Timothy Halliday

Professor of Economics

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, Hawaii

halliday [at] hawaii [dot] edu


Tim Halliday is an empirical microeconomist who works at the intersection of health and labor economics. Professor Halliday served as the Chair of the Department of Economics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa from 2016 to 2020. He is also a research fellow at UHERO in Honolulu and the IZA in Bonn. He was a visiting professor at the Center for Labor Economics at UC Berkeley in 2012. His research primarily focuses on inequality, health insurance, and migration both in developed and developing countries. He earned his PhD in economics from Princeton.

Selected Publications

Intergenerational Mobility in Self-Reported Health Status in the US

  • Journal of Public Economics, 2021

  • Co-authors: Bhash Mazumder and Ashley Wong

The Mortality Effects of Reduced Medicaid Coverage Among International Migrants in Hawaii: 2012-2018

  • American Journal of Public Health, 2020

  • Co-authors: Teresa Molina, Tetine Sentell, Randy Akee, Alvin Onaka, and Brian Horiuchi

Vog: Using Volcanic Eruptions to Estimate the Health Costs of Particulates

  • The Economic Journal, 2019

  • Co-authors: John Lynham and Aureo de Paula

Intra-household Labor Supply, Migration, and Subsistence Constraints in a Risky Environment: Evidence from Rural El Salvador

  • European Economic Review, 2012

  • Sole authored

Testing for State Dependence with Time-variant Transition Probabilities

  • Econometric Reviews, 2007

  • Sole authored

Migration, Risk and Liquidity Constraints in El Salvador

  • Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2006

  • Sole authored


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