Casper Worm Hansen

University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics

associate professor

Øster Farimagsgade 5

Copenhagen K, DK 1153

Denmark

University of Copenhagen

Nørregade 10

Copenhagen, København DK-1165

Denmark

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1.

Modern Gender Roles and Agricultural History: The Neolithic Inheritance

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2015
Casper Worm Hansen, Peter S. Jensen and Christian Skovsgaard
University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and University of Southern Denmark, Department of Public Health, Danish Centre for Health Economics
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Economic development; culture; gender roles

Closing Heaven's Door: Evidence from the 1920s U.S. Immigration Quota Acts

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Oct 2017
Philipp Ager and Casper Worm Hansen
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen
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Immigration Restrictions, Productivity Growth, Local Labor Markets, Racial Wage Gap

Closing Heaven's Door: Evidence from the 1920s U.S. Immigration Quota Acts

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Oct 2017
Philipp Ager and Casper Worm Hansen
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen
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Immigration Restrictions, Productivity Growth, Local Labor Markets, Racial Wage Gap

The Rise of Life Expectancy and Economic Growth in the 20th Century

Discussion Papers on Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, 16/2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Casper Worm Hansen and Lars Lønstrup
University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Life expectancy, Health shock, Long-run economic growth

The Rise of Life Expectancy and Economic Growth in the 20th Century

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Casper Worm Hansen and Lars Lønstrup
University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Life expectancy; Health shock; Long-run economic growth

Church Membership and Social Insurance: Evidence from the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927

Discussion Papers on Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, 7/2016
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Nov 2016
Philipp Ager, Casper Worm Hansen and Lars Lønstrup
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Religion, Informal insurance, Club goods, Natural disasters

Church Membership and Social Insurance: Evidence from the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Philipp Ager, Casper Worm Hansen and Lars Lønstrup
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Religion; Informal Insurance; Club Goods; Natural Disasters

Church Membership and Social Insurance: Evidence from the American South

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
Philipp Ager, Casper Worm Hansen and Lars Lønstrup
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Religion, Informal Insurance, Club Goods, Natural Disasters

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National Immigration Quotas and Local Economic Growth

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Philipp Ager and Casper Worm Hansen
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen
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Immigration restrictions, National quota acts, Economic growth

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Increasing Life Expectancy and the Fall and Rise in the Retirement Age

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Jun 2012
Casper Worm Hansen and Lars Lønstrup
University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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retirement, unintended bequests, aging

Life Expectancy and Education: Evidence from the Cardiovascular Revolution

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Jan 2015
Casper Worm Hansen and Holger Strulik
University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences
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adult life expectancy, higher education, cardiovascular diseases, 2SLS strategy, differences-in-differences first-stage

Life Expectancy and Education: Evidence from the Cardiovascular Revolution

CEGE Discussion Paper No. 261
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Oct 2015
Casper Worm Hansen and Holger Strulik
University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences
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adult life expectancy, higher education, cardiovascular diseases, differences-in-differences strategy

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Accounting for the Fertility Transition in the US

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
Casper Worm Hansen, Peter S. Jensen and Lars Lønstrup
University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Fertility transition; Schooling; Income; Q-Q trade-off; US states

Accounting for Fetal Origins: Health Capital vs. Health Deficits

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Jul 2017
Carl‐Johan Dalgaard, Casper Worm Hansen and Holger Strulik
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences
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Fetal Origins; Health Capital; Health Deficits

Accounting for Fetal Origins: Health Capital vs. Health Deficits

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Oct 2019
Carl‐Johan Dalgaard, Casper Worm Hansen and Holger Strulik
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences
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Fetal Origins, Health Capital, Health Deficits, Ontogenetic Growth, In Utero Development

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Fertility and Early-Life Mortality: Evidence from Smallpox Vaccination in Sweden

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2015
Philipp Ager, Casper Worm Hansen and Peter S. Jensen
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Fertility transition, infant mortality, smallpox vaccine

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Cause of Death and Development in the US

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2014
Casper Worm Hansen
University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen
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Economic growth; Medical innovations; Second US Mortality Revolution; Population growth; US states

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Preventing the White Death: Tuberculosis Dispensaries

Number of pages: 113 Posted: 18 Sep 2017
Casper Worm Hansen, Peter S. Jensen and Peter Egedesø
University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and University of Southern Denmark
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Tuberculosis, mortality, disease prevention, information, rollout, productivity

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Information and Disease Prevention: Tuberculosis Dispensaries

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Oct 2016
Casper Worm Hansen, Peter S. Jensen and Peter Egedesø
University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and University of Southern Denmark
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Tuberculosis mortality, public health, information, disease prevention, infection

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Shaking Up the Equilibrium: Natural Disasters, Economic Activity, and Immigration

