Institute of Health & Society

Staff Profile

Ben Walker

Research Assistant


I am a Research Assistant based within the 'Health Economics and Evidence Synthesis' and 'Social determinants of health' themes.

My main areas of interest are Health Inequalities, and the Socioeconomic Determinants of Health.

Areas of expertise:

  • Health Economics
  • Applied Econometrics


  • MSc Health Economics, University of York (2017-18)
  • BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics, University of Hull (2014-2017)


I am currently working on these projects:

  • ActiveCHILD (PI - Dr. Niina Kolehmainen)

  • The Intergenerational Persistence of Inequalities in Health and Income (Lead - Dr. Heather Brown)

  • ALTAR (CI - Dr. Chris Harding)