Daniel I. Rees

Research Fellow

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Daniel I. Rees is a professor in the Department of Economics at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and a coeditor of the American Journal of Health Economics. He received his B.A. from Oberlin College in 1986, his M.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1988, and his Ph.D. from the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 1992. He was a professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Colorado Denver from 1993-2021 and Editor-in-Chief of the Economics of Education Review from 2014-2019.

Professor Rees is interested in a wide range of topics including the determinants of risky adolescent behavior and the effects of prenatal stress on child health. He is currently studying the mortality transition at the turn of the 20th century, the relationship between hospital desegregation and the Black-White infant mortality gap, and the long-term effects of smoking on health.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2011.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15625
Elizaveta Pronkina, Daniel I. Rees
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14975
published in: American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, 2022, 112, 188-192.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14890
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2023, 91, 102774.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14292
published in: Journal of Economic Literature, 2023, 61 (1), 86-143.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13442
Hani Mansour, Daniel I. Rees, James Reeves
forthcoming in: Journal of Human Resources, 2023