Dr Francesco D'Amico

Research Officer

f.d'amico@lse.ac.uk
020 7852 3714

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Research Interests

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)

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Francesco D'Amico's Publications

Journal Articles

Journal Article

Support at Home: Interventions to Enhance Life in Dementia (SHIELD) – evidence, development and evaluation of complex interventions (2017)

Orrell M, Hoe J, Charlesworth G, Russell I, Challis D, Moniz-Cook E, Knapp M, Woods R, Hoare Z, Aguirre E, Toot S, Streater A, Crellin N, Whitaker C, D'Amico F, Rehill A

Programme Grants for Applied Research 5, 5

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Journal Article

Cost-effectiveness of exercise as a therapy for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia within the EVIDEM-E randomised controlled trial (2015)

D'Amico F, Rehill A, Knapp M, Lowery D, Cerga-Pashoja A, Griffin M, Iliffe S, Warner J

International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 31, 6, 656-665

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Journal Article

Maintenance cognitive stimulation therapy: an economic evaluation within a randomised controlled trial (2015)

D'Amico F, Rehill A, Knapp M, Aguirre E, Donovan H, Hoare Z, Hoe J, Russell I, Spector A, Streater A, Whitaker C, Woods R, Orrell M

Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 16, 1, 63-70

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Journal Article

Who is responsible for your health: is it you, your doctor, or the new technologies? (2014)

Atella V, D'Amico F

European Journal of Health Economics 16, 8, 835-846

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Journal Article

Cost-utility of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy versus U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended drugs and usual care in the treatment of patients with fibromyalgia: An economic evaluation alongside a 6-month randomised controlled trial (2014)

Luciano J, D'Amico F, Cerdà-Lafont M, Peñarrubia-Maria M, Knapp M, Cuesta-Vargas A, Serrano-Blanco A, García-Campayo J

Arthritis Research and Therapy 16, 5, 451

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Journal Article

Exploring the cost-effectiveness of a one-off screen for dementia (for people aged 75 years in England and Wales) (2014)

Dixon J, Ferdinand M, D'Amico F, Knapp M

International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 30, 5, 446-452

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Journal Article

Use of services and associated costs for young adults with childhood hyperactivity/conduct problems: 20-year follow-up (2014)

D'Amico F, Knapp M, Beecham J, Sandberg S, Taylor E, Sayal K

British Journal of Psychiatry 204, 6, 441-447

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Journal Article

Measuring inefficiency in long-term care commissioning: evidence from English local authorities (2012)

D'Amico F, Fernández J

Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 34, 2, 275-299

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Journal Article

Technical efficiency, specialization and ownership form: evidences from a pooling of Italian hospitals (2009)

Daidone S, D'Amico F

Journal of Productivity Analysis 32, 3, 203-216

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Book Sections

Book Section

The impact of the POPP programme on changes in individual service use (2010)

Windle K, Wagland R, Forder J, D'Amico F, Janssen J, Wistow G

Personal Social Services Research Unit, University of Kent

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Book Section

Estimating unit costs for Direct Payments Support Organisations (2009)

Davey V, D'Amico F, Knapp M

Personal Social Services Research Unit, University of Kent

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Reports

Report

The impact of preventative services on quality of life – ‘The Partnership for Older People’s Projects’ (2011)

Windle K, Wagland R, Forder J, D'Amico F, Janssen D, Wistow G

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Report

Who is responsible for your health: You, your doctor or new technologies? (2010)

Atella V, D'Amico F

Tor Vergata University.

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Report

National Evaluation of Partnerships for Older People Projects: Appendices to the Final Report (2009)

Windle K, Wagland R, Forder J, D'Amico F, Janssen J, Wistow G

PSSRU Discussion Paper 2701, University of Kent

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DP or working papers

DP or working paper

Key findings of the evaluation of the impact of the Care Act 2014 eligibility criteria in Northumberland, West Berkshire and Wokingham (2016)

Fernández J-L, D'Amico F, Snell T

Personal Social Services Research Unit

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DP or working paper

Is the quality of home care for older people in England really improving? Disagreements between the regulator’s and service users’ assessments (2016)

D'Amico F, Malley J, Fernández J-L

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DP or working paper

National Survey of Local Authority Arrangements for Commissioning Services for Older People: Summary Report (2012)

Fernández J-L, D'Amico F, Forder J

Personal Social Services Research Unit

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DP or working paper

National Evaluation of Partnerships for Older People Projects: Final Report (2009)

Windle K, Wagland R, Forder J, D'Amico F, Janssen J, Wistow G

PSSRU Discussion Paper 2700, University of Kent

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DP or working paper

National Evaluation of Partnerships for Older People Projects: Interim Report of Progress (2008)

Windle K, Wagland R, Lord K, Dickinson A, Knapp M, D'Amico F, Forder J, Henderson C, Wistow G, Beech R, Roe B, Bowling A

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Manuscripts

Manuscript

Estimating the costs of support for self-directed care (2016)

Davey V, D'Amico F, Beecham J, Knapp M

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