Eleanor Bell

Eleanor Bell

Economist

Eleanor joined the OHE in 2019 from studying at UCL, where she received the highest overall grade and highest dissertation mark of any masters level student in 2019 for her MSc in Health Economics and Decision Science. She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Economics from the University of Cambridge, and an undergraduate degree in History from the University of Oxford. She has five years of experience as a researcher and consultant working on a range of social development issues in low-income settings, including two years based in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Eleanor's research interests are the economics of health systems, health behaviour decision making, and the evaluation of healthcare programmes' effectiveness. She has a particular interest in health systems and public health interventions in low-income settings. Her masters thesis explored the relationship between income shocks, risky sexual behaviour and HIV rates in Malawi.