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Professor Philip Clarke

B.Ec (Newcastle), M.Ec (Sydney), PhD (ANU)

Elected: 2015

Discipline: Economics

Specialisation: Health Economics


Professor PHILIP CLARKE holds a Chair in Health Economics at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne. His health economic research interests include developing methods to value the benefits of improving access to health care, health inequalities and the use of simulation models in health economic evaluation.

Key appointments in the last ten years: Research Fellow, Health Economics Research Centre, Oxford University; Member of the Prostheses List Advisory Committee (PLAC); Chair of the organizing committee for Mt Hood Challenge: A biannual international health economics and diabetes conference.


Professor of Health Economics, Centre for Health Policy, School of population and Global Health, Melbourne University.


Senior Research Fellowship (NHMRC)


Clarke P.M. Fiebig D.G. and Gerdtham U.G. “Optimal recall length in survey design”, Journal of Health Economics, 2008; 27: 1275-1284.

Van Ourti T. and Clarke P. “A simple correction to remove the bias of the Gini coefficient due to grouping” Review of Economics and Statistics, August 2011, Vol. 93, No. 3, Pages 982-994.

Clarke PM and Leigh A. “Death, dollars, and degrees: Socioeconomic status and longevity in Australia”, Economic Papers, 2011 30(3), 348–355.

Clarke PM. “Challenges and opportunities for the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme”, Medical Journal of Australia 2012; 196 (3): 153-154.

Clarke, PM.; Gregory, Robert; Salomon, Joshua A. “Long-term Disability Associated With War-related Experience Among Vietnam Veterans: Retrospective Cohort Study” (2015) Medical Care 53 (5): 401-408.


Website: https://www.herc.ox.ac.uk
Email: philip.clarke [at] ndph.ox.ac.uk
Work Phone: Tel: 01865 289272
Twitter: @pmc868

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