Social Research | Research Officer
Aoife Brick joined the ESRI's Social Research Division as a Research Officer in July 2014. Between May 2007 and July 2014 she worked as a Research Analyst in the Health Research and Information Division at the ESRI. Aoife studied economics and mathematics at the National University of Ireland, Galway and then went on to complete a Masters in Applied Economics and a PhD (in 2005). Her research on health economics has covered a wide range of health areas, including healthcare reform, pharmaceutical pricing, caesarean section rates and palliative care.
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Latest Publications: Review of the Irish and international literature on health and social care unit cost methodologyHow many beds? Capacity implications of hospital care demand projections in the Irish hospital system, 2015‐2030An examination of activity in public and private hospitals in Ireland, 2015How many beds? Capacity implications of hospital care demand projections in the Irish hospital system, 2015‐2030Projections of demand for healthcare in Ireland, 2015-2030: First report from the Hippocrates ModelCosts of formal and informal care in the last year of life for patients in receipt of specialist palliative careRecent Trends in Vaginal Birth After Caesarean SectionVariation in Induction of Labour Rates across Irish Hospitals; a Cross-sectional StudyDifferences in Nulliparous Caesarean Section Rates across Models of Care: a decomposition analysisNational Variation in Caesarean Section Rates: A Cross Sectional Study in Ireland
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Programmes and Projects: Alternative approaches to achieving universal healthcare – potential costs, outcomes and challengesResearch Programme in Healthcare ReformImproving Obstetric Practice Through Understanding Variation in Caesarean Section Rates in Irish Maternity HospitalsEconomic Evaluation in Palliative Care in Ireland (Completed)Day Surgery in Ireland: The Development, Implementation and Evaluation of an Evidence Based and Consensus Derived Best Practice ModelRecent Trends in Caesarean Section in Ireland