Miqdad is a health economist with extensive experience in both academic and policy making settings. His research interests include health inequalities and health financing with a particular focus on the health systems in India and the UK. He currently holds a fellowship from The Health Foundation to investigate the contribution of austerity policies to racial and socioeconomic health inequalities, a grant from the MRC to investigate the impacts of early interventions on inequalities in health and well-being over the life-course, and a grant from the NIHR to develop methods for accounting for unmet needs in healthcare funding formulas. He employs methods from health econometrics, social epidemiology, micro-simulation modelling and cost-effectiveness analysis in his research.
Prior to working at LSE, Miqdad has worked with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in India, the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York and the Department of Health in the UK. He has also consulted widely for a range of governments and international organisations and serves on advisory groups for government bodies, non-governmental organisations and academic research projects. In addition to his position at LSE, Miqdad also holds an adjunct position as Assistant Professor at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi, India and a visiting position at the University of York, UK.
A full list of Miqdad's publications can be found here.
HP421 Economic Analysis for Health Policy in Low- and Middle-Income Countries