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Keynote Speakers


It gives us great pleasure to announce two renowned keynote speakers:

Carol Propper

Carol Propper is Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School in the Department of Economics and Public Policy. Carol was made a Dame in the 2021 New Year Honours in recognition of her public services to health and economics. Her research focuses on the quality of health care delivery and health system productivity and, more broadly, on the design and consequences of incentives for the quality of public services. She was Vice Dean for Faculty and Research at Imperial Business School 2016-19, Co-Director of the Centre for Market and Public Organisation at the University of Bristol 1998-2009 and of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion at London School of Economics 1997-2007. From 2016 she has been Deputy Editor of VOX EU. She is a Fellow of the British Academy, the Academy of Social Sciences and an International Fellow of the National Academy of Medicine and a past President of the Royal Economic Society.

Keynote: Medical Labour under Low Powered Financial Incentives

Owen O'Donnell

Owen O'Donnell is Professor of Applied Economics in the Erasmus School of Economics and the Erasmus School of Health Policy and Management. He is a Research Fellow of the Tinbergen Institute. His research is in the field of health economics, with particular attention to health inequality, health & labour, health insurance & financial protection and health behaviour & prevention. He applies economics to challenges facing health systems in low- middle- and high-income countries. He has published in the Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Development Economics, Demography, Lancet and PLOS Medicine, among others. He is an Editor of the Journal of Health Economics. He obtained his DPhil from the University of York (UK) and has taught at the universities of Macedonia (GR), Lausanne (CH), Kent (UK) and Wisconsin-Madison (US).

Keynote: Health Inequality: Causes, Concerns and Consequences