Dr Barbara Eberth
Lecturer in Economics; Senior Tutor in Economics (UG)
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone: 01912081609
- Address: Room 7.24
Barbara joined Newcastle University Business School as a lecturer in Economics in April 2014. Prior to her position at NUBS, Barbara worked as a Research Fellow for the Health Economics Research Unit at the University of Aberdeen.
- PhD in Economics, University of Aberdeen, 2006 - ESRC Postgraduate Training Award - S42200134063
- MA in Economics, University of East Anglia, 2000
- BA in Economics, University of East Anglia, 1999
- Newcastle Teaching Award, May 2016
- Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, March 2016
- Certificate of Developing Teaching Skills for Postgraduate Students, Centre for Staff and Educational Development, University of East Anglia, UK, 2000
- Research Fellow, Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, 2005-2014
- Part-time teaching assistant, University of Aberdeen Business School, University of Aberdeen 2004-2005
- Part-time teaching and part-time research assistant, School of Economic and Social Studies, University of East Anglia, 2000-2001
Barbara's research interests are focused in the field of applied personnel and health economics.
- Study of incentives in organisations
- Economics of pay & promotion
- Economics of discrimination
- Economics of lifestyle behaviours
- Economics of health inequalities
- Economics of the health workforce
Peer reviewed grant income
- "Socioeconomic inequalities in health and behaviour: Application of novel approaches to identify health inequality in Scotland and England to inform policy". B Eberth (PI), UG Gerdtham, A Ludbrook, and R Hernandez. Awarding Body: Chief Scientist Office of the Scottish Government Health & Social Care Directorates, 2010-2013, £94,311.
Ana Noveria, Oct 2016 - ongoing (with Nils Braakmann and John Wildman)
Prior to joining NUBS, Barbara has supervised two PhD students to completion:
- Dominik Nkhoma. Social determinants of and inequalities in health and health care in Malawi. 2011-2014, University of Aberdeen
- Frauke Becker. An economic analysis of dietary and physical activity behaviours: consequences for obesity interventions. 2008-2012, University of Aberdeen
Barbara also has experience in MSc and undergraduate supervision.
- 2012- Member of the management committee as elected treasurer of the Scottish Economic Society
- 2009- Elected Council member of the Scottish Economic Society, April 2009 –
- 2012- Member of the organisation committee for the Scottish Economic Society conference
- 2010- Member of the scientific committee for the Scottish Economic Society conference
- 2008 Member of the organisation and scientific committee for the joint UK and Nordic Health Economist's Study Group Meeting, University of Aberdeen
- May 2013- April 2014 Health Economics Research Unit, External Seminar Series Organiser
- Organiser of the Health Econometrics Working Group, Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, May 2007 – Oct 2009, and Nov 2010 – July 2012
- Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE) - Scottish Government Policy Forum on "Health inequalities - challenges and responses", Edinburgh, Scotland, June 2014
- Chief Scientist Office workshop on: "Measuring, understanding and tackling health inequalities: new insights from Scottish research", Edinburgh, Scotland, February 2011
- Applied Economics, Economic Inquiry, Health Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Social Science & Medicine, Singapore Economic Review, Nordic Journal of Health Economics
Grant awarding bodies
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), UK
Article guest editor
ECO1002 Economic Analysis (undergraduate) Module leader
ECO2098 Applied Economics (undergraduate) Module leader
ECO2013 Investment & Economic Evaluation (undergraduate)
MSc Economics of Health (postgraduate):
Introduction to Health Economics
Economics of the Health Workforce
- Eberth B, Elliott RF, Skåtun D. Pay or Conditions? The Role of Workplace Characteristics in Nurses’ Labour Supply. The European Journal of Health Economics 2016, 17(6), 771–785.
- Norwood P, Eberth B, Farrar S, Anable J, Ludbrook A. Active travel intervention and physical activity behaviour: An evaluation. Social Science & Medicine 2014, 113, 50-58.
- Eberth B, Olajide D, Craig P, Ludbrook A. Smoking related disease risk, area deprivation and health behaviours. Journal of Public Health 2014, 36(1), 72-80.
- Barmby T, Bryson A, Eberth B. Human capital, matching and job satisfaction. Economics Letters 2012, 17(3), 548-551.
- Barmby T, Eberth B, Ma A. Incentives, Learning, Task Difficulty, and the Peter Principle: Interpreting individual output changes in an Organisational Hierarchy. Labour Economics 2012, 19(1), 76-81.
- Eberth B, Smith MD. Modelling the participation decision and duration of sporting activity in Scotland. Economic Modelling 2010, 27(4), 822-834.
- Eberth B, Watson V, Ryan M, Hughes J, Barnett G. Does One Size Fit All? Investigating Heterogeneity in Men's Preferences for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Treatment Using Mixed Logit Analysis. Medical Decision Making 2009, 29(6), 707-715.
- Barmby T, Eberth B. Worker turnover and matching - Implications for estimating the returns to tenure. Economics Letters 2008, 101(2), 137-139.