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Nui Galway

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Contact personDr. Aoife Callan
Postdoctoral researcher 
Address Galway - Galway (Ireland) 
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 Organisation details
Employees (in Depart.)11-25 
Organisation TypeSecondary or higher education establishment 
 Research Focus

 Fields of activities:
» Economics
» Social work

 Brief description of your activity focus
gerontology, health and social care economics, economics of ageing, non-market valuation techniques, the role of technology in social care

 Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
Aoife Callan is a researcher at the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology at the National University of Ireland
Galway. Some of her current research involves conducting and analysing a national contingent valuation
study to assess willingness to pay for technology-based community care programmes for older people in
Ireland. Aoife is also involved in researching older women workers and pensions in a North-South study
with Queens University Belfast. Aoife has been based at ICSG and a member of the TRIL research centre
since 2007.
 Research Activities

 EU Framework Programme related activities:
» Diversities and commonalities in Europe
» Mutual learning and co-operation

 Project participation
Project #1
Project TypeNational
Project TitleOlder Women Workers’ Access to Pensions: Vulnerabilities, Perspectives and Strategies
Specific Themegender inequality in pension provision
Project websitehttp://www.icsg.ie/sites/www.icsg.ie/files/personfiles/oww_report_.pdf
CoordinatorDr Nata Duvvury, NUI Galway
Project #2
Project TypeNational
Project TitleICE-Interdisciplinary Capacity Enhancement: UTI-C project
Specific Themethe impact of an intervention designed to decrease the overall amount of antimicrobials
Project websitehttp://www.nuigalway.ie/general_practice/research/resistance_epidemiology.html
CoordinatorAkke Vellinga, Andrew Murphy

 International and national projects beyond EU Framework Programme
Research Interests

Cost-effectiveness analysis of health and social care interventions.

Understanding the use and non-use values associated with antimicrobial prescribing.

The use of discrete choice experiments and experimental economics in understanding patient and doctor

Other interests

Non-market valuation techniques
Economics of ageing and the economics of social care
Applied econometrics

See: http://www.nuigalway.ie/general_practice/staff_pages/aoifecallan.html

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