Below is a selection of some of the recent peer reviewed publications and online submissions from the VheP team in relation to our key research areas.

Covid-19 Special Issue

Lee, D., Moy, N., Tritter, J., & Paolucci, F. (2020). The COVID-19 pandemic: Global health policy and technology responses in the making. Health Policy and Technology.

Benítez, M. A., Velasco, C., Sequeira, A. R., Henríquez, J., Menezes, F. M., & Paolucci, F. (2020). Responses to COVID-19 in five Latin American countries. Health Policy and Technology.

Berardi, C., Antonini, M., Genie, M. G., Cotugno, G., Lanteri, A., Melia, A., & Paolucci, F. (2020). The COVID-19 pandemic in Italy : Policy and technology impact on health and non-health outcomes. Health Policy and Technology.

Bergquist, S., Otten, T., & Sarich, N. (2020). COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Health Policy and Technology.

Desson, Z., Lambertz, L., Peters, J. W., Falkenbach, M., & Kauer, L. (2020). Europe’s Covid-19 outliers : German, Austrian and Swiss policy responses during the early stages of the 2020 pandemic. Health Policy and Technology.

Desson, Z., Weller, E., McMeekin, P., & Ammi, M. (2020). An analysis of the policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in France, Belgium, and Canada. Health Policy and Technology.

Flynn, D., Moloney, E., Bhattarai, N., Scott, J., Breckons, M., Avery, L., & Moy, N. (2020). COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom. Health Policy and Technology.

Fouda, A., Mahmoudi, N., Moy, N., & Paolucci, F. (2020). The covid-19 pandemic in Greece, Iceland, New Zealand, and Singapore : Health policies and lessons learned. Health Policy and Technology.

Galeotti, A., Steiner, J., & Surico, P. (2020). Merit of test : Perspective of information economics. Health Policy and Technology.

Henríquez, J., Gonzalo-Almorox, E., García-Goñi, M., & Paolucci, F. (2020). The first months of the COVID-19 pandemic in Spain. Health Policy and Technology.

Higginson, S., Milovanic, K., Gillespie, J., Wall, L., Moy, N., Hinwood, M., Matthews, A., Williams, C., Melia, A., & Paolucci, F. (2020). Covid-19 : The need for an australian economic pandemic response plan. Health Policy and Technology.

Hoekman, L. M., Smits, M. M. V., & Koolman, X. (2020). The Dutch COVID-19 approach: Regional differences in a small country. Health Policy and Technology.

Ibrahim, R. L., Ajide, K. Bello., & Olatunde Julius, O. (2020). Easing of lockdown measures in Nigeria: Implications for the healthcare system. Health Policy and Technology.

Kavaliunas, A., Ocaya, P., Mumper, J., Lindfeldt, I., & Kyhlstedt, M. (2020). Swedish policy analysis for Covid-19. Health Policy and Technology.

Kennelly, B., O’Callaghan, M., Coughlan, D., Cullinan, J., Doherty, E., Glynn, L., Moloney, E., & Queally, M. (2020). The COVID-19 pandemic in Ireland: An overview of the health service and economic policy response. Health Policy and Technology.

Lee, D., & Choi, B. (2020). Policies and innovations to battle Covid-19 – A case study of South Korea. Health Policy and Technology.

Rosenberg, S., Mendoza, J., Tabatabaei-Jafari, H., & Salvador-Carulla, L. (2020). International experiences of the active period of COVID-19—Mental health care. Health Policy and Technology.

Salvador-Carulla, L., Rosenberg, S., Mendoza, J., & Tabatabaei-Jafari, H. (2020). Rapid response to crisis: Health system lessons from the active period of COVID-19. Health Policy and Technology.

Sourdin, T., Li, B., & McNamara, D. M. (2020). Court innovations and access to justice in times of crisis. Health Policy and Technology.

Tiirinki, H., Tynkkynen, L.-K., Sovala, M., Atkins, S., Koivusalo, M., Rautiainen, P., Jormanainen, V., & Keskimäki, I. (2020). COVID-19 pandemic in Finland – Preliminary analysis on health system response and economic consequences. Health Policy and Technology.

