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Ludovico Carrino is a Research Fellow with the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine. He is also affiliated to the Department of Economics at the Ca’Foscari University of Venice, where he received his PhD in Economics. He is Adjunct Professor of Public Economics at the University of Trieste.

He has written a book on the 'Economics of Long-Term Care in Europe' (Palgrave-MacMillan, 2017), as well as several articles on the evaluation of policy interventions for ageing societies.


  • Economics of ageing, healthcare and long-term care
  • Mental health
  • Multidimensional decision making
  • Pensions and the welfare state
  • Policy and society
  • Public policy evaluation

Ludovico's research is in applied health economics, with particular focus on long-term care for older individuals, the economics of ageing and pensions, as well as welfare economics and the multi-dimensional evaluation of complex phenomena.

He is the co-investigator for the IN-CARE project – a new Open Research Area (ORA) funded project on inequalities in formal and informal care utilisation and provision across Europe and the UK. He is also lead investigator for the WORKLONG project – an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) project within the Joint Initiative Programme that examines how pension reform influences the health and wellbeing of older workers.

He is a senior researcher within the MINDMAP project – a European Union consortium to examine the impact of urban policies on mental health.

Further details

See Ludovico's research profile