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Centre For Health Economics In London (CHIL)

We are a world-leading group of over 50 academics working on a diverse portfolio of health economics research. Our work ranges from developing innovative methods and empirical research to policy engagement and impact. We work across the globe in low, middle, and high income settings.

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Based in the Faculty of Public Health and Policy, the Centre For Health Economics In London (CHIL) acts as the central body for staff and students across the School who study or apply health economics.

Themes

Our research spans the field of health economics, including: Economic evaluation and priority setting, Evaluation of complex policy interventions, Health system financing and organization & Preferences and behaviour.

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We are a world-leading group of over 50 academics working on a diverse portfolio of health economics research, with work ranging from the development of innovative methods and empirical research, to policy engagement and impact.

Members have strong national and international partnerships and a wealth of experience in advising UK and other national governments, international agencies, and organisations.

Overview

Based in the Faculty of Public Health and Policy, the Centre For Health Economics In London (CHIL) acts as the central body for staff and students across the School who study or apply health economics.

The Centre’s vision is forward-looking and emphasises cutting edge methodological development,  rigorous empirical research, and working alongside policy and decision-makers to achieve policy impact.  We seek to improve collaborations among economists and researchers in other disciplines at LSHTM and with research groups and policymakers in the UK and around the world. Centre members’ expertise places them at the forefront in building the capacity of health economists and their policy communities – and embracing respectful collaborations worldwide.

Our teaching programme includes research degrees and multiple masters degree programmes taught in London and through our distance learning programme.

LSHTM economists link to others through IHEA and the UK Health Economics Study Group.

 

Leadership

Director

Anna Vassall, Professor of Health Economics

Deputy Director

Andrew Briggs, Professor of Health Economics

 

Theme Leads

Economic evaluation and priority setting

Anna Vassall, Professor
John Cairns, Professor

Economics of health systems and organisations

Pauline Allen, Professor
Catherine Goodman, Professor

Policy evaluation

Richard Grieve, Professor
Timothy Powell-Jackson, Associate Professor
Ties Hoomans, Assistant Professor

Preferences and behaviour

Fern Terris-Prestholt, Associate Professor
Alec Miners, Associate Professor

Communication Committee

Melisa Martinez-Alvarez, Assistant Professor
Kara Hanson, Professor
Rosa LeGood, Associate Professor
Matthew Quaife, Research Fellow
Sergio Torres-Rueda, Research Fellow
Anna Vassall, Professor
Research
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Our research spans the field of health economics, covering the four major themes of: economic evaluation and priority setting, policy evaluation, economics of health systems and organisations, and preference and behaviour.

Read more for overviews, areas of interest, relevant publications, and contact points for each theme:

Economic evaluation and priority setting

Overview of theme

The economic evaluation and priority setting group includes over 30 staff members and research degree students from different disciplines including economics, statistics, mathematical modelling and epidemiology. We work in close collaboration with research partners in the UK and several low and middle income countries.

Our work aims to improve health by informing policy, processes and approaches used to allocate resources across health systems in the UK and around the world. Our research draws on strengths in economic data collection, statistical analysis, valuation of health outcomes, and infectious disease modelling.

We value policy impact, and have long established partnerships with a wide range of both global and national policy makers. We regularly support and participate in advisory work, guideline development, national strategic planning and health technology assessment processes.

The theme leads are Anna Vassall and John Cairns.

Areas of active research

We work across a wide range of health topics, addressing both non-communicable and infectious disease burden. We apply and develop methods in the following areas:

  • Improving the statistical analysis of trial and non-trial data
  • Incorporating behaviour, demand and health systems considerations into economic evaluation
  • Designing frameworks for the economic evaluation of multi-sectoral intervention
  • Understanding and estimating costs and resource use
  • Incorporating societal perspective, including the measurement of economic impact
  • Use of capability and well-being methods in global health
  • Incorporating equity in priority settings
  • Evaluation of complex interventions
    • Economic evaluation of a complex intervention to reduce bullying in schools
  • Evaluating disease models in priority setting
    • Cost-effectiveness of population genetic testing for cancer prevention

