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Daniel De Araujo Roland

PhD candidate

School of Economics, Keynes College, Room Lg.15



Thesis title

Essays on Economics of Education and Health Economics

Research synopsis

For more than four decades health and education levels have been known to be positively correlated. My research aims to understand the relationship between them, to separate correlation from causality and to evaluate how health and education affect each other in different stages in life, from childhood in primary schools to postgraduate adulthood.

Primary field of interest

Economics of Education and Health Economics

Secondary field of interest

Applied Microeconometrics, Labour Economics, Poverty and Inequality

Thesis supervisors

Dr Sylvain Barde and Dr William Collier


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Conference presentations

  • International Society for Equity in Health VI International Conference (Cartagena, Colombia) -  "Dengue Outbreaks and the Impact on School Proficiency"
  • II Oxbridge Conference on Brazilian Studies (Cambridge, England) - "Performance difference between public and private schools: Evidence from the Brazilian State of Sao Paulo"
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