Professor of Health Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

(visiting professor at LIEPP from April 24th to May 7th 2023)

Bio :

Dr Joan Costa-i-Font is a Professor of Health Economics,  the team leader of the Ageing and Health Incentives Lab (AHIL), and a faculty associate of the International Inequalities Institute. He is network research fellow at CESifo (since 2008), HEDG (since 2007) and IZA (since 2017). He has worked as Harkness Fellow at Harvard University, taught at the University of Barcelona, Universita Cattolica, and Paris Dauphine, and has held visiting research positions at University of Munich (2008), Oxford University (2009), Boston College (2013) and UCL (2016).

He regularly publishes in all the main field journals in health economics, behavioural economics and political economy, as well as general audience journals in economics and interdisciplinary social sciences. Behavioural Incentive Design for Health Policy: Steering for Health is his most recent book on behavioural health economics out in 2023. In 2020 he finished The Political Economy of Health and Health Care: the Rise of the Patient Citizen on political incentives in health care, both published by Cambridge University Press.

Joan has earned both a Harkness Fellowship at Harvard University and a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the LSE. He currently serves as book review editor of Behavioural Public Policy, and associate editor of Evaluation Review.


Seminar with Joan Costa-i-Font on April 21st: The Value of Informal Care in Europe

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