prof.dr. (Eddy) EKA Van Doorslaer


Holds a joint appointment as Professor of Health Economics at the Erasmus School of Health Policy and Management  and at the Department of Applied Economics of the Erasmus School of Economics, both at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He also is a Research Fellow of the Tinbergen Institute. He obtained an MSc in Economics at the University of Antwerp (B), an MSc in Health Economics at the University of York (UK), and a PhD in Economics at the University of Maastricht (NL). He is an Associate Editor of Health Economics (Wiley), of Population Health Metrics (Biomed Central). He was the Programme Director of the MSc in Health Economics offered by the Erasmus University 2003-2010. He has also acted as a health economics consultant to the World Bank, WHO and UNICEF. 

Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management

Visiting professor | Health Economics (HE)
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

Erasmus School of Economics

Visiting professor | Applied Economics

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  • Eddy Doorslaer (2005) - Health Economics (Journal)
  • Eddy Doorslaer (2003) - Population Health Metrics (Journal)
  • Eddy Doorslaer (1996) - Journal of Health Economics (Journal)

Master HEPL-HE 2023-2024

Course Code

  • Dilnoza Muslimova

    Gene-Environment Interplay in the Generation of Health and Education Inequalities
  • Lisa Voois

    Going beyond inequity in quantity of health care/(Implications of) Measurement error in surveys for empirical analyses in health economics
  • Wen Qian Toh

    Economics of medical adherence
  • Joaquim Vidiella Martin

    "Unravelling Perinatal Health Inequalities in the Netherlands”
  • Sara Rellstab

    The financing and design of long-term care insurance
  • Evgenia Kudymowa

    Health and behavior in low and middle income countries
  • Max Coveney

    health, education, and peer effects

News regarding prof.dr. (Eddy) EKA Van Doorslaer

What Long-Term Care Looks Like in The Netherlands

Analyses by ESHPM researchers were featured in a NYT article on what long-term care looks like around the world.

“The future of health economics at EUR looks bright"

Symposium 'Health Economics: what's next?' is about Eddy Van Doorslaer's legacy and the future of health economics.
Eddy van Doorslaer delivers his Valedictory Lecture

Retiree Professor Eddy Van Doorslaer receives honour of knighthood

Van Doorslaer has been awarded the royal honour for his outstanding contribution to the specialist field of health policy worldwide.
Eddy van Doorslaer ontvangt Koninklijke onderscheiding

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