We are pleased to host the second Essen Economics of Mental Health Workshop on the 24 & 25 of June 2019. The workshop is themed: “Mental Health over the Life-Course”. This workshop aims to gather (junior) researchers with an interest in applying… Read More »Essen Economics of Mental Health Workshop
Every Monday our authors provide a round-up of some of the most recently published peer reviewed articles from the field. We don’t cover everything, or even what’s most important – just a few papers that have interested the author. Visit… Read More »Brent Gibbons’s journal round-up for 9th April 2018
Once a month we discuss a particular research method that may be of interest to people working in health economics. We’ll consider widely used key methodologies, as well as more novel approaches. Our reviews are not designed to be comprehensive… Read More »Method of the month: Synthetic control
Health Econometrics Using Stata Partha Deb, Edward C. Norton, Willard G. Manning Paperback, 264 pages, ISBN: 978-1-59718-228-7, published 31 August 2017 Amazon / Google Books / Stata Press This book is the perfect guide to understanding the various econometric methods available… Read More »Review: Health Econometrics Using Stata (Partha Deb et al)
Every Monday our authors provide a round-up of some of the most recently published peer reviewed articles from the field. We don’t cover everything, or even what’s most important – just a few papers that have interested the author. Visit our Resources… Read More »Sam Watson’s journal round-up for 10th October 2016
In a previous post I asked whether the study by Claxton et al can or should inform the cost-effectiveness threshold used by NICE. The authors argued that, “it is the expected health effects … of the average displacement within the… Read More »Identifying the effect of expenditure on health outcomes: another small comment on Claxton et al
I stand accused. Not of a particularly heinous crime, but of something that has given me pause for thought recently. During a discussion about a piece of work involving patient outcomes, I was accused of ‘thinking like an economist’. Had… Read More »Do economists care about patients?