Cristina Blanco-Perez

University of Ottawa, Canada

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Current position

Part-time Professor, Department of Economics, University of Ottawa, Canada

Research interest

Health economics, personnel economics, labor economics

Past positions

2016–2017 Visiting Professor, Economics Department, University of Ottawa (Canada); 2015–2017 Coordinator of the Master in Health Management, University of the Balearic Islands; 2015–2016 Associate Professor (non-tenured), Business Economics Department, Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain)


PhD in Applied Economics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2013

Selected publications

  • “State dependence in self-assessed health in Spain.” Hacienda Pública Española/Review of Public Economics 20:3 (2012): 9–30 (with S. Ayllón).

  • “Polarization and health.” Review of Income and Wealth 56 (2010): 171–185 (with X. Ramos).

  • “Publication bias and editorial statement on negative findings.” Economic Journal (Forthcoming) (with A. Brodeur).

  • Rethinking the Relative Income Hypothesis. SOEPpapers No. 501, 2012.