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Short bio

Óscar Lourenço obtained a degree in mathematics from the University of Aveiro in 1993. The Master on Financial Economics was concluded in 1997 at the Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra (FEUC). At the same faculty he obtained a Ph.D in Economics, in 2007, branch Mathematical Economics and Econometric Models. 

He is currently Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra (FEUC). He is member of the board of directors of the Portuguese Health Economics Association (APES). His publications include several dozens of articles in peer-reviewed international journals (Health Economics, Empirical Economics; Calcified Tissue International, Osteoporosis International, International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, Journal of Consumer Affairs) as well as nationals (Acta reumatologica portuguesa, Notas Económicas, Revista Portuguesa de Farmacoterapia, Revista Portuguesa de Saúde Pública)

Projects

Health status and health care utilization: evidence provided by the National Health Surveys (PTDC/SAU-ESA/76844/2006)

The Marie Curie Training Programme in Applied Health Economics (APPHEC).

Adaptation of FRAX® to the Portuguese Population (FRAX Port). The project was promoted APOROS and financed by the Direcção Geral de Saúde and Amgen.

Supervision of PhD Students

(2017) Frax® Adaptation and validation for portuguese population (Frax®-Port) with socio-economic study and evaluation of the utility of the instrument to the patient
Health Sciences (FMUC) Nursing
(2017) Essays on Prevention of Diseases Related to Alcohol and Tobacco Use: A Contribution to a Financially Sustainable NHS
Economics
(2014) The Demand for Preventive Health Care and Health Insurance: evidence for Portugal
Economics

Publications

(2017) Social capital and unmet healthcare needs in Europe: an analysis based on European Social Survey data.
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(2020) Acesso aos cuidados de saúde em Portugal no rescaldo da crise: Nem tudo é dinheiro?. Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 36, e00248418.
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(2019) Unmet needs across Europe: Disclosing knowledge beyond the ordinary measure. Health Policy, 123, 1155-1162.
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(2019) No unmet needs without needs! Assessing the role of social capital using data from European social survey 2014. Health Policy, 123, 747-755.
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(2019) Do drinking problems in the past affect current consumption?. Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 35, e00025618.
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(2018) Killing two birds with one stone? Association between tobacco and alcohol consumption. Public Health, 154, 136-143.
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(2017) Who Feels Credit Constrained in Europe? The Role of Social Capital. Journal of Consumer Affairs, 51, 380-405.
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(2017) Making a case for the standardisation of unmet health care needs, in Gaceta Sanitaria. Revista Española de Salud Publica y Administrácion Sanitaria.
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(2016) Multidisciplinary Portuguese recommendations on DXA request and indication to treat in the prevention of fragility fractures. Acta Reumatológica Portuguesa, 41, 305-321.
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(2016) Cost-Effectiveness of Intervention Thresholds for the Treatment of Osteoporosis Based on FRAX(®) in Portugal. Calcified Tissue International, 99, 131-41.
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(2016) Recomendações multidisciplinares portuguesas sobre o pedido de DXA e indicação de tratamento de prevenção das fraturas de fragilidade. Revista Portuguesa de Medicina Geral e Familiar, 32, 425-441.
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(2016) Impact of moderating fees on utilisation of paediatric health care: study applied to school age children in the city of Coimbra. Revista Portuguesa de Saúde Pública, 34, 154-162.
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(2015) The burden of osteoporotic hip fractures in Portugal: costs, health related quality of life and mortality. Osteoporosis International, 26, 2623-2630.
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Contacts

Address

Faculdade de Economia
Universidade de Coimbra
Av. Dias da Silva, 165
3004-512
Portugal

Call

Phone
+351 239 790 571
Extension
500271

Web and Email

Email
osl@fe.uc.pt
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