Anna Ilsøe

Associate Professor at the Employment Relations Research Centre, University of Copenhagen


Anna Ilsøe is Associate Professor at the Employment Relations Research Centre (FAOS), Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen. She researches the digitalization of work and labour markets from the perspective of segmentation, industrial relations and institutional theory. In recent years, she has developed considerable expertise in the field of digital labour platforms using a variation of research methods from interview to survey, register and digital data. She is the author or co-author of several articles (along with book chapter contributions) exploring labour market dynamics and collective bargaining in the digital age. Together with Trine Larsen she is currently PI on the VELUX-financed research project, ‘The Digital Economy at Work’ (2020-2024), which focuses on Denmark, and lead on the comparative research project ‘Non-standard work in the Nordics’ funded by Nordic Council of Ministers and coordinated by Fafo (2018-2021). She is President of The Danish Sociological Association (since 2015) and member of the Council of Sharing Economy appointed by the Danish government (since 2019).