Professor Nigel Rice
Professor Nigel Rice is Professor of Health Economics and Director of the Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) in the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York. His research interests focus on the application of quantitative techniques to the analysis of micro-data to inform health and health care policy through robust empirical evidence. Current research activities include investigating the determinants of health, socioeconomic inequality in health and health care, health care system performance, the evaluation of health and health care initiatives, and the allocation of NHS resources. HEDG is currently pursuing a programme of research within these themes funded through an Economic and Social Research Council Large Grant. Nigel serves as a committee member for the Department of Health’s technical advisory group (TAG) for resource allocation its analytical sub-group for Payment by Results. He is an editor of the Journal of Health Economics.
Involvement in the Public Health Research Consortium
- Member of the PHRC Project Management Group, 2005-2011
- Principal Investigator: A systematic review of the effects of price on the smoking behaviour of young people
- Co-Investigator: Assessing the challenges of applying standard methods of economic evaluation to public health programmes