- Harvard University, 1994 - 1998.
- Ph.D. in Economics (Defended May 1., 1998).
- Dissertation Title: Political Ownership and the Behaviour of Special Interest Groups.
- Thesis Committee: Professor Oliver Hart (chairman, Harvard University), Professor Andrei Shleifer (Harvard University) and Professor Torsten Persson (IIES - Stockholm University).
- London School of Economics, 1992-1993.
- Master of Science in Advanced Mathematical Economics and Econometric with Distinction.
- University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 1987-1990 and 1993-1994.
- Ph.D. student in Economics 1993-1994.
- Bachelor of Arts in Economics, June 1990.
- Andre and Rosalie Homann Chaired Professor of Family Enterprise and Professor in Economics, INSEAD. August 2009 - present. (Visiting August 2009 - March 2010, Permanent March 2010 - present).
- Academic Director INSEAD Family Business Group, June 2010 - Present.
- Academic Director Wendel International Centre for Family Enterprice (WICFE), June 2010 - Present.
- Co-Director of Homann Research Fond, INSEAD.
- Professor in Economics, Institute of Economics, Copenhagen Business School. Nov. 2002 - August 2009 (On leave).
- Associate Professor in Applied Microeconomics, Institute of Economics, Copenhagen Business School. Nov. 1999 - Oct.2002.
- Assistant Research Professor, Institute of Economics, University of Copenhagen, September 1997 - October 1999.
- Assistant Economist, The Treasury of Denmark. June 1990 - August 1992. Portfolio analysis of government debt and financial models.
- Consultant Ibis, Denmark and Ecuador. August 1991 to February 1992.
- Editor of Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2008-2010.
- Research Director Centre of Economic and Business Research (CEBR www.cebr.dk) 2005-2009.
- Member of Centre for Industrial Economics, CIE.
- Member of and Chairman of the board of Centre for Corporate Governance, at Copenhagen Business School.
Fields of Interest
- Family Business and Corporate Governance: The governance of closely held corporations; value of top management; succession; bequest motives, performance; ownership design; the role and the organization of the corporate board; capital structures; state owned enterprises and privatization; family rms in emerging markets.
- Political Economy: The behavior of special interests groups; comparative legislative analysis.
- Applied Microeconomic Theory: Adaptive contracting.