Recent publications

Guerriero, C., Cairns, J., Bianchi, F. & Cori, L. (2018) Are children rational decision makers when they are asked to value their own health? A contingent valuation study conducted with children and their parents. Health Economics. 27(2):e55-e68.
Langham, S., Wright, A., Kenworthy, J., Grieve, R. & Dunlop, W.C.N. (2018) Cost-Effectiveness of Take-Home Naloxone for the Prevention of Overdose Fatalities among Heroin Users in the United Kingdom. Value in Health. 21(4):407-415.
Li, B., Miners, A., Shakur, H. & Roberts, I. (2018) Tranexamic acid for treatment of women with post-partum haemorrhage in Nigeria and Pakistan: A cost-effectiveness analysis of data from the WOMAN trial. The Lancet Global Health. 6(2):e222-e228.
Manchanda, R., Patel, S., Gordeev, V.S., Antoniou, A.C., Smith, S., Lee, A., Hopper, J.L., MacInnis, R.J., Turnbull, C., Ramus, S.J., Gayther, S.A., Pharoah, P.D.P., Menon, U., Jacobs, I. & Legood, R. (2018) Cost-effectiveness of Population-Based BRCA1, BRCA2, RAD51C, RAD51D, BRIP1, PALB2 Mutation Testing in Unselected General Population Women. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. https://doi.org/10.1093/jnci/djx265.
Sandmann, F.G., Robotham, J.V., Deeny, S.R., Edmunds, W.J. & Jit, M. (2018) Estimating the opportunity costs of bed-days. Health Economics. 27(3):592-605.
Torres-Rueda, S., et al. (2018) Cost and Cost-Effectiveness of a Demand Creation Intervention to Increase Uptake of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Tanzania: Spending More to Spend Less. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001682
Hawkins, N. & Grieve, R. (2017) Extrapolation of Survival Data in Cost-effectiveness Analyses: The Need for Causal Clarity. Medical Decision Making. 37(4):337-339.
Pitt, C., Ndiaye, M., Conteh, L., Sy, O., Hadj Ba, E., Cissé, B., Gomis, J.F., Gaye, O., Ndiaye, J.L. & Milligan, P.J. (2017) Large-scale delivery of seasonal malaria chemoprevention to children under 10 in Senegal: an economic analysis. Health Policy and Planning. 32(9):1256-1266.
Remme, M., Martinez-Alvarez, M. & Vassall, A. (2017) Cost-Effectiveness Thresholds in Global Health: Taking a Multisectoral Perspective. Value in Health. 20(4):699-704.
Greco, G., Lorgelly, P. & Yamabhai I. (2016) Outcomes in Economic Evaluations of Public Health Interventions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Health, Capabilities and Subjective Wellbeing. Health Economics. 25(1):83-94.
Menzies, N.A., Gomes, G.B., et al. (2016) Cost-effectiveness and resource implications of aggressive action on tuberculosis in China, India, and South Africa: a combined analysis of nine models. The Lancet Global Health. 4(11):e816-e826.
Sweeney, S., Vassall, A., Foster, N., Simms, V., Ilboudo, P., Kimaro, G., Mudzengi, D. & Guinness, L. (2016) Methodological Issues to Consider When Collecting Data to Estimate Poverty Impact in Economic Evalua tions in Low-income and Middle-income Countries. Health Economics. 25(1):42-52.
Vassall, A., Mangham-Jefferies, L., Gomez, G.B., Pitt, C. & Foster, N. (2016) Incorporating Demand and Supply Constraints into Economic Evaluations in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries. Health Economics. 25(1):95-115.
Wilkinson, T., Sculpher, M.J., Claxton, K., Revill, P., Briggs, A., Cairns, J.A., Teerawattananon, Y., Asfaw, E., Lopert, R., Culyer, A.J. & Walker, D.G. (2016) The International Decision Support Initiative Reference Case for Economic Evaluation: An Aid to Thought. Value in Health. 19(8):921-928.
Fernandes, S., Sicuri, E., Kayentao, K., van Eijk, A.M., Hill, J., Webster, J., Were, V., Akazili, J., Madanitsa, M., ter Kuile, F.O. & Hanson, K. (2015) Cost-effectiveness of two versus three or more doses of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria during pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa: a modelling study of meta-analysis and cost data. The Lancet Global Health. 3(3):e143-53.
Policy evaluation

Overview of theme

We aim to improve methods for policy evaluation, drawing heavily on approaches developed in economics, but also from related disciplines such as biostatistics and management science. The group’s expertise is in the development and application of quasi-experimental methods including matching, difference-in-differences, flexible regression, and synthetic control methods. Our focus is on applying these approaches to large-scale observational data to address questions of international policy-relevance in health.

We work closely with policy-makers in many different countries, and their requirements motivate our interests in methods development, which takes place in collaboration with a cross-disciplinary network of methodological experts.

The theme leads are Timothy Powell-Jackson and Richard Grieve.

Areas of active research

  • Investigation of synthetic control methods versus difference in difference estimation
  • Application of instrumental variable approaches for evaluating person-level treatment effects
  • Policy-relevant evaluations including of integrated care initiatives in the UK Value of implementation approaches
  • National evaluation of pay for performance in Brasil using quasi-experimental methods applied to linked administrative datasets
  • Large scale randomised controlled trial of a quality improvement and business intervention in private health facilities in Tanzania
  • Analysis of household scanner data on food and beverage expenditures to understand dietary behaviours and evaluation of likely health related food policy impacts

Recent publications

Quirmbach, D., Cornelsen, L., Jebb, S.A., Marteau, T. & Smith, R. (2018) Effect of increasing the price of sugar-sweetened beverages on alcoholic beverage purchases: an economic analysis of sales data. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. doi: 10.1136/jech-2017-209791.
Anselmi, L., Binyaruka, P. & Borghi. J. (2017) Understanding causal pathways within health systems policy evaluation through mediation analysis: an application to payment for performance (P4P) in Tanzania. Implementation Science. 12:10.
Lépine, A., Lagarde, M. Le Nestour, A. (2017) How effective and fair is user fee removal? Evidence from Zambia using a pooled synthetic control. Health Economics. 27:493–508.
Cornelsen, L., Mazzocchi, M., Green, R., Dangour, A.D. & Smith, R.D. (2016) Estimating the relationship between food prices and food consumption – methods matter. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy. 38(3):546-51.
O’Neill, S., Kreif, N., Grieve, R.D., Sutton, M. & Sekhon, J.S. (2016) Estimating causal effects: considering three alternatives to difference-in-differences estimation. Health Services Research and Outcomes Methodology. 16(1-2):1-21.
Kreif, N., Grieve, R., Hangartner,D., Nikolova,S., Turner,A. & Sutton, M. (2015) Examination of the Synthetic Control Method for Evaluating Health Policies with Multiple Treated Units. Health Economics. 25: 1514–1528.
Powell-Jackson, T., Mazumdar, S. & Mills, A. (2015) Financial incentives in health: New evidence from India's Janani Suraksha Yojana. Journal of Health Economics. 43:154-69.
Steventon, A., Grieve, R. & Sekhon, J.S. (2015) A comparison of alternative strategies for choosing control populations in observational studies. Health Services Research and Outcomes Methodology. 15(3–4): 157–181.
Powell-Jackson, T. & Hanson, K. (2012) Financial incentives for maternal health: impact of a national programme in Nepal. Journal of Health Economics. 31(1):271-84.
Sekhon, J. & Grieve, R. (2012) A Matching Method for Improving Covariate Balance in Cost-Effectiveness Analyses. Health Economics. 21(6):695-714.
Economics of health systems and organisations

Overview of theme

The effective design and management of health systems poses many important economics questions, such as:

  • How should we finance health care?
  • What role should the government have in health care provision?
  • How should we regulate private providers?
  • How should we pay health care workers?

Our work involves the use of economic concepts, theories and insights to address these types of dilemmas. We use quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods to understand and analyse specific aspects of health system performance, and to support the design and evaluation of health system strategies and interventions. We study health care markets (e.g. competition and choice); non-market approaches (e.g. planning and regulation); healthcare financing (e.g. purchasing and provider payment), and resource allocation (e.g. rationing mechanisms). We draw on a wide range of economic theories, including principal-agency theory, transaction costs theory, new institutional economics, theory of yardstick competition, and theories of regulation.

