Guest lectures on health economics - Riga Stradiņš University

Guest lectures on health economics

15:32, 20 November, 2015
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The Health Management group of Rīga Stradiņš University invites local, international students, lecturers and anyone interested to guest lectures by Professor Francesco Paolucci from the University of Bologna and the Murdoch University on 24 & 25 November.

The lectures will take place at RSU, 16 Dzirciema Street, Rīga. The lectures will be held in English.

Lecture topics

  • Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis in Health Care
    Lecture-theatre #1, Tuesday, 24 November, 15:00–17:00
  • The Role of Competition in Health Care: the Case of the Netherlands
    Lecture-theatre #2, Wednesday, 25 November, 15:00–17:00

Contact information: Health Management group, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

paolucci-leadAssociate Professor Francesco Paolucci
BEcon, MSc (University of Bologna), PhD (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam)

Head of Health Policy Program, Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs

Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci heads the Health Policy Program in the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs, at Murdoch University. Formerly Reader of Health Economics and Policy at the University of Northumbria Newcastle in the United Kingdom, Associate Professor at the University of Western Australia and Fellow at the Australian National University in Australia, Dr. Paolucci has also worked for government, non-government and private sector national and international organisations, and held visiting appointments from the University of Oslo, Norway; Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, the Netherlands; the Universitad Complutense de Madrid, Spain; and the University of Newcastle, United Kingdom. He has published and advised in the areas of public and economic policy focusing on healthcare systems governance and design, healthcare financing and insurance and decision-making and priority setting in various countries including Australia, Cambodia, Colombia, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Qatar, South Africa, Spain, The United Kingdom and the United States. He obtained a PhD. from Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam in The Netherlands (2007) with a thesis subsequently published by Springer (2011) entitled “Healthcare Financing and Insurance: Options for Design”.


Rīga Stradiņš University, 16 Dzirciema Street, Rīga, LV-1007, Latvia, +371 67409261 (UTC +2), international@rsu.lv