Staff of the Section for Production, Markets and Policy – University of Copenhagen

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Arne Henningsen

Arne Henningsen

Associate Professor


  • Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, University of Kiel (Germany), 2006
  • M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics, University of Kiel (Germany), 2001
  • European M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Wageningen University (The Netherlands), 2001


  • Associate Professor ("Lektor"), Section of Production, Trade and Policy, Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen (Denmark), 5/2012 – now
  • Assistant Professor ("Adjunkt"), Production and Technology Division, Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen (Denmark), 5/2009 – 5/2012
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, State University of New York at Binghamton (USA), 12/2008 – 3/2009
  • Post-doctoral Researcher, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Kiel (Germany), 7/2006 – 11/2008 and 4/2009 – 5/2009
  • Ph.D. Student, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Kiel (Germany), 12/2001 – 7/2006
  • Research Assistant, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome (Italy), 9/2000 – 11/2000
  • Research Assistant, Soil Fertility Department, Iowa State University, Ames (Iowa / USA), 8/1998 – 9/1998

Research Areas

  • Applied Microeconomics (e.g. production economics and household models)
  • Applied Econometrics (e.g. stochastic frontier analysis, system estimation, limited dependent variables, maximum likelihood estimation, panel data, non-parametric regression)
  • Agricultural Economics (e.g. subsidies, labour allocation)
  • Econometric Software (e.g. R packages for system estimation, sample selection models, maximum likelihood estimation, microeconomic models)

Honors, Awards, and Grants

  • Best paper award at the Asia-Pacific Productivity Conference 2012 (together with Tomasz Czekaj).
  • Best poster presentation of young researchers at the 12th Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE), 2008
  • "Förderpreis der Agrarwirtschaft 2003", Best Master Thesis in Agricultural Economics in Germany 2001 – 2003
  • Scholarship of the "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes" (German National Merit Foundation), 1999 – 2001

Referee for Scientific Journals

  • Agricultural Economics
  • American Journal of Agricultural Economics
  • Applied Economics
  • Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics
  • Computation Statistics and Data Analysis
  • Empirical Economics
  • European Review of Agricultural Economics
  • German Journal of Agricultural Economics / Agrarwirtschaft
  • Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics
  • Journal of Statistical Software


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