Research and Research Support Staff

Health Economics Research Team

  1. Professor Anthony Scott

    Director, MABEL Survey
    (Health Economics)

    • Health insurance and healthcare finance
    • Organisation, funding and performance of healthcare providers
    • Performance, incentives and competition in healthcare
    • Economics of primary healthcare services
    • Healthcare workforce and the labour market
    • Role and impact of funding and financial incentives in healthcare
    • Labour supply issues tied to sub-populations (e.g. women, Indigenous Australians, medical workforce)
  2. Professor Lisa Cameron

    Professorial Fellow
    (Health Economics)

    • Criminalisation of sex-work
    • Gender inequality in labour markets
    • Health services access
    • Impact of cash transfers on child development
    • Sanitation impacts on child health
    • Wellbeing of people living with a disability
    • Early childhood development
  3. Dr Diana Contreras Suarez

    Research Fellow
    (Health Economics)

    • Gender inequality in labour markets
    • Health services access
    • Impact of cash transfers on child development
    • Sanitation impacts on child health
    • Wellbeing of people living with a disability
    • Domestic Violence
    • Early childhood development
  4. Ms Anne Leahy

    Survey Manager
    (Health Economics)

    • Organisation, funding and performance of healthcare providers
    • Performance, incentives and competition in healthcare
    • Healthcare workforce and the labour market
    • Role and impact of funding and financial incentives in healthcare
  5. Dr Susan Méndez

    Research Fellow
    (Health Economics)

    • Government health policy and regulation
    • Public health
    • Analysis of healthcare markets
    • Production, pricing and market structure
    • Size distribution of firms
  6. Professor Matt Sutton

    Professorial Research Fellow
    (Health Economics)

    • Organisation, funding and performance of healthcare providers
    • Performance, incentives and competition in healthcare
    • Economics of primary healthcare services
    • Healthcare workforce and the labour market
    • Role and impact of funding and financial incentives in healthcare
  7. Ms Sandie-Marie Szawlowski

    Research Assistant
    (Health Economics)

    • Risk preferences and decision modelling of patients and doctors
  8. Dr Ou Yang

    Research Fellow
    (Health Economics)

    • Health insurance and healthcare finance
    • Performance, incentives and competition in healthcare
    • Health behaviour
    • Substance abuse
  9. Associate Professor Jongsay Yong

    Principal Research Fellow
    (Health Economics)

    • Health insurance and healthcare finance
    • Organisation, funding and performance of healthcare providers
    • Performance, incentives and competition in healthcare
    • Role and impact of funding and financial incentives in healthcare
  10. Dr Arezou Zaresani

    Research Fellow
    (Health Economics)

    • Socio-economic factors affecting health outcomes
    • Employment policy
    • Social and tax policy as it relates to work incentives
    • Labour supply of disabled population
    • Government expenditure and behaviour
    • Service delivery of welfare programs
    • Taxation policies
  11. Professor Yuting Zhang

    (Health Economics)

    • Health services access
    • Sanitation impacts on child health
    • Wellbeing of people living with a disability
    • Health insurance and healthcare finance
    • Organisation, funding and performance of healthcare providers
    • Performance, incentives and competition in healthcare
    • Economics of primary healthcare services

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