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Dr Silviya Nikolova - personal details

Contact details

Dr Silviya Nikolova

Role: Research Fellow

Tel: +44 (0)161 3067903

Location:

Room 4.305, Jean McFarlane Building 

Centre for Health Economics Institute of Population Health 

University of Manchester

Oxford Road, Manchester

M13 9PL

Websites

 

Biography

Silviya Nikolova is a Research Fellow with the Centre for Health Economics at the Institute of Population Health, University of Manchester. She is a health economist and applied econometrician whose research interests include the study of the effect of health insurance characteristics on medical care utilization and health behaviors, the economic determinants of pay-for-performance in health care, and econometric methods for policy evaluations. Prior to joining the Centre for Health Economics, Silviya studied at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she obtained her Ph.D.

 

 

Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies

Health Economics Study Group

International Health Economics Association

American Association of Health Economics

 

Qualifications

Ph.D. Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Teaching

Teaching:

  • Topics in Economics of Health, Lecturer, Spring 2014, University of Manchester
  • Economics of Health, Lecturer, Fall 2013, University of Manchester
  • Micro Theory, Lecturer, Fall 2005, 2006, Spring 2007, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Principles of Economics, Lecturer, Summer 2004, Spring 2006, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Principles of Economics, Teaching Assistant, Fall 2003, 2004, Spring 2004, 2005, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

MSc Dissertation Supervision:

  • Alex Turner, “The impact of incentive structure on performance of trusts in the AQ programme", Feb, 2012 – Oct, 2012, Placement: University of Manchester, Centre for Health Economics
  • Mohammed Naqvi, “A quantile regression approach to investigating the distributional consequences of waiting time reforms", Feb 2011 – Feb 2012
  • Yiu-Shing Lau, “Waiting Time Targets and Quality in NHS”, February, 2012 – August 2010, Placement: University of Manchester, Centre for Health Economics