adults. PLoS One (forthcoming).

Lomholt, J. J., Arendt, J. N., Bolvig, I. and M. Thastum (2020). Children with School Absenteeism: Comparing Risk Factors Individually and in Domains. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research (forthcoming).

Arendt, J. N. (2020). Labor Market Effects of a Work-first Policy for Refugees. Journal of Population Economics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00148-020-00808-z

Hernes, V., Arendt, J. N., Andersson Joona, P. and K. Tronstad (2020). Rapid or long-term employment? A Scandinavian comparative study of refugee integration policies and employment outcomes. Journal of European Public Policy. https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2020.1824011

Arendt, J. N., Andersen, H. L. & M. Saaby (2020). The Relationship between Active Labor Market Programs and Employability of the Long‐Term Unemployed. LABOUR 34(2): 154-175. https://doi.org/10.1111/labr.12172

Arendt, J. N. & C. Kolodziejczyk (2019). The Effects of an Employment Bonus for Long-term Social Assistance Recipients. Journal of Labor Research 40 (152): 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12122-019-09290-3

Arendt, J. N., Greve, J. & M. Bergqvist (2019). Is it good to be LATE? The impact of a preparatory program on upper secondary schooling. Economics of Education Review 68: 38-52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2018.11.001

Arendt, J. N. & M. Verner (2018). Long-term effects of a Social Intervention for Vulnerable Youth, in Crato, N. & P. Paolo (Eds): Data-Driven Policy Impact Evaluation: How Microdata is Transforming Policy Design, p. 221-236, New York: Springer.

Kiil, A. & Arendt, J. N. (2017). The effect of complementary private health insurance on the use of health care services. International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics 17(1): 1-27. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10754-016-9195-3

Arendt, J. N., Nielsen, C. P. & V. Jakobsen (2016). The importance of origin and destination country skills for labour market attachment of immigrants from Pakistan, Iran and Turkey. Nordic Journal of Migration Research 6(2): 72-80. https://doi.org/10.1515/njmr-2016-0015

Pedersen, M. S. & Arendt, J. N. (2014). Bargaining for health: A case study of a collective agreement-based health program for manual workers. Journal of Health Economics 37: 123-136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2014.06.00

Arendt, J. N. & A. Holm (2013). Evaluating the performance of simple estimators for probit models with two dummy endogenous regressors. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 83 (6): 1156-1178. https://doi.org/10.1080/00949655.2011.652631

Arendt, J. N. (2013). The Impact of Public Student Grants on Drop-out and Completion of Higher Education: Evidence from a Student Grant Reform. Empirical Economics 44 (3): 1545-1562. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00181-012-0638-5

Arendt, J. N. (2012). The demand for health care by the poor under universal health care coverage. The Journal of Human Capital 6(4): 316-335. https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/669139

Hvenegaard, A., Street, A., Gyrd-Hansen, D. & Arendt, J. N. (2011). Exploring the Relationship between Costs and Quality – Does the Joint Evaluation of Costs and Quality alter the Ranking of Danish Hospital Departments? European Journal of Health Economics 12(6): 541-555. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10198-010-0268-9

Bech, M., Kronborg, C., Lauridsen, J. T. & Arendt, J. N. (2010). Djøferne har taget Magten i Sundhedsvæsenet eller har de? Danish Medical Journal 172(50):3471-3476

Arendt, J. N., Nexøe, J., Sørensen, J., Jensen, B. T. & Müntzberg, G.(2010). Lavindkomst og Antal Kontakter med Almen Praksis. Danish Medical Journal 172 (21):1591-1597.

Arendt, J. N., Rosholm, M. & Jensen, T. P. (2008). The Importance of Literacy for Employment and Unemployment Duration. Danish Journal of Economics 146: 22-46. https://www.djoef-forlag.dk/publications/noet/files/2008/2008.pdf

Arendt, J. N. & Lauridsen, J. T. (2008). Do risk factors explain more of the social gradient in self-reported health when adjusting for baseline health? European Journal of Public Health 18 (2): 131-137. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckm096

Arendt, J. N. (2008). In Sickness and in Health till Education do us Part: Education Effects on Hospitalization. Economics of Education Review 27 (2): 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2006.08.006

Arendt, J. N. (2005). Income and Outcomes for Elderly: Do the Poor have a Poorer Life? Social Indicators Research 70 (3): 327-347. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-004-1545-8

Arendt, J. N. (2005). Does Education cause better Health? A Panel Data Analysis Using School Reforms for Identification. Economics of Education Review 24 (2): 149-160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2004.04.008

Arendt, J. N., Hansen, E. B. & Thrane, T. K. (2002). Kan forbedringer i ældres levevilkår lette forsørgerbyrden? Danish Journal of Economics 140: 289-311. https://www.djoef-forlag.dk/publications/noet/files/2002/2002.pdf

Reports and working papers (last 5 years)

Bolvig, I. and Arendt, J. N. (2020). Early labor market entry, language acquisition and labor market success of refugees. Working Paper. The Danish Center for Social Science Research.

Arendt, J. N. (2020). The effect of welfare benefit reductions on the integration of refugees. ROCKWOOL Foundation Research Unit, Study Paper no. 151.

