Department of Economics | Faculty of Social Sciences | University of Copenhagen

Publications

   

Papers in international peer-reviewed journals

Gørtz, Mette, Eva Rye Johansen and Marianne Simonsen (2018): Academic Redshirting, Achievement and the Gender Composition of Preschool Teachers. Labour Economics, 55:241-258. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S092753711830109X?dgcid=author

French, E., J. McCauley, M. Aragon, P. Bakx, Martin Chalkley, S. Chen, B. J. Christensen, H. Chuang, A. Cote-Sergent, M. De Nardi, D. Echevin E. Fan,  P. Geoffard, C. Gastaldi-Ménager, M. Gørtz,  Y. Ibuka, N. Izumida, J. B. Jones, M. Kallestrup-Lamb, M. Karlsson, T. Klein, G. de Lagasnerie, P. Michaud, O. O’Donnell, Y. Ohtsu,  N. Rice, J. Skinner, E. van Doorslaer  N. R. Ziebarth, and E. Kelly (2017): Data from the US and eight other developed countries show that end-of-life medical spending is lower than previously reported. Health Affairs 36(7):1211-1217.

Holm, Anders, Jan Høgelund, Mette Gørtz, Kristin Storck Rasmussen, Helle Sofie Bøje Houlberg (2017): Employment effects of active labor market programs for sick-listed workers. Journal of Health Economics. 52:33-44.

Christensen, Bent Jesper, Mette Gørtz and Malene Kallestrup-Lamb (2016): Medical Spending in Denmark. Fiscal Studies. 37(3-4):461-497.

Article part of Fiscal Studies special issue on Medical Spending across the developed World. See IFS video.

Bhatti, Yosef, Mette Gørtz and Lene Holm Pedersen (2015): The causal effect of profound organizational change when job insecurity is low – a quasi-experiment analysing municipal mergers. Journal of Public Administration and Research Theory. 25:1185–1220.

Bauchmüller, Robert, Mette Gørtz and Astrid Würtz Rasmussen (2014): Long-Run Benefits from Universal High-Quality Pre-Schooling. Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 29:457-470.

Browning, Martin, Mette Gørtz and Søren Leth-Petersen (2013): Housing Wealth and Consumption: A Micro Panel Study. Economic Journal, 123(568):401-428.

Gørtz, Mette, and Elvira Andersson (2013): Child-to-Teacher Ratio and Daycare Teacher Sickness Absenteeism. Health Economics.

Browning, Martin and Mette Gørtz (2012): Spending Time and Money within the Household. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 114(3):681–704.

Rotger, Gabriel Pons, Mette Gørtz and David Storey (2012): Assessing the Effectiveness of Guided Preparation for New Venture Creation: Theory and Practice. Journal of Business Venturing, 27(4):506-521.

Gørtz, Mette (2012): Early Retirement in the Day-Care Sector: The Role of Working Conditions and Health. European Journal of Ageing. 9(3):187-198.

Gørtz, Mette (2011): Home production – Enjoying the process or the product? Electronic International Journal of Time Use Research. 8(1):85-109.

Papers in Danish peer-reviewed journals

Brixen, Peter, Mette Gørtz and Jan V. Hansen (2000): Kan danske CO2-afgifter udløse en dobbelt dividende? Samfundsøkonomen 2000:8. Copenhagen.

 

Contributions to books and anthologies 

Ejrnæs, Mette, and Mette Gørtz (2017): Anbringelser i tal – hvor mange, hvorfor og hvordan? Chapter 4 in Svendsen, Idamarie (ed.): Den svære beslutning. En antologi om beslutninger om anbringelse af børn og unge – hvornår, hvorfor og hvordan

Ejrnæs, Mette, and Mette Gørtz (2017): Hvilke risikofaktorer er afgørende for beslutningen om anbringelse? Chapter 10 in Svendsen, Idamarie (ed.): Den svære beslutning. En antologi om beslutninger om anbringelse af børn og unge – hvornår, hvorfor og hvordan

Gørtz, Mette, Merete Konnerup and Claus Kastberg Nielsen (2000): Butikkernes åbningstider: Hvad betyder de for forbrugerne? In S.E. Hougaard Jensen (ed.): Økonomi og erhvervspolitik. Handelshøjskolens Forlag, Copenhagen

Gørtz, Mette (1996): Regional Consequences of Environmental Taxes. In Madsen, B., C. Jensen-Butler, J. Birk Mortensen and A.M. Bruun Christensen (ed.): Modelling the Economy and the Environment. Springer Verlag Berlin – Heidelberg

 

Working papers

Gørtz, Mette, Eva Rye Johansen and Marianne Simonsen (2018): Academic Redshirting, Achievement and the Gender Composition of Preschool Teachers. IZA DP No. 11913. http://ftp.iza.org/dp11913.pdf

Bauchmüller, Robert, Mette Gørtz and Astrid Würtz Rasmussen (2011): Universal Pre-schooling and Child Long-run Development: How Much Does the Quality Matter? AKF WP 2011:2 and CSER WP No. 008.

