Professor Marcus Hagedorn

Professor Marcus Hagedorn is a Full Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics, University of Oslo, Norway. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Bonn, Germany and holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from RWTH Aachen University, Germany. His previous work experience includes faculty and visiting positions at the University of Cologne, the Institute for Higher Studies (Vienna), the University of Zurich, Goethe University Frankfurt, the University of Pennsylvania and the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), Bonn.


Marcus Hagedorn is an applied macroeconomist. His research focuses on labor markets, monetary economics, public policy and applied econometrics.


Currently he is interested in understanding the matching process in the labor market using large data sets, in theoretical and empirical aspects of monetary and fiscal policy in heterogeneous-agent environments and in measuring the effects of public policies (for example, unemployment insurance design) on the labor market.


Professor Hagedorn’s academic research has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals, such as Econometrica, The American Economic Review, The Review of Economics Studies and the Journal of Monetary Economics. His publications are among the most-cited research in labor economics over the last 10 years. The Norwegian Science Foundation recently awarded him a grant to develop a Big Data approach applicable to study labor markets using large administrative data sets.