Björn Thor Arnarson
Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow at the University of Copenhagen
Research focus on International and Labour Economics.
From January 2019, I am Marie Skłodowska-Curie research fellowship focusing on the project "BRIDGE - Labour Market Integration: Consequences of Cross-Border Commuting". This project is financed by the Horizon 2020 plan of the EU.
January 2021 - New paper on Covid-19
"Breaks and Breakouts: Explaining the Persistence of Covid-19,"
Coverage in Weekendavisen (pdf)
University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics."The superstar and the followers: Intra-firm product complementarity in international trade" (single authored)
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization Volume 177, September 2020, Pages 277-304
"The Paternity Leave Act in Iceland: Implications for Gender Equality in the Labor Market," Applied Economic Letters, volume 17, issue 7, 2010 (with Aparna Mitra)
"Breaks and Breakouts: Explaining the Persistence of Covid-19," Discussion Papers 21-02, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics.
Linking Services to Manufacturing Exports, with Joakim Gullstrand, (new version, 2020). Revision requested by The Scandinavian Journal of Economics
Bridging Trade Barriers: Evaluating Multi Product Models of Exporting
Working Papers 2015:6, Lund University, Department of Economics
"Exports and Externalities", Doctoral Thesis, November 2016
Opponent: Andreas Moxnes
Other committee members: Rikard Forslid, Kerstin Enflo, Karin Olofsdotter
Lead-designer responsible for implementation of the research backed policy website on export promotion: The Road to Exporting (with Jakob Munch and Georg Schaur).
See the website RoadtoExporting.dk