Nigel Rice is Professor of Health Economics and Director of the Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) in the Centre for Health Economics.
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.
Zucchelli E, Jones AM, Rice N. The evaluation of health policies through dynamic microsimulation methods. International Journal of Microsimulation 2012;5(1):2-20.
Dusheiko M, Gravelle H, Martin S, Rice N, Smith PC. Does better disease management in primary care reduce hospital costs? Centre for Health Economics, University of York; CHE Research Paper 65 (PDF , 315kb) 2011.
Jones AM, Laporte A, Rice N, Zucchelli E. A model of the impact of smoking bans on smoking with evidence from bans in England and Scotland. Health Economics and Data Group (HEDG), University of York 2011;11/05. Download from HERC
Jones AM, Rice N, Robone S, Rosa-Dias P. Inequality and polarisation in health systems' responsiveness: a cross-country analysis. Journal of Health Economics 2011;30(4):616-25.