Miss Anna Wilding

Research Associate

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Currently, she is investigating Health Inequalities across England

Anna's past research has focused on the application of econometrics and economics in health and healthcare : 

  • Impact of removing indicators from Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)
  • Understanding the new commissioning system in England: contexts, mechanisms and  outcomes 
  • Determinants of the adoption and uptake of National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Technology Appraisals
  • The effectiveness of community assets



Anna graduated from the University of Manchester in 2016 with a first class honours in Economics (including being awarded the Deans Prize and the Manchester School Award). After her undergraduate degree she studied for a MSc in Economics specialising in Economics of Health, also at Manchester. Her dissertation was on “The Effect of Diagnosis on Health Behaviours”, and she graduated in 2017 with a distinction (including the Jon Steward Prize for Econometrics).

Anna then joined the Manchester Centre for Health Economics in October 2017 as a Research Associate and still has not left Manchester. 

Education / academic qualifications

  • Master of Science, MSc Economics (Economics of Health) (2016 - 2017)
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, BEconSc (Hons) Economics , The University of Manchester (2013 - 2016)

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