Cylus, Jonathan

Dr Jonathan Cylus  

Department

Position held

Research Fellow/Technical Officer

 

Experience keywords:

social policy; coverage; efficiency; financial crisis; health expenditure; health financing; health system performance; social determinants of health

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Dr. Jonathan Cylus is a Research Fellow at the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and LSE Health. His main research is on health care systems, focusing primarily on health financing policy, health economics and health system performance. He has worked on these topics in a number of countries, including Cyprus, Liberia, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Slovenia and the United States, as well as with the European Commission, OECD and WHO. Jon is also interested in the role of social policies and other social determinants on health.

Prior to joining the Observatory, Jon was an economist at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the United States where he worked on health care expenditure projections, hospital productivity, and health care expenditure estimates by age and gender. Jon obtained a BA from Johns Hopkins University and an MSc and PhD from the London School of Economics.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Healthcare

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Europe; USA

Languages:

Spanish [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7295

Publications

2017

Papanicolas, Irene and Cylus, Jonathan (2017) The challenges of using cross-national comparisons of efficiency to inform health policy Eurohealth, 23 (2). 8-11. ISSN 1356-1030

Cylus, Jonathan and Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter C. (2017) Identifying the causes of inefficiencies in health systems Eurohealth, 23 (2). 3-7. ISSN 1356-1030

Cylus, Jonathan and Avendano, Mauricio (2017) Receiving unemployment benefits may have positive effects on the health of the unemployed Health Affairs, 36 (2). 289-296. ISSN 0278-2715

Cylus, Jonathan (2017) Unemployment insurance and physical activity In: Bolin, Kristian and Lindgren, Björn and Grossman, Michael and Gyrd-Hansen, Dorte and Iversen, Tor and Kaestner, Robert and Sindelar, Jody L., (eds.) Human capital and health behavior. Advances in health economics and health services research (25). Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK, 245-277. ISBN 9781786354662

Cylus, Jonathan and Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter S. (2017) Using data envelopment analysis to address the challenges of comparing health system efficiency Global Policy, 8 (S2). 60-68. ISSN 1758-5899

Candari, Christine Joy and Cylus, Jonathan and Nolte, Ellen (2017) Assessing the economic costs of unhealthy diets and low physical activity: an evidence review and proposed framework Health policy series, 47. WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark. ISBN 9789289050425

2016

Cylus, Jonathan and Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter C. (2016) Conclusions In: Cylus, Jonathan and Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter C., (eds.) Health system efficiency: How to make measurement matter for policy and management. Health Policy Series, 46. European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Brussels, Belgium, 225-241. ISBN 9789289050418

Cylus, Jonathan and Pearson, Mark (2016) Cross-national efficiency comparisons of health systems, subsectors and disease areas In: Cylus, Jonathan and Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter C., (eds.) Health system efficiency: How to make measurement matter for policy and management. Health Policy Series, 46. European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Brussels, Belgium, 139-166. ISBN 9789289050418

Cylus, Jonathan and Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter C. (2016) A framework for thinking about health system efficiency In: Cylus, Jonathan and Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter C., (eds.) Health system efficiency: How to make measurement matter for policy and management. Health Policy Series, 46. European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Brussels, Belgium, 1-20. ISBN 9789289050418

Cylus, Jonathan and Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter C., eds (2016) Health system efficiency: how to make measurement matter for policy and management Health Policy Series, 46. European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Brussels, Belgium. ISBN 9789289050418

Cylus, Jonathan (2016) Realigning financing to better meet individual health care needs In: OECD Reviews of Health Systems: Mexico 2016. OECD Reviews of Health Systems. OECD, 117-146. ISBN 9789264230972

Cylus, Jonathan and Nolte, Ellen and Figueras, Josep and McKee, Martin (2016) What, if anything, does the EuroHealth Consumer Index actually tell us? BMJ Blogs (9 Feb 2016) Blog entry

Thomson, Sarah and Evetovits, Tamás and Cylus, Jonathan and Jakab, Melitta (2016) Generating evidence for UHC: systematic monitoring of financial protection in European health systems Eurohealth, 22 (2). 23-27. ISSN 1356-1030

Wouters, Olivier J. and Cylus, Jonathan and Yang, Wei and Thomson, Sarah and McKee, Martin (2016) Medical savings accounts: assessing their impact on efficiency, equity, and financial protection in health care Health Economics, Policy and Law, 11 (3). 321-335. ISSN 1744-1331

Thomson, Sarah and Evetovits, Tamás and Cylus, Jonathan and Jakab, Melitta (2016) Monitoring financial protection to assess progress towards universal health coverage in Europe Public Health Panorama, 2 (3). 357-366. ISSN 2412-544X

Jowett, Matthew and Petro Brunal, Maria Teresa and Flores, Gabriela and Cylus, Jonathan (2016) Spending targets for health: no magic number Health financing working paper, WHO/HIS/HGF/HFWorkingPaper/16.1. World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

