Oliver, Adam


Dr Adam Oliver  

Department

Position held

Department of Social Policy

Associate Professor (Reader)

LSE Health

Associate Professor (Reader)

Experience keywords:

health economics; health policy

Languages:

Japanese [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]

Media experience:

Radio

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6471

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Oliver, Adam (2014) Transatlantic comparative health policy analyses: introduction Health Economics, Policy and Law, 9 (03). 271. ISSN 1744-1331

Oliver, Adam and Ubel, Peter (2014) Nudging the obese: a UK–US consideration Health Economics, Policy and Law, 9 (03). 329-342. ISSN 1744-1331

2013

Oliver, Adam (2013) Should behavioural economic policy be anti-regulatory? Health Economics, 22 (4). 373-375. ISSN 1057-9230

Oliver, Adam (2013) Perspectives on the importance of interdisciplinarity Health Economics, Policy and Law, 8 (03). 385-386. ISSN 1744-1331

Oliver, Adam (2013) Reflecting on the UK government's health and social care act 2012: introduction Health Economics, Policy and Law, 8 (2). 235-236. ISSN 1744-1331

Oliver, Adam (2013) The US Supreme Court decision on the constitutional legitimacy of the Affordable Care Act Health Economics, Policy and Law, 8 (1). 111-112. ISSN 1744-1331

Oliver, Adam (2013) A normative perspective on discounting health outcomes Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 18 (3). 186-189. ISSN 1355-8196

Oliver, Adam (2013) From nudging to budging: using behavioural economics to inform public sector policy Journal of Social Policy, 42 (4). 685-700 . ISSN 0047-2794

Oliver, Adam (2013) Testing procedural invariance in the context of health Health Economics, 22 (3). 272-288. ISSN 1057-9230

2012

Oliver, Adam (2012) Introduction: health economics, policy and law (2012), 7 (4) Health Economics, Policy and Law, 7 (4). 383-384. ISSN 1744-1331

Oliver, Adam (2012) The folly of cross-country ranking exercises Health Economics, Policy and Law, 7 (01). 15-17. ISSN 1744-1331

Oliver, Adam (2012) A nudge too far? a nudge at all? on paying people to be healthy Healthcare Papers , 12 (4). 8-16. ISSN 1488-917X

Oliver, Adam and Brown, Lawrence D. (2012) A consideration of user financial incentives to address health inequalities Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 37 (2). 201-226. ISSN 0361-6878

2011

Oliver, Adam (2011) Is nudge an effective public health strategy to tackle obesity?: yes British Medical Journal, 342 (d2168). ISSN 0959-535X

Oliver, Adam (2011) It’s time to change the default for organ donation – people should have to opt out British Politics and Policy at LSE (7 Jul 2011) Blog entry

Oliver, Adam (2011) New policy experiments using nudges have the potential to make a significant contribution to energy conservation British Politics and Policy at LSE (29 Jul 2011) Blog entry

Oliver, Adam (2011) Nudge, behavioural economics and public policy: a new theme for British Politics and Policy at LSE British Politics and Policy at LSE (1 Jul 2011) Blog entry

Oliver, Adam (2011) Public and private decision makers should place due attention to the likelihood that high risk high reward options will fail. British Politics and Policy at LSE (24 Aug 2011) Blog entry

Oliver, Adam (2011) The evidence shows that nudge effects disappear when incentives are short term; ‘deposit contracts’ may provide the answer to changing people’s behaviour British Politics and Policy at LSE (22 Jul 2011) Blog entry

Oliver, Adam (2011) How far did the UK government over-respond to the 2009 threat of swine flu? British Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Oct 2011) Blog entry

Oliver, Adam and Brown, Lawrence D. (2011) Incentivizing professionals and patients: a consideration in the context of the United Kingdom and the United States Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 36 (1). 59-87. ISSN 0361-6878

2010

Oliver, Adam (2010) Reflections on the development of health inequalities policy in England Health Care Analysis, 18 (4). 402-420. ISSN 1065-3058

Oliver, Adam and Cookson, Richard (2010) Analysing risk attitudes to time Health Economics, 19 (6). 644-655. ISSN 1057-9230

2009

Oliver, Adam (2009) Can financial incentives improve health equity? BMC, 339. b3847-b3847. ISSN 0959-8138

