Irene Papanicolas

Biography

Irene Papanicolas is currently a Lecturer in Health Economics at the London School of Economics. In the past she has worked as a researcher at the Health Economics Research Centre at the University of Oxford and the Department of Economics at London Business School. She holds a PhD in Health Economics from the London School of Economics, and MSc degrees from the University of Oxford and University College London. Her current research interests are focused on performance measurement, international comparisons of health systems and performance based payment systems.

Recent Publications

  • Conclusions
    Cylus, Jonathan, Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter C. (2016) Conclusions. In: Cylus, Jonathan, Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter C., (eds.) Health system efficiency: How to make measurement matter for policy and management. Health Policy Series,46. European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Brussels, Belgium, pp. 225-241. ISBN 9789289050418
  • A framework for thinking about health system efficiency
    Cylus, Jonathan, Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter C. (2016) A framework for thinking about health system efficiency. In: Cylus, Jonathan, Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter C., (eds.) Health system efficiency: How to make measurement matter for policy and management. Health Policy Series,46. European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Brussels, Belgium, pp. 1-20. ISBN 9789289050418
  • Measuring and forecasting quality in English hospitals
    Papanicolas, Irene and McGuire, Alistair (2016) Measuring and forecasting quality in English hospitals. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society) . ISSN 0964-1998
  • Using data envelopment analysis to address the challenges of comparing health system efficiency
    Cylus, Jonathan, Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter S. (2015) Using data envelopment analysis to address the challenges of comparing health system efficiency. Global Policy . ISSN 1758-5899
  • 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
  • Comparison of healthcare systems performance
    Papanicolas, Irene and Cylus, Jonathan (2015) Comparison of healthcare systems performance. In: Kuhlmann, Ellen, Blank, Robert H., Bourgeault, Ivy Lynn and Wendt, Claus, (eds.) The Palgrave International Handbook of Healthcare Policy and Governance. Palgrave Macmillan , Basingstoke, UK, pp. 116-134. ISBN 9781137384928
  • An analysis of perceived access to health care in Europe: how universal is universal coverage?
    Cylus, Jonathan and Papanicolas, Irene (2015) An analysis of perceived access to health care in Europe: how universal is universal coverage? Health Policy, 119 (9). pp. 1133-1144. ISSN 0168-8510
  • Theory of system level efficiency in health care
    Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter C. (2014) Theory of system level efficiency in health care. In: Culyer, A. J., (ed.) Encyclopedia of health economics. Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA, pp. 386-394. ISBN 9780123756787
  • Health system performance comparison: new directions in research and policy
    Papanicolas, Irene, Kringos, Dionne, Klazinga, Niek S. and Smith, Peter C. (2013) Health system performance comparison: new directions in research and policy. Health Policy, 112 (1-2). pp. 1-3. ISSN 0168-8510
  • Conceptualizing and comparing equity across nations
    Hern√°ndez-Quevedo, Cristina and Papanicolas, Irene (2013) Conceptualizing and comparing equity across nations. In: Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter C., (eds.) Health System Performance Comparison: an Agenda for Policy, Information and Research. European Observatory on health systems and policies series. Open University Press, Buckingham, UK. ISBN 9780335247264

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

 

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