Kossarova, Lucia

Ms Lucia Kossarova  


Position held

Teaching Fellow


Experience keywords:

health care financing; health economics; health policy; health services research; health system performance; quality of care

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My main research interests are in health policy and provision of health services, focusing in particular on improving quality of care. I have previously worked at the World Bank and a health care consultancy.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Healthcare; Policy and Regulatory Bodies

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Central America; Central Asia; Europe


German [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Basic]; Hungarian [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Slovak [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Spanish [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

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Costa-i-Font, Joan and Kossarova, Lucia (2015) Height increases in the Czech Republic and Slovakia illustrate the effect of self-determination on citizens’ well-being LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Jul 2015) Blog entry


Costa-Font, Joan and Kossarova, Lucia (2014) Anthropometric dividends of Czechoslovakia’s break up CESifo working papers, CESifo Group, Munich, Germany.


Kossarova, Lucia and Holland, Walter and Mossialos, Elias (2013) 'Avoidable' mortality: a measure of health system performance in the Czech Republic and Slovakia between 1971 and 2008 Health Policy and Planning, 28 (5). 508-525. ISSN 0268-1080


Kossarova, Lucia (2012) Quality of ambulatory care: hospitalisations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions In: McGuire, Alistair and Costa-i-Font, Joan, (eds.) The LSE Companion to Health Policy. Elgar original reference. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 50-78. ISBN 9781781004234


Kossarova, Lucia and Holland, Walter and Nolte, Ellen and McKee, Martin (2009) Measuring ‘avoidable’ mortality: methodological note Directorate-General “Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities”, Brussels, Belgium.


Kossarova, Lucia (2008) When will it happen?: paving the way for risk adjustment in Slovakia Eurohealth, 14 (2). 27-29. ISSN 1356-1030

Kossarova, Lucia and Madarova, Henrieta (2008) Czech Republic: first steps on the path to health care reform Eurohealth, 14 (4). 10-12. ISSN 1356-1030

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