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Research interests

Stefan Pichler’s research is in the field of applied health and labor economics. In particular, he analyzes the interaction of social security systems with labor markets and population health. Another focus of his work are the economic consequences of diseases.


Measuring Inequality Using Geospatial Data

Mental health effects of social distancing in Switzerland

Awareness and use of (emergency) sick leave: US employees’ unaddressed sick leave needs in a global pandemic

Positive Health Externalities of Mandating Paid Sick Leave

COVID-19 Emergency Sick Leave Has Helped Flatten The Curve In The United States

Labor Market Effects of US Sick Pay Mandates

The pros and cons of sick pay schemes: Testing for contagious presenteeism and noncontagious absenteeism behavior

A tradable employment quota

Climate Policy with Technology Transfers and Permit Trading

Demographic consequences of HIV

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