Marc Suhrcke heads the cross-departmental Research Programme on ‘Health and Health Systems’ at LISER and is a Professor of Global Health Economics at the Centre for Health Economics (CHE) at the University of York, UK.
Previously, he was Professor for Public Health Economics at the University of East Anglia (UEA), UK and held research positions with the World Health Organization, the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, the University of Hamburg, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Centre for European Policy Studies (Brussels), the European Commission (Brussels), and the Hamburg Institute for International Economics.
His research revolves around a wide range of health economic aspects, including the socio-economic determinants and consequences of health and health inequalities, as well as the evaluation of the impact of population- and system-level policies on health and related outcomes. Most of his work seeks to use observational data to uncover relevant, ideally causal relationships.
His work has been funded by the World Bank, WHO, the European Commission, DFID, the Department of Health (England), the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, the NIHR, the MRC, the ESRC, the Gates Foundation, the Newton Fund, and others.
Among other current roles, Marc is an Honorary Professorial Fellow with the Norwich Medical School at the University of East Anglia (UK), an Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow in the School of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cambridge (UK), and a member of the WHO Europe’s Scientific Expert Advisory Group on Health Equity.
For a more complete list of his publications, please see his Google Scholar page here: www.scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=PjkKsoUAAAAJ&hl=en
SEURING Till, SERNEELS Pieter, SUHRCKE Marc. The impact of diabetes on labour market outcomes in Mexico: A panel data and biomarker analysis. Social Science & Medicine, 2019 (First Online: 03 June 2019).
GAMMON Catherine, MORTON Katie, ATKIN Andrew, CORDER Kirsten, DALY-SMITH Andy, QUARMBY Thomas, SUHRCKE Marc, TURNER David, VAN SLUIJS Esther. Introducing physically active lessons in UK secondary schools: feasibility study and pilot cluster-randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 2019, vol. 9, n°5, e025080.
TOFFOLUTTI Veronica, SUHRCKE Marc. Does austerity really kill. Economics & Human Biology, May 2019, pp. 211-223.
ALVARADO Miriam, UNWIN Nigel, SHARP Stephen J., HAMBLETON Ian, MURPHY Madhuvanti, SAMUELS T. Alafia, SUHRCKE Marc, ADAMS Jean. Assessing the impact of the Barbados sugar-sweetened beverage tax on beverage sales: an observational study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2019 (First Online: 30 January 2019).
NAKAMURA Ryota, MIRELMAN Andrew J., CUADRADO Cristóbal Alfonso, SILVA-ILLANES Nicolas, DUNSTAN Jocelyn, SUHRCKE Marc. Evaluating the 2014 sugar-sweetened beverage tax in Chile: An observational study in urban areas. PLoS Medicine, 2018 (First Online: 20 June 2018).
SASSI Franco, BELLONI Annalisa, MIRELMAN Andrew J., SUHRCKE Marc, THOMAS Alastair, SALTI Nisreen et al. Equity impacts of price policies to promote healthy behaviours. The Lancet, 2018 (First Online: 04 April 2018).
MAJURU Batsirai, SUHRCKE Marc, HUNTER Paul R. Reliability of water supplies in low and middle-income countries: a structured review of definitions and assessment criteria. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 2018 (First Online: 09 March 2018).
SUM Grace, HONE Thomas, ATUN Rifat, MILLETT Christopher, SUHRCKE Marc, MAHAL Ajay, KOH Gerald Choon-Huat, LEE John Tayu. Multimorbidity and out-of-pocket expenditure on medicines: a systematic review. BMJ Global Health, 2018 (First Online : 06 February 2018).
PALAFOX Benjamin, GORYAKIN Yevgeniy, STUCKLER David, SUHRCKE Marc et al. Does greater individual social capital improve the management of hypertension? Cross-national analysis of 61 229 individuals in 21 countries. BMJ Global Health, 2017, vol. 2, n°4, e000443.
GORYAKIN Yevgeniy, MONSIVAIS Pablo, SUHRCKE Marc. Soft drink prices, sales, body mass index and diabetes: Evidence from a panel of low-, middle- and high-income countries. Food Policy, 2017, vol. 73, pp. 88-94.
AFSHIN Ashkan, MICHA Renata, WEBB Michael, CAPEWELL Simon, WHITSEL Laurie, RUBINSTEIN Adolfo, PRABHAKARAN Dorairaj, SUHRCKE Marc, MOZAFFARIAN Dariush. Effectiveness of Dietary Policies to Reduce Noncommunicable Diseases. In: Prabhakaran D., Anand S., Gaziano T.A., Mbanya, J-C., Wu Y., Nugent R. (Eds.) Disease Control Priorities 3rd edition, Vol. 5, Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Related Disorders. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2017, pp. 101-115.
GAZIANO Thomas A., SUHRCKE Marc, BROUWER Elizabeth, LEVIN Carol, NIKOLIC Irina, NUGENT Rachel. Costs and Cost-Effectiveness of Interventions and Policies to Prevent and Treat Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases. In: Prabhakaran D., Anand S., Gaziano T.A., Mbanya, J-C., Wu Y., Nugent R. (Eds.) Disease Control Priorities 3rd edition, Vol. 5, Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Related Disorders. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2017, pp. 349-367.