Thomas Barnebeck Andersen

Professor of Economics

Department of Business and Economics

University of Southern Denmark

Campusvej 55, DK-5230 Odense M

Email: barnebeck@sam.sdu.dk

Twitter: @BarnebeckThomas

Google scholar page


JOB HISTORY:


Professor, Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, 2012-

Professor (fixed term), Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, 2010-12

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2007-10

Economist, Danish Central Bank, 2006-07

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2004-06


EDUCATION:


Ph.D., Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2004

Visiting Ph.D. student, University of California, Berkeley, 2002-03

M.Sc., Economics (cand.polit), University of Copenhagen, 2000


WORKING PAPERS:


Preaching Democracy

with Peter S. Jensen


Historical Migration and Contemporary Health

with Carl-Johan Dalgaard, Pablo Selaya, and Christian V. Skovsgaard


Join to Prosper? An Empirical Analysis of EU Membership and Economic Growth

with Mikkel Barslund and Pieter Vanhuysse


PUBLICATIONS:


Pre-Reformation Roots of the Protestant Ethic

Economic Journal 127: 1756-1793, 2017 (with Jeanet Bentzen, Carl-Johan Dalgaard, and Paul Sharp)


The macroeconomics of a delayed recovery from the global financial crisis: A comparative approach

Singapore Economic Review 62: 1179–1194, 2017 (with Nikolaj Malchow-Møller)


Climate and the Emergence of Global Income Differences

Review of Economic Studies 83: 1334-63, 2016 (with Carl-Johan Dalgaard and Pablo Selaya)


The Heavy Plow and the Agricultural Revolution in Medieval Europe

Journal of Development Economics 118: 133-149, 2016 (with Peter S.Jensen and Christian V. Skovsgaard)


Innovations in mortgage finance and the onset of the Great Recession in a small open economy with a euro peg

Comparative Economic Studies 57: 711-734, 2015 (with Nikolaj Malchow-Møller)


Inflation targeting and macroeconomic performance since the Great Recession

Oxford Economic Papers 67: 598-613, 2015 (with Nikolaj Malchow-Møller and Jens Nordvig)


How Much Did China's WTO Accession Increase Economic Growth in Resource-Rich Countries?

China Economic Review 30: 16-26, 2014 (with Mikkel Barslund, Casper W.Hansen, Thomas Harr, and Peter S. Jensen)


Is Africa’s Recent Growth Sustainable?

International Economic Journal 28: 207-23, 2014 (with Peter S. Jensen)


Power Outages and Economic Growth in Africa

Energy Economics 38: 19-23, 2013 (with Carl-Johan Dalgaard)


Lightning, IT Diffusion and Economic Growth Across US States

Review of Economics and Statistics 94: 903-24, 2012 (with Jeanet Bentzen, Carl-Johan Dalgaard, and Pablo Selaya)


The Finance-Growth Thesis: A Skeptical Assessment

Journal of African Economies 21 (AERC Supplement 1): i57-188, 2012 (with Sam Jones and Finn Tarp)


Flows of People, Flows of Ideas, and the Inequality of Nations

Journal of Economic Growth 16: 1-32, 2011 (with Carl-Johan Dalgaard)


Walking the talk: the need for a trial register for development interventions

Journal of Development Effectiveness 3: 502-519, 2011 (with Nikolaj Malchow-Møller and Ole D. Rasmussen)


Does the Internet Reduce Corruption? Evidence from U.S. States and across Countries

World Bank Economic Review 25: 387-417, 2011 (with Jeanet Bentzen, Carl-Johan Dalgaard, and Pablo Selaya)


IMF and Economic Reform in Developing Countries

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 50: 17-26, 2010 (with Phil Abbott and Finn Tarp)


E-government as an anti-corruption strategy

Information Economics and Policy 21: 201-10, 2009


Auditing, Capital Requirements and Franchise Values in Optimal Bank Regulation

Journal of Emerging Market Finance 7: 81-101, 2008 (with Thomas Harr)


Petrodollars, Portfolio Restructuring and Long-Term Interest Rates

Danmarks Nationalbank Monetary Review 3Q: 49-58, 2007 (with Sofie N. Fich and Frank Ø. Hansen)


On US Politics and IMF Lending

European Economic Review 50: 1843-63, 2006 (with Thomas Harr and Finn Tarp)


US Politics and World Bank IDA-Lending

Journal of Development Studies 42: 772-94, 2006 (with Henrik Hansen and Thomas Markussen)


Strategic Interaction in Undeveloped Credit Markets

Journal of Development Economics 80: 275-298, 2006 (with Nikolaj Malchow-Møller)


Commentaires sur l'intervention de Jean-Philippe Platteau

Afrique Contemporaine 211: 215-232, 2004 (with Finn Tarp)


