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Faculty of Economics and Business
Events Seminars

February 2017 - Resolving the healthcare paradox

On Wednesday 15 February 2017, James Lomas (research fellow at the Centre for Health Economics - University of York) visited Groningen to talk about his latest research:


About James Lomas, PhD

James Lomas is a research fellow at the Centre for Health Economics, University of York. He received his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge and his master’s degree in Health Economics from the University of York. His PhD thesis was concerned with the assessment of methods for modelling the distribution of healthcare costs. On various summer placements, James Lomas has worked at the OECD and the Department of Health (UK) and thus has gained field experience in the health sector.

Read about his research:

Resolving the ‘cost-effective but unaffordable’ ‘paradox’: estimating the health opportunity costs of non-marginal changes in available expenditure.

Joint organisation

This seminar is organised by Healthwise and the signature area Individual Health & The Economic Environment

Healthwise is a centre of expertise at the University of Groningen that links academic expertise to questions from the field by arranging multidisciplinary research to support the healthcare sector. The knowledge, models and methods we use come from a range of disciplines, including human resource management, operations management, innovation and change management, ICT and management of information systems, marketing, consumer psychology and health economics. Read more

The signature area Individual Health & The Economic Environment brings together experts from different academic backgrounds to engage in multidisciplinary research on the influence of the economic environment on the ability of individuals to self-manage their physical, emotional and social well-being.

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