Oliver, Adam (2009) England In: Rapoport, John and Jacobs, Philip and Jonsson, Egon, (eds.) Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 41-62. ISBN 9783527321100

Oliver, Adam and Marteau, Theresa M. and Ashcroft, Richard E. (2009) Can financial carrots improve health? Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 14 (1). 1-2. ISSN 1355-8196

Marteau, Theresa M. and Oliver, Adam and Ashcroft, Richard E. (2009) Changing behaviour through state intervention: when does an acceptable nudge become an unacceptable shove? British Medical Journal, 337 (a2543). 121-122. ISSN 0959-8138

Oliver, Adam and Sorenson, Corinna (2009) The limits and challenges to the economic evaluation of health technologies In: Costa-i-Font, Joan and Courbage, Christophe and McGuire, Alistair, (eds.) The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, Organization, and Financing. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 205-218. ISBN 9780199550685

Marteau, Theresa M. and Ashcroft, Richard E. and Oliver, Adam (2009) Using financial incentives to achieve healthy behaviour British Medical Journal, 338 (apr09 ). b1415-b1415. ISSN 0959-8138

Sorenson, Corinna and Oliver, Adam (2009) The limitations and challenges to the economic evaluation of health technologies In: Costa-i-Font, Joan and Courbage, Christophe and McGuire, Alistair, (eds.) The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, Organization, and Financing. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 205-216. ISBN 9780199550685

Oliver, Adam (2009) A fair test of the fair innings? Medical Decision Making, 29 (4). 491-499. ISSN 1552-681X

Oliver, Adam (2009) An explorative study of "preferred" health care decision rules LSE Health working papers, 14/2009. LSE Health, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 9780853280071

Oliver, Adam (2009) The single-payer option: a reconsideration Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 34 (4). 509-530. ISSN 0361-6878

2008

Oliver, Adam and Sorenson, Corinna (2008) On equity in the English National Health Service Harvard Health Policy Review, 8 (2). 100-107. ISSN 1533-774X

Ashcroft, Richard E. and Marteau, Theresa M. and Oliver, Adam (2008) Incentive mechanisms require deeper understanding British Medical Journal, 337 (a1135). 311. ISSN 0959-8138

Oliver, Adam (2008) Assessing the influence of gestalt-type characteristics on preferences over lifetime health profiles Medical Decision Making, 28 (5). 723-731. ISSN 1552-681X

Oliver, Adam (2008) Book review: the other invisible hand: delivering public service through competition and choice, by J. Le Grand Journal of Social Policy, 37 (4). 714-716. ISSN 0047-2794

Oliver, Adam and Sorenson, Corinna (2008) Importance of preference reversals in the valuation of health and healthcare Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, 8 (2). 95-99. ISSN 1473-7167

McDaid, David and Oliver, Adam (2008) A comparative analysis of health system reform across England and Scotland Intereconomics, 43 (4). 195-200. ISSN 0020-5346

Oliver, Adam (2008) Reflections on the development of health inequalities policy in the United Kingdom LSE Health working papers, 11/2008. LSE Health, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 9780853280040

Oliver, Adam (2008) Public-sector health-care reforms that work?: a case study of the US Veterans Health Administration Lancet, 371 (9619). 1211-1213. ISSN 0140-6736

Oliver, Adam (2008) Combining leadership and incentives to improve health care: the case of the Veterans Health Administration Health papers, Oxford Policy Institute, Oxford, UK.

2007

Oliver, Adam (2007) Book review: laws of fear: beyond the Precautionary Principle, edited by Cass R. Sunstein Economics and Philosophy, 23 (3). 395-401. ISSN 0266-2671

Oliver, Adam (2007) Inconsistent objectives – reflections on some selective health care policy developments in Europe Health Economics, Policy and Law, 2 (1). 93-106. ISSN 1744-1331

Oliver, Adam (2007) The Veterans Health Administration: an American success story? The Milbank Quarterly, 85 (1). 5-35. ISSN 0887-378X

Oliver, Adam (2007) A qualitative analysis of the lottery equivalents method Economics and Philosophy, 23 (2). 185-204. ISSN 0266-2671

Oliver, Adam (2007) Health policy developments: reforms and effects of reforms in Europe Journal of Management and Marketing in Healthcare, 1 (1). 73-79. ISSN 1753-3031

2006

Oliver, Adam (2006) Book review: happiness: lessons from a new science, by Richard Layard Economics and Philosophy, 22 (2). 299-307. ISSN 0266-2671

