Perelman, Julian

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Assistant Professor at ENSP-UNL




Julian Perelman is an Assistant Professor at the Portuguese National School of Public Health (Lisbon). He holds a PhD in Economics from the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium). His main research interests lie in the areas of equity in health and health care, economic evaluation of healthcare programs, financing health care providers, and applied econometrics. He has lectured health economics, applied health economics, economic evaluation in health, and economic analysis of health systems. He is currently affiliated as a researcher with the Institut de Recherche en Santé et Société (Brussels), and the Centro de Malária e Doenças Tropicais (Lisbon). His work has been published in journals such as Social Science and Medicine, Health Policy, and Medical Care.


PhD in Economics, 2005, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Research Interests

Equity in health and healthcare, Economic evaluation of healthcare programs, Financing healthcare providers

Recent Publications

Alves J, Nunes C, Perelman J. Socio-economic inequalities in tobacco-related diseases in Portugal: an ecological approach, Public Health, published online ahead-of-print, 29th September 2015.

Kuipers MA, de Korte R, Soto VE, Richter M, Moor I, Rimpela AH, Perelman J, Federico B, Kunst AE, Loran V. School smoking policies and educational inequalities in smoking behaviour of adolescents aged 14–17 years in Europe. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, published online ahead-of-print, 10th September 2015.

Laires PA, Perelman J, Consciência JG, Monteiro J, Branco JC. Epidemiology of hip fractures and its social and economic impact. An update for 2014. Acta Reumatológica Portuguesa 2015, 40:223-230.

Perelman J. Liberdade de escolha no Serviço Nacional de Saúde – O caso do VIH. Acta Médica Portuguesa 2015, 28(2):138-140.

Moureaux C, Perelman J, da Costa EM, Roch I, Annemans L, Heymans I, Closon M. C. Impact of the Medical Home Model on the Quality of Primary Care: The Belgian Experience. Medical Care 2015, 53(5):396-400.

Alves, J, Kunst AE, Perelman J. Evolution of socioeconomic inequalities in smoking: results from the Portuguese national health interview surveys. BMC Public Health 2015, 15(1): 311.

Lorant V, Soto VE, Alves J, Federico B, Kinnunen J, Kuipers M, Moor I, Perelman J, Richter M, Rimpela A, Robert PO, Roscillo G, Kunst AE. Smoking in school-aged adolescents: design of a social network survey in six European countries. BMC Research Notes 2015, 8(1), 91.

Perelman J, Felix S, Santana R. The Great Recession in Portugal: Impact on hospital care use. Health Policy 2015, 119:307-315.

Mendonça L, Perelman J, Rodrigues V, Fragata J. Cost-effectiveness of lung transplantation and its evolution: the Portuguese case. The European Journal of Health Economics 2014, 15:767-772.

Perelman J. Are chronic diseases related to height? Economics and Human Biology 2014,  15:56-66.