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Pilar Garcia-Gomez is Professor of Applied Economics at the Erasmus School of Economics in the Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands) and Research Fellow of the Tinbergen Institute and the Erasmus Center for Health Economics Rotterdam.  

Her main research interests are in the intersection between health and labor economics. For example, current research focuses on i) the impact of policies and family events early in life on children and adolescents (mental) health and other outcomes later in life; ii) the impact of disability insurance policies on labor and health of the disabled and their families; iii) the effect of pollution and heat on health and health behaviors, iv) diversity in education; or v) gender inequalities in the labor market. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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