Helena Szrek


  • hszrek@wharton.upenn.edu
  • +351 960065434


Helena Szrek received her Ph.D. from the Health Care Systems Department at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2005 and is now a Researcher at the Centre for Economics and Finance. She specializes in judgment and decision making with two different focuses, (i) analyzing the choice processes of consumers (especially health care consumers) and (ii) the link between health and entrepreneurship. She also has a strong interest in data collection methodologies.
Helena Szrek’s research has been published in internationally known journals across different disciplines including public health, psychology, economics, and entrepreneurship. Her research has been supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Portuguese Foundation of Science and Technology, Stanford University’s Center for Advancing Decision Making on Aging, University of Pennsylvania’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, and University of Pennsylvania’s Population Studies Center/Penn Aging Research Center/Boettner Center for Pension Research.