2015

Cylus, Jonathan and Wouters, Olivier J. and Kanavos, Panos (2015) Understanding the role of governance in the pharmaceutical sector: from laboratory to patient In: Greer, Scott and Wismar, Matthias and Figueras, Josep, (eds.) Strengthening Health System Governance: Better Policies, Stronger Performance. Open University Press, Maidenhead, UK, 175-187. ISBN 9780335261345

Papanicolas, Irene and Cylus, Jonathan (2015) Comparison of healthcare systems performance In: Kuhlmann, Ellen and Blank, Robert H. and Bourgeault, Ivy Lynn and Wendt, Claus, (eds.) The Palgrave International Handbook of Healthcare Policy and Governance. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 116-134. ISBN 9781137384928

Cylus, Jonathan and Glymour, M. Maria and Avendano, Mauricio (2015) Health effects of unemployment benefit program generosity The American Journal of Public Health, 105 (2). 317-323. ISSN 1541-0048

Cylus, Jonathan and Papanicolas, Irene (2015) An analysis of perceived access to health care in Europe: how universal is universal coverage? Health Policy, 119 (9). 1133-1144. ISSN 0168-8510

Maresso, Anna and Mladovsky, Philipa and Thomson, Sarah and Sagan, Anna and Karanikolos, Marina and Richardson, Erica and Cylus, Jonathan and Evetovits, Tamás and Jowett, Matthew and Figueras, Josep and Kluge, Hans, eds (2015) Economic crisis, health systems and health in Europe: country experiences Observatory studies series, 41. WHO Regional Office for Europe / European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Copenhagen, Denmark. ISBN 9789289050340

Cylus, Jonathan and Richardson, Erica and Findley, Lisa and Longley, Marcus and O'Neill, Ciaran and Steele, David eds. (2015) United Kingdom: health system review Health Systems in Transition, 17 (5). 1-125. ISSN 1817–6127

2014

Azzopardi Muscat, Natasha and Calleja, Neville and Calleja, Antoinette and Cylus, Jonathan (2014) Malta: health system review Health Systems in Transition, 16 (1). 1-97. ISSN 1817-6127

Cylus, Jonathan and Glymour, M. M. and Avendano, M. (2014) Do generous unemployment benefit programs reduce suicide rates?: a state fixed-effect analysis covering 1968-2008 American Journal of Epidemiology, 180 (12). 45-52. ISSN 0002-9262

Cylus, Jonathan and Glymour, Maria M. and Avendano, Mauricio (2014) Cylus et al. respond to "unrealized benefits?" American Journal of Epidemiology, 180 (1). 56-57. ISSN 0002-9262

Thomson, Sarah and Figueras, Josep and Evetovits, Tamás and Jowett, Matthew and Mladovsky, Philipa and Maresso, Anna and Cylus, Jonathan and Karanikolos, Marina and Kluge, Hans (2014) Economic crisis, health systems and health in Europe: impact and implications for policy Policy summary, Permanand, Govin, ed 12. WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2013

Cylus, Jonathan and Papanicolas, Irene and Theodorou, Mamas (2013) In Cyprus, the Troika should be promoting health reforms towards universal coverage, not derailing them European Politics and Policy at LSE (16 Feb 2013) Blog entry

Rechel, Bernd and Grundy, Emily and Robine, Jean-Marie and Cylus, Jonathan and Mackenbach, Johan P. and Knai, Cecile and McKee, Martin (2013) Ageing in the European Union Lancet, 381 (9874). 1312-1322. ISSN 0140-6736

Cylus, Jonathan and Smith, Peter C. (2013) Comparative measures of health system efficiency In: Papanicolas, Irene and Smith, Peter C., (eds.) Health System Performance Comparison: an Agenda for Policy, Information and Research. European Observatory on health systems and policies series. Open University Press, Maidenhead, UK. ISBN 9780335247264

Cylus, Jonathan and Papanicolas, Irene and Constantinou, Elisavet and Theodorou, Mamas (2013) Moving forward: lessons for Cyprus as it implements its health insurance scheme Health Policy, 110 (1). 1-5. ISSN 0168-8510

Papanicolas, Irene and Cylus, Jonathan and Smith, Peter C. (2013) An analysis of survey data from eleven countries finds that 'satisfaction' with health system performance means many things Health Affairs, 32 (4). 734-742. ISSN 0278-2715

Karanikolos, Marina and Mladovsky, Philipa and Cylus, Jonathan and Thomson, Sarah and Basu, Sanjay and Stuckler, David and Mackenbach, Johan P and McKee, Martin (2013) Financial crisis, austerity, and health in Europe Lancet, 381 (9874). 1323-1331. ISSN 0140-6736

