Senior Principal Economist
Patricia’s main areas of research are: health-related quality of life measures, patient-reported outcome measures, subjective well-being, uncertainty in HTA, health policy evaluation, adaptation to health states and experience-based values.
Patricia’s most recent projects include the following:
- Empirical analysis of the relationship between age and health state values
- Decomposing changes in the self-assessed health reported by immigrants.
- Analysis of the individual’s adaptation to new long-term health conditions
- Experience-Based values: setting the right framework to estimate the effect of experience on health valuations.
- Comparing the EQ-5D-3L and EQ-5D-5L in a cohort of cancer patients.
Patricia joined OHE in September 2015. Before that, she has been a Lecturer in Economics at City, University of London since June 2009. Patricia has been actively involved in the Health Economics and Economic Evaluation in Health Care Master programmes offered by the Department of Economics, in terms of administration, lecturing and placements co-ordination. She also won the “The Vice-Chancellor's Awards 2014” for the category: "Excellence in International Engagement".
Patricia obtained her PhD in Economics from the Quantitative Economics Doctorate (QED, University of Alicante) in 2009. She obtained her BSc in Mathematics from the University of Alicante in 2002.