Our work encompasses low, middle and high income countries and humanitarian settings. We investigate the variation across these health systems and their contexts, while also striving to identify common insights, and facilitate cross-country learning.

Theme members are also convenors of iHEA’s Special Interest Group on Financing for Universal Health Coverage.

The theme leads are Pauline Allen and Catherine Goodman.

Areas of active research

Healthcare markets and competition
Health system financing
  • Methods for tracking donor aid and domestic expenditure in low- and middle-income countries
  • Political economy of health system financing in low- and middle-income countries
  • Equity of health care financing in low- and middle-income countries
  • Evaluation of health systems’ financing impact on equity in Indonesia
Governance and regulation
Purchasing and provider payment
  • Evaluation of pay-for-performance for health facility staff in Tanzania
  • Health system effects of pay-for-performance in Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Brazil
  • Social Impact Bonds to fund innovative services in England
  • Financial incentives to improve quality of care in English healthcare providers
  • Different methods of pricing and risk allocation in the English NHS
Intra-organisational issues
  • How senior managers instil appreciation of organisational goals in front line staff
  • Staff motivation in not-for-profit organisations in England
  • Intra-agency incentives

Recent publications

Pitt,C., Grollman, C., Martinez-Alvarez, M., Arregoces, L., Borghi, J. (2018) Tracking aid for global health goals: a systematic comparison of four approaches applied to reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health. Lancet Global Health. 6: e859-74.

Haemmerli, M., Santos, A., Penn-Kekana, L., Lange, I., Matovu, F., Benova, L., Wong, K.L.M. & Goodman, C. (2018) How equitable is social franchising? Case studies of three maternal healthcare franchises in Uganda and India. Health policy and planning. 33(3):411-419.
ACTwatch Group, Tougher, S., Hanson, K. & Goodman, C. (2017) What happened to anti-malarial markets after the Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria pilot? Trends in ACT availability, price and market share from five African countries under continuation of the private sector co-payment mechanism. Malaria Journal. 16(1):173.
Allen, P., Osipovic, D., Shepherd, E., Coleman, A., Perkins, N. & Williams, L. (2017) Commissioning through competition and cooperation in the English NHS under the Health and Social Care Act 2012: Evidence from a qualitative study of four clinical commissioning groups. BMJ Open. 7(2):e011745.
Miller, R. & Goodman, C. (2017) Do chain pharmacies perform better than independent pharmacies? Evidence from a standardised patient study of the management of childhood diarrhoea and suspected tuberculosis in urban India. BMJ Global Health. 2(3):e000457.
Moran, V., Allen, P., McDermott, I., Checkland, K., Warwick-Giles, L., Gore, O., Bramwell, D. & Coleman, A. (2017) How are Clinical Commissioning Groups managing conflicts of interest under primary care co-commissioning in England? A qualitative analysis. BMJ Open. 7(11): e018422.
Moran, V. & Jacobs, R. (2017) Costs and Performance of English Mental Health Providers. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics. 20(2):83-94.
Sanderson, M., Allen, P., Gill, R. & Garnett, E. (2017) New models of contracting in the public sector: a review of alliance contracting, prime contracting and outcome based contracting literature. Social Policy and Administration DOI: 10.1111/spol.12322.
Sanderson, M., Allen, P. & Osipovic, D. (2017) The regulation of competition in the NHS - what difference has the Health and Social Care Act 2012 made? Health Economics Policy and Law. 12(1):1-19.
Tougher, S., Dutt, V., Pereira, S., Haldar, K., Shukla, V., Singh, K., Kumar, P., Goodman, C. & Powell-Jackson, T. (2017) Effect of a multifaceted social franchising model on quality and coverage of maternal, newborn, and reproductive health-care services in Uttar Pradesh, India: a quasi-experimental study. The Lancet Global Health. 6(2):e211–e221.
Allen, P. & Petsoulas, C. (2016) Pricing in the English NHS quasi market: a national study of the allocation of financial risk through contracts. Public Money and Management. 36(5):341-348.
Montagu, D. & Goodman, C. (2016) Prohibit, constrain, encourage, or purchase: how should we engage with the private health-care sector? The Lancet. 388:613-621.
Osipovic D. Allen P. Shepherd E. Coleman A. Perkins, N. Williams L. Sanderson M. Checkland K. (2016) Interrogating institutional change: actors’ attitudes to competition and cooperation in commissioning health services in England. Public Administration. 94(3): 823–838.

 

Preferences and behaviour

Overview of theme

Understanding people’s preferences as well as what determines the choices they make is critical for an efficient and effective healthcare system. This theme brings together researchers using classical and behavioural economic techniques to investigate and explain health decisions.

Discrete choice experiments (DCEs) are a method to understand preferences for products and services. They can be used to estimate user valuations and predict uptake prior to implementation. These experiments are being adapted for rapid application within the formative research phase, in order to optimise trials and programming. Their uptake predictions are also being incorporated into cost-effectiveness models, as an improvement on mathematical modelling which has traditionally relied on expert opinion to estimate uptake in projecting the impact of new technologies.

Our group is undertaking DCEs to estimate these parameters in order to improve projections of uptake, and better understand how product attributes such as efficacy affect epidemiological impact and cost-effectiveness directly, and indirectly through increasing attractiveness.

Behavioural economics combines theories from economics and psychology to investigate and understand how people make choices. We are undertaking research that examines how cognitive biases, such as overconfidence, affect decisions made by healthcare providers. We also make use of randomised experiments to study how behavioural interventions can be used to improve quality of care. In addition, we are using it to optimise implementation science research, through changing choice architecture in HIV self-testing.

We are also convenors of iHEA’s Special Interest Group on Health Preference Research.

The theme leads are Fern Terris-Prestholt and Alec Miners.

Image map of research methods of preference and behaviour theme group.

