Damian Clarke is an Associate Professor of Economics at The University of Santiago of Chile. He is also a Research Associate at The Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford and at the Research Centre on Micro-Social Change, Essex.

Damian's research is centred around maternal and child health, and family fertility decisions. In particular he studies the impact of public programs on maternal mortality and morbidity, early life health outcomes for children, and the determinants of parental investment in children. He is also interested in applied microeconometrics, and is an author of a number of open-source software routines for microeconometric methods.

Damian received his DPhil in Economics at the University of Oxford in 2016, and an MSc in Economics for Development at Oxford in 2012. He has provided policy inputs or background papers for a number of international organisations including the World Bank, UNESCO, UNU-WIDER, CAF Development Bank, and the Chilean Ministry of Education.

Damian Clarke joined IZA as an IZA Research Fellow in may 2018.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 11890
Damian Clarke, Hanna Mühlrad
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11878
forthcoming in: Journal of the European Economic Association (revised paper: here)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11847
Damian Clarke, Gustavo Cortés Méndez, Diego Vergara Sepúlveda
Revise & resubmit: Journal of Population Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11742
forthcoming in: Review of Economics and Statistics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11590
submitted. Revised version: https://www.medrxiv.org/content/medrxiv/early/2019/06/28/19000570.full.pdf
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10405
very substantially revised and published as the REStat and JEEA papers listed above
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10072
revised version accepted for publication in: Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2019, 34, 707-723. Open access: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jae.2711