Paolo joined HERC in October 2018. Prior to joining the team, Paolo was developing his PhD in Health Economics on the methodological challenges in economic evaluation of universal programmes to promote healthy behaviours. Paolo’s background is in Economics (MSc), Exercise and Sport Sciences (BSc) and Public Health (MSc).
Paolo’s research interests include decision-analytic modelling, behaviour change, economics of health promotion and handling of missing data in cost-effectiveness analysis. Paolo is currently working on a project which focuses on the economics of stroke. This study will assess the impact of pioneering stroke interventions on population-level costs and outcomes across 32 countries, namely, the current 28 members of the European Union, as well as Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Israel.
Economic burden of stroke across Europe: A population-based cost analysis
Luengo-Fernandez R. et al, (2019), European Stroke Journal