Gørtz, Mette and Elvira Andersson (2010): Child-to-Teacher Ratio in Day Care and Teacher Sickness Absenteeism. AKF WP 2010:07.

Gørtz, Mette (2010): Early Retirement in the Day-Care Sector: The Role of Working Conditions. AKF WP 2010:06.

Andersson, Elvira and Mette Gørtz (2010): Work Pressure and Day-Care Teacher Turnover. AKF WP 2010:05.

Rotger, Gabriel Pons, and Mette Gørtz (2009): Evaluating the Effect of Soft Business Support to Entrepreneurs in North Jutland. AKF WP 2009:18.

Browning, Martin and Mette Gørtz (2006): Spending Time and Money within the Household. Discussion Paper Series, 288, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.

Gørtz, Mette (2006): Heterogeneity in preferences and productivity – Implications for retirement. CAM WP 2006:1.

Gørtz, M., G.W. Harrison, C.K. Nielsen and T. Rutherford (2000): Welfare Gains of Extending Opening Hours in Denmark. Economics Working Paper B-00-03. University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business, Columbia, South Carolina.

 

Ph.D. thesis

Gørtz, Mette (2006): Leisure, Household Production, Consumption and Economic Well-being. Ph.D. thesis. University of Copenhagen, Department of Economics.

    

 Publications in Danish

Gørtz, Mette and Torben Pilegaard Jensen (2007): Læsefærdigheder, arbejdsmarked og indkomst. AKF WP, 2007:2, Copenhagen, AKF.

Gørtz, Mette and Torben Pilegaard Jensen (2007): Læsefærdigheder, arbejdsmarked og indkomst. AKF WP 2007:2.

Gørtz, Mette; Eskil Heinesen, Leif Husted and Signe Hald Andersen (2006): Benchmarkinganalyse af integrationen i kommunerne målt ved udlændinges selvforsørgelse 1999-2005. Copenhagen, AKF.

Gørtz, M. (1993): Regionale konsekvenser af CO2-afgiften for erhvervene. SØM Publication No. 2

Larsen, A., J. Mehlbye and M. Gørtz (1991): Kan genoptræning betale sig? - En analyse af sociale og økonomiske konsekvenser ved genoptræning af hjerneskadede. AKF Report.

 

Miscellaneous papers and policy reports

Text and analyses in Konkurrenceredegørelse 2002, Ch.9, Statsstøtte – God eller dårlig erhvervspolitik. (With Christensen, C., and Jervelund, C.).

Konnerup, M., M. Gørtz, A. Hoffmann, C. Christensen, A.M. Elmer and M. Degn (2001): Samfundsøkonomiske konsekvenser af hjemmeserviceordningen. Danish Ministry of Trade and Industry

Konnerup, M., M. Gørtz and A.H. Larsen (2000): Samfundsøkonomiske konsekvenser af en retshjælpsforsikring for patenter. Danish Ministry of Trade and Industry, 2000

Hoffmann, A., M. Konnerup, M. Gørtz, A.H. Larsen, G.W. Harrison, T. Rutherford, Copenhagen Economics, M. Marcussen, N. Lund and A. Madsen (2000): Regulering af butikkernes åbningstider. Danish Ministry of Trade and Industry

Hoffmann, A., M. Konnerup, M. Gørtz, A.H. Larsen, N. Lund, A. Madsen (1999): An Analysis of the Danish Shops Act – Consequences for Shops, Consumers and Employees. Danish Ministry of Trade and Industry.

Gørtz, M., and J.V. Hansen (1999): Regulation of Danish Energy Markets med Imperfect Competition. WP 1999:2, Danish Economic Council

Gørtz, M., J.V. Hansen and M. Larsen (1999): CO2-skatter, dobbelt-dividende og konkurrence i energisektoren: Anvendelser af den danske AGL-model ECOSMEC. WP 1999:1, Danish Economic Council

Gørtz, M., J.V. Hansen and M. Larsen (1997): Forskning og økonomisk udvikling. WP 1997:4, Danish Economic Council

Gørtz, M. (1996): Infrastruktur og produktivitet, WP 1996:5. Danish Economic Council.