Areas of active research

  • Using discrete choice experiments and revealed preference studies to design and evaluate interventions to improve health
    • Behavioural change interventions to reduce sexually transmitted infections
    • Taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages
    • HIV self-testing in the UK, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
    • Comparison of stated and revealed preferences for blood donation using big data and data adaptive model estimation
  • Assessing the role of discrete choice experiments and revealed preference studies in parametrising user uptake in economic evaluations
    • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV
    • HIV self-testing

Recent publications

Miners, A., Llewellyn, C., King, C., Pollard, A., Roy, A., Gilson, R., Rodger, A., Burns., F. & Shahmanesh, M. (2018). Designing a brief behaviour change intervention to reduce sexually transmitted infections: a discrete choice experiment. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 0956462418760425.
Quaife, M., Terris-Prestholt, F., Di Tanna, G.L. & Vickerman, P. (2018) How well do discrete choice experiments predict health choices? A systematic review and meta-analysis of DCE external validity. European Journal of Health Economics. 1-14.
Quaife, M., et al. (2018) The cost-effectiveness of multipurpose HIV and pregnancy prevention technologies in South Africa. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 21:e25064.
SESH Study Team. (2017) Crowdsourcing to promote HIV testing among MSM in China: study protocol for a stepped wedge randomized controlled trial. Trials.18:447.
Quaife, M., Eakle, R., Cabrera-Escobar, M.A., Vickerman, P., Kilbourne-Brook, M., Mvundura, M., Delany-Moretlwe, S. & Terris-Prestholt, F. (2018). Divergent Preferences for HIV Prevention: A Discrete Choice Experiment for Multipurpose HIV Prevention Products in South Africa. Medical Decision Making. 38(1):120-133.
Indravudh, P.P., Sibanda, E.L., d'Elbée, M., Kumwenda, M.K., Ringwald, B., Maringwa, G., Simwinga, M., Nyirenda, L.J., Johnson, C.C., Hatzold, K., Terris-Prestholt, F. & Taegtmeyer, M. (2017) 'I will choose when to test, where I want to test': investigating young people's preferences for HIV self-testing in Malawi and Zimbabwe. AIDS. 31(3):S203-S212.
Wambura, M., Mahler, H., Grund, J.M., Larke, N., Mshana, G., Kuringe, E., Plotkin, M., Lija, G., Makokha, M., Terris-Prestholt, F., Hayes, R.J., Changalucha, J., Weiss, H.A. & VMMC-Tanzania Study Group. (2017) Increasing voluntary medical male circumcision uptake among adult men in Tanzania. AIDS. 31(7):1025-1034.
Quaife, M., Eakle, R., Cabrera, M., Vickerman, P., Tsepe, M., Delany-Moretlwe, S., Vickerman, P. & Terris-Prestholt, F. (2016) Preferences for ARV based HIV prevention methods among adult men and women, adolescent girls and female sex workers in Gauteng Province, South Africa: A protocol for a discrete choice experiment. BMJ Open. 6:e010682.
Tang, W. et al. (2016) Crowdsourcing HIV Test Promotion Videos: A Non-Inferiority Trial in China. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 62(11):1436-42.
Terris-Prestholt, F. & Windmeijer, F. (2016) How to Sell a Condom? The impact of demand creation tools on male and female condom sales in resource limited settings. Journal of Health Economics. 48:107-20.
Terris-Prestholt F, Quaife M, Vickerman P. (2016) Parameterising user uptake in economic evaluations: the role of discrete choice experiments. Health Economics. 1:116-23.

 

Each of these themes operate as sub-groups within CHIL, and are led by two or more LSHTM academics. Within them, researchers work on empirical and methodological developments, with particular interests in the following methods:

  • Causal inference approaches to provide accurate, relevant estimates of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of new health care interventions.
  • Novel preference elicitation methods and discrete choice experiments
  • Study of health care markets
  • Incorporating constraints in economic evaluations
  • Equity analyses using dynamic demographic and transmission modelling
  • Willingness to pay thresholds for multi-sectoral interventions
  • Cost functions in data scarce environments
  • Standards in global health costing
  • Use of behavioural economics and demand analysis to inform intervention and trial design and parameterise uptake in economic evaluation models
  • Methods for tracking global and domestic resource flows for health
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    Masters

    Health Economics courses are a core part of our Masters teaching in public health. Key to our teaching is the use of our research and policy experience within our teaching materials, featuring prominently in the following face-to-face courses in London:

    Distance learning

    We also have two distance learning courses:

    Economics MSc modules include “Introduction to Health Economics”, “Economic Analysis for Health Policy”, “Economic Evaluation”, and “The Economics of Global Health Policy”.

    Short courses

    We regularly offer short courses which are a great way to sharpen your skills and knowledge within health economics:

    Study with us

    If you are interested in undertaking research or studies on health economics at LSHTM, further details - including on the application process – are available for the face-to-face, distance learning, and research degree programmes. There is also advice on scholarship funding.

    For any other information on studying at LSHTM, please contact the Study Team.

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    Research staff

    Anna Vassall
    Director of CHIL, Professor of Health Economics 
     

    Andrew Briggs
    Deputy Director of CHIL, Professor of Health Economics 

     

    Pauline Allen
    Professor
    Health systems and organisation

    Kaja Abbas 
    Assistant Professor
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
     
    Katherine Atkins
    Associate Professor
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    David Bath
    Research Fellow
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Preferences and behaviour
    Nicolas Berger
    Research Fellow
    Policy evaluation
    Preferences and behaviour
      Blandine Binachon
    Research Fellow
    Economic evaluation and Priority Setting
    Jo Borghi
    Professor
    Health systems and organisation
    Fiammetta Bozzani
    Research Fellow
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Health systems and organisation

    Laura Cornelsen 
    Assistant Professor in Public Health Economics
    Preferences and behaviour
    Policy evaluation

    John Cairns
    Professor
    Economic evaluation and Priority setting
    Preferences and behaviour
      Marc d'Elbee
    Research Fellow
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Preferences and behaviour

    Antonia Dingle
    Research Fellow
    Health systems and organisation

    Rosalind Eggo
    Assistant Professor
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Policy evaluation

    Camilla Fabbri
    Research Fellow
    Preferences and behaviour
    Policy evaluation

