Andres J. Vargas

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Department of Economics

Purdue University  

Krannert 401  

403 W State St, West Lafayette, IN 47907



My main fields of expertise are labor and health economics, with research interests in the areas of health, immigration, and time use. In these areas, I address two broad questions from a time use perspective: the economic impact of immigrants and the assimilation of immigrants to the US. My approach has been mainly micro-econometric, usually focusing on the identification and estimation of causal effects through the use of household survey data