The Ethics Blog

A blog from the Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB)

Tag: health economics

Is it ethical that uninformed members of the public decide just how bad your disability is? (By Terry Flynn)

Last time I raised the possibility of changing child health policy because teenagers are more likely than adults to view mental health impairments as being the worst type of disability. However, today I consider adults only in order to address a more fundamental issue. Imagine you had an uncommon, but not rare, incurable disease that […]

Moody teenagers? Giving them a greater say in health policy might solve this (By Terry Flynn)

We have all heard of moody teenagers. Maybe we have them, or can remember being one. Recent research with my Australian colleagues suggests they may genuinely have more difficulty living with poor mental health than adults do. Specifically, compared to the general public aged 18+, they are more likely to view mental health related impairments […]

Wanted: two researchers to join our team

The Centre for Research Ethics and Bioethics (CRB) is currently recruiting two researchers. We are looking for creative persons who like multi-disciplinary collaboration and are fluent in English. 1. Researcher in health economics (UFV-PA 2012/2684): We are looking for a person with a doctoral degree in health economics with documented skills in Discrete Choice Experiments. […]