Derksen, Laura

Assistant Professor (Health Economics)Management

Contact Information

Phone: 
905-569-4418
Room: 
KN 230
Mailing Address: 
Kaneff Centre, 3359 Mississauga Rd.
City: 
Mississauga
Province: 
ON
Postal Code: 
L5L 1C6
Laura Derksen

Laura Derksen is a health economist in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto-Mississauga. She is an applied microeconomist with research interests in global health and development. Laura's research investigates the link between the diffusion of information, social interactions, and health seeking behavior. She tests theoretical models of behaviour by conducting randomized field experiments, and analyzing both qualitative and quantitative data from administrative health records and individual interviews