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Researcher: Ahmad, H (Dr Hasnat Ahmad)

Fields of Research

Health economics
Central nervous system
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Communications engineering
Respiratory diseases
Health services and systems
Economic development policy
Endocrinology
Rheumatology and arthritis
Epidemiology
Employment equity and diversity
Social epidemiology

Research Objectives

Public health (excl. specific population health)
Evaluation of health outcomes
Clinical health
Network systems and services
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs)
Economic growth
Overweight and obesity
Other economic framework
Health education and promotion
Health policy evaluation
Workforce transition and employment
Determinants of health
Carbon and emissions trading
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Information services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

3G spectrum auction aftermarket network deployment; Applied Economics Letters
A sub-group analysis of the Australian Multiple Sclerosis Longitudinal Study (AMSLS) assessing costs and utility in Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS) patients
A systematic review and meta-analysis of health state utility values for osteoarthritis-related conditions; Arthritis Care & Research
A systematic review of the evolution of health-economic evaluation models of osteoarthritis; Arthritis Care & Research
Assessing health-related quality-of-life in Australian Multiple Sclerosis Longitudinal Study participants using six multi-attribute utility instruments: implications for healthcare decision-making
Bariatric surgery is a cost-saving treatment for obesity – a comprehensive meta-analysis and updated systematic review of health economic evaluations of bariatric surgery; Obesity Reviews
Change in multiple sclerosis prevalence over time in Australia 2010-2017 utilising disease modifying therapy prescription data; Multiple Sclerosis Journal
Comment on: Bariatric surgery is expensive but improves co-morbidity: 5-year assessment of patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes; British Journal of Surgery
Cross-sectional and temporal differences in health-related quality of life of people with and without osteoarthritis: a 10-year prospective study; Rheumatology
CU3 – Life Expectancy, Quality-Adjusted Life Years, and Total Lifetime Costs for Australian People with Multiple Sclerosis; Value in Health
Do Economic, Institutional, or Political Variables Explain Economic Growth; International Journal of Business and Management
Does economic prosperity translate to regional youth employment?; Labour and Industry: A Journal of The Social and Economic Relations of Work
Does health-related quality of life differ between people with relapse onset and progressive onset Multiple Sclerosis?; Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders
Estimating the relative contribution of comorbidities in predicting health-related quality of life of people with multiple sclerosis; Journal of Neurology
Estimation of annual probabilities of changing disability levels in Australians with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis; Multiple Sclerosis Journal
Evaluation of the association between health state utilities and obesity in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from World Health Organization Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health Wave 2; Value in Health
Health Economic Impact of Multiple Sclerosis in Australia in 2017: An analysis of MS Research Australia’s platform – the Australian MS Longitudinal Study (AMSLS)
Health state utilities and high body mass index: evidence from WHO study of global ageing and adult health (SAGE); Value in Health
Health state utilities for economic evaluation of bariatric surgery: a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis; Obesity Reviews
Healthcare resource utilisation and predictors for critical care unit admissions after primary bariatric surgery in an Australian public hospital setting: an exploratory study using a mixed-methods approach; Australian Health Review
Healthcare resource utilisation and predictors for critical care unit admissions after primary bariatric surgery in an Australian public hospital setting: an exploratory study using a mixed-methods approach; Australian Health Review
Impact of remoteness on patient outcomes for people with multiple sclerosis in Australia; Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders
Impact of Trade Openness on Output Growth: Co integration and Error Correction Model Approach; International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues
Investigating health-related quality of life impacts for participants of the Australian MS Longitudinal Study using the new EQ-5D-5L Psychosocial instrument
Maternal choices and preferences for screening strategies of gestational diabetes mellitus: an exploratory study using discrete choice experiment; Frontiers in Public Health
Measuring the health-related quality of life in Australians with Multiple Sclerosis using the Assessment of Quality of Life-8-Dimension (AQoL-8D) multi-attribute utility instrument; Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders
Modelling the impact of multiple sclerosis on life expectancy, quality-adjusted life years and total lifetime costs: evidence from Australia; Multiple Sclerosis Journal
OECD unbundled local loop pricing; Telecommunications Policy
P43 The economic burden of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Australia; ISPOR 2022 Conference
PND13 – Assessing Health-State Utility Values in Australian People with Multiple Sclerosis; Value in Health
Resource utilization and disaggregated cost analysis of bariatric surgery in the Australian public healthcare system
Resource utilization and disaggregated cost analysis of bariatric surgery in the Australian public healthcare system; The European Journal of Health Economics
The Australian digital market: opportunities and challenges; The Smart Revolution Towards the Sustainable Digital Society: Beyond the Era of Convergence (Advances in Information, Communication and Entertainment Markets series)
The economic burden of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Australia: a cost of illness study; The European Journal of Health Economics
The impact of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis on health state utility values: evidence from Australia
The impact of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis on health state utility values: evidence from Australia; Quality of Life Research
The impact of multiple sclerosis severity on health state utility values: Evidence from Australia; Multiple Sclerosis Journal
The increasing economic burden of multiple sclerosis by disability severity in Australia in 2017: results from updated and detailed data on types of costs; Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders
The relative contribution of co-morbidities to health-related quality of life of people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis using the Assessment of Quality of Life-8-Dimension multi-attribute utility instrument; Quality of Life Research
Validation of the EQ-5D-5L and psychosocial bolt-ons in a large cohort of people living with multiple sclerosis in Australia; Quality of Life Research

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision