Søren Leth-Petersen

Professor, PhD.                                                                                                                               

Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen  
Øster Farimagsgade 5, building 26  
DK-1353 Copenhagen K  
Phone: (+45) 35 32 30 84  
Email: Soren.Leth-Petersen@econ.ku.dk  


Editor, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2016-2019


Vi er i øjeblikket ved at gennemføre en internetbaseret undersøgelse om danskernes økonomiske beslutninger. Det er kun muligt at deltage, hvis man har modtaget et invitationsbrev i e-Boks.

Se mere information på: http://www.econ.ku.dk/cebi/experiments/


We are currently conducting an Internet-based survey about the Danes’ financial decisions. It is only possible to participate if you have received an invitation letter by digital mail (e-Boks).

For more information, see: http://www.econ.ku.dk/cebi/experiments/





  1. Liquidity Constraint Tightness and Consumer Responses to Fiscal Stimulus Policy (with Claus Thustrup Kreiner and David Dreyer Lassen) (Revised May 2018). Electronic Appendix. Forthcoming American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

  2. Pension Savings Responses to anticipated tax changes: Evidence from monthly pension contrbution records. (with Claus Thustrup Kreiner and Peer Skov). Economics Letters, 150, pp. 104-107. 2017.

  3. What Happens When Compensation for Whiplash Claims Is Made More Generous? (with David Cassidy and Gabriel Pons Rotger). Supplement. Forthcoming Journal of Risk and Insurance.

  4. Tax Incentives and Borrowing. (with Sule Alan and Anders Munk-Nielsen). Economics Letters, 145, pp. 162-164. 2016

  5. Does Peacetime Military Service Affect Crime? (with Karsten Albæk, Daniel le Maire and Torben Tranæs). (Online Appendix). Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 119(3), pp. 512-540. 2017.

  6. Tax Reforms and Intertemporal Shifting of Wage Income: Evidence from Danish Monthly Payroll Records (with Claus Thustrup Kreiner and Peer Skov). American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 8(3), pp. 233-257. 2016

  7. Year-End Tax Planning of Top Management: Evidence from High-Frequency Payroll Data. American Economic Review, vol. 104(5), pp. 154-158, Papers & Proceedings. 2014. (with Claus Thustrup Kreiner and Peer Ebbesen Skov).

  8. Active vs. Passive Decisions and Crowd-out in Retirement Savings: Evidence from Denmark Quarterly Journal of Economics, 129(3), pp. 1141-1219. 2014. (with Raj Chetty, John N. Friedman, Torben Heien Nielsen, and Tore Olsen)

  9. Income and the use of prescription drugs for near retirement individuals, Health Economics, vol. 23(3), pp. 314-331. 2014. (with Niels Skipper)

  10. Estimation of Panel Data Regression Models with Two-Sided Censoring or Truncation, Journal of Econometric Methods, vol. 3(1), pp. 1-20. 2014. (with Sule Alan, Bo Honore, Luojia Hu).

  11. Do First Time House Buyers Receive Financial Transfers from Their Parents? Scandinavian Journal of Economics, volume 115, issue 4, pp. 1020-1045. 2013 (with Christophe Kolodziejczyk)

  12. Housing Wealth and Consumption: A Micro Panel Study; The Economic Journal, volume 123, pp. 401-428, 2013 (with Martin Browning and Mette Gørtz). 

  13. Measuring the Accuracy of Survey Responses using Administrative Register Data: Evidence from Denmark; in "Improving the Measurement of Household Consumption Expenditures, Studies in Income and Wealth", Vol. 74, eds. Christopher Carroll, Thomas Crossley, John Sabelhaus, University Chicago Press (with Claus Thustrup Kreiner and David Dreyer Lassen).

  14. Intertemporal Consumption and Credit Constraints: Does Total Expenditure Respond to An Exogenous Shock to Credit?; Appendix; American Economic Review, 100(3), pp. 1080-1103, 2010.

  15. The Effect of Feedback by SMS-Text Messages and Email on Household Electricity Consumption: Experimental Evidence, The Energy Journal, 31(3), 2010. (with Maria Gleerup, Anders Larsen, Mikael Togeby)

  16. Long Term Labour Market Performance of Whiplash Claimants. Journal of Health Economics, 28(5), pp. 996-1011, 2009. (with Gabriel Pons Rotger)

  17. A Dynamic Random Effects Multinomial Logit Model of Household Car Ownership. The Journal of the Danish Economic Society (Nationaløkonomisk Tidsskrift), 145, pp. 83-100 (with Thomas Bue Bjørner).

  18. Habit formation and Consumption of Energy for Heating: Evidence from a Panel of Danish Households. The Energy Journal. 28(2), 2007.

  19. The Effect of Energy Audits in Danish Industry – Evaluation of a DSM Programme. The Energy Studies Review, 14, 2, pp.30-41, 2006 (with Anders Larsen, Vibeke Hansen Kjærbye, Olaf Rieper). 

  20. Dynamic Models of Car Ownership at the Household Level. International Journal of Transport Economics, vol. XXXII, no. 1, February 2005 (with Thomas Bue Bjørner).

  21. Imputing Consumption from income and wealth information. The Economic Journal, Volume 113: Issue 488, F282-301, June 2003 (with Martin Browning). 

  22. Household Demand for District Heating and Electricity (in Danish). The Journal of the Danish Economic Society (Nationaløkonomisk Tidsskrift, 141, 3, 2003.

  23. Micro Econometric Modelling of Household Energy Use: Testing for Dependence between Demand for Electricity and Natural Gas, The Energy Journal 23(4), 57-84, 2002.

  24. Demand for Space Heating in Apartment Blocks: Measuring Effects of Policy Measures Aiming at Reducing Energy Consumption. Energy Economics 23, pp. 387-403, 2001. (with Mikael Togeby).

  25. Danish High School Graduates' Individual Choice of Further Education. A Micro Econometric Model. (In Danish, with English summary). The Journal of the Danish Economic Society (Nationaløkonomisk Tidsskrift), 137, 3, pp 342-359, 1999. (with Mikkel Egede Birkeland).


Working Papers


Applied Econometric Policy Evaluation.



Last updated May 2018