2012

Theodorou, Mamas and Charalambous, Chrystala and Petrou, Christos and Cylus, Jonathan (2012) Cyprus: health system review Health systems in transition, Mossialos, Elias, ed Vol. 14, No. 6. World Health Organization, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Naci, Huseyin and Cylus, Jonathan and Vandoros, Sotiris and Sato, Azusa and Perampaladas, Kumar (2012) Raising the bar for market authorisation of new drugs BMC, 345. e4261-e4261. ISSN 1756-1833

Theodorou, Mamas and Cylus, Jonathan (2012) Contributions, co-pays and computers: health system reform in Cyprus Eurohealth, 18 (3). 25-28. ISSN 1356-1030

Naci, Huseyin and Cylus, Jonathan (2012) Why a stricter regulation of drugs could foster (not deter) pharmaceutical innovation British Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Sep 2012) Blog entry

Mladovsky, Philipa and Srivastava, Divya and Cylus, Jonathan and Karanikolos, Marina and Evetovits, Tamás and Thomson, Sarah and McKee, Martin (2012) Health policy in the financial crisis Eurohealth, 18 (1). 3-6. ISSN 1356-1030

Cylus, Jonathan and Papanicolas, Irene (2012) Perceptions of health care access in Europe: How universal is universal coverage? LSE Health and Social Care (1 May 2012) Blog entry

Rahmioglu, Nilufer and Naci, Huseyin and Cylus, Jonathan (2012) Improving health care services in Northern Cyprus: a call for research and action The European Journal of Public Health, 22 (6). 754-755. ISSN 1101-1262

Steele, David and Cylus, Jonathan (2012) United Kingdom (Scotland): health system review Health Systems in Transition, 14 (9). 1-150. ISSN 1817-6119

Cylus, Jonathan and Mladovsky, Philipa and McKee, Martin (2012) Is there a statistical relationship between economic crises and changes in government health expenditure growth?: an analysis of twenty-four European countries Health Services Research, 47 (6). 2204-2224. ISSN 0017-9124

Mladovsky, Philipa and Srivastava, Divya and Cylus, Jonathan and Karanikolos, Marina and Evetovits, Tamás and Thomson, Sarah and McKee, Martin (2012) Health policy responses to the financial crisis in Europe Policy summary, 5. World Health Organization on behalf of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2011

Cylus, Jonathan and Irwin, Rachel (2011) Sistemul de sănătate din România: pasul următor Medica Academica.

Sorenson, Corinna and Naci, Huseyin and Cylus, Jonathan and Mossialos, Elias (2011) Evidence of comparative efficacy should have a formal role in European drug approvals British Medical Journal, 343 (7822). d4849-d4849. ISSN 0959-8138

Vinke, Paul and Cylus, Jonathan (2011) Health care fraud and corruption in Europe: an overview Eurohealth, 17 (4). 14-18. ISSN 1356-1030

Depraetere, Jo and Cylus, Jonathan (2011) Cross border shopping for medicines in Belgium and The Netherlands Eurohealth, 17 (4). 19-22. ISSN 1356-1030

Cylus, Jonathan and Hartman, Micah and Washington, Benjamin and Andrews, Kimberly and Catlin, Aaron (2011) Pronounced gender and age differences are evident in personal health care spending per person Health Affairs, 30 (1). 153-160. ISSN 0278-2715

2010

Cylus, Jonathan and Irwin, Rachel (2010) The challenges of hospital payment systems Euro Observer, 12 (3). 1-3. ISSN 1020-7481

2009

Sisko, Andrea and Truffer, Christopher and Smith, Sheila and Keehan, Sean and Cylus, Jonathan and Poisal, John A. and Clemens, M. Kent and Lizonitz, Joseph (2009) Health spending projections through 2018: recession effects add uncertainty to the outlook Health Affairs, 28 (2). w346-w357. ISSN 0278-2715

2008

Cylus, Jonathan and De, Susna and Derriennic, Yann and Mwase, Takondwa and Fleisher, Lisa and Bhawalka, Manjiri and Boulenger, Stephanie and Merino, MariFer and Brown, Ellie and Wright, Jenna and Young, Darwin (2008) System of health accounts input documents United States Agency for International Development.

Hartman, Micah and Catlin, Aaron and Lassman, David and Cylus, Jonathan and Heffler, Stephen (2008) U.S. health spending by age, selected years through 2004 Health Affairs, 27 (1). w1-w12. ISSN 0278-2715

2007

Cylus, Jonathan and Dickensheets, Bridget A. (2007) Hospital multifactor productivity: a presentation and analysis of two methodologies Health Care Financing Review, 29 (2). 49-64.

2006

Anderson, Gerard F. and Hyder, Adnan A. and Cylus, Jonathan and Aggarwal, Anju and Harbick, Donald and Calikoglu, Sule and Herbert, Robert and Chu, Ed (2006) Non-communicable diseases and injuries in Eastern Europe and Eurasia United States Agency for International Development.

2003

Hussey, P. S. and Anderson, Gerard F. and Cylus, Jonathan (2003) Nursing supply through an international lens Nursing and Health Policy Review, 2 (2). ISSN 1533-208X

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