Andrew Jones

Professor of Economics at University Of York

Andrew Jones is Professor of Economics at the University of York, UK, where he was Head of the Department of Economics and Related Studies from 2011 to 2015. He was Director of the MSc in Health Economics at York between 1994 and 2011 and during that time there were over 500 graduates from more than 70 different countries. He has also supervised 25 PhD students. He was co-editor of Health Economics from 1999 to 2019. In the RePEc rankings, which average 34 bibliometric indicators, he is ranked in the top 2% of over 57,000 economists worldwide ( He has published more than 90peer-reviewed articles, has over 10,000 citations and an h-index of 51 (Google Scholar). He does research in microeconometrics and health economics with particular interests in the determinants of health, the economics of addiction and socioeconomic inequalities in health and health care. He is editor of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Health Economics. He is author of the chapter 'health econometrics' in the Elsevier Handbook of Health Economics and of chapters in the Oxford Handbooks of Health Economics, Economic Forecasting, and Panel Data and the Palgrave Handbook of Econometrics. He has a particular interest in developing and disseminating the use of applied econometrics in health economics. In 1992 he established the European Workshops on Econometrics and Health Economics, which are co-organised with Owen O'Donnell. Andrew is the research director of the Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) at the University of York and is a visiting professor at Monash University. He was an elected member of the International Health Economics Association (iHEA) Executive Board, 2011-2014, and chaired their Arrow Award committee, 2014-16. He was president of the European Health Economics Association (EuHEA) for 2016-18 and is currently serving as past-president.