Oliver, Adam (2006) On the lottery equivalents method: a response to Spencer et al. Health Economics, 15 (3). 323-325. ISSN 1057-9230

Oliver, Adam and Mossialos, Elias (2006) Editorial Health Economics, Policy and Law, 1 (1). 1-2. ISSN 1744-1331

Oliver, Adam (2006) Further evidence of preference reversals: choice, valuation and ranking over distributions of life expectancy Journal of Health Economics, 25 (5). 803-820. ISSN 0167-6296

2005

Oliver, Adam, ed (2005) Personal histories in health research The Nuffield Trust, London, UK. ISBN 1905030118

Oliver, Adam (2005) Healthy lives: reflecting on the reflections In: Oliver, Adam, (ed.) Personal Histories in Health Research. The Nuffield Trust, London, UK, 1-12. ISBN 1905030118

Oliver, Adam (2005) The English National Health Service: 1979-2005 Health Economics, 14 (S1). S75-S100. ISSN 1057-9230

McDaid, David and Oliver, Adam (2005) Inequalities in health: international patterns and trends In: Scriven, Angela and Garman, Sebastian, (eds.) Promoting Health: Global Perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9781403921376

Oliver, Adam and Evans, J. G. (2005) The paradox of promoting choice in a collectivist system Journal of Medical Ethics, 31 (4). 187. ISSN 0306-6800

Oliver, Adam (2005) Testing the internal consistency of the lottery equivalents method using health outcomes Health Economics, 14 (2). 149-159. ISSN 1057-9230

Oliver, Adam and Mossialos, Elias and Maynard, A (2005) The contestable nature of health policy analysis Health Economics, 14 (S1). S3 -S6. ISSN 1057-9230

Oliver, Adam and Mossialos, Elias (2005) European health systems reforms: looking backward to see forward? Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 30 (1-2). 7-28. ISSN 0361-6878

Oliver, Adam and Maynard, A and Mossialos, Elias (2005) Analysing the impact of health system changes in the EU member states Health Economics, 14 (S1). ISSN 1057-9230

Oliver, Adam (2005) Book review: disability adjusted life years (DALYs) for decision-making?: an overview of the literature, by Julia A. Fox-Rushby Public Health, 119 (2). 155. ISSN 0033-3506

Oliver, Adam and Mossialos, Elias and Maynard, Alan (2005) Special issue: "Analysing the impact of health system changes in the EU member states" Health Economics, 14 (S1). ISSN 1057-9230

Mossialos, Elias and Oliver, Adam (2005) Pharmaceutical regulation in four European countries: France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom [special issue of journal] International Journal of Health Care Planning and Management, 20 (4). ISSN 0749-6753

Oliver, Adam and Mossialos, Elias and Wilsford, David (2005) Special issue: "Legacies and latitude in European health policy" Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 30 (1-2). ISSN 0361-6878

Oliver, Adam (2005) The core NHS Principles: where art thou? British Journal of Health Care Management, 11 (3). 77-80. ISSN 1358-0574

Mossialos, Elias and Oliver, Adam (2005) An overview of pharmaceutical policy in four countries: France, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 20 (4). 291-306. ISSN 0749-6753

2004

Oliver, Adam (2004) Should we maximise QALYs?: a debate with respect to peak-end evaluation Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 3 (2). 61-66. ISSN 1175-5652

Oliver, Adam (2004) 5th European Conference on Health Economics Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, 4 (6). 611-612. ISSN 1473-7167

Oliver, Adam and McGuire, Alistair and Fernández, José-Luis (2004) Editorial foreword Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 3 (1). 1-1. ISSN 1175-5652

Oliver, Adam (2004) Guest editorial: introduction to the special issue (with some thoughts pertaining to equity and choice) Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 3 (4). 181-182. ISSN 1175-5652

Oliver, Adam (2004) Abstracts for the 5th European Conference on Health Economics Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 3 (1, Sup). S1-S2. ISSN 1175-5652

Oliver, Adam (2004) Special issue: a selection of papers presented at the 5th European Conference on Health Economics Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 3 (4). 181-280. ISSN 1175-5652

Oliver, Adam and Mossialos, Elias and Robinson, Ray (2004) Connecting technology assessment to priorities in health care [special issue of journal] International Journal of Technology Assessment in Healthcare, 20 (1). ISSN 0266-4623

