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Since 2008, our staff have published more than 842 peer-review journal articles and 241 books, reports and chapters in edited books. We also work to ensure coverage in non-academic outlets – such as trade papers and magazines and through websites, media releases, presentations  – to ensure we communicate to as wide an audience as possible, particularly in terms of reaching research users and participants. Our work has often been cited in important government and other policy documents.

We are involved in coordinating one peer-review journal, Health Economics, Policy and Law| (published by Cambridge University Press), which is formally affiliated with LSE Health. LSE Health also publishes the policy bulletin Eurohealth|, which is disseminated to more than 20,000 academics and policy-makers. 

LSE Health, PSSRU and SSCR produce regular outputs providing information on their activities. LSE Health also publishes a successful Working Paper Series| in Health Policy and Economics.

Health Effects of Unemployment Benefit Program Generosity|

Men who lose their job in US states that provide generous unemployment benefits are at lower risk of poor health, according to research published on Thursday 18 December in the American Journal of Public Health and which was led by Jonathan Cylus| of LSE Health and the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. The researchers found that while there is an increased risk of reporting poor health for men who experience job loss, men who lost their job in states and years with comparatively more generous unemployment benefits had a statistically lower likelihood of reporting poor health. 

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Latest issue: Eurohealth Volume 20 Number 4|

Migrants and Health
The last Eurohealth for 2014 throws the spotlight on migrants and health. In the Observer section, the overview article describes the infectious disease burden in migrant populations in Europe. Three migrant-focussed articles follow on chronic viral hepatitis, health care access, and service entitlements in Spain and Sweden. The International Section contains an articles on: Politics of health workforce planning, and EU competence in health security policy. The Systems and Policies section looks at: Commercialisation of public hospitals in Poland; Perceptions about affordability of care in the Netherlands; Pharmaceutical market reform in Portugal; Financial crisis and health service reform in Cyprus; Reducing avoidable mortality in England; and Eurohealth Monitor.

Latest issue: Health Economics Policy and Law|

Edited by LSEHSC's Adam Oliver|, this issue includes original research articles on the smoking response to health shocks (by Michael Richards and Joachim Marti), the Vietnamese health care system (by G. Emmanuel Guindon), orthopaedics services in England (by Hugh McLeod, Ross Millar, Nick Goodwin and Martin Powell), and the effect of the Irish workplace smoking ban (by Michael Savage).

The issue finishes with a perspective article on the ethical and policy challenges in US community health centers (or centres), written by Nancy Berlinger, Michael Gusmano and Eva Turbiner.

Full text now available: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: international trade law, health systems and public health

The London School of Economics and Political Science study Free trade agreements (FTAs) have the declared aim of seeking to increase global trade and promote economic growth. Historically, economic growth has led to improved population health. Yet this link is now weakening, and attention is being focussed on assessing the effect of FTAs on health and the ability of government to mitigate against negative impact. Within this context, this study presents an assessment of the health impact of the proposed FTA between the United States and the European Union. Read more|.

Below is a sample of recent publications by LSEHSC staff in the field of Health Economics.

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Below is a sample of recent publications by LSEHSC staff in the field of Health Policy.

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Below is a sample of recent publications by LSEHSC staff in the field of Social Care

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Below is a sample of recent publications by LSEHSC staff in the field of Mental Health.

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Below is a sample of recent publications by LSEHSC staff in the field of Pharmaceuticals.

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LSEHSC Affiliated Publications