Aoife Brick

Aoife Brick

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.
Contact Details:

Tel: +353 1 8632000

Latest Publications:
  • An examination of activity in public and private hospitals in Ireland, 2015
  • Projections of demand for healthcare in Ireland, 2015-2030: First report from the Hippocrates Model
  • Costs of formal and informal care in the last year of life for patients in receipt of specialist palliative care
  • Recent Trends in Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section
  • Variation in Induction of Labour Rates across Irish Hospitals; a Cross-sectional Study
  • Differences in Nulliparous Caesarean Section Rates across Models of Care: a decomposition analysis
  • National Variation in Caesarean Section Rates: A Cross Sectional Study in Ireland
  • Economic Evaluation of Palliative Care in Ireland
  • Maternal Country of Birth Differences in Breastfeeding at Hospital Discharge in Ireland
  • Usage of Generics in Ireland: Recent Trends and Policy Developments

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  • Programmes and Projects:
  • Alternative approaches to achieving universal healthcare – potential costs, outcomes and challenges
  • Research Programme in Healthcare Reform
  • Improving Obstetric Practice Through Understanding Variation in Caesarean Section Rates in Irish Maternity Hospitals
  • Economic 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 Model
  • Recent Trends in Caesarean Section in Ireland

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