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Professor Alistair McGuire

Biography

Professor Alistair McGuire [B.A. (Econ); M.Litt (Econ); Phd (Econ)] is a Professor in Health Economics at LSE Health and Social Care, within the Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to this he was Professor of Economics at City University, London after being a Tutor in Economics at Pembroke College, University of Oxford. He has been a visiting Professor at Harvard University, the University of York and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He has been interested in the economics of health care for over 20 years, with extensive teaching experience and has written numerous books, articles and reports in this area on a wide range of subject matter. He has been involved in a number of major clinical trials as the lead health economist. He has also acted as an advisor to a number of governments and governmental bodies (including the UK government, the UK Medical Research Council (MRC), the UK Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC), the UK National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), the German Institut fur Qualitat Wirtschaftlichkelt im Geshundheitswesen (IQWiG)), as well as for a number of international bodies (including the World Bank and WHO) and pharmaceutical companies.

Recent publications

  • The cost-effectiveness of screening for ovarian cancer: results from the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS)
    Menon, Usha and McGuire, Alistair J. and Raikou, Maria and Ryan, Andy and Davies, Susan K. and Burnell, Matthew and Gentry-Maharaj, Aleksandra and Kalsi, Jatinderpal K. and Singh, Naveena and Amso, Nazar N. and Cruickshank, Derek and Dobbs, Stephen and Godfrey, Keith and Herod, Jonathan and Leeson, Simon and Mould, Tim and Murdoch, John and Oram, David and Scott, Ian and Seif, Mourad W. and Williamson, Karin and Woolas, Robert and Fallowfield, Lesley and Campbell, Stuart and Skates, Steven J. and Parmar, Mahesh and Jacobs, Ian J. (2017) The cost-effectiveness of screening for ovarian cancer: results from the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS). British Journal of Cancer, 117 (5). pp. 619-627. ISSN 0007-0920
  • The NHS under the coalition government and after the Election
    McGuire, Alistair and Van Reenan, John (2015) The NHS under the coalition government and after the Election. LSE Health and Social Care (20 Apr 2015). Blog Entry.
  • Implementing shared-decision-making for diabetes care across country settings: what really matters to people?
    Tinelli, Michela and Petrou, Panagiotis and Samoutis, George and Traynor, Vivie and Olympios, George and McGuire, Alistair (2017) Implementing shared-decision-making for diabetes care across country settings: what really matters to people? Health Policy, 121 (7). pp. 786-792. ISSN 0168-8510
  • Avoidable costs of stenting for aortic coarctation in the United Kingdom: an economic model
    Salcher, Maximilian and McGuire, Alistair and Muthurangu, Vivek and Kelm, Marcus and Kuehne, Titus and Naci, Huseyin (2017) Avoidable costs of stenting for aortic coarctation in the United Kingdom: an economic model. BMC Health Services Research, 17. p. 258. ISSN 1472-6963
  • Risk algorithm using serial biomarker measurements doubles the number of screen-detected cancers compared with a single-threshold rule in the United Kingdom collaborative trial of ovarian cancer screening
    Menon, Usha and Ryan, Andy and Kalsi, Jatinderpal and Gentry-Maharaj, Aleksandra and Dawnay, Anne and Habib, Mariam and Apostolidou, Sophia and Singh, Naveena and Benjamin, Elizabeth and Burnell, Matthew and Davies, Susan and Sharma, Aarti and Gunu, Richard and Godfrey, Keith and Lopes, Alberto and Oram, David and Herod, Jonathan and Williamson, Karin and Seif, Mourad W. and Jenkins, Howard and Mould, Tim and Woolas, Robert and Murdoch, John B. and Dobbs, Stephen and Amso, Nazar N. and Leeson, Simon and Cruickshank, Derek and Scott, Ian and Fallowfield, Lesley and Widschwendter, Martin and Reynolds, Karina and McGuire, Alistair and Campbell, Stuart and Parmar, Mahesh and Skates, Steven J. and Jacobs, Ian (2015) Risk algorithm using serial biomarker measurements doubles the number of screen-detected cancers compared with a single-threshold rule in the United Kingdom collaborative trial of ovarian cancer screening. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 33 (18). pp. 2062-2071. ISSN 0732-183X
  • Korean pharmaceutical industry policy: lessons for Korea
    Kim, Daejung and McGuire, Alistair and Kyle, Margaret (2015) Korean pharmaceutical industry policy: lessons for Korea. Research Reports, 2015-37. Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs, Sejong, South Korea. ISBN 9788968272905
  • Implementing shared-decision-making for diabetes care across country settings: what really matters to people?
    Tinelli, Michela and McGuire, Alistair and Petrou, Panaiotis and Samoutis, George (2014) Implementing shared-decision-making for diabetes care across country settings: what really matters to people? In: European Young Endocrine Scientists’ Society (EYES) Meeting 2014, September 2014, Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Measuring and forecasting quality in English hospitals
    Papanicolas, Irene and McGuire, Alistair (2017) Measuring and forecasting quality in English hospitals. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society). ISSN 0964-1998
  • Ovarian cancer screening and mortality in the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS): a randomised controlled trial
    Jacobs, Ian J and Menon, Usha and Ryan, Andy and Gentry-Maharaj, Aleksandra and Burnell, Matthew and Kalsi, Jatinderpal K and Amso, Nazar N and Apostolidou, Sophia and Benjamim, Elizabeth and Cruickshank, Derek and Crump, Danielle N and Davies, Susan K and Dawnay, Anne and Dobbs, Stephen and Fletcher, Gwendolen and Ford, Jeremy and Godfrey, Keith and Gunther, Richard and Habib, Mariam and Hallett, Rachel and Herod, Jonathan and Jenkins, Howard and Karpinskyj, Chloe and Leeson, Simon and Lewis, Sara J and Liston, William R and Lopes, Alberto and Mould, Tim and Murdoch, John and Oram, David and Rabideau, Dustin J and Reynolds, Karina and Scott, Ian and Seif, Mourad W and Sharma, Aarti and Singh, Naveena and Taylor, Julie S. and Warburton, Fiona and Widschwendter, Martin and Williamson, Karin and Woolas, Robert and Fallowfield, Lesley and McGuire, Alistair and Campbell, Stuart and Parmar, Mahesh and Skates, Steven J (2015) Ovarian cancer screening and mortality in the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS): a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 387 (10022). pp. 945-956. ISSN 0140-6736
  • Do financial incentives trump clinical guidance? Hip replacement in England and Scotland
    Papanicolas, Irene and McGuire, Alistair (2015) Do financial incentives trump clinical guidance? Hip replacement in England and Scotland. Journal of Health Economics, 44. pp. 25-36. ISSN 0167-6296

For a full list of Alistair's publications, please see his LSE Research Online| page

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