Dr. Pavitra Paul, PhD. is an associate researcher at CSH. He is also visiting researcher in Sciences Economiques et Sociales de la Santé et Traitement de l’Information Médicale (SESSTIM), Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, France. His research streams are:
- Linking socioeconomic vulnerability and health
- Evaluating public policy, and equity of health policies and healthcare services
- Measuring health systems’ performance
- Choice modelling for healthcare service/s consumption and welfare measures
Pavitra is spearheading the ongoing project of “Examining Health Systems’ efficiency” under the auspices of International Health Economics Association. [https://www.healtheconomics.org/page/HSE]. He is the course teacher for “Public Health Economics” and “Health Systems” in Master’s program. He is also affiliated to:
- Centre de Sciences Humaines, Delhi, India.
- Laboratory for Experimentation in Social Sciences and Behavioral Analysis, Burgundy school of business, France
- Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg, The Russian Federation.
Dr. Paul is a member in the scientific review panel (s) of:
- Applied Economics
- International Journal for Equity in Health
- International Journal of Health Economics and Management
• Paul P. (2019): “The distributive fairness of out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure in the Russian Federation”. International Journal of Health Economics and Management, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10754-019-09268-9.
[This study examines the effect of (1) changes in the distribution of socioeconomic position on out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure distribution and (2) urban-rural segmentation of population in the distribution of out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure].
• Paul P., Berlin C., Maessen M. and Valtonen H. (2018): “A comparison of regret-based and utility-based discrete choice modelling – an empirical illustration with hospital bed choice”. Applied Economics, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2018.1444260.
[This empirical study compares two approaches – regret minimization and utility maximization in choice modelling using Swiss hospitalisation data (2005-2012)].
• Berķe-Berga A., Paul P. and Valtonen H. (2017): “Examining Health Inequalities in Latvia – “A Decade of Association between Socioeconomic Position and Perceived Health Status”. BioMed Research International, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7541416.
[This study identifies the determinants of health inequalities in Latvian population and estimates the changes over time in proportional contribution of different socioeconomic strata related determinants in Latvian health inequalities].
• Paul P. and Valtonen H. (2016): “Health inequality in the Russian Federation: An examination of the changes in concentration and achievement indices from 1994 to 2013”. International Journal for Equity in Health, 15(36), DOI: 10.1186/s12939-016-0325-9.
[This paper estimates the magnitude of health inequalities ascribed to socioeconomic strata from 1994 to 2013 in the Russian Federation].
• Paul P., Hakobyan M. and Valtonen H. (2016): “The Association between self-perceived health status and satisfaction with healthcare services: Evidence from Armenia”. BMC Health Services Research, 16(67), DOI: 10.1186/s12913-016-1309-6.
[This paper examines the relationship between the perceived health status of the population and the satisfaction with healthcare services].