Professor of Global Health Economics, Centre for Health Economics
Marc Suhrcke is a Professor of Global Health Economics at the Centre for Health Economics, University of York, were he co-directs the Global Health Economics team. He is also a Senior Researcher at the Luxembourg Institute for Socio-Economic Research (LISER). The main part of his research revolves around a range of economic and econometric aspects of public health in low and middle income countries, which includes the micro and macroeconomic consequences of (ill-)health, the economic evaluation of public health interventions, the measurement of socioeconomic inequalities in - and determinants of - health, and empirical policy impact evaluation. Among others he currently directs the NIHR-funded Global Health Econometrics and Economics Group, the focus of which is the evaluation of population and system level interventions using quasi-experimental methods. His work has been funded by the World Bank, WHO, the European Commission, DFID, the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, the NIHR, the MRC, the ESRC, the German Research Foundation and others. Previously he was Professor for Public Health Economics at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, and held various research positions in international organisations (WHO, UNICEF).