Juan Pantano

Associate Professor of Economics

Juan Pantano

McClelland Hall 401PP
1130 East Helen Street 
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108 

Areas of Expertise

  • Empirical microeconomics
  • Labor economics
  • Health economics


PhD in Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2008

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Juan Pantano's research features a variety of strategies to answer empirical questions in applied microeconomics, with particular focus on labor economics and health economics. His current research focuses on understanding how parents invest in their children and how patients and their doctors make medical treatment choices.


  • ECON 532, Health Economics
  • ECON 696I, Labor Economics II

Selected Publications

  • “Health Care Access, Costs and Treatment Dynamics: Evidence from In Vitro Fertilization” (with B. Hamilton, E. Jungheim and B. McManus), American Economic Review, 2018, Vol. 108,  No 12.
  • “Estimating Neighborhood Choice Models: Lessons from a Housing Assistance Experiment” (with S. Galiani and A. Murphy), American Economic Review, 2015, Vol. 105 No 11.

Recent Working Papers

  • “The Demographic Consequences of Sex-Selection Technology” (with Q. Li.)
  • “Property Division upon Divorce and Household Decisions”, (with Y. Huang, H. Ye and J. Yi)