Oliver, Adam and Mossialos, Elias and Robinson, Ray (2004) Health technology assessment and its influence on health-care priority setting International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 20 (1). 1-10. ISSN 0266-4623

Oliver, Adam and Mossialos, Elias (2004) Equity of access to health care: outlining the foundations for action Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 58 (8). 655-658. ISSN 1470-2738

Oliver, Adam (2004) Prioritizing health care: is “health” always an appropriate maximand? Medical Decision Making, 24 (3). 272-280. ISSN 1552-681X

Oliver, Adam (2004) Testing the internal consistency of the standard gamble in ‘success’ and ‘failure’ frames Social Science and Medicine, 58 (11). 2219-2229. ISSN 0277-9536

2003

Oliver, Adam, ed (2003) Health care priority setting: proceedings of the meeting of the Health Equity Network The Nuffield Trust, London, UK. ISBN 1902089847

Oliver, Adam and Exworthy, Mark, eds (2003) Health inequalities: evidence, policy and implementation. Proceedings from a meeting of the Health Equity Network The Nuffield Trust, London, UK. ISBN 1902089820

Oliver, Adam (2003) Putting the quality into quality-adjusted life years Journal of Public Health Medicine, 25 (1). 8-12. ISSN 0957-4832

Oliver, Adam (2003) Introduction In: Oliver, Adam, (ed.) Health Care Priority Setting: Proceedings of the Meeting of the Health Equity Network. The Nuffield Trust, London, UK, 5-7. ISBN 1902089847

Oliver, Adam, ed (2003) Equity in health & healthcare: views from ethics, economics & political science. Proceedings from a meeting of the Health Equity Network The Nuffield Trust, London, UK. ISBN 1902089936

Oliver, Adam (2003) Introduction In: Oliver, Adam and Exworthy, Mark, (eds.) Health Inequalities: Evidence, Policy and Implementation. Proceedings From a Meeting of the Health Equity Network. The Nuffield Trust, London, UK, 5-6. ISBN 1902089820

Oliver, Adam and Nutbeam, D (2003) Addressing health inequalities in the United Kingdom: a case study Journal of Public Health Medicine, 25 (4). 281-287. ISSN 0957-4832

Oliver, Adam (2003) Introduction In: Oliver, Adam, (ed.) Equity in Health and Healthcare: Views From Ethics, Economics and Political Science. Proceedings From a Meeting of the Health Equity. The Nuffield Trust, London, UK, 5-7. ISBN 1902089936

Oliver, Adam (2003) Ethics, economics and health inequalities: comment on the contributions by Marita Sihto and Finn Diderichsen In: Oliver, Adam, (ed.) Health Care Priority Setting: Proceedings of the Meeting of the Health Equity Network. The Nuffield Trust, London, UK, 63-64. ISBN 1902089847

Oliver, Adam (2003) Testing rank-dependent utility theory for health outcomes Health Economics, 12 (10). 863-871. ISSN 1057-9230

Oliver, Adam (2003) The internal consistency of the standard gamble: tests after adjusting for prospect theory Journal of Health Economics, 22 (4). 659-674. ISSN 0167-6296

Oliver, Adam (2003) A quantitative and qualitative test of the Allais paradox using health outcomes Journal of Economic Psychology, 24 (1). 35-48. ISSN 0167-4870

Oliver, Adam (2003) Health economic evaluation in Japan: a case study of one aspect of health technology assessment Health Policy, 63 (2). 197-204. ISSN 0168-8510

2002

Oliver, Adam (2002) NICE and its implications for health inequalities Euro Observer, 4 (2). 3-4. ISSN 1020-7481

Oliver, Adam (2002) Evidence-based health care: benefits and barriers Social Policy and Society, 1 (3). 183-190. ISSN 1474-7464

Oliver, Adam (2002) Unintended consequences of applying economic evaluation Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 7 (3). 129-130. ISSN 1355-8196

Oliver, Adam and Healey, Andrew and Le Grand, Julian (2002) Addressing health inequalities Lancet, 360 (9332). 565-567. ISSN 0140-6736

Oliver, Adam, ed (2002) International perspectives on equity and health: as seen from the UK. Proceedings from a meeting of the Health Equity Network The Nuffield Trust, London, UK. ISBN 1902089650

