Senior Economist for our Dispute Support service

Application deadline: 12/02/2023


Copenhagen Economics’ Dispute Support service assists clients in litigation procedures, international arbitration, and settlement negotiation processes following contract violations, securities and market manipulation, and competition and public procurement law infringements. We are looking for a senior economist who can drive the production of high-quality economic analysis in projects in close collaboration with our senior expert team, Prof Asger Lunde, Dr Erik Lindén, and Dr Jouni Sohkanen.

We can offer you the opportunity to manage a team of ambitious junior economists while tapping into our high-quality data analytics capacity. As a senior member of our team, you will be highly visible to our client base of leading European litigators. Over time, depending on your interests, you may help us develop new service offerings. Your compensation package will be competitive in Denmark or Sweden. Depending on your circumstances, you may qualify for the Danish tax scheme for researchers or Swedish tax relief for foreign employees. 


•    Excellent academic record and master’s degree or equivalent acquired at a leading institution in economics, empirical economics, econometrics, mathematical economics, finance, or related disciplines.

•    3-5 years of relevant experience as an economist gained in a consultancy, industry, academic, civil service, regulator, or competition authority.

•    A high degree of stress tolerance and demonstrated grace under pressure.

•    A proven ability to lead and motivate others to strive for success.

•    A commercial mindset and an ability to thrive in a client-oriented business.

•    A high level of professional integrity.

•    Willingness to travel.

•    A creative mind and an ability to set out conceptual frameworks to solve unique and new problems using the entire toolbox.

•    Minimum language requirements: excellent ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English. Fluency in other languages is an asset.

•    Proficiency in the Microsoft Office package.

•    Statistical software skills, R (required), Python, Stata, and others (advantage)

The role

You will play a key role in helping us grow our Dispute Support Service in a competitive marketplace.

In this role, you will drive the production of rigorous economic analysis in projects in close collaboration with our senior expert team, Prof Asger Lunde, Dr Erik Lindén, and Dr Jouni Sohkanen to provide economic support to our clients in litigation, arbitration, and mediation processes.

You will combine your broad and deep knowledge of economic analytical tools with your project management skills and experience to deliver high-quality outputs to deadlines. 

You thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic and sometimes stressful environment where no day is like another. You seek feedback from others to push yourself further. Depending on your performance, opportunities for career progression are open to you. You will have the chance to shape your work and role. 

Key Responsibilities


•    solving complex economic problems through the creative application of appropriate conceptual frameworks;

•    provision of thought-leadership for senior and junior colleagues in project work; and

•    drafting persuasive reports and preparing impactful internal and external presentations.

As a project manager 

•    leading analytical workstreams involving mathematical valuation and statistical modelling;

•    leading the collection, organisation, and processing of data from both public and proprietary sources; and

•    contributing to sales and business development activities.

Our offer

As a senior economist at Copenhagen Economics, you will work with an ambitious team of high-calibre economic experts.

Our people are our most important asset, and we grow the company by growing our people. From your first day with us, you will gain new skills and build on the strengths you bring to the firm. We care about our people’s development and offer support and mentoring to enable individuals to pursue their career goals. 

We place a substantial emphasis on consultants receiving exceptional training (both in economics and consultancy skills) as well as frequent individual coaching and mentoring from colleagues and senior leaders on their teams.

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please send us your CV with a cover letter, academic transcripts, and other relevant material as soon as possible but no later than 12 February 2023, as we will interview candidates on an ongoing basis. In your cover letter, please elaborate on why you would like to work with us and why you believe you would be a good fit for the role and our team.

If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact managing economist Erik Lindén ( or managing economist Jouni Sohkanen ( 

We look forward to hearing from you!