Dr Maria Raikou


Dr Maria Raikou is a Research Fellow at LSE Health and Social Care, LSE. Maria has a degree in Electrical and Computing Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, and an MSc and PhD in Health Economics from City University, London. Her PhD thesis was on the estimation of medical care costs under conditions of censoring. She has held research posts in the area of health economics at Oxford University from 1996 to 1998 (within the Health Economics Research Centre), City University from 1998 to 2002 (in the Department of Economics) and the LSE (since January 2002). She is currently on an Early Career Leverhulme Fellowship within LSE Health and Social Care. Her research interests focus on statistical and econometric modelling of health care costs and effects as applied to economic evaluation (particularly within the context of clinical trials), econometric modelling of health care technology diffusion, mathematical modelling of behaviour in the health care sector and the analysis of hospital cost and quality relations.

Recent publications

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