     
    Silke Fernandes
    Research Fellow
    Economic evaluation and priority setting

    Giulia Ferrari
    Research Fellow
    Economic Evaluation
    Policy evaluation
                    

    Lucy Gilson                                  Professor
    Gabriela Gomez 
    Assistant Professor
    Economic evaluation and priority setting

    Catherine Goodman 
    Professor
    Health systems and organisation

    Giulia Greco
    Assistant Professor 
    Economic evaluation
    Policy evaluation
           

    Richard Grieve 
    Professor
    Policy evaluation
    Economic evaluation and priority setting

    Manon Haemmerli
    Research Fellow
    Health Systems and organisation

     
    Pitchaya Indravudh
    Research Fellow
    Preferences and behaviour
    Policy evaluation
    Mark Jit
    Professor
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Marcus Keogh-Brown
    Associate Professor in Economic Modelling
    Policy evaluation
    Economics of health systems and organisations
    Jessica King
    Research Fellow
    Policy evaluation
    Health systems and organisation
    Roxanne Kovacs
    Research Fellow
    Preferences and behaviour
    Policy evaluation
    Yoko Laurence
    Research Fellow
    Economic evaluation and priority setting

    Cherry Law
    Research Fellow
    Preferences and behaviour
    Policy evaluation

    Rosa Legood
    Associate Professor
    Economic evaluation and priority Setting
    Aurelia Lepine 
    Assistant Professor 
    Preferences and behaviour
    Policy evaluation
    Melisa Martinez-Alvarez Alexina Mason
    Associate Professor
    Economic evaluation
    Finn McGuire
    Rosalind Miller
    Research Fellow
    Health systems and organisation
    Anne Mills
    Professor of Health Economics and Policy
    Health systems and organisation
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Alec Miners
    Associate Professor
    Preferences and behaviour
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Valerie Moran
    Research Fellow
    Health systems and organisations
    Policy evaluation
    Jason Ong
    Associate Professor (Hon)
    Economic evaluation and health Preference research
    Catherine Pitt
    Assistant Professor of Health Economics and Policy
    Health systems and organisation
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Timothy Powell-Jackson
    Associate Professor
    Policy evaluation
    Health systems and organisation

    Matthew Quaife
    Assistant Professor 
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Preferences and behaviour

    Zia Sadique
    Assistant Professor
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Policy evaluation
    Marie Sanderson
    Research Fellow
    Health systems and organisations
    Frank Sandmann Mariana Siapka 
    Research Fellow
    Economic evaluation and priority setting

    Neha Singh
    Assistant Professor
    Health systems and organisation Policy evaluation

     

    Sedona Sweeney
    Assistant Professor
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Stefanie Tan
    Research Fellow
    Health systems and organisation
    Henning Tarp-Jensen Sergio Torres Rueda
    Research Fellow
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Anna Vassall
    Professor of Health Economics 
    Health systems and organisation
    Economic evaluation and priority setting

    Marcella Vigneri
    Research Fellow
    Policy evaluation

    Jack Williams
    Research Fellow
    Economic evaluation 
    Virginia Wiseman                    Associate Professor
    Fern Terris-Prestholt
    Associate Professor
    Economics of HIV
    Jack Dowie
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Preferences and behaviour
     

    Honoraries

    Hannah-Rose Douglas Lorna Guinness
    Honorary Assistant Professor
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Costing and financing
    Aurelia Lepine 
    Assistant Professor 
    Preferences and behaviour
    Policy evaluation
    Kate Mandeville Dirk Mueller Richard Smith

    Students

    Nurilign Ahmed
    PhD candidate
    Policy evaluation
    Economic evaluation and priority setting

    Nikita Arora
    PhD candidate

    Kaat De Corte
    PhD candidate
    Preferences and behaviour
    Policy evaluation 
    Rym Ghouma
    PhD candidate
    Preferences and behaviour
    Policy evaluation
    Darshini Govindasamy
    PhD candidate
    Policy evaluation 
    Justine Hsu
    PhD candidate
    Economic Evaluation
    Policy evaluation
    Cheryl Johnson
    PhD candidate
    Policy evaluation
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Jennifer Lundqvist
    PhD candidate
    Nantasit Luangsanatip
    PhD candidate
    Diana Mendes
    PhD candidate
    Miguel Pugliese-Garcia
    PhD candidate
    Ian Ross
    PhD candidate

    Linda Sande
    PhD candidate

    Mikyung Kelly Seo
    PhD candidate
    Economic evaluation and priortity setting
    Policy evaluation
    Li Sun
    PhD candidate
    Economic evaluation and priority setting
    Sarah Tougher
    PhD candidate 
    Muntaqa Umar-Sadiq
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    Toby Watt
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    Manon Haemmerli
    PhD candidate

     

    Henry Cust
    PhD candidate
    Frederik Federspiel
    PhD candidate
    Economics of health systems and organisations
    Publications
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    2019 publications
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    2019 publications

    Repositioning the boundaries between public and private healthcare providers in the English NHS

    Allen, P; Sheaff, R.

    Journal of Health Organization and Management, 2019

    Clinical impact and cost-effectiveness of primary cytology versus human papillomavirus testing for cervical cancer screening in England 

    Bains, I; Choi, Y; Soldan, K; JIT, M.

    International journal of gynecological cancer, 2019

    Disparities in trajectories of changes in the unhealthy food environment in New York city: A latent class growth analysis, 1990–2010 

    Berger, N; Kaufman, T; Bader, M; Rundle, A; Mooney, S; Neckerman, K; Lovasi, G.

    Social Science & Medicine, 2019

    Cost-utility of screening for depression among asylum seekers: a modelling study in Germany 

    Biddle, L; Miners, A; Bozorgmehr, K.

    Health Policy, 2019

    The impact and cost-effectiveness of community-based HIV self-testing in sub-Saharan Africa: a health economic and modelling analysis

    Cambiano, V; Johnson, C; Hatzold, K; Terris-Prestholt, F; Maheswaran, H; Thirumurthy, H; Figueroa, C; Cowan, F; Sibanda, E; Ncube, G; Revill, P; Baggaley, R; Corbett, E; Phillips, A.

