Professor McGuire [B.A. (Econ); M.Litt (Econ); Phd (Econ)] is the Professor of Health Economics at LSE Health, within the Department of Social Policy at the 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 Sydney, the University of York and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.
He has been interested in the economics of health care for over 30 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 Competition Commission (investigating private health care delivery in the UK), 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 Wirtschaftlichkeit im Geshundheitswesen (IQWiG)), as well as for a number of international bodies (including the World Bank and WHO) and pharmaceutical companies and health care insurance companies (including BUPA in a Monopolies and Mergers Commission hearing).
Expertise: economics; health care; health economics; social policy; social care
LSE Consulting projects:
Ovarian Cancer Screening and Mortality in the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS): A Randomised Controlled Trial
Client: University College London (UCL)
Authors: Ian Jacobs, Usha Menon, Andy Ryan, Aleksandra Gentry-Maharaj, Matthew Burnell, Jatinderpal Kalsi, Nazar Amso, Sophia Apostolidou, Elizabeth Benjamin, Derek Cruickshank, Danielle Crump, Susan Davies, Anne Dawnay, Stephen Dobbs, Gwendolen Fletcher, Jeremy Ford, Keith Godfrey, Richard Gunu, Mariam Habib, Rachel Hallett, Jonathan Herod, Howard Jenkins, Chloe Karpinskyj, Simon Leeson, Sara Lewis, William Liston, Alberto Lopes, Tim Mould, John Murdoch, David Oram, Dustin Rabideau, Karina Reynolds, Ian Scott, Mourad Seif, Aarti Sharma, Naveena Singh, Julie Taylor, Fiona Warburton, Martin Widschwendter, Karin Williamson, Robert Woolas, Lesley Fallowfield, Alistair McGuire, Stuart Campbell, Mahesh Parmar, Steven Skates
Childhood & Adolescent Influenza Vaccination in Europe: A Review of the Evidence
Authors: Alistair McGuire, Mike Drummond & Sam Keeping
NHS Safe Staffing: Not Just a Number
Client: Policy Analysis Centre
Authors: Tony Hockley and Sean Boyle with a foreword by Alistair McGuire
A Common Disease with Uncommon Treatment: European Guideline Variations and access to innovative therapies for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Client: Policy Analysis Centre
End client: Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd
Authors: Tony Hockley & Joan Costa-Font with a foreword by Alistair McGuire