Andrew Michael Jones

Andrew Michael Jones

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Topics in health economics and applied microeconometrics.

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Biography

Andrew Jones is Professor of Economics at the University of York, UK, where he was Head of the Department of Economics and Related Studies between January 2011 and September 2015. He was responsible for the running of the MSc in Health Economics at York between 1994 and 2011; during that time there were over 500 graduates from more than 70 different countries. He has also supervised 27 successful PhDs. He was an editor of Health Economics from 1995 to 2019. He edited the Elgar Companion to Health Economics which was published in 2006 and the three-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of Health Economics published in 2020. He was elected to the executive board of the International Health Economics Association (iHEA) and was chair of their Arrow Award committee. He was elected president of the European Health Economics Association (EuHEA) 2016-18.

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Andrew Jones researches and publishes in the area of microeconometrics and health economics with particular interests in the determinants of health, the economics of addiction and socioeconomic inequalities in health and health care. He was author of the chapter 'health econometrics' in the Handbook of Health Economics and of chapters in the Oxford Handbook of Health Economics, Oxford Handbook of Economic Forecasting and the Palgrave Handbook of Econometrics. He has a particular interest in developing and disseminating the use of applied econometrics in health economics. In 1992 he established the European Workshops on Econometrics and Health Economics, which are co-organised with Owen O'Donnell.  Andrew is the research director of the Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG). He held a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship "Using new biosocial data to explore inequality of opportunity in health", 2017-2020.

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