Steve has worked as a health economist in the Department of Health Sciences, and previously the Centre for Health Economics, since 1995. He currently heads the economics of mental health and addiction research and has undertaken many economic evaluations of smoking cessation and alcohol interventions and published extensively in the addiction field.
Steve's research interests are in health economics, the economic evaluation of addiction and alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs.
Watch Steve talk about the economics of tobacco on a recent clip from the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies
Steve is keen to supervise PhDs in the following areas: effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of smoking, drinking and illicit drug interventions.