OHE Expert Profile

Werner Brouwer

Member of the Board of Trustees

Professor Werner Brouwer is a Professor of Health Economics and the Dean of the Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management (ESHPM) of the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

His research focuses on the methodology of welfare economic evaluations in health care covering topics like optimal decision rules, normative foundations of economic evaluations in health, measurement and valuation of informal care and productivity costs, incorporating equity considerations in economic evaluations as well as the monetary value of health gains. His research also extends into broader topics such as the link between economic evaluation and health policy, behavioural economics, and public health economics.

He has published extensively on these topics including in leading field journals like Health Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Medical Decision Making, Social Science & Medicine and British Medical Journal.

Professor Brouwer holds an MSc in Economics (1996) and a PhD in Health Economics (1999) from Erasmus and is an Honorary University Professor at the Corvinus University in Budapest, Hungary. Werner is also affiliated with the institute for Medical Technology Assessment and the Erasmus School of Economics. Werner is an Associate Editor of Health Economics and a member of the Editorial Boards of the European Journal of Health Economics, PharmacoEconomics and Cost-Effectiveness and Resource Allocation.

He is also a member of the European Commission Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health and the independent chairman of the Foundation for Top Clinical Mental Health Care (TOPGGz) and chairs the Erasmus Initiative Smarter Choices for Better Health of the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Read more at: https://www.eur.nl/people/werner-brouwer


Werner Brouwer