Joan Costa-i-Font is a Reader in Political Economy at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) where he collaborates with two research centers: the Centre of Economic Performance (CEP) and LSE Health & Social Care. He is Harkness fellow at the Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard University and Network Research Fellow of CESIfo. Joan has held teaching or research posts at Oxford University, the University of Munich, University of Barcelona and the Iberoamerican University in Mexico City. His research and teaching aims at using economics and related analysis to improve the institutional design of health and social policies, and broadly falls in at least one (or more) of the following research areas: ‘health economics’, ‘political economy’ and ‘social economics’. His published work can be found in leading economic and public policy journals such as the Journal of the European Economic Association, Economica, Economic Policy, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Public Choice, Health Economics and the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society.
Articles by Joan Costa-i-Font:
Should we promote ‘healthy choices’ or ‘healthy environments’?
12 April 2013, 11272 reads
Health insurance, innovation, and technology adoption
19 January 2013, 8012 reads
How to improve healthcare at no extra cost
22 August 2012, 7363 reads
The incompleteness of long-term care insurance
9 June 2012, 9374 reads
Anorexia and bulimia: New evidence from European women
30 January 2012, 10830 reads
Blood money doesn’t pay: New evidence on incentives for blood donation
4 August 2011, 12763 reads
Does price regulation affect the adoption of new pharmaceuticals?
8 July 2011, 10996 reads
Does ageing really affect health expenditures? If so, why?
14 May 2011, 14920 reads
Holmes, McGrattan, Prescott
Beck, De Haas, Ongena
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- The ECB’s stealth bailoutSinn
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji
Adelman, 28 October 2013