Martina Bjorkman-Nyqvist

Martina Björkman Nyqvist is an Associate Professor of Economics at Stockholm School of Economics. Her work focuses on health and education in developing countries. In particular, she studies the provision and impact of public services to the poor in sub-Saharan Africa.

Content by Martina Bjorkman-Nyqvist
  • Project

    Community health care and COVID-19 pandemic: Experimental evidence

    The limited capacity of the health systems in many low-income countries, especially in rural areas, suggests that the rapid spreading of the COVID-19 virus could have huge consequences in those areas. On top of the direct impact of the virus, a growing concern is that the shift in attention and resources towards the COVID-19 pandemic might crowd-out other essential...

    16 Jul 2020 | Martina Bjorkman-Nyqvist, Jakob Svensson, Andrea Guariso