Bütikofer appointed full Professor at NHH
Aline Bütikofer at The Department of Economics and FAIR has been appointed full Professor at NHH.
Her research contributes to a growing literature on long-term effects of early investments in children.
– I am interested in identifying causal effects of public policies, and on the effects of medical innovations on productivity and human capital investment, Bütikofer says.
Several of her works have been published or are forthcoming in highly-ranked economics or general science journals, and some of her papers have high citation counts.
Evidence that prenatal testosterone transfer from male twins reduces the fertility and socioeconomic success of their female co-twins med David N. Figlio, Krzysztof Karbownik, Christopher W. Kuzawa, and Kjell G. Salvanes. PNAS april 2019
Disease Control and Inequality Reduction: Evidence from a Tuberculosis Testing and Vaccination Campaign, 2019, with Kjell Salvanes, forthcoming in Review of Economic Studies
This Is Only a Test? Long-Run Impacts of Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Fallout, with Sandra Black, Paul Devereux and Kjell Salvanes, forthcoming in Review of Economics and Statistics
Infant Health Care and Long-Term Outcomes, with Katrine Løken and Kjell G Salvanes, forthcoming in Review of Economics and Statistics
Childhood Nutrition and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from a School Breakfast Program, with Eirin Mølland and Kjell G. Salvanes, Journal of Public Economics
Bütikofer´s academic age (years since attainment of PhD) is eight. She submitted 13 papers with her application for full professor, of which 10 are either published or forthcoming in refereed journals.
The evaluation committee concludes:
«We are confident () that the impact of her work will increase over time. Moreover, we are highly impressed with the quality of her work, with one important indicator being the type of academic journals in which she has published her work».