Caroline Rudisill


Dr Caroline Rudisill is an associate professor in Health Economics at the London School of Economics. She is also a visiting lecturer in Health Economics at King's College London.

Caroline's research interests focus on two main areas. First, she examines individual decision-making regarding health-related behaviors, in particular treatment choices and preventive behavior. She is currently undertaking work on the Affordable Care Act’s impact on wellbeing and risk-related behavior in the US and the use of incentives to increase the uptake of health checks in the English NHS.

Second, Caroline is interested in the use of economic evaluation to play a role in coverage decisions in health systems worldwide. This research includes modelling treatment choices and examining the policy implications of economic evaluation results. For example, she is currently involved in economic evaluations of bariatric surgery and automated image screening for diabetic retinopathy.

Caroline has also worked on pharmaceutical and health economics issues for various consultancies, pharmaceutical companies and international organizations pertaining to a number of geographic locales including Russia, Serbia and Turkey.


Caroline holds a PhD in Social Policy (concentration in Health Economics) from the LSE, MSc (with distinction) in International Health Policy (Health Economics) from the LSE and a BA (cum laude) in Economics from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Prior to coming to the LSE originally for her MSc, Caroline worked for Goldman Sachs in New York City and at Analysis Group in Washington, DC, an economic consultancy. She has also worked at McKinsey in London serving public and private sector health care clients

Recent publications

For a full list of Caroline's publications, please see her LSE Research Online| Page.