Health Economics at Curtin University

The Health Systems and Health Economics (HSHE) group based in the School of Public Health at Curtin University provides the critical mass of health economists in WA with widely recognised expertise across health systems and health economics and is one of three teams forming the Curtin Health Research Data Analytics Hub. The group is also part of the Health Economics Cluster – a fusion of experts in economics, health economics, and health policy from Curtin Business School and the Faculty of Health Sciences at Curtin University. The team conducts research that seeks to improve community health through enhancing system performance and sustainability and is committed to forging important and mutually beneficial partnerships with industry to maximise its research impact. Key industry partners include, among several others, The Western Australian Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) and the Western Australian General Practice Education and Training (WAGPET).