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Corey White is an applied microeconomist who studies questions related to health and the environment. He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics at Monash University and a research affiliate at the IZA institute of labor economics.

Dr. White is particularly interested in topics at the intersection of health and environmental economics. For example, he has recently published several papers concerning the health impacts of climate change and extreme temperature exposure. These papers have been featured in leading journals such as the Journal of Public Economics and the Journal of Health Economics. Dr. White has studied a range of other topics in health economics including access to health care and the economics of vaccination. Dr. White's interdisciplinary work has been featured in leading journals outside the field of economics, including a recent paper on the economics of vaccination published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, Essays on Externalities in Health and the Environment, University of California Santa Barbara

Award Date: 1 Jun 2017

External positions

Assistant Professor, California Polytechnic State University

1 Aug 201713 Jun 2021

Research area keywords

  • Health economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics

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