Our research into the inequalities in health and health care use includes the following areas:

  • Inequality in health care use
  • Inequality in government funding for health care
  • Inequality of disease prevalence
  • Incorporating equity in cost-effectiveness analysis
  • Evaluating care access for disadvantaged populations


Income-related inequality in children health care use

Health services for children who experience challenges or adversities

US Medicare Part D and inequality in drug spending

Incorporating equity in economic evaluation

Selected Publications

CARVALHO N, Petrie D, Chen L, Salomon JA, and Clarke P. The impact of Medicare part D on income-related inequality in pharmaceutical expenditure. Int J Equity Health 2019.

RIDE J. Is socioeconomic inequality in postnatal depression an early-life root of disadvantage for children? The European Journal of Health Economics 2019.

HUANG L, Hiscock H, DALZIEL K. Parents’ perception of children’s mental health: seeing the signs but not the problems. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2019.

DALZIEL K, HUANG L, Hiscock H, Clarke P. Born equal? The distribution of government Medicare spending for children. Social Science & Medicine 2018.

BOUJAOUDW MA, Mirelman AJ, DALZIEL K, CARVALHO N. Accounting for equity considerations in cost-effectiveness analysis: a systematic review of rotavirus vaccine in low- and middle-income countries. Cost-effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2018.

DALZIEL K, Richardson JR. With talk of Medicare reform, let’s not neglect vertical equity. Medical Journal of Australia 2015.