Richard Smith

RS_16Richard Smith provides expertise to the Behaviour and Health Research Unit (BHRU) on economic aspects of behaviour change at the micro and macro levels. He is Professor of Health System Economics and Dean of the Faculty of Public Health and Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Richard has worked on a wide range of health issues, including antimicrobial resistance, genomics, non-communicable disease, and trade in health services and goods, as well as pioneering the development of a range of economic approaches, including willingness-to-pay, the ‘capability’ approach as an alternative evaluation paradigm, global public goods, and macro-economic modelling. His current interests include the determinants of the demand for food, the global market in food products and the interface between agriculture and health.

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