Oliver, Adam and Healey, Andrew and Le Grand, Julian (2002) Correspondence: addressing health inequalities Lancet, 360 (9346). 1693. ISSN 0140-6736

Oliver, Adam (2002) Introduction In: Oliver, Adam, (ed.) International Perspectives on Equity and Health: as Seen From the Uk. Proceedings From a Meeting of the Health Equity Network. The Nuffield Trust, London, UK, 6-7. ISBN 1902089650

Oliver, Adam and Healey, Andrew and Donaldson, ProfCam (2002) Choosing the method to match the perspective: economic assessment and its implications for health-services efficiency Lancet, 359 (9319). 1771-1774. ISSN 0140-6736

Oliver, Adam (2002) At the end of the beginning: eliciting cardinal values for health states LSE, London, U.K.. ISBN 07530 1932 9

Oliver, Adam (2002) Reforming public sector dentistry in the uk British Journal of Health Care Management, 8 (6). 212-216. ISSN 1358-0574

Oliver, Adam (2002) Accounting for the missing opportunity costs in incremental cost-outcome analysis Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 1 (4). 191-196. ISSN 1175-5652

2001

Oliver, Adam (2001) Why care about health inequality? Office of Health Economics, London, U.K.. ISBN 1899040811

Oliver, Adam (2001) For debate: increasing National Health Service funding: implications for welfare and justice Journal of Public Health Medicine, 23 (1). 7-10. ISSN 0957-4832

Oliver, Adam and Cookson, R. and McDaid, David (2001) Multi-disciplinary research: is it any use or tokenism? Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 6 (2). 127-128. ISSN 1355-8196

Oliver, Adam and Cookson, Richard and McDaid, David (2001) The issues panel for equity in health: the discussion papers In: Oliver, Adam and Cookson, Richard and McDaid, David, (eds.) The Issues Panel for Equity in Health: the Discussion Papers. The Nuffield Trust, London, UK, 1-4. ISBN 1902089626

Oliver, Adam and Cookson, R. and McDaid, David and Exworthy, M. (2001) Developing a UK health equity network Public Health, 115 (2). 87-88. ISSN 0033-3506

2000

Oliver, Adam and Cookson, Richard (2000) Health inequality [edited special section of journal] Health Economics, 9 (7). 565-657. ISSN 1057-9230

Oliver, Adam (2000) On health inequality Journal of Public Health Medicine, 22 (4). 454-456. ISSN 1741-3842

McDaid, David and Oliver, Adam and Cookson, Richard (2000) A website initiative can help harness our collaboration on health inequalities Health Service Journal, 110. 22-23. ISSN 0952-2271

Oliver, Adam and Cookson, Richard (2000) Towards multidisciplinary research into health inequalities Health Economics, 9 (7). 565-566. ISSN 1057-9230

Oliver, Adam and Pritchard, Clive (2000) Health economics of female longevity in the UK: economic evaluation in age related diseases Journal of the British Menopause Society, 6 (2). 61-65. ISSN 1362-1807

Oliver, Adam (2000) Uncertainty aversion: a reply to the paper by Andersson and Lyttkens Health Economics, 9 (3). 253-255. ISSN 1057-9230

Oliver, Adam (2000) Complete preferences over health states: a reply to the paper by Shiell et al Health Economics, 9 (8). 727-728. ISSN 1057-9230

Oliver, Adam and Pritchard, Clive (2000) Economic evaluations relating to diabetes: a descriptive review and their compliance with guidance Value in Health, 3 (s1). 7-14. ISSN 1098-3015

1999

Oliver, Adam and Ikegami, N. and Ikeda, S. (1999) The Japanese government's pharmaceutical policy and its effect on hospital financial viability Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 4. 27-32. ISSN 1355-8196

1997

Oliver, Adam (1997) Cost-effectiveness analysis of pressure ulcer treatment [published abstract] Medical Desicion Making, 17 (4). 528. ISSN 0272-989X

Oliver, Adam and Ikegami, N. and Ikeda, S. (1997) Japan's aging population: implications for healthcare Pharmacoeconomics, 11. 306-318. ISSN 1170-7690

1996

Ikeda, S. and Ikegami, N. and Oliver, Adam and Ikeda, M. (1996) A case for the adoption of pharmacoeconomic guidelines in Japan Pharmacoeconomics, 10. 546-551. ISSN 1170-7690


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