    Journal of the International AIDS Society

    Road to nowhere? A critical consideration of the use of the metaphor ‘care pathway’ in health services planning, organisation and delivery

    Checkland, K; Hammond, J; Allen, P; Coleman, A; Warwick-Giles, L; Hall, A; Mays, N; Sutton, M.

    Journal of Social Policy, 2019

    HIV self-testing alone or with additional interventions, including financial incentives, and linkage to care or prevention among male partners of antenatal care clinic attendees in Malawi: An adaptive multi-arm, multi-stage cluster randomised trial

    Choko, A; Corbett, E; Stallard, N; Maheswaran, H; Lepine, A; Johnson, C; Sakala, D; Kalua, T; Kumwenda, M; Hayes, R; Fielding, K.

    PLoS medicine, 2019

    Using paradata to collect better survey data: Evidence from a household survey in Tanzania 

    Choumert-Nkolo, J; Cust, H; Taylor, C.

    Review of Development Economics, 2019

    Socio-economic patterning of expenditures on 'out-of-home' food and non-alcoholic beverages by product and place of purchase

    Cornelsen, L; Berger, N; Cummins, S; Smith, R.

    Britain Social Science and Medicine, 2019

    Fat tax or thin subsidy? How price increases and decreases affect the energy and nutrient content of food and beverage purchases 

    Cornelsen, L; Mazzocchi, M; Smith, R.

    Great Britain Social Science & Medicine, 2019

    Translating the results of Discrete Choice Experiments into p-/e-/m-health decision support tools 

    Dowie, J; Kaltoft, M.

    Studies in health technology and informatics, 2019

    Uncertainty-Adjusted Translation for Preference-Sensitive Decision Support 

    Dowie, J; Kaltoft, M.

    Studies in health technology and informatics, 2019

    Equity, economic evaluation, and disease transmission modelling – 26-27 March 2018: Pre-meeting reviews

    Drake, T; Medley, G; Vassall, A; Gomez, G.

    Optimizing HIV testing services in sub-Saharan Africa: cost and performance of verification testing with HIV self-tests and tests for triage

    Eaton, J; Terris-Prestholt, F; Cambiano, V; Sands, A; Baggaley, R; Hatzold, K; Corbett, E; Kalua, T; Jahn, A; Johnson, C. 2019.

    Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2019

    Enhancing financial protection under China's social health insurance to achieve universal health coverage

    Fang, H; Eggleston, K; Hanson, K; Wu, M.

    BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 2019

    TB Fast Track: a study to evaluate the effect of a point-of-care TB test-and-treat algorithm on early mortality in people with HIV accessing ART, a trial with randomisation at clinic level

    Fielding, K; Charalambous, S; Hoffmann, C; Johnson, S; Tlali, M; Dorman, S; Vassall, A; Churchyard, G; Grant, A. 

    To SIB or not to SIB? A comparative analysis of the commissioning processes of two proposed health-focused Social Impact Bond financed interventions in England

    Fraser, A; Tan, S; Mays, N.

    Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 2019

    Exploring the impacts of the 2012 Health and Social Care Act reforms to commissioning on clinical activity in the English NHS: a mixed methods study of cervical screening

    Hammond, J; Mason, T; Sutton, M; Hall, A; Mays, N; Coleman, A; Allen, P; Warwick-Giles, L; Checkland, K.

    Strategic Purchasing: The Neglected Health Financing Function for Pursuing Universal Health Coverage in Low- and Middle-Income Countries; Comment on "What’s Needed to Develop Strategic Purchasing in Healthcare? Policy Lessons from a Realist Review" 

    Hanson, K; Barasa, E; Honda, A; Panichkriangkrai, W; Patcharanarumol, W.

    International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 2019

    Application of provincial data in mathematical modelling to inform sub-national tuberculosis program decision-making in South Africa

    Hippner, P; Sumner, T; Houben, R; Cardenas, V; Vassall, A; Bozzani, F; Mudzengi, D; Mvusi, L; Churchyard, G; WHITE, R. 2019.

    PloS one, 2019

    Palm oil and dietary change: Application of an integrated macroeconomic, environmental, demographic, and health modelling framework for Thailand

    Jensen, H; Keogh-Brown, M; Shankar, B; Aekplakorn, W; Basu, S; Cuevas, S; Dangour, A; Gheewala, S; Green, R; Joy, E; Rojroongwasinkul, N; Thaiprasert, N; Smith, R.

    Food Policy, 2019

    Risk classifications interfere with preference-sensitive, decision support

    Kaltoft, M; Dowie, J.

    Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 2019

    What will it take to eliminate drug-resistant tuberculosis?

    Kendall, E; Sahu, S; Pai, M; Fox, G; Varaine, F; Cox, H; Cegielski, J; Mabote, L; Vassall, A; Dowdy, D. 

    The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease: the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2019

    Sexual risk reduction interventions for patients attending sexual health clinics: a mixed-methods feasibility study

    King, C; Llewellyn, C; Shahmanesh, M; Abraham, C; Bailey, J; Burns, F; Clark, L; Copas, A; Howarth, A; Hughes, G; Mercer, C; Miners, A; Pollard, A; Richardson, D; Rodger, A; Roy, A; Gilson, R.

    Health technology assessment, 2019

    Measuring patient trust: comparing measures from a survey and an economic experiment 

    Kovacs, R; Lagarde, M; Cairns, J.

    Health Economics, 2019

    Acceptability and predictors of uptake of anti-retroviral Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) among fishing communities in Uganda: a cross-sectional discrete choice experiment survey

    Kuteesa, M; Quaife, M; Biraro, S; Katumba, K; Seeley, J; Kamali, A; Nakanjako, D.

    AIDS and Behavior, 2019

    Nutrition Transition and Changing Food Preferences in India” Journal of Agricultural Economics

    Law, T; Fraser, I; Piracha, M. 

    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2019

    Purchase trends of processed foods and beverages in urban India

    Law, T; Green, R; Kadiyala, S; Bhavani, S; Knai, C; Brown, K; Dangour, A; Cornelsen, L.

    Global Food Security, 2019

    Quantifying the public's view on social value judgments in vaccine decision-making: A discrete choice experiment

    Luyten, J; Kessels, R; Atkins, K; Jit, M; Van Hoek, A.

