Anirban Basu

Stergachis Family Endowed Professor and Director, Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program, University of Washington, Seattle

Anirban Basu is the Stergachis Family Endowed Professor and Director of the Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program at the University of Washington with additional appointments in the Department of Health Services, the Department of Economics and the National Bureau of Economic Research. Anirban’s work sits at the intersection of microeconomics, statistics, and health policy. His research focuses on comparative and cost effectiveness analyses, causal inference methods, program evaluation, and outcomes research, with a special emphasis on studying heterogeneity in clinical and economic outcomes in order to establish the realized and potential values of individualized care. Anirban is as an associate editor for Observational Studies, and in the past of Health Economics and the Journal of Health Economics. He served on the Second Panel on Cost-effectiveness in Health and Medicine. He is a past recipient of the ISPOR Methodology Awards and the Bernie O’Brien New Investigator Award. He is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

Jeannette Brosig-Koch

Full professor, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

In 2003 Jeannette Brosig-Koch obtained her doctoral degree in economics from the University of Magdeburg, Germany. After that, she worked as a visiting researcher at Penn State University (2004), as the managing director of the Magdeburg Laboratory for Experimental Economics at the University of Magdeburg (2005), and as an interim professor at the University of Cologne (2006-2008). Since 2008, she has held a full professorship in quantitative economic policy at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. Jeannette Brosig-Koch is the founder and director of the Essen Laboratory for Experimental Economics (elfe) and a member of the Essen Center for Health Economics Research CINCH. She also serves as a member of the management board of the Behavioural Experiments in Health Network and as the General Secretary of the German health economics association dggö. Her research focuses on questions in experimental health economics and in market design.

William Greene

Robert Stansky Professor of Economics, Stern School of Business, New York University

William Greene is the Robert Stansky Professor of Economics at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He also has appointments at Sydney University, Curtin University, Monash University and the University of Lugano. His fields of interest are applied econometrics, panel data analysis, discrete choice modeling, production economics, health econometrics, transport economics and planning, and economics of the entertainment industry. He is the president of Econometric Software, Inc. He is the author of software LIMDEP and NLOGIT, textbooks Econometric Analysis (Ed. 1 to 8), books on discrete choice modeling, Modeling Ordered Choices and Applied Choice Analysis, Applied Econometrics, and over 100 articles in peer reviewed journals. He is the editor in chief of Foundations and Trends in Econometrics and Journal of Productivity Analysis. He has also consulted to industry and government.

Mathias Kifmann

Professor of Health Economics and Social Policy, Hamburg Center for Health Economics, Universität Hamburg

Mathias Kifmann studied economics at the University of Munich and at the London School of Economics. In 1996, he graduated from the University of Munich. At the University of Konstanz, he completed his doctorate in 2001 and finished his habilitation in 2005. From March 2006 to December 2010, he was Professor of Economics at the University of Augsburg. His teaching and research focuses on health economics and the economics of the welfare state. Together with Friedrich Breyer and Peter Zweifel, he has written the textbook Health Economics. He is associate editor of the Journal of Health Economics and belongs to the founding members of the German Health Economics Association.

Maarten Lindeboom

Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, School of Business and Economics and Tinbergen Institute, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Maarten Lindeboom (PhD Leiden University) is professor of economics and chair of the department of economics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He is currently editor of the Journal of Health Economics and held longer term visiting position at the University of Michigan (Netherlands visiting Professorship, The Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences) and the University of Bristol (Benjamin Meaker Chair). His research can be characterized as applied microeconomics in the field of health, labor and ageing.

Catherine Maclean

Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Temple University

Catherine Maclean is associate professor of economics at the department of economics at Temple University. Catherine’s research uses health and labor economic theory to empirically explore the causes and consequences of substance use, mental health, insurance coverage, and labor market outcomes. She is particularly interested in the role of public policies in influencing these outcomes. Catherine is a Faculty Research Fellow in the Health Economics Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a Research Affiliate at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA Bonn). Her recent work examines the effect of insurance regulations, e-cigarette regulations, and access to healthcare services.

Owen O’Donnell

Professor of Economics, Erasmus School of Economics

Owen O'Donnell is an associate professor in the Erasmus School of Economics and the University of Macedonia (Greece). He is a Research Fellow of the Tinbergen Institute and NETSPAR. He obtained his DPhil from the University of York (UK) and has held faculty or visiting positions at the universities of Kent (UK), Lausanne (CH) and Wisconsin-Madison (US). His research is mainly within the field of health economics, covering topics such as inequality in health and health care, the interactions between health, employment and income, and health care financing in low and middle income countries. He is co-organiser of the European Workshops on Econometrics and Health Economics and an Associate Editor of Health Economics.

Andrew Street

Professor of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science

Andrew Street is a Professor of Health Economics in the Department of Health Policy at the London School of Economics. Prior to September 2017 he was at the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York, which he joined in 1999, and where he was Director of the Health Policy team and Director of the Economics of Social and Health Care Research Unit (ESHCRU), a joint collaboration with the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at the LSE and the University of Kent. He has a MSc in Health Economics (1990), a MA in Public Administration and Public Policy (2000) and a PhD in Economics (2002), all awarded by the University of York. After completing his MSc, Andrew spent three years in Australia working at the National Centre for Health Program Evaluation, Monash University and the Victorian Department of Health and Community Services. This was followed by a five-year spell with the York Health Economics Consortium and 18 years with the Centre for Health Economics. In 2005 he worked part-time in the English Department of Health. In 2016 he served as special advisor to the House of Commons Health Committee for its inquiry into the Impact of the Spending Review on health and social care. He has been an editor of the Journal of Health Economics since 2006, and currently serves as chair of the Welsh Health Economics Support Service Advisory Group.

Bas van der Klaauw

Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, School of Business and Economics and Tinbergen Institute, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Bas van der Klaauw (PhD Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) is professor in policy evaluation. Bas’ research focuses on topics in empirical microeconomics, public policy evaluation, labor markets, school choice, health and intergenerational mobility. He uses microeconometric methods for causal analysis in these fields. In 2008 he received an ERC Starting Grant and in 2016 a VICI grant from NWO. In the past he held visiting positions at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University. Currently, he is associated to IZA Bonn and CEPR London. He is coordinator of the MSc Economics at the Vrije Universiteit and chair of the educational board at Tinbergen Institute.

Tom Van Ourti

Professor of Applied Health Economics, Erasmus School of Economics and Tinbergen Institute, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Tom Van Ourti is an endowed professor of applied health economics with a focus on health and inequality. His main research interest is the socio-economic health gradient, including measurement theory of health inequalities, applied work on the drivers of the gradient in the developed and developing world. He also works on the determinants of preventive care usage, and the rise of obesity in China. He has published in journals including the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Health Economics, Health Economics, and the Bulletin of the World Health Organisation. He obtained his PhD from the University of Antwerp, has held a visiting position at the university of Melbourne, and is currently visiting the George Washington University in Washington DC. Since 2009, he has been the coordinator of the master Health Economics of the Erasmus University Rotterdam.