Catarina Goulão

Catarina Goulão

TSE Research Faculty

Researcher in Economics (INRAE & TSE)

Research interests

Food economics
Health economics
Industrial Organisation
Public Economics
Consumer behavior
Economics of obesity


Catarina Goulao is a Researcher at the Institut National de la Recherche pour l'Agriculture et l'Environnement (INRAE) in France within the Toulouse School of Economics since 2018. She is in charge of the "Public Economics" group, which brings together researchers working in this field and in particular on the following themes: taxation, social protection, health, education, public goods, externalities, environmental policies, regulation, public service, electoral competition, lobbying, etc. Her recent research interests include public health insurance, chronic non-transmissible diseases and dependency prevention, employment discrimination linked to obesity and other health conditions, interactions between public and private providers and the design of the soda tax. She has participated in a number of funded projects on the evaluation of public health policies, such as the impact of innovations in the agri-food sector on health and the environment. She is a member of the executive committee of the 1st Institut Hospitalo-Universitaire (IHU) HealthAge dedicated to ageing and dependency prevention, which has just been set up in Toulouse.


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