    Social Science & Medicine, 2019

    Financial interests of patient organisations contributing to technology assessment at England's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence: policy review

    Mandeville, K; Barker, R; Packham, A; Sowerby, C; Yarrow, K; Patrick, H.

    BMJ, 2019

    Economic cost analysis of door-to-door community-based distribution of HIV self-test kits in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe

    Mangenah, C; Mwenge, L; Sande, L; Ahmed, N; d'Elbée, M; Chiwawa, P; Chigwenah, T; Kanema, S; Mutseta, M; Nalubamba, M; Chilongosi, R; Indravudh, P; Sibanda, E; Neuman, M; Ncube, G; Ong, J; Mugurungi, O; Hatzold, K; Johnson, C; Ayles, H; Corbett, E; Cowan, F; Maheswaran, H; Terris-Prestholt, F.

    Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2019

    Chronic hepatitis B virus case-finding in UK populations born abroad in intermediate or high endemicity countries: an economic evaluation 

    Martin, N; Vickerman, P; Khakoo, S; Ghosh, A; Ramsay, M; Hickman, M; Williams, J; Miners, A.

    BMJ Open, 2019

    What can we learn from China's health system reform?

    Meng, Q; Mills, A; Wang, L; Han, Q.

    BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 2019

    Preferences for HIV testing services among men who have sex with men in the UK: A discrete choice experiment

    Miners, A; Nadarzynski, T; Witzel, C; Phillips, A; Cambiano, V; Rodger, A; Llewellyn, C.

    PLOS MEDICINE. 2019

    Use of Lotteries for the Promotion of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Service: A Discrete-Choice Experiment among Adult Men in Tanzania

    Ong, J; Neke, N; Wambura, M; Kuringe, E; Grund, J; Plotkin, M; d’Elbee, M; Torres-Rueda, S; Mahler, H; Weiss, H; Terris-Prestholt, F.

    Medical Decision Making, 2019

    The regulation of competition and procurement in the National Health Service 2015-2018: enduring hierarchical control and the limits of juridification

    Osipovic, D; Allen, P; Sanderson, M; Moran, V; Checkland, K. 2019.

    Health Economics, Policy and Law, 2019

    Malaria, medicines and miles: a novel approach to measuring access to treatment from a household perspective

    Palafox, B; Goodman, C; Hanson, K.

    SSM - Population Health, 2019

    Serostatus Testing & Dengue Vaccine Cost-Benefit Thresholds

    Pearson, C; Abbas, K; Clifford, S; Flasche, S; Hladish, T. 

    arXiv-q-bio, 2019

    Patient costs incurred by people living with HIV/AIDS prior to ART initiation in primary healthcare facilities in Gauteng, South Africa

    Pillai, N; Foster, N; Hanifa, Y; Ndlovu, N; Fielding, K; Churchyard, G; Chihota, V; Grant, A; Vassall, A. 2019.

    PloS one, 2019

    Effects, equity, and cost of school-based and community-wide treatment strategies for soil-transmitted helminths in Kenya: a cluster-randomised controlled trial

    Pullan, R; Halliday, K; Oswald, W; Mcharo, C; Beaumont, E; Kepha, S; Witek-Mcmanus, S; Gichuki, P; Allen, E; Drake, T; Pitt, C; Matendechero, S; Gwayi-Chore, M-C; Anderson, R; Njenga, S; Brooker, S; Mwandawiro, C.

    Lancet, 2019

    A multi-criterial support tool for the multimorbidity decision in general practice 

    Rajput, V; Kaltoft, M; Dowie, J. 

    Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 2019

    Associations between women’s economic and social empowerment and intimate partner violence: findings from a microfinance plus programme in rural North-West province, South Africa

    Ranganathan, M; Knight, L; Abramsky, T; Muvhango, L; Polzer Ngwato, T; Mbobelatsi, M; Ferrari, G; Watts, C; Stöckl, H.

    Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2019

    Building a tuberculosis-free world: the Lancet Commission on tuberculosis

    Reid, M; Arinaminpathy, N; Bloom, A; Bloom, B; Boehme, C; Chaisson, R; Chin, D; Churchyard, G; Cox, H; Ditiu, L; Dybul, M; Farrar, J; Fauci, A; Fekadu, E; Fujiwara, P; Hallett, T; Hanson, C; Harrington, M; Herbert, N; Hopewell, P; Ikeda, C; Jamison, D; Khan, A; Koek, I; Krishnan, N; Motsoaledi, A; Pai, M; Raviglione, M; Sharman, A; Small, P; Swaminathan, S; Temesgen, Z; Vassall, A; Venkatesan, N; van Weezenbeek, K; Yamey, G; Agins, B; Alexandru, S; Andrews, J; Beyeler, N; Bivol, S; Brigden, G; Cattamanchi, A; Cazabon, D; Crudu, V; Daftary, A; Dewan, P; Doepel, L; Eisinger, R; Fan, V; Fewer, S; Furin, J; Goldhaber-Fiebert, J; Gomez, G; Graham, S; Gupta, D; Kamene, M; Khaparde, S; Mailu, E; Masini, E; McHugh, L; Mitchell, E; Moon, S; Osberg, M; Pande, T; Prince, L; Rade, K; Rao, R; Remme, M; Seddon, J; Selwyn, C; Shete, P; Sachdeva, K; Stallworthy, G; Vesga, J; Vilc, V; Goosby, E. 

    Lancet, 2019

    Applying user preferences to optimize the contribution of HIV self-testing to reaching the "first 90" target of UNAIDS Fast-track strategy: results from discrete choice experiments in Zimbabwe

    Sibanda, E; d'Elbée, M; Maringwa, G; Ruhode, N; Tumushime, M; Madanhire, C; Ong, J; Indravudh, P; Watadzaushe, C; Johnson, C; Hatzold, K; Taegtmeyer, M; Hargreaves, J; Corbett, E; Cowan, F; Terris-Prestholt, F.

    Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2019

    Estimating the impact of TB case detection in constrained health systems: an example of case finding in South Africa

    Sumner, T; White, R; Houben, R; Vassall, A; Fiammetta, B. 

