Professor Emily Lancsar

PhD Economics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK MEc, University of Sydney Post Grad Dip Health Econ & Evaluation, Monash BEc, ANU BA (Asian Studies), ANU
Head, Department of Health Services Research and Policy

Biography

Emily Lancsar is Head of the Department of Health Services Research and Policy at the ANU. Her broad research interests are in health economics, with particular interest in understanding and modelling choice, preferences and behaviour of key decision makers in the health sector.

Emily holds a number of current and past ARC, NHMRC, MRC, ESRC, NIHR and EU funded grants and fellowships. She is a member of a number of advisory committees including the Economic Sub-Committee of the Australian Medical Services Advisory Committee.

Prior to joining ANU in March 2018, Emily was an Associate Professor in the Centre for Health Economics at Monash University. Joining Monash in 2011 represented a return to Australia after spending more than 7 years at Newcastle University in the UK where she held Senior Lecturer and Lecturer positions in the Department of Economics. Emily also previously worked at CHERE in Sydney and at the Federal Department of Health. She is a past Vice President of the Australian Health Economics Society.

Research

Research interests

  • Health Economics
  • Health Services Research
  • Behavioural economics
  • Discrete choice experiments
  • Discrete choice modelling
  • Priority setting in resource allocation

Groups

Publications

Selected recent publications

Ghijben P, Gu, Y, Lancsar E, Zavarsek, S, Revealed and Stated Preferences of Decision Makers for Priority Setting in Health Technology Assessment: A Systematic Review PharmacoEconomics, 2018, 36:323–340.

Lancsar E; Fiebig DG; Hole AR, Discrete Choice Experiments: A Guide to Model Specification, Estimation and Software, PharmacoEconomics, 2017 vol. 35, pp. 697 – 716.

Ride J and Lancsar E, Women’s preferences for treatment of perinatal depression and anxiety: A discrete choice experiment. PLOS One, 2016,11:6, e0156629. 

Gu Y, Lancsar E, Ghijben P, Butler J, Donaldson C, “Attributes and weights in health care priority setting: a systematic review of what counts and to what extent” Social Science and Medicine, 2015, 146: 41-52.

Kaambwa B, Lancsar E, McCaffrey N, Chen G, Gill L, Cameron I, Crotty M, Ratcliffe J, “Investigating consumers’ and informal carers’ views and preferences for consumer directed care: A discrete choice experiment”, Social Science and Medicine, 2015, 140: 81-94.

Ghiben P, Lancsar E, Zavarsek S, “Preferences for oral anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation: a best-best discrete choice experiment”, PharmacoEconomics, 2014, 32: 11, 1115-1127.

Lancsar E, Swait J, “Reconceptualising the external validity of Discrete Choice Experiments”, PharmacoEconomics, 2014, 32: 10, 951-965.

Lancsar E, Louviere J, Donaldson C, Currie G, Burgess L. Best Worst Discrete Choice Experiments in Health: Methods and an Application. Social Science and Medicine, 2013, 76: 74-82.

Johnson FR, Lancsar E, Marshall D, Kilambi V, Muhlbacher A, Bridges JFP, Regier DA, Bresnahan B, Rose J, Kanninen B. Constructing experimental design for choice-format conjoint analysis studies: A Report of the ISPOR Conjoint Analysis Experimental Design Task Force. Value in Health. 2013; 16: 3 – 13.

Lancsar E, Wildman J, Donaldson C, Ryan M, Baker R. ‘Deriving distributional weights for QALYs through discrete choice experiments’, Journal of Health Economics 2011; 30: 466-478. 

Teaching

Current PhD Students

Lynne Pezullo, PhD Candidate. Cost of illness: potential guidelines for best practice methodology and a novel Australian application.

Gladah Gleeson, PhD Candidate. The cost-effectiveness of a new treatment modality for people who sustain mild to moderate whiplash injuries in road traffic accidents.

 

External:

Thi Hong Thao, PhD Candidate, Monash University, Pharmacists workforce preferences and choices, 2017 – current.

Jing Jing Li, PhD Candidate, Monash University, Decision making in health technology assessment, 2016- current.

Peter Ghijben, PhD Candidate, Monash University, Economic studies in health technology assessment, 2016- current.

Miranda Blake, PhD Candidate, Monash University, Pricing interventions to reduce population sugar sweetened beverage consumption, 2015- current.