CEBI | Department of Economics | University of Copenhagen


Name: Claus Thustrup Kreiner
Position: Professor at Copenhagen University and Director of CEBI



Phone +45 35 32 30 20
Secretary (Tine Ceccardi) +45 35 32 30 02
Department Fax +45 35 32 30 00



 E-mail: ctk@econ.ku.dk


 Primary Specialization: Public Economics
 Secondary Specialization: Labor Economics, Household Finance, Applied Microeconomics, Experimental Economics



Claus Thustrup Kreiner is Professor of Economics and Director of the CoE Center for Economic Behavior and Inequality (CEBI) at the University of Copenhagen. He received the PhD degree in Economics in 1998 and became full professor in 2005. He is currently co-editor of the Journal of Public Economics. Most of his research has centered on Public Economics, but he has also published research articles in many other areas. His recent publications with collaborators from Columbia University, UC Berkeley and the London School of Economics include articles in Econometrica, American Economic Review, Economic Journal, Journal of Public Economics and the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy dealing with wealth inequality, optimal redistribution policy and behavioral responses to public policy.  Claus Thustrup Kreiner also has practical economic policy experience from membership of the Danish 2008-2009 Tax Commission and a part-time job as co-chairman of the Danish Economic Council (vismand) 2010-2014.