Dr. Alexander Labeit


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Alexander has studied medicine and economics and has worked as physician and economist. He has finished his economic PhD thesis at the University of Mannheim in Germany and has used the German Socio Economic-Panel (GSOEP) and it was about the labor supply of mothers and the consequences of parental leave and other interruptions on the income. He has worked at the University of Leicester from as a health economist and he has analysed during this time the uptake of different health check-ups such as breast and cervical cancer screening examination, blood pressure check and cholesterol test, dental screening and eyesight test with the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS). He has joined as a research fellow the University of Sheffield in 2015 and he works in different areas of health economics such as applied health econometrics with panel data and also on a project which uses discrete choice experiments (DCE) in measuring and valuing health benefits for the economic evaluation.

His research interests are in the area health economics, health services research, migration research and international development.

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