DCE Course in Canada


 Banff DCE course 2021

HERU and the O’Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary are running a short course on 'Using Discrete Choice Experiments (DCEs) in health economics', from 7th-10th March 2021 at the Banff Conference Centre, Alberta, Canada. The aims of the course are to provide:

  • An introduction to the theoretical basis for, and development and application of, DCEs in health economics.

  • Hands on experience of the design of DCEs, questionnaire development, data input, analysis and interpretation.

  • An update on methodological issues raised in the application of DCEs.

Presenters: Professor Mandy Ryan (HERU), Dr Deborah Marshall (Canada Research Chair of Health Systems and Systems Research, University of Calgary), Dr Verity Watson and Dr Luis Loría (HERU), Dr Gillian Currie and Karen MacDonald (University of Calgary).

The short course is aimed at those interested in the application of DCEs in health economics and focused on the practical and theoretical issues raised when applying the technique. The workshop includes group work sessions. 

A course leaflet is available with more details of the course, including the provisional programme, course fees and the registration and accommodation package. Alison Findlay is the course contact for HERU. There are more details of the course, including details of registration and the local course administration, at the course webpage on the O'Brien Institute for Public Health website.

Course webpage - Using Discrete Choice Experiments in Health Economics: Theoretical and Practical Issues

The registration deadline is February 3rd 2021.