Peter Sandholt Jensen

MA (international business and modern languages), MSc (Exon), Phd (economics)

  • Campusvej 55

    5230 Odense M

    Denmark

20062021

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Curriculum

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Name: Peter Sandholt Jensen
Present position: Professor (mso), Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark.
Citizenship: Danish
Date of birth: 20 February, 1976

Work address:

Department of Business and Economics
Campusvej 55
52300 Odense M

Home address:

Skt. Hans Gade 79, K1
5000 Odense C
Denmark

E-mail address: psj@sam.sdu.dk

Telephone: +45 6550 1765 (Office)

Research Areas: Public Finance, Economic development.

Previous Employment:

Associate Professor,  Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark (September 2010-February 2013). 

Associate Professor, Centre for Rural Research, University of Southern Denmark (March 2009-August 2010).

Assistant Professor, Department of Border Region Studies, University of Southern Denmark (September, 2007-February, 2009)

Post.doc at School of Economics and Management, University of Aarhus (September, 2005- August, 2007)


Education

August 1998: BA in international Business and Modern
Languages, University of Southern Denmark
July 2001: MA in international Business and Modern
Languages, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
February, 2003: MSc in Economics (awarded with distinction),
University of Exeter, England
February, 2006: PhD in Economics, Aarhus University
(Supervised by professor Martin Paldam and associate professor Allan Würtz).

Languages spoken

Danish (Native speaker)
English (Fluent)

Teaching since 2007:

Spring, 2007: Microeconomic theory, 2nd year economics students, Aarhus University.

Autumn, 2007: Regional Economics and Development/Economies in transition, 2nd year business students at University of Southern Denmark.

Spring, 2008: Microeconomics, 1st year business administration students, University of Southern Denmark.

Autumn, 2008: Regional Economics and Development/Economies in transition, 2nd year business students at University of Southern Denmark.

Autumn, 2008: Panel data module for PhD-students taught in the second international research workshop on research methods organized by Flensburg University and University of Southern Denmark.

Spring, 2009: Microeconomics, 1st year business students at University of Southern Denmark

Autumn, 2009: Regional Economics and Development/Economies in transition, 2nd year business students at University of Southern Denmark.

Autumn, 2009: Mathematics, 1st year business students at University of Southern Denmark

Spring, 2009: Microeconomics, 1st year business students at University of Southern Denmark

Autumn, 2010: Macroeconomics for Political Science and International Business students, University of Southern Denmark.

Spring, 2011: Economic Growth in an international perspective, 3rd year economics students, University of Southern Denmark

Autumn, 2011: Economic Growth and Comparative Development, Master level course for Economics students, University of Southern Denmark

Spring, 2012: Economic Growth in an international perspective, 3rd year economics students, University of Southern Denmark

Autumn, 2012: Advanced Economic Growth and Comparative Development, Master level course for Economics students, University of Southern Denmark

Autumn, 2013: Macroeconomics, First year students in economics programmes, University of Southern Denmark

Publications 

Jensen, P.S. and Paldam, M. (2006). Can the two new aid-growth models be replicated? Public Choice 127: 147-175.

Jensen, P.S. and Paldam, M. (2007). The pattern of democracy in the 20th century. A study of the Polity Index, in José Casas and Pedro Schwartz (2007), eds., Problems of Democracy. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, U.K.

Aidt, T.S. and Jensen, P.S. (2009). The taxman tools up: an event history study of the introduction of the personal income tax. Journal of Public Economics (1-2): 160-172.

Aidt, T.S. and Jensen, P.S. (2009). Tax Structure, size of government and the extension of the voting franchise in Western Europe, 1860 -1938. International Tax and Public Finance 3: 362-394.

Jensen, P.S. and Gleditsch, K.S. (2009). Rain, growth and civil war: the importance of location. Defence and Peace Economics 20(5): 359-372.

Jensen, P.S. (2010). Testing the null of a low dimensional growth model. Empirical Economics 38(1): 193-215.

Jensen, B.S., De Boer, P., Van Daal, J. and Jensen, P.S. (2011). Global restrictions on the parameters of the CDES indirect utility function. Journal of Economics 102(3): 217-235.

Jensen, P.S. and Dall Schmidt, T. (2011). Testing for cross sectional dependence in regional panel data. Spatial Economic Analysis 6(4): 423-450.

Jensen, P.S. and Sørensen, T.V. (2012). Land inequality and conflict in Latin America in the 20th Century. Defence and Peace Economics 23(1): 77-94.

Jensen, P.S. and Würtz, A.H. (2012). Estimating the effect of a variable in a high-dimensional linear model. Econometrics Journal 15(2): 325-357.

Dall Schmidt, T. and Jensen, P.S. (2012). Social networks and regional recruitment of foreign labor. Papers in Regional Science 91(4): 795-821.
[Winner of Martin Beckmann Annual Award for the best paper published in Papers in Regional Science in 2012]

Dall Schmidt, T. and Jensen, P.S. (2013). Foreign labor and regional labor markets. Annals of Regional Science 50(3): 809-840

Aidt, T.S. and Jensen, P.S. (2013). Democratization and the size of government: Evidence from the long 19th century. (Accepted for publication in Public Choice).

Andersen, T.B. and Jensen, P.S. (2013). Is Africa's recent growth sustainable? (Accepted for publication in International Economic Journal)

Jensen, P.S. and Justesen, M.K. (2013). Poverty and vote buying: survey-based evidence from Africa. (Accepted for publication in Electoral Studies) 

Working papers

Aidt, T.S. and Jensen, P.S. (2010). Workers of the World, Unite! Franchise Extensions and the Threat of Revolution in Western Europe, 1820-1938.

