Jose Luis Pinto Prades is Chair in Health Economics at the Yunus Centre for Social Business & Health and Glasgow School for Business & Society, Glasgow Caledonian University. He has held positions at several Spanish universities, having been Reader in Economics at Murcia University, Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona) and Pablo Olavide (Seville), where he became Professor in Economics. Jose Luis holds a PhD from the University of Murcia and an MSc in Health Economics from the University of York. He was the representative of the Spanish Government at the OECD on the Working Group about New and Emerging Technologies (2001-2003). His research has been funded by several public institutions like the Spanish Ministry of Health, Spanish Ministry of Education, Regional Agencies for the Evaluation of Health Technologies and the European Commission. Jose Luis is an Associate Editor of Health Economics. He co-authored (with Han Bleichrodt and Peter Wakker) the paper “Making descriptive use of prospect theory to improve the prescriptive use of expected utility, Management Science, 2001, 47:1498-1514” that won in 2003 the Decision Analysis Publication Award (best decision analysis article or book published in the second preceding calendar year). In 2007 and 2010 he also won the prize (with co-authors) of the Spanish Health Economics Association of the best paper published the previous year. He has published in leading journals such as Health Economics, Management Science, The Economic Journal and Journal of Health Economics. JL’s research is focused on preference elicitation methods for health and its relationship with decision theory and behavioural economics.
Now he works in Department of Economics like a professor of Health Economics and Applied Political Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Universidad Pablo de Olavide. Jose Luis in June joined the team Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health Expanding Steadily as the new Chair in Health Economics.