Working Papers / Work in Progress

Negative Effects of Long Parental Leave on Maternal Health: Evidence from a Substantial Policy Change in Austria. R&R at Journal of Health Economics.


Economic vs. Epidemiological Approaches to Measuring the Human Capital Impacts of Infectious Disease Elimination (first author) joint with Hannes Schwandt, Alex Becker, and Masahiko Haraguchi. NBER Working paper. Submitted.


Ethnic Clustering in Schools and Early Career Outcomes (first author) joint with Annatina Aerne, Simone Balestra, Beatrix Eugster, and Roland Hodler. CEPR Discussion paper. Submitted.

   Non-technical summary: University of St. Gallen Opinion Blog, VoxEU Column


Publications (refereed)

Chuard, C. & Chuard-Keller, P. (2021)Baby Bonus in Switzerland: Effects on Newborn Health, Birth-Scheduling, and Fertility. Health Economics, 30(9), 2092 – 2123. https://doi.org/10.1002/hec.4366


Chuard, C. (2020). Womb at Work: The Missing Impact of Maternal Employment on Newborn Health. Journal of Health Economics, 73, 102342.

   Media coverage: Deutsche Hebammen Zeitschrift




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