Dr Aurora Ortiz-Nunez

Research Fellow

Research Overview

Aurora is working as Research Fellow in Health Economics at the Division of Health Research.

She did her PhD in Economics at the Department of Economics at the University of Sheffield where she also worked as research and teaching assistant. She then joined the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York.

Her research interests concern applied econometrics, health economics, labour economics and economics of education.

The impact of free access to swimming pools on children's participation in swimming: A comparative regression discontinuity study
Higgerson, J., Halliday, E., Ortiz-Nunez, A., Barr, B. 14/05/2018 In: Journal of Public Health.
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Impact of free access to leisure facilities and community outreach on inequalities in physical activity: a quasi-experimental study
Higgerson, J., Halliday, E.C., Ortiz-Nunez, A., Brown, R., Barr, B. 12/02/2018 In: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 72, 3, p. 252-258. 7 p.
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Using local authority entrance charges to tackle inequalities in physical activity?: A qualitative study of leisure and public health perspectives
Halliday, E.C., Barr, B., Higgerson, J., Holt, V.L., Ortiz-Nunez, A., Ward, F. 11/09/2017 In: Journal of Public Health.
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Attitudes towards risk and socioeconomic factors related to educational loans
Ortiz-Nunez, A. 10/2014 In: Contemporary Economic Policy. 32, 4, p. 710-718. 9 p.
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Economic evaluation in short bowel syndrome (SBS): an algorithm to estimate utility scores for a patient reported SBS-specific quality of life scale (SBS-QoL)
Lloyd, A., Kerr, C., Breheny, K., Brazier, J., Ortiz-Nunez, A., Borg, E. 03/2014 In: Quality of Life Research. 23, 2, p. 449-458. 10 p.
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Business Ownership and Attitudes towards Risk
Brown, S., Dietrich, M., Ortiz-Nunez, A., Taylor, K. 2013 In: Applied Economics. 45, 13, p. 1731-1740. 10 p.
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Parental Risk Attituted and Children's Accademic Test Scores: Evidence from the U.S. panel Study of Income Dynamics
Brown, S., Ortiz-Nunez, A., Taylor, K. 02/2012 In: Scottish Journal of Political Economy. 59, 1, p. 47-70. 24 p.
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Self-employment and attitudes towards risk: timing and unobserved heterogeneity
Brown, S., Dietrich, M., Ortiz-Nunez, A., Taylor, K. 06/2011 In: Journal of Economic Psychology. 32, 3, p. 425-433. 9 p.
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What will I be when I grow up? An Analysis of Childhood Expectations and Career Outcomes.
Brown, S., Ortiz-Nunez, A., Taylor, K. 06/2011 In: Economics of Education Review. 30, 3, p. 493-506. 14 p.
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