University of York
Anthony J Culyer is emeritus professor of economics at York (England); Senior Fellow at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto; Visiting Professor at Imperial College London, and Chair of the International Decision Support Initiative. He was the founding Organiser of the UK Health Economists’ Study Group. For 33 years he was the founding co-editor, with Joe Newhouse, of Journal of Health Economics. He was founding Vice Chair of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). For many years he was chair of the Department of Economics & Related Studies at York and, for six of them, was also deputy vice-chancellor. He has received many honours, including Founding Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences (1998), Commander of the British Empire (CBE) (1999), Honorary Doctor of Economics, (Stockholm School of Economics, 1999), Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts (1999), Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of London (2003). Honorary Membership of the Finnish Society for Health Economics (2013), Baxter Foundation’s William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research (2015}, Emmett Hall Laureate and Hall Lecturer (2015), and the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award (2015). He has published widely, mostly in health economics. The third edition of his The Dictionary of Health Economics (Edward Elgar) came out in 2014. A collection of his non-technical essays called The Humble Economist is available on-line free of charge. He has been an amateur church organist, choir director and music composer.