Health economics, health policy, public finance, labor economics


A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 2008, Erin Strumpf is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University. She is also a founding member of McGill’s Public Policy and Population Health Observatory (3po), a researcher in residence with the cancer unit at Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS). She is also affiliated with McGill’s Institute of Health and Social Policy, Family Medicine Department, Centre on Population Dynamics, as well as the University of Montreal’s Institut de recherche en santé publique (IRSPUM). She is a William Dawson Scholar at McGill University and previously held Chercheur-boursiers (Junior 1 and 2) from the Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Santé.

Holding a Ph.D. in Health Policy and Economics from Harvard University, her research focuses on evaluating the impacts of health and social policies on the health and wellbeing of individuals and populations, as well as on the performance of the health care system.

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CIRANO Publications by Erin C. Strumpf

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Mesurer l’accès et la qualité des soins de première ligne au Québec : Réflexions issues de recherches sur la prise en charge des patients

Erin C. Strumpf, Laurie J. Goldsmith, Caroline E. King, Ruth Lavergne, Rita McCracken, Kimberlyn M. McGrail, Leora Simon and 2 other authors

Social Policies and Health

Measuring Access to and Quality of Primary Care in Quebec: Insights from Research on Patient Enrolment Policies

Erin C. Strumpf, Laurie J. Goldsmith, Caroline E. King, Ruth Lavergne, Rita McCracken, Kimberlyn M. McGrail, Leora Simon and 2 other authors

Social Policies and Health

Évolution de la part des dépenses en santé publique dans le budget du ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux entre 2004 et 2019

Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Alexandre Prud'homme, Pierre-Jacques Deblois, Jean-François Labadie and Erin C. Strumpf

Evaluation Of Projects, Programs and Public Policies, Economic and Fiscal Policy and Health

La santé au cœur de la relance économique du Québec

Marianne Araj, Jolianne Bolduc, Clara Bolster-Foucault, Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Mélanie Bourassa Forcier, Francesca Brundisini, Siramane Coulibaly, Carl-Ardy Dubois, Raquel Fonseca, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Bernard Fortin, Raphaël Godefroy, Kossi Thomas Golo, Maude Laberge, Guy Lacroix, Claude Montmarquette, Thomas G. Poder, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, Camille Savard, Erin C. Strumpf, Olivia Toussaint-Martin, Eric Tchouaket Nguemeleu, Maripier Isabelle and 18 other authors

Covid-19 and Health

Comparing the Education Gradient in Chronic Disease Incidence Among the Elderly in Six OECD Countries

Aurélie Côté-Sergent, Raquel Fonseca and Erin C. Strumpf

Education and Health

External Publications

IDEAS/RePEc Publications

Allin, Sara & Martin, Elisabeth & Rudoler, David & Church Carson, Michael & Grudniewicz, Agnes & Jopling, Sydney & Strumpf, Erin (2021) - Comparing public policies impacting prescribing and medication management in primary care in two Canadian provinces

Sahar Saeed & Erica E. M. Moodie & Erin C. Strumpf & Marina B. Klein (2019) - Evaluating the impact of health policies: using a difference-in-differences approach

Gusmano, Michael K. & Strumpf, Erin & Fiset-Laniel, Julie & Weisz, Daniel & Rodwin, Victor G. (2019) - Comparative analysis of health system performance in Montreal and New York: the importance of context for interpreting indicators

Sahar Saeed & Erica E. M. Moodie & Erin C. Strumpf & Marina B. Klein (2018) - Segmented generalized mixed effect models to evaluate health outcomes

Labrecque, Jeremy A. & Kaufman, Jay S. & Balzer, Laura B. & Maclehose, Richard F. & Strumpf, Erin C. & Matijasevich, Alicia & Santos, Iná S. & Schmidt, Kelen H. & Barros, Aluísio J.D. (2018) - Effect of a conditional cash transfer program on length-for-age and weight-for-age in Brazilian infants at 24 months using doubly-robust, targeted estimation

Alissa Koski & Erin C Strumpf & Jay S Kaufman & John Frank & Jody Heymann & Arijit Nandi (2018) - The impact of eliminating primary school tuition fees on child marriage in sub-Saharan Africa: A quasi-experimental evaluation of policy changes in 8 countries

Diop, Mamadou & Fiset-Laniel, Julie & Provost, Sylvie & Tousignant, Pierre & Borgès Da Silva, Roxane & Ouimet, Marie-Jo & Latimer, Eric & Strumpf, Erin (2017) - Does enrollment in multidisciplinary team-based primary care practice improve adherence to guideline-recommended processes of care? Quebec’s Family Medicine Groups, 2002–2010

Strumpf, Erin C. & Charters, Thomas J. & Harper, Sam & Nandi, Arijit (2017) - Did the Great Recession affect mortality rates in the metropolitan United States? Effects on mortality by age, gender and cause of death

Strumpf, Erin & Ammi, Mehdi & Diop, Mamadou & Fiset-Laniel, Julie & Tousignant, Pierre (2017) - The impact of team-based primary care on health care services utilization and costs: Quebec’s family medicine groups

Charters, Thomas J. & Harper, Sam & Strumpf, Erin C. & Subramanian, S.V. & Arcaya, Mariana & Nandi, Arijit (2016) - The effect of metropolitan-area mortgage delinquency on health behaviors, access to health services, and self-rated health in the United States, 2003–2010

CIRANO Projects

Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on perceived access to care and use of preventive services among equity populations

Mehdi Ammi, Erin C. Strumpf


Breast cancer pre-diagnosis used across Canadian provinces

Erin C. Strumpf


Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on public health expenditure on health promotion and disease prevention: short-term analysis and long-term forecast

Mehdi Ammi, Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Erin C. Strumpf, Emmanuelle Arpin, Alexandre Prud'homme


Homelessness in Quebec from an economic perspective

Eric Latimer, Erin C. Strumpf, Dimitra Panagiotoglou, Soukaina Ouizzane


Health at the heart of Quebec's economic recovery

La santé au cœur de la relance économique du Québec - Publié le September 3, 2020

Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Claude Montmarquette, Erin C. Strumpf, Mélanie Bourassa Forcier, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, Maude Laberge, Carl-Ardy Dubois, Thomas G. Poder, Bernard Fortin, Guy Lacroix, Raquel Fonseca, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Suzanne Bisaillon, Raphaël Godefroy


Use and costs of services during the last year of life of the Quebec population based on medico-administrative data

Delphine Bosson-Rieutort, Erin C. Strumpf, Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Nicolas Sirven, Aude Motulsky