Ursin, G., Skjesol, I., & Tritter, J. (2020). The COVID-19 pandemic in Norway: The dominance of social implications in framing the policy response. Health Policy and Technology.

Xu, W., Wu, J., & Cao, L. (2020). COVID-19 pandemic in China: Context, experience and lessons. Health Policy and Technology.


Chan, H. F., Skali, A., Savage, D. A., Stadelman, D. and Torgler, B. (2020). Risk attitudes and human mobility during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Chan, H. F., Brumpton, M., Macintyre, A., Arapoc, J.,Savage, D. A., Skali, A., Stadelman, D. and Torgler, B. (2020) How confidence in health care systems affects mobility and compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic, forthcoming in PLOS One.

Chan, H. F., Ferguson, N., Savage, D. A., Stadelman, D. and Torgler, B. (2020). Is Science Able to Perform Under Pressure? Insights from COVID-19.

Chan, H. F., Moon, J., Savage, D. A., Skali, A., Torgler, B. and Whyte, S. (2020). Can Psychological Traits Explain Mobility Behaviour during the COVID-19 Pandemic? forthcoming Psychological Science. [ABDC A*; SJR Q1]

Crabtree, L., Power, E., Perry, N., Grimstad, S., McNeill J., Stone, W. (2020). Submission to A Housing Strategy for NSW – Discussion Paper.

Eichenberger R, Hegselmann R, Savage D.A., Stadelmann D, Torgler B, 'Certified Coronavirus Immunity as a Resource and Strategy to Cope with Pandemic Costs', KYKLOS, 73(3), 464.(2020). DOI 10.1111/kykl.12227 [ABDC A; SJR Q1]

Greenland A, Proulx, D.,, Savage D.A., 'Dying for the cause: The rationality of martyrs, suicide bombers and self-immolators', Rationality and Society, 32 93-115 (2020). DOI 10.1177/1043463119900327

Gyawali P, Chow WZ, Hinwood M, Kluge M, English C, Ong LK, et al., 'Opposing Associations of Stress and Resilience With Functional Outcomes in Stroke Survivors in the Chronic Phase of Stroke: A Cross-Sectional Study', Frontiers in Neurology, 11 (2020). DOI 10.3389/fneur.2020.00230

Hinwood M, Ilicic M, Gyawali P, Kluge MG, Coupland K, Smith A, et al., 'Exploration of stress management interventions to address psychological stress in stroke survivors: A protocol for a scoping review', BMJ Open, 10 (2020)

Proulx, D., & Savage D.A. (2020). What Determines End-of-Life Attitudes? Revisiting the Dutch Experience. Social Indicators Research, 1-41. DOI

Savage D.A., Chan, H.F., Moy, N., Schaffner, M. and Torgler, B. (2020). Everest mountaineers lifetime climbing success is associated with digit ratio (2D:4D), Personality and Individual Differences, 162. [ABDC A; SJR Q1].

Savage D.A. and Torgler, B. (2020). Methods and Insights on How to Explore Human Behaviour in the Disaster Environment, in Chaiechi, T. (editor) Economic Effects of Natural Disasters, Academic Press, Elsevier, forthcoming.

Stadelmann, D., Eichenberger, R., Hegselmann, R., Savage D.A., and Torgler, B. (2020). Corona- Immunity as a Resource and Opportunity for Emerging Markets, in Mirchandani, M., Suri, S. and Warjri. L. B. (editors) The Viral World, New Delhi: ORF and Global Policy Journal, Wiley-Blackwell.

Tani, M., Cheng, Z., Mendolia, S., Paloyo, A. and Savage D.A. (2020) Working Parents, Financial Insecurity, and Child-Care: Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19. (WORKING PAPER)

Turon H, Wall L , Fakes K, Brown SD, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Cancer patient preferences for the provision of information regarding emotional concerns in relation to medical procedures: A discrete choice experiment.', Patient Educ Couns, (2020)

Van Bavel, J., Cichocka, A., Capraro, V. Sjastad, H., Nezlek, J. B., Pavlovic, T., Alfano, M., Gelfand, M. J., et al. (2020) National identity predicts public health support during a global pandemic WORKING PAPER.

