Ms Beth Parkinson

Research Fellow

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Overview

Beth is currently a research fellow working on an evaluation of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. 

Biography

Beth completed her bachelors degree at the University of Manchester in 2013 with a first class honours in Economics. She went on to obtain a MSc in Economics with distinction from the University of Manchester in 2015. Her masters dissertation titled 'How do hospitals respond to price changes in accident and emergency departments?', supervised by Professor Matt Sutton and Rachel Meacock, analysed the incentive effects of changes to how English hospitals were reimbursed for A&E attendances.

Shortly after completing her MSc, she joined the Manchester Centre for Health Economics as a Research Associate in November 2015. In September 2021 she completed a PhD Health Economics funded by The Wellcome Trust. Her research explored the relationship between the quality of primary care services and avoidable emergency care utilisation.

 

 

Qualifications

BA(Econ) Economics, The University of Manchester, 2013.

MSc Economics, The University of Manchester, 2015.

PhD Health Economics, The University of Manchester, 2021.

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2021 - Doctor of Philosophy, Exploring the relatipnship between the quality of primary care and demand for emergency care., The University of Manchester
  • 2015 - Master of Science, Economics, The University of Manchester
  • 2013 - Bachelor of Economics, Economics, The University of Manchester

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