UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN

 

 

 

Office: 26.1.22 (1st floor)

 

University of Copenhagen

Department of Economics

Øster Farimagsgade 5, bygn. 26

DK-1353 København K

Denmark

 

Phone: +45 35 32 32 58

Email: shb "at" econ.ku.dk

 

Links:

CV

Department web page

SIMON HALPHEN BOSERUP

Assistant Professor

Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen

 

WORKING PAPERS

o "Stability and persistence of intergenerational wealth formation: Evidence from Danish wealth records of three generations"

(with Wojciech Kopczuk and Claus Thustrup Kreiner). October 2014. (pdf)

(Previously a chapter in my PhD thesis entitled "Intergenerational Wealth Mobility: Evidence from Danish Wealth Records of Three Generations")

 

o "Tax evasion, information reporting, and the regressive bias prediction"

(with Jori Veng Pinje). August 2013. (pdf).

 

 

WORK IN PROGRESS

o "Intergenerational wealth formation over the life-cycle: Evidence from Danish wealth records 1984-2013"

(with Wojciech Kopczuk and Claus Thustrup Kreiner).

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

o "Born with a silver spoon? Danish evidence on wealth inequality in childhood"

(with Wojciech Kopczuk and Claus Thustrup Kreiner). The Economic Journal, 2018 (pdf, Vox column).

(Previously entitled "Born with a silver spoon: Danish evidence on intergenerational wealth formation from cradle to adulthood")

 

o "The Role of Bequests in Shaping Wealth Inequality: Evidence from Danish Wealth Records"

(with Wojciech Kopczuk and Claus Thustrup Kreiner). American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 106(5): 656-61, 2016. (AER, NBER version, manuscript, Vox column)

 

"Essays on Tax Evasion and Enforcement and Intergenerational Wealth Mobility". PhD dissertation. March 2013. (pdf)

 

 

BROADER DISSEMINATION

o Danish evidence on wealth inequality in childhood in VOX, CEPR's Policy Portal, November 4 2016.

o Bequests and wealth inequality: Evidence from Denmark in VOX, CEPR's Policy Portal, March 11 2016.

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Public finance, taxation, tax evasion, intergenerational mobility

 

 

BIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Assistant professor, University of Copenhagen, 2017-present.

Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Copenhagen, 2013-2017.

Visiting student researcher, University of California, Berkeley, 2011.

PhD in Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2008-2013 (Supervisor: Prof. Claus Thustrup Kreiner (link)).

MSc in Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2010.

BSc in Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2007.

Research assistant, CEPOS, 2005-2006

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Postdoctoral research grant, 2013 (Danish Council for Independent Research, Social Sciences, DFF - 1329-00046, visit project page).

Euroclear Scholarship 2010 for studies at UC Berkeley, spring 2011.

Nominated for McKinsey Prize (best seminar paper), spring 2008, at Econonomics, Univ. of Copenhagen.

 

 

TEACHING

Public Finance, spring 2015-2016.

Econometrics A, fall 2009.

Quantitative Methods 2, spring 2009.

Theoretical Statistics 2, fall 2005.