Wall L, Hinwood M, Lang D, Smith A, Bunzli S, Clarke P, et al., 'Attitudes of patients and surgeons towards sham surgery trials: a protocol for a scoping review of attributes to inform a discrete choice experiment', BMJ OPEN, 10 (2020)

Waller A, Wall L , Mackenzie L, Brown SD, Tattersall MHN, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Preferences for life expectancy discussions following diagnosis with a life-threatening illness: a discrete choice experiment', SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER, (2020)


Banomyong R, Varadejsatitwong P, Oloruntoba RO , 'A Systematic Review of Humanitarian Operations, Humanitarian Logistics and Humanitarian Supply Chain Performance Literature 2005 to 2016', ANNALS OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 283 71-86 (2019). DOI 10.1007/s10479-017-2549-5

Crabtree, L., Perry, N., Grimstad, S., & McNeill, J. (2019). Impediments and opportunities for growing the cooperative housing sector: an Australian case study. International Journal of Housing Policy, 1-15.

Bosupeng M, Dzator J , Nadolny A, 'Exchange Rate Misalignment and Capital Flight from Botswana: A Cointegration Approach with Risk Thresholds', Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 12 1-26 (2019). 10.3390/jrfm12020101

García-Go ni M,Fouda A, Calder RV, Paolucci F, 'A new funding model for a chronic-care focused healthcare system in Australia', Health Policy and Technology, 7 293-301 (2018)

Grimstad, S., Waterhouse, J., & Burgess, J. (2019). 'Creating a little bit of La Dolce Vita'. Explaining resilience and transformation in the Hunter Valley wine region, NSW, Australia. International Journal of Globalisation and Small Business, 10(4), 359-380.

Grimstad, S. Crabtree L, Perry N, Power E, McNeill J. (2019) 'Articulating value in cooperative housing: international and methodological review.', Australian Cooperative Housing Network, comprising Common Equity NSW, Common Equity Housing Ltd, the Federation of Housing Collectives, and Common Equity Housing South Australia, 127

Henriquez J, Matthews A, Paolucci F, Stolz A, 'Private health and health care financing Learning from the world', The Institute of Actuaries of Australia - The Dialogue, (2019)

Hobden B, Turon H, Bryant J, Wall L, Brown S, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Oncology patient preferences for depression care: A discrete choice experiment', Psycho-Oncology, 28 807-814 (2019). DOI 10.1002/pon.5024

Ilicic, J., Baxter, S.M., Kulczynski, A. (2019). “Keeping it Real: Examining the Influence of Co-Branding Authenticity in Cause-Related Marketing,” Journal of Brand Management, 26(1), pp. 49-59, DOI: 10.1057/s41262-017-0086-9

Mentzakis E, García-Goñi M, Sequeira AR, Paolucci F, 'Equity and efficiency priorities within the Spanish health system: A discrete choice experiment eliciting stakeholders preferences', Health Policy and Technology, 8 30-41 (2019). DOI 10.1016/j.hlpt.2019.01.003

Mortimer-Jones S, Morrison P, Munib A, S, Paolucci F, Neale S, Hellewell A, et al., 'Staff and client perspectives of the Open Borders programme for people with borderline personality disorder.', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 28 971-979 (2019). DOI 10.1111/inm.12602

Oloruntoba RO, Olaogbebikan JE, 'Similarities between disaster supply chains and commercial supply chains: a SCM process view', Annals of Operations Research, 283 517-542 (2019). DOI 10.1007/s10479-017-2690-1

Mortimer-Jones S, Morrison P, Munib A, S, Paolucci F, Neale S, Hellewell A, et al., 'Staff and client perspectives of the Open Borders programme for people with borderline personality disorder.', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 28 971-979 (2019). DOI 10.1111/inm.12602

Savage DA, 'Towards a complex model of disaster behaviour', Disasters, 43 771-798 (2019). DOI 10.1111/disa.12408

Zdenkowski N, Lynam J, Sproule V, Wall L, Searston J, Brown S, 'Results of a survey of cancer patients willingness to travel to participate in a clinical trial', Internal Medicine Journal, 49 1321-1325 (2019)


Friday, D., Ryan, S., Sridharan, R., & Collins, D. (2018). Collaborative risk management: a systematic literature review. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management.

