Kristoffer Markwardt

CV and Bio

Please find a copy of my CV here.

I am a researcher at SFI – The Danish National Centre for Social Research. I hold a PhD from Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen (supervisors: Paul Bingley, Mette Ejrnæs, and Søren Leth-Petersen). During my PhD studies I spent a semester as visiting research student at University College London and a semester at University of Manchester. Prior to my enrollment as a PhD student I worked as a research assistant at SFI and as an economic advisor at the Confederation of Danish Industriy

My current research is focused on private pecuniary and non-pecuniary returns to schooling. One paper concerns the importance of job market signaling for the private financial returns to schooling. Go to paper Another paper proposes a new instrument for estimating the father-child intergenerational transmission of schooling: a peacetime draft lottery. Go to paper

A second line of research focuses on how access to liquidity affects individuals’ ex ante valuation of unemployment insurance. Go to paper