PhD Studentship – Comparative Health Economics


School of Health Sciences World Cities Doctoral Studentship in Comparative Health Economics

The School of Health Sciences, City University London is pleased to be able to offer a three year full time Doctoral Studentship in Comparative Health Economics to commence from 1 October 2013. The focus of the PhD is to perform a systematic comparison of European performance measurement systems with a view to proposing a system for use in the German Health Care Sector. The focus will be on integrating performance measures and where possible patient reported outcomes.


The Studentship includes a bursary (which will be £16,000 in 2013/14) plus full tuition fee waiver and £1,000, which may be used across the three-year period to cover the cost of conference attendance, equipment purchase or other activity. As part of the studentship the successful candidate may also be expected to undertake some form of teaching support activity as part of the bursary arrangements – the exact form of this will be agreed with the School. The continuation of the Studentship will be subject to the School confirming satisfactory progress at the end of each year.

Person Specification

The successful applicant must have a background in economics and/or public health with a substantial understanding of economics and econometrics in particular. They will be expected to have, at least, a working knowledge of both English and German.

Additional Information

Questions regarding the studentship should be directed to Prof. Leonie Sundmacher, Divsions of Health Services Research and Management City University London and Technische Universität Berlin ( T: +49 30 314 29240) and Prof Mireia Jofre-Bonet, Department of Economics City University London ( T: 44 (0)207 040 0168).

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For general issues regarding the School please contact Professor Carol Cox, Associate Dean Research and Enterprise: (

The closing date for applications is 21st July 2013.

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