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Dr. Martin Forster



  • BA(Sheffield)
  • MSc(York)
  • DPhil(York)

Departmental roles

  • Programme Leader, PG Certificate Health Economics for Health Care Professionals
  • Mentor, Distance Learning Teaching Fellows



Optimisation under risk and uncertainty, with applications in health care. Inequality. Econometric topics in economic history.


Selected publications

Full details of publications can be found at RePEc

with Simon Smith (2018). "The Curse of the Caribbean? Agency's impact on the efficiency of sugar estates on St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 1814--1829." Forthcoming in The Journal of
Economic History.

with Stephen Chick and Paolo Pertile (2017). "A Bayesian decision-theoretic model of sequential experimentation with delayed response." Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 79(5):1439-1462

with Sebastian Jobjörnsson, Paolo Pertile and Carl-Fredrik Burman (2016). Late-stage pharmaceutical R&D and pricing policies under two-stage regulation. Journal of Health Economics 50:298-311.

with Michael Caputo (2016). Optimal plans and timing under additive transformations to rewards. Oxford Economic Papers 2016;68:604-626.


Martin Forster

Martin Forster
Department of Economics
Room: A/EC/108

Tel: 01904 323797

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