Imperial College London

Pedro Rosa Dias

Business School

Associate Professor of Health Economics
 
 
 
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389Business School BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Publications

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Basu A, Jones AM, Cordas da Rosa Dias JP, 2018, Heterogeneity in the Impact of Type of Schooling on Adult Health and Lifestyle, Journal of Health Economics, ISSN: 0167-6296

Journal article

Roemer JE, Rosa Dias P, 2016, Barefoot and footloose doctors: optimal resource allocation in developing countries with medical migration, Social Choice and Welfare, Vol: 46, Pages: 335-358, ISSN: 0176-1714

Journal article

Rosa Dias P, 2015, Rowing against the current., Health Econ, Vol: 24, Pages: 1248-1250

Journal article

Li Donni P, Rodríguez JG, Rosa Dias P, 2015, Empirical definition of social types in the analysis of inequality of opportunity: a latent classes approach, Social Choice and Welfare, Vol: 44, Pages: 673-701, ISSN: 0176-1714

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Jones AM, Roemer JE, Rosa Dias P, 2014, Equalising opportunities in health through educational policy, Social Choice and Welfare, Vol: 43, Pages: 521-545, ISSN: 0176-1714

Journal article

Cordas da Rosa Dias J, 2014, Inequality in Health, Encyclopedia of Health Economics, Editors: Culyer, Publisher: Elsevier, ISBN: 9780123756787

Book chapter

Cordas da Rosa Dias J, 2014, Inequality in health, Encyclopedia of Health Economics, Editors: Culyer, ISBN: 9780123756787

Book chapter

Dias PR, O'Donnell O, 2013, Health and Inequality, Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing, ISBN: 9781781905548

This volume contains methodological and empirical contributions from leading experts in health economics and economic inequality that add further momentum to a thriving field of research.

Book

Jones AM, Rice N, Rosa Dias P, 2012, Quality of schooling and inequality of opportunity in health, Empirical Economics, Vol: 42, Pages: 369-394, ISSN: 0377-7332

Journal article

Jones AM, Rice N, Rosa Dias P, 2011, Long-Term Effects of School Quality on Health and Lifestyle: Evidence from Comprehensive Schooling Reforms in England, Journal of Human Capital, Vol: 5, Pages: 342-376, ISSN: 1932-8575

Journal article

Jones AM, Rice N, Robone S, Dias PRet al., 2011, Inequality and polarisation in health systems’ responsiveness: A cross-country analysis, Journal of Health Economics, Vol: 30, Pages: 616-625, ISSN: 0167-6296

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Rosa Dias P, 2010, Modelling opportunity in health under partial observability of circumstances, Health Economics, Vol: 19, Pages: 252-264, ISSN: 1057-9230

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Rosa Dias P, 2009, Inequality of opportunity in health: evidence from a UK cohort study., Health Econ, Vol: 18, Pages: 1057-1074

This paper proposes an empirical implementation of the concept of inequality of opportunity in health and applies this to data from the UK National Child Development Study. Drawing on the distinction between circumstance and effort variables in John Roemer's work on equality of opportunity, circumstances are proxied by parental socio-economic status and childhood health; effort is proxied by health-related lifestyles and educational attainment. Stochastic dominance tests are used to detect inequality of opportunity in the conditional distributions of self-assessed health in adulthood. Two alternative approaches are used to measure inequality of opportunity. Econometric models are estimated to illuminate and quantify the triangular relationship between circumstances, effort and health. The results indicate the existence of a considerable and persistent inequality of opportunity in health. Circumstances affect health in adulthood both directly and through effort factors such as educational attainment. This indicates that, while the influence of some unjust circumstances can only be tackled during childhood, the implementation of complementary educational policies may be of paramount importance.

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Rosa Dias P, Jones AM, 2007, Giving equality of opportunity a fair innings, Health Economics, Vol: 16, Pages: 109-112, ISSN: 1057-9230

Journal article

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