Hernes, V., Arendt, J. N., Joona, P. A. & K. Tronstad. (2020). Nordic integration and settlement policies for refugees. A comparative analysis of labour market integration outcomes. Short version. The Nordic Council of Ministers.

Arendt, J. N., Bolvig, I., Foged, M., Hasager, L. and Peri, G. (2020). Integrating Refugees: Language training or work-first initiatives? NBER Working Paper No. 26834.

Arendt, J. N. & M. L. Schultz-Nielsen (2019). Policies promoting higher employment for non-Western immigrant women, policy-brief from Ch. 7 in L. Calmfors & N. S. Gassen (Eds.): Integrating Immigrants into the Nordic Labour Markets. The Nordic council of Ministers.

Arendt, J. N. & M. L. Schultz-Nielsen (2019). Employment Effects of Welfare Policies for Non-Western Immigrant Women, in L. Calmfors & N. S. Gassen (Eds.): Integrating Immigrants into the Nordic Labour Markets. The Nordic council of Ministers.

Hernes, V., Arendt, J. N., Joona, P. A. & K. Tronstad. (2019). Nordic integration and settlement policies for refugees. A comparative analysis of labour market integration outcomes. TemaNord 2019:529. The Nordic Council of Ministers.

Lomholt, J., Arendt, J. N., Bolvig, I. and M. Thastum (2019). Children with Low School Attendance: Investigating Contextual and Individual Risk Factors. Working paper, Psykologisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet.

Kolodziejczyk, C., Andersen, H. L. & J. N. Arendt (2019). Beskrivelse af progression for ledige og sygemeldte i Københavns Kommune. VIVE Rapport.

Arendt, J. N. (2019). Employment effects of a job-first policy for refugees.  ROCKWOOL Foundation Research Unit, Study Paper no. 139.

Arendt, J. N., Kolodziejczyk, C., Gunst, A. & D. Johansen (2018).  Forsøg med Integrationspålæg. Slutevaluering. VIVE Rapport.

Arendt, J. N. (2018). Integration and permanent residence policies – a comparative pilot study. ROCKWOOL Foundation Research Unit, Study Paper no. 130.

Bolvig, I. & Arendt, J. N. (2018). Nationale rammer for integrationsindsatsen, 1999-2017. VIVE Rapport.

Arendt, J. N. (2018). Sammenhængen mellem beskæftigelse og uddannelse for ikke-vestlige flygtninge og familiesammenførte.  ROCKWOOL Foundation Research Unit, working paper no. 54.

Andersen, H. L. & J. N. Arendt (2018). Risikofaktorer for langvarig offentlig forsørgelse. VIVE Rapport

Jacobsen, R. H., Arendt, J. N., Verner, M., Kollin, M. S., Halling, C. & K. Kolstrup (2018). Socialøkonomisk Investeringsmodel (SØM). Dokumentation. VIVE Rapport

Arendt, J. N. & R. H. Jacobsen (2017). Litteraturreview om progression for ikke-arbejdsmarkedsparate ledige. KORA Rapport

Arendt, J. N., Wolf, R. T. and M. Verner (2017). Litteraturreview af effektanalyser om voksen- og efteruddannelsesindsatsen. KORA Rapport

Arendt, J. N., Andersen, H. L. & M. Saaby (2017). Measuring employability trajectories among social welfare recipients. KORA Rapport.

Arendt, J. N. & Verner, M. (2017). Effekter af Multi-Systemisk Terapi for udsatte unge. KORA Rapport.

Middelboe, N., S. Ø. Hansen, R. L. Storgaard, S. Brinck, K. Iversen, H. S. Pedersen and J. N. Arendt (2016): Midtvejsevaluering af familierettede og forebyggende indsatser i ”Tidlig Indsats – Livslang Effekt”. København: KORA.

Arendt, J. N. & I. Bolvig, (2016). Kvantitativ slutevaluering af frikommuneforsøget på beskæftigelsesområdet. KORA Rapport.

Arendt, J. N., Bolvig, I., Pedersen, J. S. & C. Kolodziejczyk (2016). Kommunernes Integrationsindsats på beskæftigelsesområdet. KORA Rapport.

Kiil, A., Arendt, J. N. & M. Rosholm (2016). Measuring child wellbeing. An overview of potential measurement instruments. KORA Rapport

Arendt, J. N. & J. Greve (2016). Effekter af 10. klasse i kommunale tilbud for påbegyndelse og færdiggørelse af ungdomsuddannelse. KORA Rapport.

Andersen, H. L. & J. N. Arendt (2016). Økonomiske incitamenter i beskæftigelsespolitikken – En Litteraturoversigt. KORA Rapport.

Arendt, J. N. (2015).  Anbefalinger til samfundsøkonomiske evalueringer på socialområdet – baggrundsrapport. KORA rapport. Grundlag for Socialstyrelsens anbefalinger.

Arendt, J. N. (2015).  Samfundsøkonomiske analyser af indsatser for de mest udsatte. KORA Rapport.

Arendt, J.N. & I. Bolvig (2015). Potentialeberegning af beskæftigelse for udsatte ledige – Teknisk rapport. KORA Rapport.