Yevgeniy Goryakin

Health economist

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development


Yevgeniy Goryakin is a Health Economist/Policy Analyst at the Health Division of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, where he focuses on modelling health and economic impact of public health interventions promoting healthier diet and physical activity, as well as reducing harmful alcohol consumption. His other interests include econometric analysis of environmental and socioeconomic determinants of health and health behaviours, including the impact of macro-level factors such as technological change, urbanization, economic and social globalization. He has also done research on the socioeconomic inequalities in overweight/obesity, as well as on the impact of chronic health conditions associated with obesity on labour market outcomes. He has a PhD in Health Services and Policy Analysis from the University of California at Berkeley, as well as an MPhil in Development Studies from Cambridge University, UK.