Health Economics

The researchgroup of Health Economics studies several prominent research themes in the field of Health Economics, in which this research group is nationally and internationally leading. The themes include: behavioural and experimental economics, health valuation methodology, health equity and accessibility to health care, valuation of informal care, public health economics, and global health.


  • Utility theory in economic evaluation of health care
  • Behavioural and experimental health economics
  • Economics of health behavior and public health
  • Informal care: studying informal care, its impact on carers and care recipients, respite care, et cetera
  • Economic studies in developing countries
  • Equity in the finance and delivery of health care in developing countries
  • Income, health and work across the life cycle