Discussion Papers on Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, 2/2018
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Feb 2018
Philipp Ager, Casper Worm Hansen and Lars Lønstrup
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Economic Geography, Location of Economic Activity, Migration, Natural Disasters

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

CEPS Working Documents No. 384
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Nov 2013
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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China, WTO, WTO accession, resource-rich countries, commodities, economic growth

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

Discussion papers on Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, 15/2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Economic growth, natural resources, WTO, China

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Controlling Tuberculosis? Evidence from the Mother of All Community-Wide Health Experiments

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Mar 2018
Karen Clay, Peter Egedesø, Casper Worm Hansen and Peter S. Jensen
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, University of Southern Denmark, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Public Health; Health Demonstration; Tuberculosis Mortality; Infant Mortality

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Climate Shocks and (Very) Long-Run Productivity

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Sep 2015
Carl‐Johan Dalgaard, Casper Worm Hansen and Nicolai Kaarsen
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and Kraka Foundation
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Climate shocks; Little Ice Age; Productivity growth

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Shaking Up the Equilibrium: Natural Disasters, Immigration and Economic Geography

Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 15-17
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Oct 2015
Philipp Ager, Casper Worm Hansen and Lars Lønstrup
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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Natural Disasters, Economic Development, Location of Economic Activity, Immigration

The Effects of Immigration on the Economy: Lessons from the 1920s Border Closure

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Jan 2020
Stanford University, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Princeton University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen
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The Effects of Immigration on the Economy: Lessons from the 1920s Border Closure

NBER Working Paper No. w26536
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Dec 2019
Stanford University, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Princeton University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen
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The Effects of Immigration on the Economy: Lessons from the 1920s Border Closure

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14165
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 Dec 2019
Stanford University, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Princeton University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen
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Immigration Restrictions, labor mobility, Local Labor Markets

Two Blades of Grass: The Impact of the Green Revolution

NBER Working Paper No. w24744
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2021
Douglas Gollin, Casper Worm Hansen and Asger Moll Wingender
Oxford Department of International Development, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Two Blades of Grass: The Impact of the Green Revolution

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11611
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 07 Nov 2016
Douglas Gollin, Casper Worm Hansen and Asger Moll Wingender
Oxford Department of International Development, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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agriculture, Green Revolution, High Yielding Variety crops, macoeconomic development, productivity shock

How the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Shaped Economic Activity in the American West

NBER Working Paper No. w25727
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Apr 2019
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of California, Davis, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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How the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Shaped Economic Activity in the American West

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13632
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, University of California, Davis, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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American West, Economic Geography, Location of Economic Activity, migration, Natural Disasters

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Fetal Origins – A Life Cycle Model of Health and Aging from Conception to Death

cege Discussion Papers, Number 400 – August 2020
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Oct 2020
Carl‐Johan Dalgaard, Casper Worm Hansen and Holger Strulik
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences
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Fetal Origins, Health Capital, Health Deficits, Ontogenetic Growth, In Utero Development

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Temperature, Disease, and Death in London: Analyzing Weekly Data for the Century from 1866-1965

NBER Working Paper No. w27333
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 09 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2021
William Hanlon, Casper Worm Hansen and Jake Kantor
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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How the Other Half Died: Immigration and Mortality in Us Cities

NBER Working Paper No. w27480
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 04 Aug 2020
Philipp Ager, James Feigenbaum, Casper Worm Hansen and Hui Ren Tan
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and National University of Singapore (NUS)
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How the Other Half Died: Immigration and Mortality in Us Cities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14949
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2020
Philipp Ager, James Feigenbaum, Casper Worm Hansen and Hui Ren Tan
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and National University of Singapore (NUS)
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density, Immigration, Nativism, Urban Mortality

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Temperature, Disease, and Death in London: Analyzing Weekly Data for the Century from 1866-1965

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14851
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
W. Walker Hanlon, Casper Worm Hansen and Jake Kantor
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Controlling Tuberculosis? Evidence from the First Community-Wide Health Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w25884
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 May 2019 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2021
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, University of Southern Denmark, University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Life Expectancy and Human Capital: Evidence from the International Epidemiological Transition

Posted: 25 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2013
Casper Worm Hansen
University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen

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Life expectancy, Health shock, Cohort schooling data, Economic development

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The Relation between Wealth and Health: Evidence from a World-Panel of Countries

Posted: 25 Nov 2011
Casper Worm Hansen
University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen

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economic development, life expectancy, fixed effect estimation

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The Diffusion of Health Technologies: Cultural and Biological Divergence

Posted: 21 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2013
Casper Worm Hansen
University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen

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Population health, Medical Technologies, Barrier effect, Long-term divergence

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Life Expectancy and Income: The Ben-Porath Mechanism Revisited

Posted: 23 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2012
Casper Worm Hansen and Lars Lønstrup
University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics

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Life Expectancy, Education, Labour Supply, Income