Evangelos Gkousis

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Analyst
Cambridge Office

Education

M.Sc. in health economics, University of Leeds; B.Sc. (Hons) in economics, University of York

Overview

Evangelos Gkousis is a health economist and analyst at RAND Europe, in the area of health and wellbeing. As part of his role he is also a member of the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research (CCHSR). His research interests include economic evaluations, economic modelling, health and social care, health services research and transport.

Gkousis has strong quantitative analysis skills, with experience in health economic decision modelling, applied econometrics and secondary data analysis. He also has experience in qualitative research, undertaking literature reviews, rapid evidence assessments and conducting interviews. Gkousis has been involved in studies commissioned by a range of UK and EU departments and agencies, pharmaceutical companies and not-for-profit organisations. His research at RAND Europe has involved examining the economic and health impact of poor indoor climate, evaluating a criminal justice intervention to support vulnerable populations, modelling the future cancer workforce in England and exploring the societal burden of multiple sclerosis. He is currently working on a study to support the impact assessment of the revision of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) fee system.

He holds an M.Sc. in health economics from the University of Leeds and a B.Sc.(Hons) in economics from the University of York. In his dissertation, he built a Markov model to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery in patients undergoing rectal cancer resection.

Recent Projects

  • Digital facilitation to support patient access to online primary care services
  • ​After COVID-19: socio-economic impact of telemedicine in Canada
  • European Medicines Agency fee system impact assessment
  • Outcome evaluation of Liaison and Diversion programme
  • Assessment of digital technologies for infectious disease surveillance, prevention and control

Selected Publications

George, J., E. Gkousis, A. Feast, S. Morris, J. Pollard & J. Vohra, Estimating the cost of growing the NHS cancer workforce in England by 2029, Cancer Research UK, 2020

Gehrt, D., M. Hafner, L. Hocking, E. Gkousis, P. Smith, and J. Pollard, Poor indoor climate, its impact on child health, and the wider societal costs, Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation (RR-3256), 2019

Rodriguez-Rincon, D., B. Leach, J. Pollard, S. Parkinson, E. Gkousis, C. A. Lichten, J. Sussex, and C. Manville, Exploring the societal burden of multiple sclerosis: A study into the non-clinical impact of the disease, including changes with progression, RAND Corporation (RR-4262), 2019

Languages

English; Greek; German

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