University of California, Riverside


Robert Kaestner

Robert KaestnerContact Information

4120 Sproul Hall
Phone: (951) 827-1575
Fax: (951) 827-5685

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Dr. Kaestner’s areas of research interest are the economic and social determinants of health, health demography, and health, labor and social policy evaluation. He has published over 100 articles in academic journals. Recent studies have been awarded Article of the Year by Academy Health in 2011 and the 2012 Frank R. Breul Memorial Prize for the best publication in Social Services Review.

Dr. Kaestner is Co-Editor/Managing Editor of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Associate Editor of Journal of Health Economics, Associate Editor of American Journal of Health Economics, Associate Editor of the Review of Economics of the Household, and on the Editorial Board of Demography.


  • Ph.D. City University of New York

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Department of Economics
4128 Sproul Hall

Tel: (951) 827-3266
Fax: (951) 827-5685