PROF Anthony Scott

PROF Anthony Scott

Positions

  • Financial incentives in health care
  • Health Economics
  • Health care financing
  • Health system performance
  • Health workforce
  • Hospital and primary care funding

Overview

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  • Professor Anthony Scott leads the Health Economics Research Program at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at The University of Melbourne, and jointly co-ordinates the University of Melbourne Health Economics Group (UMHEG). Professor Scott has a PhD in Economics from the University of Aberdeen and is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Health Economics, and Health Economics, the President of the Australian Health Economics Society, and a member of the Board of the International Health Economics Association. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He has been an ARC Future Fellow and an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow. He holds visiting positions at the University of Aberdeen and the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, and has been a Visiting Scientist at the Harvard School of Public Health. Tony’s research interests focus on the behaviour of physicians, health workforce, incentives and performance, primary care, and hospitals. He has undertaken work for the World Bank, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, and the Commonwealth and State Departments of Health. He leads the Centre for Research Excellence in Medical Workforce Dynamics (www.mabel.org.au). Funded by the NHMRC, the Centre runs a large nationally representative panel survey of physicians called "Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL)".    

Affiliation

Member of

  • Economic Society of Australia. Member 2007 -
  • Australian Health Economics Society. President 2005 -
  • International Health Economics Association. Board Member 1997 -

Publications

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Aberdeen 2000
  • MSc, University of York 1990
  • BA(Hons), University of Newcastle Upon Tyne 1989

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, 2016

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Supervision

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