Aidt, T.S. and Jensen, P.S. (2012). From open to secret ballot: modernization and vote buying.

Andersen, T.B., Jensen, P.S., Skovsgaard, C.S. (2013). The heavy plough and the agricultural revolution in medieval Europe. Discussion paper on business and economics 6.

Research projects

Collaborator on “the heavy plough and the European agricultural revolution of the middle ages” (with Thomas Barnebeck Andersen and Christian Skovsgaard). Funded by “Det frie forskningsråd – samfund og erhverv” with a sum of 971,626 kroner

Collaborator on “Constructing historical Danish national accounts for the period 1750-1895” (With Paul Sharp and Ingrid Henriksen). Funded by “Det frie forskningsråd – samfund og erhverv” with a sum of 1.5 million kroner

Principal investigator on "New lessons from historical labour markets (with Paul Sharp and Battista Severgnini).
Funded by "Det frie forskningsråd – samfund og erhverv” with a sum of 2.8 million kroner

Refereeing

Public Choice (3), Journal of Economic Growth (1), Econ Journal Watch (1), Regional Studies (1), British Journal of Political Science (2), Journal of Politics (1), Review of Economics and Statistics (1), Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics (3), Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance (1), the Review of International Organizations (1), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (1), Scandinavian Economic History Review (1), Constitutional Political Economy (1), Comparative Political Studies (1).

Recent presentation

“Workers of the World, Unite! Franchise Extensions and the Threat of Revolution in Western Europe, 1820-1938”, The European Public Choice Meeting, Izmir, Turkey, April 2010.

“From open to secret ballot.” Presentation at the workshop of the Danish Public Choice society, Aarhus University 2011.

“From open to secret ballot.” Presentation at the workshop on growth, history and development, University of Copenhagen 2011.

“From open to secret ballot.” Presentation at the Royal Economic Society Conference, University of Cambridge, 2012. 

"The heavy plough and the agricultural revolution in medieval Europe", European Economic Association, Gothenburg University, 2013.

"The heavy plough and the agricultural revolution in medieval Europe", Economic History Association, Washington DC, 2013

“From open to secret ballot.” Presentation at the workshop "The Causes and Consequences of Electoral Fraud:
Lessons from the History of Established Democracies" , Harvard University 2013.

 

 

Research areas

Economic Development, Economic History, Democratization, Public Finance

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Research Output

Svære afvejninger af sundhed mod økonomi er nødvendige

Gyrd-Hansen, D., Jensen, P. S., Kolmos, H. J., Pedersen, K. M. & Søgaard, J., 5. May 2020

Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

Open Access

Det II Vatikankoncil og den 3. demokratiseringsbølge

Andersen, T. B. & Jensen, P. S., 14. Jun 2019, In : Katolsk Orientering. 45, 8, p. 16

Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Feature articleCommunication

Preaching democracy: The second Vatican council and the third wave

Andersen, T. B. & Jensen, P. S., 2019, In : Journal of Comparative Economics. 47, 3, p. 525-540

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • Agricultural productivity and economic development: the contribution of clover to structural transformation in Denmark

    Dall Schmidt, T., Jensen, P. S. & Naz, A., 1. Dec 2018, In : Journal of Economic Growth. 23, 4, p. 387–426

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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    Fertility and early-life mortality: Evidence from smallpox vaccination in Sweden

    Ager, P., Hansen, C. W. & Jensen, P. S., 2018, In : Journal of the European Economic Association. 16, 2, p. 487–521

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

    Activities

    • 33 Peer review of manuscripts
    • 25 Conference presentations
    • 3 Conference organisation or participation
    • 1 Membership of review committee

    The effect of serfdom on labor markets

    Peter Sandholt Jensen (Speaker)
    2018

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

    Preaching Democracy

    Peter Sandholt Jensen (Keynote speaker)
    Oct 2017

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

    Preventing the White Death: Tuberculosis Dispensaries

    Peter Sandholt Jensen (Keynote speaker)
    Jun 2017

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

    Preaching Democracy

    Peter Sandholt Jensen (Speaker)
    May 2017

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

    Preventing the White Death: Tuberculosis Dispensaries

    Peter Sandholt Jensen (Speaker)
    Jan 2017

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

    Projects

    Press / Media

    Hjulene kom hurtigt i gang efter pandemi

    Peter Sandholt Jensen

    08/05/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Ny forskning: Hjulene kom hurtigt i gang efter den spanske syge

    Peter Sandholt Jensen

    07/05/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Nyt studie: Økonomien kom sig hurtigt under tidligere pandemi

    Peter Sandholt Jensen

    05/05/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    PRM / Hjulene kom hurtigt i gang efter pandemi

    Peter Sandholt Jensen

    05/05/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Teaching & Supervision

    Macroeconomics

    Peter Sandholt Jensen & Torben Dall Schmidt

    01/09/201530/06/2020

    Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

    Macroeconomics

    Peter Sandholt Jensen

    01/02/201831/01/2020

    Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

    International Economics 2

    Peter Sandholt Jensen

    01/02/201731/01/2020

    Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

    Makoøkonomi

    Peter Sandholt Jensen & Henning P. Jørgensen

    01/09/201825/01/2019

    Course: Teaching

    Makroøkonomi

    Peter Sandholt Jensen

    01/09/201331/01/2018

    Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching