Dr Emma Tassie
Research Associate in Health Economics
Emma joined King’s College London in 2021 as a Research Associate in King’s Health Economics at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience. In King’s, Emma applies health economic evaluation techniques across a range of projects.
Emma graduated from University College Cork with a BA in Economics (major) and Sociology (minor) and an MSc in Health Economics. She holds a PhD in Health Economics from the University of Aberdeen. The title of her PhD was ‘An investigation into the transferability of stated preference data to incorporate broader measures of benefit in economic evaluation’.
Prior to beginning her PhD, Emma worked as a Research Assistant in the Assessment of Technologies theme at the Health Economics Research Unit (HERU), University of Aberdeen, where she gained experience in trial- and model-based economic evaluation. During her PhD studies, she took up a part-time consultant role at Monument Analytics where she contributed to litigation cases concerning the abatement costs of the opioid epidemic in the US.
Mental health economics
Incorporating patient preferences in decision-making
Health services research