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The economics of health behaviours and health information

This workshop brings together academic economists as well as policy makers to present and discuss research at the frontier of health economics

  • 15 Mar 2018, 10.00am to 16 Mar 2018, 4.00pm GMT
  • University of Bath in London, London,
  • This event is free
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Hypertension accounts for 9.4 million deaths worldwide every year with the World Health Organisation (WHO) calling it a global public health issue (WHO, 2013)

This two-day event brings together new research from across the world, as academic researchers present new studies on responses to messaging around health issues, from healthy eating and exercise to blood pressure. They will also discuss research on other health related matters like taxation on sugary drinks and how best to develop healthy habits.

Speaker profiles

Sonia Bhalotra is a Professor of Economics at the University of Essex conducting research on the creation of human capital, the long benefits of early life health interventions, gender inequality, the political economy of public service provision, intergenerational mobility and the dynamics of mortality, fertility and sex selection.

Adeline Delavande is a Professor of Economics at the University of Essex whose research focuses on understanding how individuals make decisions under uncertainty using elicited subjective expectations.

Dr Paul Fisher is a Research Fellow at the University of Essex whose ongoing projects cover labour economics, economic demography and health economics.

Dr Jonathan James is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of Bath.


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University of Bath in London 83 Pall Mall London SW1Y 5ES


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