Veronica Toffolutti

Research Areas: Health and Well-Being, Quantitative Methods.

In August 2015, Veronica Toffolutti became a postdoctoral researcher working on an ESRC-funded project with Professor David Stuckler. Her current work focuses primarily on evaluating the health effects of social welfare programmes using natural experiment methodologies.


She has worked at the University of East Anglia, examining the impact of macroeconomic conditions on health and mortality, and completed her Ph.D. in Economics and Management at the University of Padua (Italy).

Assessing the short term health impact of the Great Recession in the European Union: a cross-country panel analysis (with M. Suhrcke), Preventive Medicine, 2014, Volume 64, Pages 54–62. (doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.03.028)

Impact of economic crisis on alcohol consumption and alcohol-related health problems: a realist systematic review (with M.C.M. de Goeij, M. Suhrcke, D. van de Mheen, T. M. Schoenmakers, A. E. Kunst), Social Science and Medicine, 2015, Volume 131, Pages 131-146 (doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.02.025).