University of Melbourne Health Economics Group

This research group, known collectively as UMHEG, is a cross-faculty network of health economists based primarily at the University of Melbourne.

The Group aims to:

  • Conduct high quality, policy relevant research across a number of areas of applied health economics
  • Build capacity in health economics through post-graduate research supervision and teaching
  • Create a supportive environment for health economists working across the University, and
  • Raise the profile of health economics across the University.

Members of this research group are drawn from the following faculties and schools:

  • Faculty of Business and Economics
    • Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
    • Department of Economics
  • Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
    • Health Economics Unit, Centre for Health Policy
    • Nossal Institute for Global Health

UMHEG conducts collaborative research, supervises post-graduate students, mentors academic staff and hosts an annual health economics workshop.

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Professor Anthony Scott


This Group is funded by grants and research contracts provided by a variety of sources, including the ARC, NHMRC and Australian state and federal government departments.

Research Staff


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