Machado, Sara Ribeirinho

 Sara Ribeirinho Machado  

sararm@bu.edu

http://blogs.bu.edu/sararm/

 

Profile

Sara Ribeirinho Machado is a PhD candidate at Boston University. Her main research fields are Health Economics and Behavioral Economics, with a focus on prosocial behavior. Prior to joining Boston University, she was a research assistant at Nova School of Business and Economics, having provided consultancy for the Portuguese Government and private institutions. 

Sara Ribeirinho Machado is a regular contributor to “The Health Systems and Policy Monitor” of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policy (http://www.hspm.org/countries/portugal25062012/countrypage.aspx#).

Education

Research master in Economics, 2009, NOVA School of Business and Economics, Portugal

BSc. (Honors) in Economics, 2007, NOVA School of Business and Economics, Portugal

Research Interests

Health Economics, Labor Economics, Psychology and Economics

Publications

Barros, P., Machado, S., Simões, J., (2011) “Portugal: Health System Review” Health Systems in Transition, 13(4): 1-156.

Barros, PP, Machado, SR, (2010) “Money for nothing: the net costs of medical training”, Health Care Management Science, Vol 13 (3) 234-255.