Mircea Trandafir


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Personal profile


Mircea Trandafir is an assistant professor in the Department of Business and Economics. He received his B.A. in Finance from the Academy of Economic Studies (Bucharest, Romania) in 2000, his M.A. in Economics from Central European University (Budapest, Hungary) in 2002, and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland (College Park, US) in 2009. Prior to joining SDU, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Université de Sherbrooke (Québec, Canada). His primary research interests are in applied microeconomics, particularly labor and health economics. He taught courses in labor economics, econometrics and statisticsl.

For more information, please visit my personal website at http://www.mirceatrandafir.com.

A full CV can be found here.

Research areas

Applied microeconomics, labor economics, health economics

External positions

Research fellow, IZA Bonn

2014 → …

Research areas

  • Health Economics
  • Labor Market

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Research Output 2011 2019

Low-risk isn't no-risk: Perinatal treatments and the health of low-income newborns

Daysal, N. M., Trandafir, M. & van Ewijk, R., 1. Mar 2019, In : Journal of Health Economics. 64, March, p. 55-67

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Newborn Infant
High-Risk Pregnancy
Fetal Distress

Spillover Effects of Early-Life Medical Interventions

Daysal, N. M., Simonsen, M., Trandafir, M. & Breining, S. N., Feb 2019, 62 p.

Research output: Working paperResearch

Open Access
Early Medical Intervention
Very Low Birth Weight Infant
Language Tests
Low income
Health benefits
Policy rules

Økonomisk analyse af udsatte familier

Kongstad, L. P., Rose Olsen, K., Saaby, M. & Trandafir, M., 2017, Syddansk Universitet. 10 p.

Research output: Book/anthology/thesis/reportReportCommissioned

Open Access

Re: A recent study by economists on the impact of home births on infant outcomes confuses the debate on home birth

Daysal, N. M., Trandafir, M. & van Ewijk, R., 1. Sep 2016, In : B J O G. 123, 10, p. 1713-1714

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateCommunication

Activities 2013 2019

Journal of Labor Economics (Journal)

Mircea Trandafir (Peer reviewer)
Jan 2019

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

Demography (Journal)

Mircea Trandafir (Peer reviewer)
Aug 2018

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

Spillover effects of early-life medical interventions

Mircea Trandafir (Speaker)
May 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Labor market effects of life-saving treatments: The case of adjuvant radiotherapy for breast cancer patients

Mircea Trandafir (Speaker)
Feb 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Projects 2015 2019

The impact of antidepressant use

Trandafir, M.


Project: Research

Press / Media

Her skal vi slå rødder

N. Meltem Daysal & Mircea Trandafir


2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Teaching & Supervision

Labor Economics

Mircea Trandafir


Course: Teaching


Mircea Trandafir


Course: Teaching

Statistics - Basic Applied Science 1

Mircea Trandafir


Course: Teaching

Samfundsvidenskabelig metode

Christian M. Dahl


Course: Teaching