Mr Sean Urwin BEconSc, MSc

Research Fellow

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Sean is currently a PhD student. His research is looking at the measurement issues of informal caregiving.


Sean joined the Centre for Health Economics in 2014 as part of the NIHR Research Methods Internship under the supervision of Dr Thomas Mason, Dr Yiu Shing Lau and Professor Matt Sutton.

Sean's research covers the areas of informal care, policy evaluation, GP workforce, wound care and sexual orientation. Examples of projects on these areas are:

  • Informal care: Assigning a monetary valuation to informal care to those at end-of-life
  • Policy Evaluation: Evaluation of devolution in Greater Manchester
  • GP Workforce: Exploring how GP workforce satisfaction has changed over time
  • Wound Care: Understanding the cost and prevalence of Venous Leg Ulcers in the UK
  • Sexual orientation: Inequalities in health and healthcare use by sexual orientation status



MSc Economics (Economics of Health) with Distinction (University of Manchester, 2017)

BEconSc(Hons) Economics (University of Manchester, 2014)

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