Parallel session

Parallel 4.3 | Room 3: Thursday, 6 October 2022, 11:00-12:30 (UTC-5)

The papers in this session discuss health inequalities in various developing countries. They investigate how different factors and public policies impact health of children. 


11:00-12:30 (UTC-5)

Javier Romero | Chair and presenter

Commodity price shocks and child mortality: Evidence from anti-coca policies in Peru 
(co-author: Jose Martinez Carrasco)

Javier Romero is affiliated with the Lima School of Economics at the Universidad de Piura. His research uses experimental and quasi-experimental methods to guide policy making around development economics. Javier holds a PhD and MA in economics from Duke University and a BA and Lincenciatura in economics from Universidad de Piura.

Urangoo Bulgamaa | Presenter

Effects of socio-economic inequalities in access to basic drinking water on child mortality: Evidence from low-and-middle income countries (2000-2017)

Urangoo Bulgamaa is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at the Corvinus University of Budapest, interested in multi and inter-disciplinary research from the political economy of populism to the intersection of health and water with an emphasis on socio-economic inequalities. She holds a master's degree in economics from the CUB. Her experience spans across different cultures, industries, and roles in both developing and developed countries.

Di Yang | Presenter

Social health insurance consolidation and urban-rural inequality in utilization and financial risk protection in China
(co-authors: Yubraj Acharya and Xiaoting Liu)

Di Yang is a perspective health economist, a PhD candidate in Health Policy and Administration at Penn State University. His research focus is health inequality and global health, particularly in low-and-middle-income countries. He is currently on the job market, and searching for job opportunities in academia or international organizations.