Hasanova R, Mentzakis E, Paolucci F, Shmueli A, 'Beyond DRG: The effect of socio-economic indicators on inpatient resource allocation in Australia', Health Policy and Technology, 7 302-309 (2018)

Herrmann A, Sanson-Fisher R, Hall A, Wall L , Zdenkowski N, Waller A, 'A discrete choice experiment to assess cancer patients preferences for when and how to make treatment decisions', Supportive Care in Cancer, 26 1215-1220 (2018). DOI 10.1007/s00520-017-3944-9

Ilicic J, Baxter SM, Kulczynski A, 'Spot the difference: examining facial characteristics that enhance spokesperson effectiveness', European Journal of Marketing, 52 348-366 (2018). DOI 10.1108/EJM-03-2017-0226

Khoreva V, Wechtler H, 'HR practices and employee performance: the mediating role of well-being', EMPLOYEE RELATIONS, 40 227-243 (2018). DOI 10.1108/ER-08-2017-0191

Oloruntoba RO, Banomyong R, 'Humanitarian logistics research for the care of refugees and internally displaced persons: a new area of research and a research agenda.', Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 8 282-294 (2018). DOI 10.1108/JHLSCM-02-2018-0015

Oloruntoba RO, Sridharan R, Davison, G, 'A Proposed Framework of Key Processes and Activities in the Preparedness and Recovery Phases of Disaster Management', Disasters: the journal of disaster studies, policy and management, 42 541-570 (2018). 10.1111/disa.12268

Waller A, Sanson-Fisher R, Brown SD, Wall L, Walsh J, 'Quality versus quantity in end-of-life choices of cancer patients and support persons: a discrete choice experiment', Supportive Care in Cancer, 26 3593-3599 (2018). DOI 10.1007/s00520-018-4226-x


Fouda A, Fiorentini G, Paolucci F, 'Competitive Health Markets and Risk Equalisation in Australia: Lessons Learnt from Other Countries', Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 15 745-754 (2017). DOI 10.1007/s40258-017-0330-1

Fouda A, Paolucci F, 'Path Dependence and Universal Health Coverage: The Case of Egypt.', Front Public Health, 5 325 (2017). 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00325

Gajendran T, Oloruntoba R, 'Governance and resilience: A case of re-development after a bushfire disaster', Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 121 50-64 (2017). 10.1016/j.techfore.2017.03.016

Lai, P. H., Lyons, K. D., Gudergan, S. P., & Grimstad, S. (2017). Understanding the psychological impact of unconventional gas developments in affected communities. Energy Policy, 101, 492-501.

Oloruntoba RO, Wagner B, Hossein G, 'Behaviour in Disaster and Humanitarian Response Operations', International Journal of Production Research, (2017).

Paolucci F, Redekop K, Fouda A, Fiorentini G, 'Decision Making and Priority Setting: The Evolving Path Towards Universal Health Coverage', Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 15 697-706 (2017). DOI 10.1007/s40258-017-0349-3

Shmueli A, Golan O, Paolucci F, Mentzakis E, 'Efficiency and equity considerations in the preferences of health policy-makers in Israel', Israel Journal of Health Policy Research, 6 (2017). DOI 10.1186/s13584-017-0142-7

Whyte S, Savage DA, Torgler B, 'Online sperm donors: the impact of family, friends, personality and risk perception on behaviour', Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 35 723-732 (2017)


Baji P, García-Goñi M, Gulácsi L, Mentzakis E, Paolucci F, 'Comparative analysis of decision maker preferences for equity/efficiency attributes in reimbursement decisions in three European countries', European Journal of Health Economics, 17 791-799 (2016). DOI 10.1007/s10198-015-0721-x

Dzator JA, Dzator M, Asante FA, Ahiadeke C, 'Common mental disorders, economic growth and development: Economic consequences and measurement issues', The Journal of Developing Areas, 50 13-26 (2016). DOI 10.1353/jda.2016.0047

