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James Gaughan
Research Fellow



James Gaughan is a research fellow at the Centre for Health Economics, where he joined the Health Policy team in October 2010. He holds a BSc in Economics and Finance, an MSc in Health Economics and a Ph.D. in Economics, all awarded by the University of York.

James’ research focuses on two main areas. First, the interactions of different care settings and their impact on patient utilisation and outcomes from healthcare. For example acute and long-term care. Second, productivity and efficiency measurement at a whole system and unit level.  James has also been part of a number of policy evaluations in various contexts.



  • Market and care setting interactions
  • Productivity and efficiency measurement
  • Policy evaluation

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James Gaughan
Research Fellow
Centre for Health Economics