The health economics research theme in Thanzi la Onse aims at developing methods and producing analyses to inform a range of resource allocation decisions relating to health.
It draws on the research team’s previous expertise relating to an extensive range of economic tools and analysis applied to health including economic evaluation; the economics of health care systems; the economics of incentives and industrial organisation; econometrics and the economics of health behaviours. Rather than being separate research areas, these are integrated to assess the value of alternative policies in terms of population benefits at the local level. The theme is arranged into five research areas:
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Thanzi la Onse is distinguished by combining theory, methods development and real-world applications leading to insights and recommendations that can be adopted practically when formulating policies and implemented within challenging health care systems.