Associate Professor Mehdi Ammi visiting CBEH

25 Jul 2019

CBEH is pleased to be hosting Associate Professor Mehdi Ammi, who is visiting the Centre from 17 June 2019 to 28 February 2020.

Associate Professor Ammi’s research is in health economics and applied micro-econometrics. His research interests include primary care (especially physicians’ and nurses’ behaviour, and team-based care), utilisation and accessibility of care, decentralisation in healthcare, as well as health inequalities. Overall, he is interested in how the health system characteristics affect its performance in terms of healthcare cost, quality, effectiveness and equity, with the view to inform health policy decisions. Dr Ammi’s research has been published in leading journals such as the Journal of Health Economics, Social Science and Medicine, and Health Services Research. 

Dr Ammi obtained his PhD in Economics from the French National Centre for Scientific Research and Université de Bourgogne (France). He pursued his career as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Health Economics at McGill University (Canada), before joining the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University (Canada) as an Assistant Professor, where he has been promoted to Associate Professor.

During his visiting with the Center for the Business and Economics of Health, he will work on the topic of social capital and health, as well as on questions related to the health workforce and primary care, among other projects.

Associate Professor Ammi may be contacted via email at m.ammi@uq.edu.au.

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