Carlos Riumallo Herl wins University Research Prize

Assistant Professor Dr Carlos Riumallo Herl has won the University Research Prize. He will receive the Prize during the festive ceremony of the Opening of the Academic Year 2019-2020, on Monday 2 September 2019.

The jury is impressed by the fact that Dr Riumallo Herl has obtained not one but two prestigious research grants. In 2018, he obtained a LEaDing Fellowship (COFUND) and earlier this year Carlos was awarded the EU Horizon2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship for his proposal ‘Disability, Labour, and Health’. The jury praises the great societal relevance and societal impact of his research, both in the Netherlands and beyond. Furthermore, the jury is impressed with his large network consisting of both academic and non-academic stakeholders, thereby increasing the impact of his research inside and outside academia.

About Carlos Riumallo Herl

Since September 2017 Carlos Riumallo-Herl is working in the Applied Economics Department of Erasmus School of Economics. He is affiliated with the Erasmus Initiative Smarter Choices for Better Health, which is a collaboration between Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management and Erasmus MC. Carlos obtained his PhD in Global Health and Population Economics from Harvard University, USA, in May 2017. He graduated his Masters at London School of Economics (UK) and Ecole des Mines Saint-Etienne (FR). Carlos’ research interests are on health economics and economics of aging, and more specifically the role of health and social policies in healthy aging, financial risk protection, and long-term impact of health interventions on economic outcomes in developing countries.

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