Dr Andrea Menclova - People - Economics and Finance - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Dr Andrea Menclova


Senior Lecturer Above the Bar


B.A. ( Charles University in Prague)
M.A. ( University of New Hampshire)
Ph.D. ( University of New Hampshire)


Business and Law Rm 427 (4th floor west)

Contact Details

Phone: +64 3 369 3739
Internal Phone: 93739
Email: andrea.menclova@canterbury.ac.nz
Homepage: http://www.econ.canterbury.ac.nz/personal_pages/andrea_menclova/

Postal Address:
Department of Economics and Finance
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Undergraduate Courses

ECON 230-W Microeconomic Theory with Calculus |ECON 335 Public Economics
ECON 338 Health Economics Overview

Graduate Courses

ECON 658 Health Economics

Research Interests

  • Health Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics

Current Projects

  • Economics of childbearing
  • Socio-economic determinants of health outcomes in New Zealand
  • Health and Safety legislation

Recent Publications

“Evaluating the effectiveness of school funding and targeting different measures of student disadvantage: Evidence from New Zealand” (with Jeremy Clark and Susmita Roy Das), Economic Record, doi: 10.1111/1475-4932.12354.

“Analysing the Extent and Effects of Occupational Regulation in New Zealand” (with Simon Greenwood), New Zealand Economic Papers, 2016, doi: 10.1080/00779954.2016.1247291.

“Comprehensive Clinical Assessment of Home-Based Older Persons within New Zealand: An Epidemiological Profile of a National Cross-Section” (with Philip Schluter et al.), Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2016, doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12525.

“Soaking Up the Sun: The Role of Sunshine in the Production of Infant Health” (with Jennifer Trudeau and Karen S. Conway), American Journal of Health Economics, 2016, 2:1, pp. 1-40.

“The Effects of Home Heating on Asthma: Evidence from New Zealand” (with Rachel Webb), New Zealand Economic Papers, 2015, doi: 10.1080/00779954.2015.1055509.

“The Effects of Unemployment Rate Fluctuations on Private Health Insurance Coverage in New Zealand” (with David Chamberlain), New Zealand Economic Papers, 2014, doi: 10.1080/00779954.2013.876699.

“Analysing Sentencing Starting Points for HSE Offences” (with Alan Woodfield and Stephen Hickson), Employment Law Bulletin, 2014, 1, pp. 1-7.

 “Predicting HSE Fines” (with Alan Woodfield and Stephen Hickson), New Zealand Law Journal, 2013, pp. 312-316.

 “HSE Sentencing: Changing Guidelines” (with Alan Woodfield and Stephen Hickson), New Zealand Law Journal, 2013, pp. 267-272.

“The Effects of Unemployment on Prenatal Care Use and Infant Health,” Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s10834-012-9339-7.

"An Empirical Analysis of Health and Safety in Employment Sentencing in New Zealand” (with Alan Woodfield), Asia Pacific Law and Economics Review, 2011, 1, pp. 5-34.

“The Effects of Weather on Crime,” (with James Horrocks), New Zealand Economic Papers, 2011, 45:3, pp. 231-254.

“The Incidence and Cost of New Onset Hyperlipidemia Claims among US Wait-Listed and Transplanted Renal Allograft Recipients,” (with Robert S. Woodward, Timothy F. Page, Mark A. Schnitzler, and Daniel C. Brennan), The Open Transplantation Journal, 2010, 4, pp. 5-13.

“Paternity Deferments and the Timing of Births: U.S. Natality during the Vietnam War,” Economic Inquiry, 2009, 47:2, pp. 351-365.

"What about Mom? The Forgotten Beneficiary of the Medicaid Expansions,” (with Karen S. Conway), Southern Economic Journal, 2008, 74:4, pp. 1070-1104.

“Maternal Health: Does Prenatal Care Make a Difference?,” (with Karen S. Conway), Health Economics, 2006, 15, pp. 461-488.

 “The Incidence and Costs of Sepsis and Pneumonia Before and After Renal Transplantation in the US,” (with Robert S. Woodward, Jean-Francois Ricci, and Daniel C. Brennan), American Journal of Transplantation, 2006, 6, pp. 129-139.

 “Renal Graft Survival and Calcineurin Inhibitor,” (with Robert S. Woodward, Mark A. Schnitzler, and Daniel C. Brennan), Transplantation, 2005, 80:5, pp. 629-633.