Centre for Health Research at the Management School

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Centre's research agenda covers many topics that focus on how to improve lives in Northern Ireland and internationally. In high income countries the focus of the Centre is on policy-relevant areas such as the impact of welfare reform, optimal design and management of the health sector, incentivising ‘positive’ health behaviours, causal determinants and effects of the different components of wellbeing, and coping with demographic change.


In developing countries the Centre’s activities includes research into topics such as delivering healthcare services, the economic return on health investments, and optimal policies in the field of maternal and child health.

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Growth Disorders Medicine & Life Sciences
Economics Medicine & Life Sciences
HIV Medicine & Life Sciences
Jamaica Medicine & Life Sciences
Copula Models Mathematics
Costa Rica Medicine & Life Sciences
Gift Giving Medicine & Life Sciences
Peru Medicine & Life Sciences

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Arcangelo Dimico

Person: Academic

Photo of Hilary Downey

Hilary Downey

Person: Academic


Research Output 2015 2019

  • 99 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 12 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Poster

Mixed binary-continuous copula regression models with application to adverse birth outcomes

Klein, N., Kneib, T., Marra, G., Radice, R., Rokicki, S. & McGovern, M. E., 10 Feb 2019, In : Statistics in Medicine. 38, 3, p. 413-436 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Copula Models
Regression Model
Infant Mortality
2 Citations (Scopus)

Chinese Employees’ Leadership Preferences and the Relationship with Power Distance Orientation and Core Self-Evaluation

Lin, C-H. V. & Sun, J-M. J., 24 Mar 2018, In : Frontiers of Business Research in China. 12, 22 p., 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Core self-evaluations

Econometric Identification

Dimico, A. & Blum, M., Dec 2018, An Economist’s Guide to Economic History. Blum, M. & Colvin, C. L. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


CROI New Investigator Scholarship

Mark McGovern (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Denis Conniffe Prize

Alan Fernihough (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Denis Conniffe Prize

Mark McGovern (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2007 2019

Health Costs of War and Trauma

Duncan McVicar (Member of the organising committee)
18 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Review of Economics and Statistics (Journal)

Arcangelo Dimico (Peer reviewer)
2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

HELP University

Patrick McCole (Advisor)
05 Apr 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

Press / Media

History Now: Episode 2, The Famine

Alan Fernihough


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Can InsurTech Rescue Insurance?

Mark Farrell


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other