Academic Unit of Health Economics
- Group summary: Our health economics research unit delivers economic evaluations, health technology assessments, systematic reviews, health outcomes, applied econometrics and test evaluations
What we do
The Academic Unit of Health Economics (AUHE) has a wide portfolio of applied and methodological research projects funded by the NIHR, research councils, charitable organisations and industry.
We use a variety of economic and econometrics methods to explore health-related cost effectiveness, efficiency and inequalities. We engage with policy makers, clinicians, clinical scientists, basic scientists, patient groups and other applied health researchers. Our research is multidisciplinary and based on strong collaborations across Leeds, other UK institutions, and internationally.
Our work is contained within the School of Medicine’s Health Economics research topic. The themes of our research include:
- Economic evaluation.
- Health technology assessment.
- Systematic Review and evidence synthesis.
- Health outcomes and preferences.
- Applied econometrics.
- Diagnostic test evaluation.
Key areas of methodological research are:
- Measurement and valuation of health
- Equity in health care resource allocation
- Efficiency in health and social care
- Economic evaluation in health care decision making
- Economic evaluations of diagnostic tests and devices
- Applied health econometrics and application in evaluation
- Early economic evaluation modelling.
Our research feeds into our teaching portfolio which includes, undergraduate courses, MSc modules, PhD programmes and short courses for continuing professional development.
Who we are
Head of Unit
Professor Chris Bojke
Academic Unit Support Secretary
Follow us @AUHE_Leeds
- Decision Modelling Group
- Test Evaluation Group
- Evidence Synthesis Group
- Applied Health Econometrics Group