1987 …2020

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Andrew Jones is a part-time professor at the Centre for Health Economics. He is professor at the Department of Economics and Studies at the University of York, UK, where he was head of department from 2011 to 2015. Before that he was director of their graduate programme in health economics and during that time there were over 500 graduates from more than 70 different countries. He has also supervised 23 PhD students. Andrew is editor of Health Economics. He edited the Elgar Companion to Health Economics and is now working on the health economics content of the Oxford Online Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance. He was elected to the executive committee of the International Health Economics Association (iHEA) and was chair of their Arrow Award committee. He was elected as president of the European Health Economics Association for 2016-18 and currently serves as past-president.

Research interests

Andrew Jones researches and publishes in the area of microeconometrics and health economics with  particular interests in the determinants of health, the economics of addiction and socioeconomic inequalities in health and health care. He was author of the chapter 'health econometrics' in the Elsevier Handbook of Health Economics and the definition of health econometrics in the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online as well as chapters in the Oxford Handbook of Health Economics, Oxford Handbook of Economic Forecasting, Oxford handbook of Panel Data and the Palgrave Handbook of Econometrics. Along with James Lomas and Nigel Rice he was given the Manning Award for the best paper in health econometrics by the American Society of Health Economists (ASHE). he has a particular interest in developing and disseminating the use of econometrics in health economics. In 1992 he established the European Workshops on Econometrics and Health Economics, which are co-organised with Owen O'Donnell. He is on the scientific committee for the Australasian Workshops on Econometrics and Health Economics.

Supervision interests

Health inequalities and inequality of opportunity.

Education  and health.

Panel and cohort datasets.


Models for health care costs.

External positions

Professor, University of York

1 Jan 1994 → …

Research area keywords

  • Health Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Equal Opportunity
  • Equity
  • Panel Data Analysis
  • Policy Evaluation

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Research Output

Acute health shocks and labour market outcomes: evidence from the post crash era

Jones, A. M., Rice, N. & Zantomio, F., Jan 2020, In : Economics and Human Biology. 36, 17 p., 100811.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

A latent class approach to inequity in health using biomarker data

Carrieri, V., Davillas, A. & Jones, A. M., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Economics. 19 p.

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Ex ante inequality of opportunity in health, decomposition and distributional analysis of biomarkers

Davillas, A. & Jones, A. M., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Health Economics. 69, 16 p., 102251.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

An IPW estimator for mediation effects in hazard models: with an application to schooling, cognitive ability and mortality

Bijwaard, G. E. & Jones, A. M., Jul 2019, In : Empirical Economics. 57, 1, p. 129-175 47 p.

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Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)


  • 1 Contribution to conference
  • 1 Professional association or peak discipline body
  • 1 Editorial responsibility

President, EuHEA

Andrew Jones (Chair/ Co-Chair)


Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Health Economics (Journal)

Andrew Jones (Editor in chief)

2016Sep 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

European Workshops on Econometrics and Health Economics

Andrew Jones (Organiser)

1992 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference