AMS 80th Anniversary Symposium

Carol Propper


Carol Propper is a Professor of Economics at the Imperial College Business School.
Her research interests are the impact of incentives on the quality and productivity of healthcare, the effect of market incentives on the production of public services, and the impact of environmental factors on health. Carol has published over 120 journal articles in the fields of economics and public policy.
Before her current post, Carol held appointments at the University of Bristol (where she was a cofounder and Director of the Centre for Market and Public Organisation); at the LSE (where she was Co-Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion 1997-2007); as Chair of the Research Grants Board of the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council 2005-9; as Advisor to the Chief Executive of the NHS (1993-4); and as a member of the Royal Economic Society Council (2001-5). She is a research fellow of CEPR, Europe’s network of leading economists. Carol was awarded a CBE for her services to social science in 2010 and elected as a fellow of the British Academy in 2014. Her papers have won the Arrow Award for the best paper worldwide in the field of health economics in 2011; the best paper award from the Australian Health Economics Association; and the American Economic Association 2016 prize for the best paper published in the American Economic Journal: Policy in the last three years.