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cnoelke@brandeis.edu  •  Heller-Brown Building  • 353  •  781 736 8748


Social Stratification/Inequality, Social Policy, Population Health, Quantitative Methods

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Clemens Noelke is a scientist at the Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy (ICYFP) at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Mannheim in Germany. Before joining the ICYFP, he was David E. Bell Postdoctoral Fellow and research associate at the Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
His dissertation examined the impact of institutional reforms on youth unemployment. More recently, he has studied the impact of economic downturns and job loss on cardiovascular disease and mortality, and the impact of climate change on well-being. His research has appeared in the American Journal of Epidemiology, American Journal of Public Health, European Sociological Review, Social Science and Medicine, and Environmental Research.
Clemens joined ICYFP as an expert in the analysis of large datasets and causal inference. At ICYFP, he is currently leading the development of the DDK Research Database, and he is studying the causal effect of urban environments, economic downturns and climate change on inequities in birth outcomes.

Please visit his personal webpage for further information, including links to recent publications: https://sites.google.com/site/clemensnoelke/.



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