The Dale T. Mortensen Centre (DTMC) is a research centre at the Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University (AU). It was founded in 2017 based on a grant from AU. DTMC carries out research on markets with search frictions, and related areas in economics and econometrics. This research is important for improving our understanding of the functioning of markets, and to generate better predictions and policy analyses.  


2020.07.02 | Research news

Research related to COVID-19

Some of our DTMC affiliates, Robert Shimer (University of Chicago) and Guido Menzio (Pennsylvania University), have done papers on research related to COVID-19. They can be found here along with others on the subject.

Beverly Mortensen

2018.03.16 | People

Speech by Beverly Mortensen, Dale's widow

"The Dale I knew, what would he do today - after Trump and Brexit?"

2017.09.14 | People

Dale's secretary awarded medal by the Queen of Denmark

Kirsten Stentoft is awarded the Queen’s Silver Medal of Merit for her extraordinary contribution at the Department of Economics and Business Economics throughout 40 years.

2017.08.11 | Public/media

Aarhus BSS establishes the Dale T. Mortensen Centre

Three years after the passing of Nobel Prize winner Dale T. Mortensen, Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University now establishes a new research centre to develop the theories of the American economics professor.


Wed 27 Oct
12:00-13:00 | Sandbjergvej 102, 6400 Sønderborg, Denmark
The 4th Dale T. Mortensen Centre Conference
The annual DTMC conference takes place from 27-30 October 2021 at Sandbjerg Manor in Sønderborg, Denmark, this year. Submission deadline: 13 September 2021 Registration deadline: 1 October 2021