Heather Royer
Research Fellow

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too h Royer Heather Royers is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California in Santa Barbara.

Her research focuses primarily on health economics. Her current research focuses on trying to disentangle the causal effect of education on health and fertility. She also has recently become interested in how information and incentives may affect health behaviors such as eating healthy and exercising regularly. Her work has been supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation..

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2016.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10920  Stefanie Fischer
Heather Royer
Corey White
The Impacts of Reduced Access to Abortion and Family Planning Services: Evidence from Texas
10874  Mariana Carrera
Heather Royer
Mark Stehr
Justin Syndor
Can Financial Incentives Help People Trying to Establish New Habits? Experimental Evidence with New Gym Members
9288  Manuela Angelucci
Silvia Prina
Heather Royer
Anya Samek
When Incentives Backfire: Spillover Effects in Food Choice