Francesco D’Amico is an economist who is specialised in health and social care quantitative analysis. His current research includes analysis of quality and efficiency variations in long-term care provision, costing mental-health problems and cost-effectiveness analysis of strategies for managing dementia.
His past research included analysis of hospitals’ efficiency using stochastic frontier methods and evaluation of the effectiveness of second generation statins through the use of economic modelling.
Francesco holds an MSc in Quantitative Methods and a PhD in Econometrics and Empirical Economics from the University of Roma “Tor Vergata”. Francesco joined Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at the London School of Economics (LSE) in 2008, where he is working as a Research Officer. He is also a member of the Quality and Outcomes of person centred care (QORU) policy research unit, of the Economics of Social and Health Care Research Unit (ESHCRU) and of the International Long-term Care Policy Network (ILPN).