David McDaid

Associate Professorial Research Fellow

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Research Interests

David McDaid is an Associate Professorial Research Fellow in Health Policy and Health Economics at the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is involved in a wide range of work on mental health and public ealth in the UK, Europe and at the global level. He is a co-ordinator of the Mental Health Economics European Network, a member of NICE's Public Health Interventions Advisory Committee since 2007, Co-Convenor of the Cochrane Campbell Economic Methods Group and has acted as an advisor to a range of organisations, including the European Commission and World Health Organisation, and national/regional governmental departments, including the Department of Health in England and equivalent bodies in Scotland and Wales. He has published over 300 peer reviewed papers and reports, including a report for the UK Department of Health which looked at the economic case for investing in mental health promotion and mental disorder prevention. He is the editor of two recent books – the first on economics and wellbeing and the second, a collaboration between the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and the OECD, looks at the economic case for investing in health promotion and disease prevention. He is also a past winner of the European Health Management Association's Baxter Award in 2007 for the best book on health policy – Mental Health Policy and Practice across Europe.

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David McDaid's Publications

Project Outlines

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Funding mental health in Europe. European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. Policy Brief (2004)

McDaid D, Knapp M, Grant C

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Care required in implementation of new policy on economic evaluations (2002)

McDaid D

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Health technology assessment in Canada: moving forward - an external perspective (2002)

McDaid D, Maynard A

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Multi-disciplinary research: is it any use or tokenism? (2001)

Oliver A, Cookson R, McDaid D

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A website initiative can help harness our collaboration on health inequalities (2000)

Oliver A, Cookson R, McDaid D

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Electronic bibliographic tools for incorporating social science research into health care must be improved (1999)

Cookson R, Archard L, McDaid D

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Research Summaries

Research Summary

Assessing the economic pay-off of low-level interventions in reducing postnatal depression (2012)

Bauer A, Knapp M, McDaid D

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DP or working papers

DP or working paper

Evidence-informed policy making: Exploring the concept of knowledge transfer in social care (2013)

Matosevic T, McDaid D, Knapp M, Rutter D, Fisher M

PSSRU Discussion Paper 2862, London School of Economics

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Health care management autonomy: Evidence from the Catalonian hospital sector in a decentralised Spain (2005)

Lopez-Casasnovas G, McDaid D, Costa-Font J

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Conference presentation outputs

Conference presentation output

Future research agenda: Making the economic case for investing in support for growing older with disabilities (2012)

McDaid D

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Suicide and poverty: mapping the evidence in low and middle income countries (2011)

Iemmi V, Coast E, Leone T, McDaid D

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A snapshot for work health promotion funding and policy across the European Economic Area (2011)

Bauer A, McDaid D

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Mental Health in Europe: Background Paper on Economic Evaluation - Background paper for Bilbao conference, October 2003 (2003)

Knapp M, McDaid D

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Using economic evidence in decisions: some options for UK and EU decisions (2002)

McDaid D, Cookson R

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Manuscripts

Manuscript

Measuring and understanding social services outputs (2005)

Netten A, McDaid D, Fernández J-L, Forder J, Knapp M, Matosevic T, Shapiro J

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The public/private mix in healthcare: reflections on the mixed economy of mental health care in Europe (2003)

McDaid D

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Generics

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Letter to the editor. A hidden face of community mental health care in Africa: specialist care from private providers in Kenya (2014)

de Menil V, Ndetei D, Waruguru M, Knapp M, McDaid D

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Mental health economics and policy (2002)

Knapp M, Healey A, McDaid D, Comas-Herrera A

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Financing, economics and mental health (2001)

Knapp M, McDaid D, Healey A

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The burden of informal care for Alzheimer’s Disease: carer perceptions from an empirical study in England, Italy and Sweden (2001)

McDaid D, Sassi F

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