The Chair in Public Finance: Healthcare and Education Policy Assessment was set up by the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences in cooperation with Eurest Catalunya. The purpose of the Chair is to evaluate various public policies both in the field of the economics of education as well as health economics.
Directed by Dr. Toni Mora, the Chair's research team will study various policies within three general categories:
- Nutrition and obesity
An assessment of the effectiveness of the programmes created to detain the obesity pandemic.
- Use of healthcare resources
An analysis of the cost and effectiveness of the academic gradient or the pharmaceutical co-payment in Spain and any related studies.
- Academic programmes
An assessment of the impact of technology in the classroom or university grants, as well as the impact of educational levels on issues such as access to microcredits.