Damian Clarke is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics of The University 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. 16630
Damian Clarke, Nicolás Paris Torres, Benjamin Villena-Roldan
IZA Discussion Paper No. 16395
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15859
Damian Clarke, Pilar Larroulet, Daniel Pailañir, Daniela Quintana
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15639
published in: K.F. Zimmermann (ed.), Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics, Springer Nature, 2023
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15609
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15593
Damian Clarke, Nicolás Lillo Bustos, Kathya Tapia-­Schythe
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14958
Sonia R. Bhalotra, Emilia Brito, Damian Clarke, Pilar Larroulet, Francisco J. Pino
forthcoming in: Review of Economics and Statistics