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Elham Adibnia


Health Economist

Dr. Elham Adibnia received her PhD in Economics, from the Department of Economics, University of Calgary in 2021. She specializes in environmental economics, health economics, spatial econometrics, and applied microeconomics. She won the 2018 Network of Alberta Health Economics (NOAHE) graduate internship award. In her PhD dissertation, she used a large-scale dataset and a quasi-experimental setting to investigate the causal effect of Ontario coal phase-out on pollution, infant and adult health, local migration, labor supply, and environmental justice. She linked the postal code of Canadians residing in Ontario to the location of coal power plants using ArcGIS in her research. She also has expertise in applying Input-output models for economic evaluations.