Lars Pico Geerdsen

Executive director M.Sc. in Economics and PhD

About me

I am the director of Kraks Fond – Institute for Urban Economic Research and part time lecturer at University of Copenhagen, Department of Sociology. At the present my interest is in labour supply and the effects of labour market programmes and area based programmes. I am also interested in the causes and consequences of moving patterns.

Field of research

Effects, econometrics, analysis of registry data

Selected publications and working papers

Geerdsen, L.P., Lyk-Jensen, S.V. & Weatherall, C.D. 2017. Accelerating the transition to employment at benefit exhaustion: Still possible after four years of unemployment? Empir Econ. doi:10.1007/s00181-017-1236-3.

Christensen, Gunvor and Lars Pico Geerdsen. Do area-based interventions actually make a difference? Evidence from a Danish program targeted at deprived neighbourhoods. Working paper. September 2016. Submitted.

Christensen, Gunvor and Lars Pico Geerdsen. Har områdebaserede indsatser en effekt på beboernes tilknytning til arbejdsmarkedet? Kraks Fond Byforskning. Marts 2016.

Clausen, Johannes K., Lars Pico Geerdsen and Torben Tranæs. 2013. The Motivation Effect of Active Labor Market Policy on Wages. Rockwool Fondens Forskningsenhed and Syddansk