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More than 200 publications per year

Every year, the work of our experts results in more than 200 reports, studies, and analyses. Most of them are published and available on our website.

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Sometimes our work resonates and has a direct impact on the public agenda. At other times, it contributes more subtly to the making of superior decisions within a company, organisation, or courtroom.

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  • 10-12-2018

    New study: Auditing requirements and the effect on the tax gap

    Since 2006, shifting Danish governments have increased the thresholds for mandatory auditing for small firms to minimize the administrative burden.

    In this study, we find that easing auditing requirements significantly increases the so-called tax gap (the difference between taxes paid and taxes owned).

    Learn more about this study

    For further information, please contact Sigurd Næss-Schmidt

  • 10-12-2018

    New vacancy: Junior Economists for Finance & Tax

    Our Finance & Tax team is looking for two new colleagues to join in Copenhagen.

    Joining our team, you will work with clients inside and outside of the Nordic region. Our Finance & Tax team helps our private and public clients to understand the economics behind public finances and financial market regulation, focusing on policy design and measuring the effects of policy changes.

    Learn more about this postion

    For further information and questions, please contact Partner Helge Sigurd Næss-Schmidt

  • 10-12-2018

    New study: A fresh perspective the EU principles of subsidiarity and proportionality to ensure inclusive growth

    Copenhagen Economics has together with the think-tank Bertelsmann Stiftung authored a study on the EU principle of subsidiarity and economic growth. The study is input to the initiative of the Austrian EU presidency of increased focus on subsidiarity. We find that to ensure inclusive growth and to deal with future challenges, the EU needs a renewed focus on the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality. For example, in financial market regulation and the common Agriculture policy, some regulation could be better fitted for local regions. On the other hand, when creating world class digital infrastructure most value is added when acting on an EU-level.

    Learn more about the study

    Learn more about the Subsidiarity Conference

    For further information, please contact Sigurd Næss-Schmidt

  • 10-12-2018

    New study: A fresh perspective the EU principles of subsidiarity and proportionality to ensure inclusive growth

    Copenhagen Economics has together with the think-tank Bertelsmann Stiftung authored a study on the EU principle of subsidiarity and economic growth. The study is input to the initiative of the Austrian EU presidency of increased focus on subsidiarity. We find that to ensure inclusive growth and to deal with future challenges, EU needs a renewed focus on the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality. For example, in financial market regulation and the common Agriculture policy, some regulation could be better fitted for local regions. On the other hand, most value is added when acting on EU-level when creating world class digital infrastructure.

    Learn more about the study

    Learn more about the Subsidiarity Conference

    For further information, please contact Sigurd Næss-Schmidt

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“I tried the outside option, but after two years, I decided to ‘come home’. I returned to Copenhagen Economics because I thrive with the flat hierarchy and high degree of flexibility.”
Eva Rytter Sunesen, Managing Economist

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