Skip to main content

About Sebastian Linnemayr

Sebastian Linnemayr is an Economist at RAND and Associate Director of RAPID (Research and Policy in International Development). Before that, he held a position as postdoctoral research fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health. His dissertation evaluated a large-scale, randomized nutrition intervention as part of a World Bank project and investigated the impact of HIV on consumption behavior in South Africa. His current research focuses on using insights from (behavioral) economics to improve the care for people living with HIV, and on the intersection of economics and health more generally. Linnemayr joined RAND in August 2009.


Present Economist, RAND Corporation

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

Development Economics, Health Economics, Economics of HIV/AIDS, and Population Economics

Enter a valid date range.

Enter a valid date range.

Contact Information

RAND Corporation
1776 Main St.
Santa Monica, CA 90401


Fertility and Child Health (2)

HIV Research (10)

Nutrition Research (4)