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Christian Lyhne Ibsen

Christian Lyhne Ibsen

Assistant professor

Primary fields of research

Collective bargaining in the private sector; employment relations mediation systems; labour market organisations.

Research group
Member of the research group 
Knowledge, Organization and Politics at the department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen.

Current research

Studies employment relations and political economy using an institutionalist, cross-national comparative perspective. Is currently doing a three year post.doc project on employer organisation in Sweden and Denmark. The project began June 2015 and is funded by the Danish Council for Independent Research, Social Sciences.  

Selected publications

Ibsen, C. L. (2016). The role of mediation institutions in Sweden and Denmark after centralized bargainingBritish Journal of Industrial Relations54(2), 285–310. DOI:10.1111/bjir.12142

Tapia, M., Ibsen, C. L., & Kochan, T. A. (2015). Mapping the frontier of theory in industrial relations: the contested role of worker representation. Socio-Economic Review13(1), 157-184. 10.1093/ser/mwu036

Ibsen, C. L. (2014). Three approaches to coordinated bargaining: A case for power-based explanations. European Journal of Industrial Relations21(1), 39-56.10.1177/0959680114527032

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