Mette Gørtz

Mette Gørtz

Associate Professor

I do research in health economics, family economics and labour economics using microeconometric methods.

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I am also deputy head of Centre for Health Economics and Policy, CHEP.

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Research centers

Center for Economic Behavior and Inequality (CEBI)

Centre for Applied Microeconometrics (CAM)

Centre for Health Economics and Policy (CHEP)

Primary fields of research

Applied microeconometrics, labour economics, family economics, health economics


Health economics, family economics, labour economics

Current research

"Effective interventions for children in out-of-home care: exploring and explaining the impact of decisions and types of treatment". Joint with Mette Ejrnæs, University of Copenhagen, Tea Bengtsson, University of Copenhagen, Stine Tankred Luckow, SFI, Municipality of Copenhagen, and Metropol.

"Do you have time to take a walk together? Private and joint leisure within the household". Joint with Martin Browning, University of Oxford, and Olivier Donni, Université de Cergy-Pontoise.

"Health Care Spending in Denmark". With Bent Jesper Christensen and Malene Kallestrup-Lamb, Aarhus University. Part of international cross-country project on "Health Spending in the Developed World" led by Eric French, University College London.

"Parental Preferences and Daycare Assignment". Joint with John Kennes, Aarhus University.

"Fertility and female labour supply". Joint with Sander Wagner, CREST, Paris.

"The effectiveness of active labor market policies for the sick-listed". Joint with Jan Høgelund, SFI- Danish National Centre for Social Research, and Anders Holm, University of Copenhagen and SFI.

"Managing Public Sector Reform – How does leadership and organisational change influence the labour market situation of the employees?" Joint with Yosef Bhatti, KORA, and Lene Holm Pedersen, Copenhagen Business School

"Academic Redshirting, School Readiness, Achievement and the Gender  Composition of Preschool Teachers". Joint with Marianne Simonsen, Aarhus University.

"Causal effects of universal child policies (CRUNCH)". Joint with Miriam Wüst and Hans Henrik Sievertsen, SFI.

Fields of interest

Health economics, labour economics, family economics, personnel economics, ageing, time use

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