“Gender Diversity, Labour in the Boardroom and Gender Quotas” joint with Katrin Scharfenkamp (University of Duisburg-Essen).

“Expansion in Paid Parental Leave and Mothers’ Economic Progress” joint with Gozde Corekcioglu (Kadir Has University) and Marco Francesconi (University of Essex).

“Universal childcare for the youngest and maternal labour supply” joint with Xingfei Liu (University of Alberta).


“Do generous parental leave policies help female top earners?” joint with Gozde Corekcioglu and Marco Francesconi, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 36(4), 882-902, 2020.

Discussed in: Research Briefs in Economic Policy of Cato Institute, Oct. 2020.

“The effect of children on earnings inequality among men”, Review of Economics of the Household, 18, 683 – 710, 2020.

“Gender Wage Gap in Developed Countries”, Chap. 16 in the Handbook on Women and the Economy, Oxford University Press, (ed.) Susan L. Averett, Laura M. Argys, and Saul D. Hoffman, 369-424, 2018.

“Women Helping Women? Evidence from Private Sector Data on Plant Hierarchies” joint with Amalia Miller, Review of Economics and Statistics, 99(5): 769-775, 2017.

Press mentions include: Aftenposten, Wirtschaftswoche, Times Higher Education and Financial Times

“Types of absence from work and wages of young German workers with apprenticeship training”, Journal for Labour Market Research, 51(5), 1-24, 2017.

“Gender differences in job search among young workers: A study using displaced workers in the US” joint with Ken R. Troske (University of Kentucky), Southern Economic Journal, 82(1), 185 – 207, 2015.

“The family gap in career progression”, Research in Labor Economics, 41, 115-142, 2015.

“Work and Wage Dynamics around Childbirth” joint with Mette Ejrnaes, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 115 (3), 856-877, 2013.

“Life-cycle Patterns in Male/Female Differences in Job Search” joint with Ken R. Troske, Labour Economics, 19, 176-185, 2012.

“High Skilled Migration and the Exertion of Effort by the Local Population” joint with Gil S. Epstein, Melanie Ward, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 56(3), July 2009.

“Gender wage gap studies: Consistency and decomposition”, Empirical Economics, 35, 63-76, 2008.

“Vocational training and gender: Wages and occupational mobility among young workers” joint with Bernd Fitzenberger, Oxford Review of Economic Policy., 21(3), 392-415, 2005.

“The Evolution of the Gender Wage Gap”, Labour Economics, 12, 73-97, 2005.

“The demand for high-skilled workers and immigration policy” joint with Thomas Bauer, Brussels Economic Review, 47, 1-19, 2004.

“Gender Differences in Entry Wages and Early Career Wages”, Annales d’Economie et Statistique, 71/72, 245-266, 2003.

“Looking Again at Instrumental Variable Estimation in the Gender Wage Gap Literature”, Research in Labor Economics, 20, 373-294, 2001.


Flexible work arrangements for mothers joint with Xingfei Liu (University of Alberta).

“Female CEOs and Hiring Behaviour” joint with Bram Timmermans (Norwegian School of Economics)