Financial Liberalization, Financial Development and Economic Growth in LDCs

Journal of International Development 15: 189-209, 2003 (with Finn Tarp)


Finansiel udvikling og økonomisk vækst

Nationaløkonomisk Tidsskrift 139: 77-93, 2001


POLICY REPORTS:


Synthesis of Impact Evaluations of Microcredit

Danida Evaluation Study 9/4: 2009 (with Jens Kovsted and Andreas Kuchler)


Financial Crisis: Implications for Developing Countries

Report prepared for Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2008 (with Sam Jones and Finn Tarp)


IMF Conditionality

Report prepared for Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2008


Equality of Opportunity in EU Law and Economic Implications of Human Rights. Phase II: Economic implications of equality rights or human rights discourse generally

Report prepared for the World Bank, 2005 (with Morten Bennedsen, Peter Hjertholm, Jens Kovsted and Nikolaj Malchow-Møller)


MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS:


Reformationen er alle reformers moder

Børsen (kronik), 29 December 2017 (With Carl-Johan Dalgaard)


Weber may have been wrong in tracing the hard work ethic to Prostestantism

LSE Business Review, 25 October 2017 (with Jeanet Bentzen, Carl-Johan Dalgaard and Paul Sharp)


The impact of religious values on economic growth and productivity

Vox column, 23 October 2017 (with Jeanet Bentzen, Carl-Johan Dalgaard and Paul Sharp)


Nationalbanken er ude på et skråplan

Børsen (kronik), 22 August 2017 (With Nikolaj Malchow-Møller)


EU bør ikke handle om velstand, men om moral

Altinget.dk (kommentar), 8 November 2016


Vækstkrise forværret af fast kronekurs

Berlingske Business (kronik), 25 April 2016 (With Nikolaj Malchow-Møller)


Climate and the Inequality of Nations

OUPblog, 29 March 2016 (with Carl-Johan Dalgaard and Pablo Selaya)


En Marshall-plan til Nordafrika og Mellemøsten er en dårlig ide

Finans.dk (kommentar), 5 October 2015


Greece's poor growth prospects

CEPS Commentary, August 2015 (with Mikkel Barslund)


Danmark og eurolandenes bankunion

Finans.dk (kommentar), 23 June 2015


Kan Afrika forsat levere høj økonomisk vækst?

Finans.dk (kommentar), 1 June 2015


Danish currency wobbles: A positive unintended side effect of ECB's QE?

CEPS Commentary, February 2015 (with Cinzia Alcidi and Mikkel Barslund)


Bankunionen handler om mere end økonomi

Berlingske (kommentar), 13 December 2014


Hvem er sin løn værd?

Information (kronik), 14 May 2014 (With Peter S. Jensen and Nikolaj Malchow-Møller)


Vi skal ikke stå fast på fastkurspolitikken

Politiken (kronik), 12 February 2014 (With Nikolaj Malchow-Møller and Jens Nordvig)


Afrikas vækstboom og dansk eksportfremme

Berlingske (kommentar), 15 July 2013


Can Greece 'grow solvent'?

CEPS Commentary, September 2011 (with Mikkel Barslund and Daniel Gros)


Stor ståhej om mikroskopiske lån i bistandsarbejdet

Kristeligt Dagblad (kronik), 1 February 2011 (with Nikolaj Malchow-Møller og Ole D. Rasmussen)


Frihed frem for forandring?

Politik 13(3): 73-75, 2010


Der er brug for nytænkning i bistandspolitikken

Information (kronik), 20 October 2008 (with Sam Jones)


SOME APPEARANCES:


Skal Danmark med i bankunionen? 28 February 2018 (presentation at CEPOS Onsdagsnetværk)


Fremtidens økonomiske forhold i EU, 5 December 2017 (panel debate arranged by Danish political party Alternativet)


Folkemødet på Bornholm, 17 June 2017 (panel debate)


Europa lige nu, DR/P1, 21 May 2017 (Danish radio)


Deadline, DR2, 27 June 2016 (Danish TV)


P1 Morgen, DR/P1, 23 June 2016 (Danish radio)


Orientering, DR/P1, 14 June 2016 (Danish radio)


TV-Avisen, DR1, 13 July 2015 (Danish TV)


Radio24syv Morgen, 23 February 2015 (Danish radio)


P1 Business, DR/P1, 6 February 2015 (Danish radio)


Deadline, DR2, 5 February 2015 (Danish TV)


Det Røde Felt, Radio24syv, 2 February 2015 (Danish radio)


Detektor, DR1, 6 November 2014 (Danish radio)


Globus, Radio24syv, 19 May 2013 (Danish radio)


Nyhederne, Radio24syv, 19 May 2012 (Danish radio)


P1 Morgen, DR/P1, 8 May 2012 (Danish radio)


Orientering, DR/P1, 23 April 2012 (Danish radio)