Labour and Public Policy


The Research Group on Labour and Public Policy applies economic theories and microeconometric methods to the study of labour markets, education, health and public policy. Research topics include unemployment, search and matching, evaluation of active labour market policies, family economics and family friendly policies, integration of immigrants in the labour market, early investments in human capital, educational attainment and achievement, social networks, neighbourhood effects and crime, demand for health, health and work, pensions, retirement decisions, the economics of the welfare state and labour markets in developing countries.

The Research Group on Labour and Public Policy is anchored in the Economics section. Read more about the sections at the Department og Economics and Business Economics.

Research group coordinators

AU members

Henning Bunzel

Associate professor emeritus

Tor Eriksson

Professor Emeritus

External members