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 Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13524
Damian Clarke, Kathya Tapia Schythe
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13134
Damian Clarke, Viviana Salinas
Revised and Resubmitted to Demography
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12845
Damian Clarke, Joseph P. Romano, Michael Wolf
forthcoming in: Stata Journal
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12490
revised version available from authors.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11890
Damian Clarke, Hanna Mühlrad
R&R Journal of Health Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11878
Journal of the European Economic Association, jvz058, 25 December 2019 (https://doi.org/10.1093/jeea/jvz058)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11847
Damian Clarke, Gustavo Cortés Méndez, Diego Vergara Sepúlveda
Journal of Population Economics, 2020, 33(3): 883-956
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11742
Review of Economics and Statistics, 2019, 101 (5), 853 - 864
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11590
R&R Journal of Political Economy. Under revision. Last 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 'Twin Birth and Maternal Condition' in: Review of Economics & Statistics, published online November 02, 2018 - and revised and resubmitted as 'The Twin Instrument: Fertility and Human Capital Investment' in: Journal of the European Economic Association
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