Mabel Andalón
Research Fellow

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Andalón Mabel Andalón received her PhD in Policy Analysis and Management from Cornell University in 2010. She was appointed as a Research Fellow in the Economics Department at the University of Melbourne in October 2009. She is also a member of the Asian Economic Centre at the University of Melbourne. Mabel has worked as a consultant for the World Bank and the United Nations Development Programme.

Her research interests lie at the intersection of health, development and labor economics. She is currently looking at the effects of unhealthy behaviors on labor outcomes, the impact of internal migration on health indicators of those left behind, and the effect of education policies on child labour and adult labour outcomes in developing countries.

She joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in April 2009 and became a Research Fellow in January 2013.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10765  Mabel Andalón
John Gibson
The 'Soda Tax' is Unlikely to Make Mexicans Lighter: New Evidence on Biases in Elasticities of Demand for Soda
7900  Mabel Andalón
Jenny Williams
Michael Grossman
Empowering Women: The Effect of Schooling on Young Women's Knowledge and Use of Contraception
5483  Mabel Andalón
Gary S. Fields
A Labor Market Approach to the Crisis of Health Care Professionals in Africa
(published in: Agnes Soucat and Richard Sheffler (eds.): The Labor Market for Health Workers in Africa: A New Look at the Crisis, The World Bank, 2013, 33-48)
3390  Mabel Andalón
Carmen Pagés
Minimum Wages in Kenya
(published in: Ravi Kanbur and Jan Svejnar (eds.): Labour Markets and Economic Development, Routledge, 2009)