Prof Philip Clarke considers the challenge of reproducibility in the discipline of health economics, discussing several initiatives that can support high quality research and better decision-making.
An introduction to the work of Edgar Sydenstricker, a forgotten health economist who researched the 1918-20 influenza pandemic, the Great Depression, and inequalities in the impact of diseases such as pellagra.
Our authors provide regular round-ups of the latest peer-reviewed journals. We cover all issues of major health economics journals as well as other notable releases. Visit our journal round-up log to see past editions organised by publication title. If you’d… Read More »Journal round-up: Health Economics 31(7)
The pros and cons of setting the value of a cost-effectiveness threshold according to the marginal productivity of the healthcare service and the importance of deliberative decision-making.
The 3rd annual MEED Research Forum took place on Friday, September 24th over Zoom. The organising committee decided that it was high-time for the health economics cabal to start discussing their contribution to the COVID-19 pandemic with respect to diagnostics.… Read More »Meeting round-up: MEED Forum 2021
The Right Price: A Value-Based Prescription for Drug Costs Paperback, 272 pages, ISBN: 9780197512876, published 12 October 2021 You can support the blog by buying books through one of our affiliate links. If you’re in the UK, visit our shop on… Read More »Review: The Right Price (Peter Neumann et al)
The news was recently shared that the University of Sheffield will no longer run its MSc Economics & Health Economics course. If there was ever a time that this course is important, it is now. Please sign the petition below… Read More »Save Sheffield’s MSc Economics & Health Economics!
Today marks World Tuberculosis (TB) Day – a celebration of the anniversary of Robert Koch’s announcement that he had discovered the Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) bacteria, which causes the disease. Today, 139 years after this announcement and in the context of… Read More »World TB Day 2021: the latest economics research
Every Monday our authors provide a round-up of the latest peer-reviewed journal publications. We cover all issues of major health economics journals as well as some other notable releases. If you’d like to write one of our weekly journal round-ups,… Read More »Chris Sampson’s journal round-up for 18th January 2021
Every Monday our authors provide a round-up of the latest peer-reviewed journal publications. We cover all issues of major health economics journals as well as some other notable releases. If you’d like to write one of our weekly journal round-ups,… Read More »Chris Sampson’s journal round-up for 7th December 2020