Dzator JA, Dzator M, 'Health, emergency facilities and development: Locating facilities to serve people and development better', The Journal of Developing Areas, 50 131-142 (2016). DOI 10.1353/jda.2016.0058

Hook M, Baxter SM, Kulczynski A, 'Children's participation in brand-based social networks: Examining the role of evaluative social identity, self-esteem and anticipated emotions on commitment and desire to recommend', International Journal of Consumer Studies, 40 552-561 (2016). DOI 10.1111/ijcs.12300

Licumba EA, Dzator JA, Zhang X, 'Health and economic growth: are there gendered effects? Evidence from selected southern Africa development community region', The Journal of Developing Areas, 50 215-216-227 (2016). DOI 10.1353/jda.2016.0056

Mortimer-Jones S, Morrison P, Munib A, Paolucci F, Neale S, Bostwick A, Hungerford C, 'Recovery and Borderline Personality Disorder: A Description of the Innovative Open Borders Program', Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 37 624-630 (2016). DOI 10.1080/01612840.2016.1191565

Radermacher R, Srivastava S, Walsham M, Sao C, Paolucci F, 'Enhancing the Inclusion of Vulnerable and High-Risk Groups in Demand-Side Health Financing Schemes in Cambodia: A Concept for a Risk-Adjusted Subsidy Approach', Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance: Issues and Practice, 41 244-258 (2016). DOI 10.1057/gpp.2016.5

Savage DA, 'Those left behind: Euthanasia, suicide and other regarding preferences', Rationality and Society, 28 439-452 (2016)

Savage DA, 'Those left behind: Euthanasia, suicide and other regarding preferences', Rationality and Society, 28 439-452 (2016)

Strazdins L, Welsh J, Korda R, Broom D, Paolucci F, 'Not all hours are equal: Could time be a social determinant of health?', Sociology of Health and Illness, 38 21-42 (2016). DOI 10.1111/1467-9566.12300


Bakx P, Chernichovsky D, Paolucci F, Schokkaert E, Trottmann M, Wasem J, Schut F, 'Demand-side strategies to deal with moral hazard in public insurance for long-term care', Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 20 170-176 (2015). DOI 10.1177/1355819615575080

Dzator JA, Chen R, 'Sustaining Development And Poverty Reduction: Promoting Growth Where It Counts', Journal of Developing Areas, 49 1-14 (2015).

García-Goñi M, Nuño-Solinís R, Orueta JF, Paolucci F, 'Is utilization of health services for HIV patients equal by socioeconomic status? Evidence from the Basque country', International Journal for Equity in Health, 14 (2015). DOI 10.1186/s12939-015-0215-6

Lang DL, Zhao FL, Robertson J, 'Prevention of postpartum haemorrhage: Cost consequences analysis of misoprostol in low-resource settings', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, (2015)

Oloruntoba RO, Kovacs G, 'A commentary on agility in humanitarian aid supply chains', Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 20 708-716 (2015). 10.1108/SCM-06-2015-0244

Paolucci F, Sowa PM, Garcia-Goni M, Ergas H, 'Mandatory aged care insurance: a case for Australia', AGEING & SOCIETY, 35 231-245 (2015). DOI 10.1017/S0144686X13000767

Paolucci F, Mentzakis E, Defechereux T, Niessen LW, 'Equity and efficiency preferences of health policy makers in China - A stated preference analysis', Health Policy and Planning, 30 1059-1066 (2015). DOI 10.1093/heapol/czu123

Wechtler H, Koveshnikov A, Dejoux C, 'Just like a fine wine? Age, emotional intelligence, and cross-cultural adjustment', International Business Review, 24 409-418 (2015). DOI 10.1016/j.ibusrev.2014.09.002

Wyllie J, Baxter SM, Kulczynski A, 'Healthy Kids: Examining the Effect of Message Framing and Polarity on Children's Attitudes and Behavioral Intentions', Journal of Advertising, 44 140-150 (2015). 10.1080/00913367.2015.1018462