Health economics and behaviour change: a workshop

The Academic Health Economists' Blog

Authors of a paper entitled What can health psychologists learn from health economics: from monetary incentives to policy programmes note that they

…believe that health psychologists would benefit from greater familiarisation with the methodologies, theories, and tools of economics”.

I wonder what discourse a research paper examining what health economists could learn from health psychologists or health behaviour change would take; particularly in the area of intervention design and evaluation. Intervention design and evaluation is an area in which multidisciplinary research has become the name of the game! Over the last decade, the intersection of economics and psychology has become even more apparent. The announcement of the 2017 Nobel Memorial Prize for economics, to Richard Thaler, for his groundbreaking work incorporating psychology into economic theory, was a victory not only for the Professor but also for behaviourally-informed policy worldwide.

A workshop

As the Intensive Follow-Up Workshop on Designing Effective Interventions…

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at

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