1987 …2022

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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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

External positions

Professor, University of York (United Kingdom)

1 Jan 1994 → …

Research area keywords

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

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