Health Economics

Health Economics Unit

Health economics is a form of economics-based research that analyzes efficiency, effectiveness, value, and behaviour in the production and consumption of health and health care.

Health Economic Services

The IHE provides a wide range of economic analyses to inform effective allocation of health resources, including:

  • Economic analyses: cost-effectiveness, cost-utility, cost-benefit, and/or cost-minimization
  • Economic evaluation and extrapolation within clinical trials
  • Budget impact, cost and budget forecasting
  • Health funding model development and evaluation

Sector Specific Supports

Please click the links below for more information on sector specific health economics related supports we provide.

The Institute of Health Economics is the proud secretariat of the Network of Alberta Health Economists – Bringing together the leading minds in health economists research and policy. For more information, visit