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Professor Joanna Coast

Professor Joanna Coast

Professor Joanna Coast
BA(York), M.Sc.(York), Ph.D.(Bristol)

Professor in the Economics of Health and Care

Area of research

Economics of Health & Care

Office 2.06
1-5 Whiteladies Road,
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 42 83134

Research summary

Jo's research interests lie in the theory underlying economic evaluation (including capability), developing broader measures of outcome for use in economic evaluation (including measures of capability, particularly the ICECAP suite of meaures), health care decision making, the economics of antimicrobial resistance and the organisation of care, particularly end of life care. She currently holds a Wellcome Investigator Award to develop a life-course approach to measuring capability for economic evaluation of health and social care interventions.  Jo also has a methodological interest in the use of qualitative methods in health economics and is recognised as an international authority in ...

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Joanna Coast is Professor in the Economics of Health & Care.  She has published more than 140 research papers in academic journals. She has received major grants from the Medical Research Council and the European Research Council, and currently holds a Wellcome Investigator Award. She is Senior Editor, Health Economics for Social Science and Medicine.

Jo qualified with a BA (Econ) (Hons) in Economics in 1988 and an MSc in Health Economics in 1990, both from the University of York, and a PhD in social medicine from the University of Bristol in 2000.  Jo was based in the ...

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