Imperial College London


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Honorary Research Fellow



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Dr Mauro Laudicella is a Senior Lecturer in Health Economics in the HSR and Management division at City University and an Honorary Research Fellow in the Imperial College Business School & Centre for Health Policy. He previously worked as a Research Fellow in the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York. 

Mauro holds a PhD in Economics from the University of York and an MSc in Economics from the University College London.

Mauro's research interests are in Applied Health Economics with a focus on the English National Health System and health reforms. His research uses tools from economic analysis to investigate the performance of health care providers and their response to policy incentives. He is currently leading a research programme investigating the Economics of Cancer in England in partnership with Imperial College and the National Cancer Intelligence Network, and sponsored by MacMillan Cancer Support.

Current research topics include:

  • Modelling the economic cost and the lifetime cost of cancer
  • Value for money in health care
  • Providers' response to financial incentives
  • Patient choice and competition in health care markets
  • Equity

His work has been published in the Journal of Health Economics, Health Economics, and Social Science & Medicine.



Laverty AA, Laudicell M, Smith PC, et al., 2015, Impact of ‘high-profile’ public reporting on utilization and quality of maternity care in England: a difference-in-difference analysis, Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, ISSN:1355-8196

Carrera PM, Laudicella M, 2014, Competitive healthcare and the elderly: handle with care., Maturitas, Vol:78, Pages:151-152

Cookson R, Laudicella M, Li Donni P, 2013, Does hospital competition harm equity? Evidence from the English National Health Service, Journal of Health Economics, Vol:32, Pages:410-422

Cookson R, Laudicella M, Li Donni P, 2012, Measuring change in health care equity using smallarea administrative data - evidence from the English NHS 2001-8, Social Science & Medicine, Vol:75, Pages:1514-1522

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