CBEH Research Seminar Series

The Centre for Business and Economics of Health's Research Seminar Series provides an opportunity for domestic and international health economics researchers to network and collaborate. The seminars are an integral part of the Centre's research culture.

For further enquiries about the Seminar Series or if you are interested in presenting a seminar, please contact us.


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The effect of retirement on health: a comparison of different panel data estimators

12 August 2019 11:00am12:00pm
Presented by Professor Rainer Winkelmann, University of Zurich.
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Evaluating the economic benefits of complex interventions: accounting for non-health effects

5 August 2019 11:00am12:00pm
Presented by Martin Eden, Research Fellow at the University of Manchester Centre for Health Economics
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Reducing sugar consumption: a taxing problem

29 July 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Richard Smith, inaugural Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for the University of Exeter Medical School, and Professor of Health Economics
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Validating health gains for health technology assessment decision-making

26 June 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dennis Petrie, Monash University
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Health Technology Assessment in a low resource setting: case study of Ghana

10 June 2019 11:00am12:00pm
Presented by Sam Hollingworth, School of Pharmacy, UQ
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Valuing health using an experimental auction approach

20 May 2019 11:00am12:00pm
Presented by Joshua Byrnes, Griffith University
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Depression, Risk Preferences and Risk-taking Behaviour

13 May 2019 11:00am12:00pm
Presented by Dr Sarah Dahmann, University of Sydney
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Sources of nativity differences in non-cognitive development

1 May 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Ha Nguyen, Curtin University

Translating and shaping national health policy for local implementation – the role of Primary Health Networks

29 April 2019 10:00am11:00am
Presented by Kellie Trigger, Gold Coast Primary Heath Network

The Causal Effect of Education on Chronic Health Conditions

5 March 2019 1:30pm2:30pm
Presented by Professor David Johnston, Monash University.

Do Report Cards Predict Future Quality? The Case of Skilled Nursing Facilities

28 February 2019 11:00am12:00pm
Presented by Professor Edward Norton, School of Public Health, University of Michigan.
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Forecasting waiting time to treatment for emergency department: Anton Pak

10 December 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
A study of the waiting time for low acuity patients in a prediction model that uses administrative data entailing approximately 120,000 emergency department (ED) presentations at a large public tertiary health care centre located in Queensland, Australia.
Informational shocks and street-food safety: A field study in urban India

Informational shocks and street-food safety: A field study in urban India

20 November 2018 11:00am12:00pm
Informational shocks and street-food safety: A field study in urban India, presented by Dr Denni Tommasi.
Evidence and Innovation into Clinical Care

Evidence and Innovation into Clinical Care: Health Services Research Symposium

7 November 2018 9:30am1:30pm
This Joint AusHSI-CBEH symposium will present research evidence on inefficiency in the use of health care resources in the form of low value care and opportunities for improving efficiency through improvements in resource use.

Innovation speed in the pharmaceutical industry

16 October 2018 11:00am12:00pm
This talk discusses emerging research on the factors contributing to greater innovation speed in the pharmaceutical industry, with a particular focus on novel drugs and precision medicines, their regulation, and the contribution of both inter-organisational alliances and public-private partnerships.

Value of Information Analysis Informing Adoption and Research Decisions in Health Care Interventions

14 August 2018 11:30am12:30pm
The presentation will be given by Dr Haitham Tuffaha, Griffith University.
Adam Oliver

Your Money and Your Life: Risk Attitudes over Gains and Losses

6 August 2018 11:00am12:00pm
Adam Oliver is an Associate Professor at the London School of Economics with interest in health from a behavioural economic and public policy perspective.
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Prenatal economics shocks and birth outcomes

11 June 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
The effects of major prenatal economic shocks experienced by mothers on two indicators of newborn infant health - birth weights and head circumferences.
Economic evaluation in ageing research: From treatment to intervention

Economic evaluation in ageing research: From treatment to intervention

28 September 2017 11:00am1:00pm
The ageing population is one of the major global health challenges. In ageing research, economic evaluation studies would provide information about the cost-effectiveness of medical treatments, health technologies or interventions and thus contribute to guiding healthcare resource allocation and forming health policies.
Professor Anthony Scott

Physician competition and low value health care. Evidence from primary care.

29 August 2017 2:00pm3:00pm
This seminar discusses a paper examining the impact of competition on the quality of care provided by physicians.
Dr Erez Yoeli

Behavioural insights promote Tuberculosis treatment success in a randomized control trial

9 August 2017 1:30pm2:30pm
Successful Tuberculosis (TB) treatment is critical for reducing transmission and lowering treatment costs. Mobile health interventions incorporating behavioural insights promise to increase treatment success, but have largely fallen short of expectations.
Guest speaker Dr Erez Yoeli.