Martin Knapp is Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He has also been Director of the NIHR School for Social Care Research since 2009.
His current research emphases are primarily dementia, child and adult mental health, autism and long-term social care; much of his work has an economic focus, and in all of it he seeks to tease out the policy implications. He has published more than 500 peer-review journal papers and 15 books. His work has had numerous impacts on policy and practice in these areas.
Expertise: community care policy; dementia; health economics; health policy; long-term care; mental health economics; social services; social care
Professor Martin Knapp discusses Mental Health
LSE Consulting projects:
Commissioning Cost-Effective Services for Promotion of Mental Health and Wellbeing and Prevention of Mental Ill-Health
Client: Public Health England
Authors: David McDaid, A-La Park & Martin Knapp, with additional input from Emma Wilson, Benjamin Rosen, & Jennifer Beecham
The Value of Treatment for Brain Disorders
Client: European Brain Council
Authors: Martin Knapp & Michela Tinelli
Best Practice for Perinatal Mental Health Care: The Economic Case
Client: NHS England
Authors: Annette Bauer, Martin Knapp & Bayo Adelaja