Andreas Bjerre-Nielsen

Assistant Professor

University of Copenhagen


I am an Assistant Professor in Economics and Social Data Science at University of Copenhagen. The majority of my research focuses on education related behavior and policies, using methods from economics and data science. Some areas of within education is school choice, use of digital technology, prediction tools for intervention as well as peer effects/social interactions. Other research topics include using tools from econometrics and data science to investigate human behavior more broadly.

I serve as Head of Studies for MSc Social Data Science from 2019-2021 and teach courses at the intersection of econometrics and data science.


  • Social Dynamics
  • Matching and Game Theory
  • Education related topics


  • PhD in Economics, 2016

    University of Copenhagen

  • Visiting student researcher, 2014

    Stanford University

  • MSc in Economics, 2012

    Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

Recent Posts

New position - Head of Studies in MSc Social Data Science

I will lead the academic development of the news study program in Social Data Science.

Are private school subsidies in Denmark too high?

I was interviewed by various news media about the consquences of lowering private school subsidies in Denmark.

Reforming admission to Danish high schools

Interview with Information about reforming the allocation procedure to Danish high schools. I suggest implementing the succesful …


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