Professor Verity Watson

Professor Verity Watson
Professor Verity Watson
Professor Verity Watson

Personal Chair

Accepting PhDs



Verity leads the Preference and Value research theme. Verity's research focuses on the provision of public and publicly-provided private goods. In particular, the organisation and supply of health care, and patient's choices and shared decision making. Verity's research spans health economics, environmental economics, behavioural and experimental economics, health policy, labour economics, and poverty measurement.

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  • PhD Economics 
    2003 - University of Aberdeen 
  • MSc Economics 
    1998 - Glasgow University 
  • MA (hons) Economic Science 
    1997 - University of Aberdeen 

External Memberships

Health Improvement, Protection and Services Panel, Chief Scientist Office of Scottish Government (2016 - 2023)

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Research Areas

Accepting PhDs

I am currently accepting PhDs in Economics, Applied Health Sciences.

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss your research ideas further.

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Accepting PhDs

Applied Health Sciences

Accepting PhDs

Research Specialisms

  • Economic Policy
  • Economics
  • Applied Economics
  • Health Policy

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.


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