Marian Vidal-Fernandez is a labour economist who uses applied micro-econometrics to study how policy-relevant issues in labor, education, and health affect Human Capital with special attention to disadvantaged children.…5/the-birth-order-effect

So far, Marian has studied whether setting minimum academic requirements to enroll into athletic activities or obtaining a driving´s license improve high school graduation rates, the increasing relevance of grandmothers as childcare givers and the dynamic and heterogeneous impacts of experiencing the death of a sibling.

Marian´s recent research focuses on the birth order effect and together with an epideomologist collegue she is also looking at the relevance of early-life circumstances for later health outcomes.

Dr Marian Vidal-Fernandez
Research Fellow in Human Capital

B.A. and Msc in Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
PhD in Economics, Boston University

University Affiliation
University of Sydney
Primary Organisation
School of Economics