D'Amico, Francesco

Dr Francesco D'Amico  

Department

Position held

Research Officer

 

Experience keywords:

econometrics; efficiency; empirical economics; health and social care economics; long-term care; mental health; quality

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Francesco D’Amico is an economist who is specialised in health and social care quantitative analysis. His current research includes analysis of quality and efficiency variations in long-term care provision, costing mental-health problems and cost-effectiveness analysis of strategies for managing dementia.
His past research included analysis of hospitals’ efficiency using stochastic frontier methods and evaluation of the effectiveness of second generation statins through the use of economic modelling.

Francesco holds an MSc in Quantitative Methods and a PhD in Econometrics and Empirical Economics from the University of Roma “Tor Vergata”. Francesco joined Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at the London School of Economics (LSE) in 2008, where he is working as a Research Officer. He is also a member of the Quality and Outcomes of person centred care (QORU) policy research unit, of the Economics of Social and Health Care Research Unit (ESHCRU) and of the International Long-term Care Policy Network (ILPN).

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Europe; Italy; UK

Languages:

Italian [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7852 3714

LSE email:

damico@lse.ac.uk

Publications

2015

D'Amico, Francesco and Knapp, Martin and Beecham, Jennifer and Sandberg, Seija and Taylor, Eric and Sayal, Kapil (2015) Using the ALSPAC cohort study to investigate the effect of clustering and persistence of adverse childhood experiences on education attainment. In: CLS Cohort Studies Research Conference, 17 March 2015, London, UK

D'Amico, Francesco and Rehill, Amritpal and Knapp, Martin and Aguirre, Elisa and Donovan, Helen and Hoare, Zoë and Hoe, Juanita and Russell, Ian and Spector, Aimee and Streater, Amy and Whitaker, Christopher and Woods, Robert T and Orrell, Martin (2015) Maintenance cognitive stimulation therapy: an economic evaluation within a randomised controlled trial Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA), 16 (1). 63-70. ISSN 1525-8610

Dixon, Josie and Ferdinand, Monique and D'Amico, Francesco and Knapp, Martin (2015) Exploring the cost-effectiveness of a one-off screen for dementia (for people aged 75 years in England and Wales) International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 30 (5). 446-452. ISSN 0885-6230

2014

Dixon, Josie and Ferdinand, Monique and D’Amico, Francesco and Knapp, Martin (2014) Screening for dementia: evidence on costs and benefits. In: 29th International Conference of ADI, 01-04 May 2014, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Atella, Vincenzo and D’Amico, Francesco (2014) Who is responsible for your health: is it you, your doctor or the new technologies? The European Journal of Health Economics, Online. 1-12. ISSN 1618-7598

D'Amico, F. and Knapp, M. and Beecham, J. and Sandberg, S. and Taylor, E. and Sayal, K. (2014) Use of services and associated costs for young adults with childhood hyperactivity/conduct problems: 20-year follow-up The British Journal of Psychiatry, 204 (6). 441-447. ISSN 0007-1250

Luciano, Juan V. and D’Amico, Francesco and Cerdà-Lafont, Marta and Peñarrubia-María, María T. and Knapp, Martin and Cuesta-Vargas, Antonio I. and Serrano-Blanco, Antoni and García-Campayo, Javier (2014) Cost-utility of cognitive behavioral therapy versus U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended drugs and usual care in the treatment of patients with fibromyalgia: an economic evaluation alongside a 6-month randomized controlled trial Arthritis Research & Therapy, 16 (5). 451. ISSN 1478-6354

2012

D'Amico, Francesco and Fernández, José-Luis (2012) Measuring inefficiency in long-term care commissioning: evidence from english local authorities Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 34 (2). 275-299. ISSN 2040-5790

Fernández, José-Luis and D'Amico, Francesco and Forder, Julien (2012) National survey of local authority arrangements for commissioning services for older people: summary report PSSRU Discussion Paper, 2868. Personal Social Services Research Unit, Kent, UK.

2011

Windle, Karen and Wagland, Richard and Forder, Julien and D'Amico, Francesco and Janssen, Dirk and Wistow, Gerald (2011) The impact of preventative services on quality of life –‘The Partnership for Older People’s projects Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU), Canterbury, UK.

2010

Windle, Karen and Wagland, Richard and Forder, Julien and D'Amico, Francesco and Janssen, Dirk and Wistow, Gerald (2010) The impact of the POPP programme on changes in individual service use In: Curtis, Lesley, (ed.) Unit Costs of Health and Social Care 2010. Unit costs of health and social care. The University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, 29-35. ISBN 9781902671703

Atella, Vincenzo and D'Amico, Francesco (2010) Who is responsible for your health: you, your doctor or new technologies? Research paper series, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy.

2009

Davey, Vanessa and D'Amico, Francesco and Knapp, Martin (2009) Estimating unit costs for Direct Payments Support organisations In: Curtis, Lesley, (ed.) Unit Costs of Health and Social Care 2009. Unit costs series (17). University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, 15-20. ISBN 9781902671642

Windle, Karen and Wagland, Richard and Forder, Julien and D'Amico, Francesco and Janssen, Dirk and Wistow, Gerald and Beech, Roger and Bowling, Ann and Dickinson, Angela and Ellis, Kate and Henderson, Catherine and Knapp, Emily and Knapp, Martin and Lord, Katherine and Roe, Brenda (2009) National evaluation of partnerships for older people projects: appendices to the final report Personal Social Services Research Unit, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.

Windle, Karen and Wagland, Richard and Forder, Julien and D'Amico, Francesco and Janssen, Dirk and Wistow, Gerald (2009) National evaluation of partnerships for older people projects: appendices to the final report The University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.

Daidone, Silvio and D'Amico, Francesco (2009) Technical efficiency, specialization and ownership form: evidences from a pooling of Italian hospitals Journal of Productivity Analysis, 32 (3). 203-216. ISSN 0895-562X

2008

Windle, Karen and Wagland, Richard and Lord, Kathryn and Dickinson, Angela and Knapp, Martin and D'Amico, Francesco and Forder, Julien and Henderson, Catherine and Wistow, Gerald and Beech, Roger and Roe, Brenda and Bowling, Ann (2008) National evaluation of partnerships for older people projects: interim report of progress PSSRU Discussion Papers, DP2612. Personal Social Services Research Unit, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.

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