Health economics, health policy, public finance, labor economics


A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 2008, Erin Strumpf is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University. She is also a founding member of McGill’s Public Policy and Population Health Observatory (3po), a researcher in residence with the cancer unit at Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS). She is also affiliated with McGill’s Institute of Health and Social Policy, Family Medicine Department, Centre on Population Dynamics, as well as the University of Montreal’s Institut de recherche en santé publique (IRSPUM). She is a William Dawson Scholar at McGill University and previously held Chercheur-boursiers (Junior 1 and 2) from the Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Santé.

Holding a Ph.D. in Health Policy and Economics from Harvard University, her research focuses on evaluating the impacts of health and social policies on the health and wellbeing of individuals and populations, as well as on the performance of the health care system.

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CIRANO Publications by Erin C. Strumpf

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La santé au cœur de la relance économique du Québec

Marianne Araj, Jolianne Bolduc, Clara Bolster-Foucault, Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Mélanie Bourassa Forcier, Francesca Brundisini, Siramane Coulibaly, Carl-Ardy Dubois, Raquel Fonseca, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Bernard Fortin, Raphaël Godefroy, Kossi Thomas Golo, Maripier Isabelle, Maude Laberge, Guy Lacroix, Claude Montmarquette, Thomas G. Poder, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, Camille Savard, Erin C. Strumpf, Olivia Toussaint-Martin, Eric Tchouaket Nguemeleu and 18 other authors

Covid-19 and Health

Comparing the Education Gradient in Chronic Disease Incidence Among the Elderly in Six OECD Countries

Aurélie Côté-Sergent, Raquel Fonseca and Erin C. Strumpf

Demography, Education and Health

Analyse d’une politique de santé visant l’amélioration de l’accès à un médecin de famille - Les guichets d’accès pour la clientèle orpheline au Québec

Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Julie Fiset-Laniel, Archan Hazra and Erin C. Strumpf

Behavioral Finance, Social Policies and Health


Jim Engle-Warnick, Sonia Laszlo, Natalia Mishagina and Erin C. Strumpf



Jim Engle-Warnick, Sonia Laszlo, Natalia Mishagina and Erin C. Strumpf

External Publications

IDEAS/RePEc Publications

Sahar Saeed & Erica E. M. Moodie & Erin C. Strumpf & Marina B. Klein (2019) - Evaluating the impact of health policies: using a difference-in-differences approach

Gusmano, Michael K. & Strumpf, Erin & Fiset-Laniel, Julie & Weisz, Daniel & Rodwin, Victor G. (2019) - Comparative analysis of health system performance in Montreal and New York: the importance of context for interpreting indicators

Alissa Koski & Erin C Strumpf & Jay S Kaufman & John Frank & Jody Heymann & Arijit Nandi (2018) - The impact of eliminating primary school tuition fees on child marriage in sub-Saharan Africa: A quasi-experimental evaluation of policy changes in 8 countries

Sahar Saeed & Erica E. M. Moodie & Erin C. Strumpf & Marina B. Klein (2018) - Segmented generalized mixed effect models to evaluate health outcomes

Labrecque, Jeremy A. & Kaufman, Jay S. & Balzer, Laura B. & Maclehose, Richard F. & Strumpf, Erin C. & Matijasevich, Alicia & Santos, Iná S. & Schmidt, Kelen H. & Barros, Aluísio J.D. (2018) - Effect of a conditional cash transfer program on length-for-age and weight-for-age in Brazilian infants at 24 months using doubly-robust, targeted estimation

Diop, Mamadou & Fiset-Laniel, Julie & Provost, Sylvie & Tousignant, Pierre & Borgès Da Silva, Roxane & Ouimet, Marie-Jo & Latimer, Eric & Strumpf, Erin (2017) - Does enrollment in multidisciplinary team-based primary care practice improve adherence to guideline-recommended processes of care? Quebec’s Family Medicine Groups, 2002–2010

Strumpf, Erin C. & Charters, Thomas J. & Harper, Sam & Nandi, Arijit (2017) - Did the Great Recession affect mortality rates in the metropolitan United States? Effects on mortality by age, gender and cause of death

Strumpf, Erin & Ammi, Mehdi & Diop, Mamadou & Fiset-Laniel, Julie & Tousignant, Pierre (2017) - The impact of team-based primary care on health care services utilization and costs: Quebec’s family medicine groups

Arijit Nandi & Mohammad Hajizadeh & Sam Harper & Alissa Koski & Erin C Strumpf & Jody Heymann (2016) - Increased Duration of Paid Maternity Leave Lowers Infant Mortality in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Quasi-Experimental Study

Charters, Thomas J. & Harper, Sam & Strumpf, Erin C. & Subramanian, S.V. & Arcaya, Mariana & Nandi, Arijit (2016) - The effect of metropolitan-area mortgage delinquency on health behaviors, access to health services, and self-rated health in the United States, 2003–2010

CIRANO Projects

Health at the heart of Quebec's economic recovery

La santé au cœur de la relance économique du Québec - Publié le September 3, 2020

Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Claude Montmarquette, Erin C. Strumpf, Mélanie Bourassa Forcier, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, Maude Laberge, Carl-Ardy Dubois, Thomas G. Poder, Bernard Fortin, Guy Lacroix, Raquel Fonseca, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Suzanne Bisaillon, Raphaël Godefroy, Maripier Isabelle


Use and costs of services during the last year of life of the Quebec population based on medico-administrative data

Delphine Bosson-Rieutort, Erin C. Strumpf, Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Nicolas Sirven, Aude Motulsky