PhD studentship: Centre for the Study of Incentives in Health

The Wellcome Trust funded Centre for the Study of Incentives in Health would like to invite applications for a 4 year PhD Studentship. The Centre has been set up to address the central question “When is it right to use financial incentives to improve health?” Governments increasingly use financial and “payment in kind” incentives to encourage people to act in individually and socially beneficial ways, particularly in the context of health policy. Yet even when effective in changing behaviour, their use has attracted strong criticism for being coercive, and undermining of autonomy, personal responsibility and equity.

Further information here.

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