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Francesco Ramponi is a postdoctoral research fellow in Health Economics. He works on the CRUZIVAX project, which aims to inform the development of a vaccine for Chagas disease and analyse costs and health-related quality of life associated with Chagas in Argentina and Spain.

His research interests lie in the application of economic evaluation to inform decision making in health care in low- and middle-income countries. In particular, he focuses on the economic evaluation of public health programmes with impacts on multiple sectors.

Francesco Ramponi holds a BSc in Economics (University of Trieste, Italy), an MSc in Economics and Public Finance (University of Padua, Italy), and a PhD in Health Economics (Centre for Health Economics, University of York).

Prior to joining ISGlobal, he was a research fellow at the Centre for Health Economics.

Lines of research

  • Health economics
  • Economic evaluation
  • Health technology assessment
  • Public health 
  • Decision sciences

Main publications

  • Ramponi, F., S. Walker, S. Griffin, S. Parrott, C. Drummond, P. Deluca, S. Coulton, M. Kanaan, and G. Richardson. "Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Public Health Interventions with Impacts on Health and Criminal Justice: An Applied Cross-Sectoral Analysis of an Alcohol Misuse Intervention." Health Econ (2021). https://doi.org/10.1002/hec.4229. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33604984.
  • Ramponi, F., D. Nkhoma, and S. Griffin. "Informing Decisions with Disparate Stakeholders: Cross-Sector Evaluation of Cash Transfers in Malawi." Health Policy Plan (2021) [Forthcoming]
  • Ramponi, F., W. Tafesse, and S. Griffin. "Economic Evaluation of Interventions to Address Undernutrition: A Systematic Review." Health Policy Plan (2020). https://doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czaa149. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33280036.
  • Ramponi, F., C. Ronco, G. Mason, E. Rettore, D. Marcelli, F. Martino, M. Neri, et al. "Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Online Hemodiafiltration Versus High-Flux Hemodialysis." Clinicoecon Outcomes Res 8 (2016): 531-40. https://doi.org/10.2147/CEOR.S109649. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27703388.