Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Professor John Wildman

Professor of Health Economics



I am a health economist based in Economics and the Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle. My research is largely focused on applied econometrics and has covered a wide range of issues relating to health economics and labour economics. Funded by an NIHR grant I am currently investigating the impact of a Social Prescribing intervention in Newcastle. I have recently published papers on oral health and oral health inequalities, QALYs, evaluation of assisted living technologies, migration and labour supply.


Research Interests

Health Economics, health inequalities, valuation of a QALY, QALY weights

Other Expertise

Econometric applications in health


Undergraduate Teaching

Econometrics (ECO3008), Statistics for Economists (ECO1007/1008), Introductory Economics (ECO1017), Applied Economics (ECO2096), Current Economics Issues (ECO2097)