Dr Robert Sparrow

PhD Economics (VU Amsterdam, Tinbergen Institute)

Areas of expertise

  • Applied Economics 1402
  • Economic Development And Growth 140202
  • Health Economics 140208
  • Economics Of Education 140204
  • Labour Economics 140211

Research interests

  • Development economics
  • Social policy evaluation
  • Child labour and education
  • Health care financing
  • Poverty

Researcher's projects

  • 'Health Equity and Financial Protection in Asia', EU-FP7 collaborative project 223166 (2009-2013). Role: Coordinator Work Package 5 (Indonesia). Project coordination: Erasmus University Rotterdam.
  • 'Community Based Health Insurance in Ethiopia', NWO-Global Health Policy and Health Systems Research Programme grant W (2010-2015). Role: Reserach coordinator. Project coordination: Erasmus University Rotterdam.
  • 'Universal Health Coverage for the Informal sector: Evidence  from Indonesia’s National Social Health Insurance', Australia-Indonesia Centre research grant (2014-2015).


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