Héctor Pifarré i Arolas

Credentials: Assistant Professor

Email: hparolas@lafollette.wisc.edu

4432 Sewell Social Sciences Building
1180 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1211

Portrait of Héctor Pifarré i Arolas, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs


Héctor Pifarré i Arolas is an Assistant Professor of Public Affairs. An applied population economist, his research focuses on two main areas:

  1. The connection between fertility and labor market outcomes
  2. Health and mortality inequality

He has also worked on evaluating the direct and indirect impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on health outcomes and healthcare access. He currently serves as associate editor of the European Journal of Ageing.

Curriculum vitae (pdf)Pronouns: he/him

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  • PhD, Toulouse School of Economics, Economics
  • MSc, Toulouse School of Economics, Economic Theory and Econometrics
  • BA, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Economics


PA 281 Discovering What Works in Health Policy

PA 888 Comparative and National Social Policy

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