Research

Publications

Lopes FV, Bakx P, Harper S, Ravesteijn B, Van Ourti T. The effects of supported housing for individuals with mental disorders. Health Econ. 2022 Aug 19. doi: 10.1002/hec.4579.


Mölenberg FJM, Lopes FV. Natural experiments: A Nobel Prize awarded research design for strengthening causal inference on global health challenges. J Glob Health. 2022;12:03005. Published 2022 Apr 28. doi:10.7189/jogh.12.03005


Lopes FV, Riumallo Herl CJ, Mackenbach JP, Van Ourti T. Patient cost-sharing, mental health care and inequalities: A population-based natural experiment at the transition to adulthood. Soc Sci Med. 2022 Jan 29;296:114741. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2022.114741 | Dissemination and media coverage here


Valente de Almeida S, Costa E, Lopes FV, Santos JV, Pita Barros P. Concerns and adjustments: How the Portuguese population met COVID-19. PLoS One. 2020 Oct 14;15(10):e0240500.

Miguel LS, Lopes FV, Pinheiro B, Wang J, Xu R, Pellissier J, Laires PA. Cost. Effectiveness of Pembrolizumab for Advanced Melanoma Treatment in Portugal. Value Health. 2017 Sep;20(8):1065-1073


Policy report:

“Identifying smarter policies during the COVID-19 crisis to reduce health inequities in Rotterdam”, joint with Famke Molenberg, Eline de Jong, Marielle Beenackers, Joost Oude Groeniger, Wilma Jansen and Frank Van Lenthe


Work in Progress


  • From mental health need to treatment outcome: inequalities within specialist mental health care in the Netherlands”, first author, joint with Carlos J Riumallo Herl, Bastian Ravestjein, Tom Van Ourti


  • “Does the presence of a psychologist in the primary care reduce the anti-depressive therapy? Evidence from Portugal”, joint with Joana Pestana


  • ”Medicaid expansion and the mechanics of increased access to organ transplant”, joint with Sara Machado


  • ”Opening up to death? A Discrete Choice Experiment on COVID-19” , joint with Luís Filipe, Eduardo Costa, João Vasco Santos, Sara Almeida and Joana Gomes da Costa


Referee/Reviewer

  • Archives of Public Health (2022)

  • European Journal of Health Economics (2021)

  • Health Policy (2020)