    American Journal of Epidemiology, 2019

    Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of existing needle and syringe programmes in preventing hepatitis C transmission in people who inject drugs

    Sweeney, S; Ward, Z; Platt, L; Guinness, L; Hickman, M; Hope, V; Maher, L; Iversen, J; Hutchinson, S; Smith, J; Ayres, R; Hainey, I; Vickerman, P.

    Addiction, 2019

    Widening perspectives on social impact bonds

    Tan, S; Fraser, A; McHugh, N; Warner, M.

    Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 2019

    Using discrete choice experiments to inform the design of complex interventions 

    Terris-Prestholt, F; Neke, N; Grund, J; Plotkin, M; Kuringe, E; Osaki, H; Ong, J; Tucker, J; Mshana, G; Mahler, H; WEISS, H; Wambura, M.

    Trials, 2019

    Understanding demand for higher quality sanitation in peri-urban Lusaka, Zambia through stated and revealed preference analysis

    Tidwell, J; Terris-Prestholt, F; Quaife, M; Aunger, R.

    Social Science & Medicine, 2019

    Adjusting for Inflation and Currency Changes Within Health Economic Studies

    Turner, H; Lauer, J; Tran, B; Teerawattananon, Y; JIT, M.

    Value in Health, 2019

    Comparing the application of CEA and BCA to tuberculosis control interventions in South Africa

    Wilkinson, T; Bozzani, F; Vassall, A; Remme, M; Sinanovic, E.

    Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2019

    The cost-effectiveness of one-time birth cohort screening for hepatitis C as part of the NHS health check programme in England

    Williams, J; Miners, A; Harris, R; Mandal, S; Simmons, R; Ireland, G; Hickman, M; Gore, C; Vickerman, P.

    Value in Health, 2019

    How equitable is health care spending in Cambodia: results from a benefit incidence analysis

    Wiseman, V; Asante, A; Ir, P; Limwattananon, S; Hayen, A; Jan, S; Liverani, M.

    Health Policy and Planning, 2019

    Exploring the determinants of distress health financing in Cambodia: results from a cross-sectional survey

    Wiseman, V; Ir, P; Asante, A; Jacobs, B.

    Health Policy and Planning, 2019

    Patients with positive malaria tests not given antimalarial medicines: under-prescription of artemisinin-based combination therapies amongst 106,106 patients with malaria in ACT Consortium studies in Africa

    Wiseman, V; O’Boyle, S; Bruxvoort, K; Goodman, C; Clarke, S; Baptiste, L; Mbacham, W; Onwujekwe, O; Staedke, S; Burchett, H; Schellenberg, D; Nyomugyenyi, R; Whitty, C; Ansah, E; Abdulla, A; Kachur, P; Reyburn, H; Hopkins, H. 

    Lancet Global Health, 2019

    Assessing the quality of primary healthcare in seven Chinese provinces with unannounced standardised patients: protocol of a cross-sectional survey

    Xu, D; Hu, M; He, W; Liao, J; Cai, Y; Sylvia, S; Hanson, K; Chen, Y; Pan, J; Zhou, Z; Zhang, N; Tang, C; Wang, X; Rozelle, S; He, H; Wang, H; Chan, G; Melipillán, E; Zhou, W; Gong, W.

    BMJ open, 2019

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    Masterclass: Instrumental Variable (IV) methods
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    Invitation to a one-day Masterclass on

    APPLICATION OF INSTRUMENTAL VARIABLE METHODS IN HEALTH ECONOMICS AND OUTCOMES RESEARCH

    Prof Anirban Basu, The CHOICE Institute, University of Washington

    LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place.

    Tuesday, July 23, 2019

    We are delighted to invite you to attend our masterclass on the use of Instrumental Variable (IV) methods in health economics and outcomes research on the 23rd of July at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 15-17 Tavistock Place, WC1H 9SH. The masterclass is being organised by the Health Economics Hub and led by Professor Anirban Basu, University of Washington, an expert on the use of IV methods. 

    This masterclass will address the major concern in observational studies of selection bias or confounding by indication, using real-world examples of high health policy relevance. Participants will be able to gain practical skills in applying alternative IV methods through computer-based practicals using Stata and interactive lectures led by Prof Basu.

    Participants will be introduced to the key concepts and assumptions behind IV methods, drawing on the treatment choice literature, and take part in a topical discussion of the plausibility of IV that are commonly available in routine datasets. It also covers recent developments in IV methods, and the new opportunities and challenges raised by large-scale routine data.

    Target audience

    The masterclass will be suitable for those interested in designing, analysing or interpreting IV studies. While the masterclass does not have any formal pre-requisites, to benefit from the practical sessions in the afternoon participants will know the basic principles of statistics and have a working knowledge of the Stata software.

    Practicalities

    Registration and coffee start at 9 am, and the masterclass will finish at 4 pm. The registration fee of £100 includes lunch, tea and coffees. A link to register will be added here shortly. Please click this link to register. If you are an LSHTM staff member or PhD student, please contact Nuru.Saadi@lshtm.ac.uk

    You are also warmly invited to a free public lecture (open to all, on a first come, first served basis) which will be held after the masterclass by Prof Basu titled the ‘Economics of choices in the era of personalised medicine’ and a subsequent wine reception. Please follow this link to register. 

    Participants wishing to participate in the Stata practicals should bring their own laptops with the latest version of Stata installed.

    Programme

    Time

    Session

    Lead instructor

    9-9.30am

    9.30-11am

     

    11-11.15am

    Registration & Coffee

    Lecture 1: Introduction to Instrumental variables (IV): key concepts and standard methods

    Coffee break

     

    Anirban Basu

    11.15-12.45pm

    Lecture 2: IV methods for assessing heterogeneity and personalisation

    Anirban Basu

    12.45-1.45pm

    Lunch

     

     

    1.45-2:30pm

    Practical 1: IV estimation: standard approaches to IV estimation and assessment of instrument validity

     

    Stephen O’Neill

    2:30-3.30pm

    Practical 2: IV methods for personalisation

     

    Stephen O’Neill

    3.30-4pm

    Wrap up and areas for future research

     

    Anirban Basu

    4.00-5.00pm

    Tea break