Theses & Dissertations


Fiorentino, Francesca (2014). Hospital-acquired infections: a cost estimation for CLABSI in Portugal.

Gomes, Mafalda Cristina Almeida (2014). The impact of the economic crisis on thequality of health services.

Gonçalves, Ana Sofia Oliveira (2014). Prescribing patterns of pharmaceuticals.

Nunes, Joana Cruz Ferreira (2014). Active ageing index and quality of life.

Pinheiro, Catarina Quelhas dos Santos da Costa (2014). Exit strategies of pharmaceutical multinational companies from Portugal and the successful implementation of new Portuguese companies.

Rodrigues, Tatiana Justo Machado (2014). Strategic account management: the path to gain customer loyalty.

Traicus, Paul Kosta (2014). On an organizational level: how can the emergency department at Rouge Valley Centenary hospital improve their wait times?



Borges, Ana Rita Galrinho (2013). Catastrophic health care expenditures in Portugal between 2000-2010: assessing impoverishment, determinants and policy implications.

Costa, Filipe André Ribeiro Gonçalves dos Santos (2013). Equity in the fiscal benefits associated with private health expenditures in Portugal: 2000-2010.

Costa, Marta (2013). Valuing end-of-life care.

David, Constança Youd (2013). Obesity and socioeconomic gradient.

Fernandes, Manuel Barbosa Varandas (2013). Was ageing a cause for the increase in hospitalization costs, in the Portuguese public hospitals, between 1994 and 2010?

Gameiro, Mariana (2013). 2008 Portuguese tobacco law: what are the effects on smoking rates?

Rodrigues, Francisco Cluny Parreira (2013). Hospital costs and random demand.

Yang, Yan (2013). Retirement behavior of the elderly in Europe: the importance of being healthy.



Albano, Filipa Maria Marques (2012). Do hospitals react to random demand pressure by early discharges?

Barbosa, Rafael Ribeiro (2012). Primary public health care and socioeconomic asymmetries in Portugal.

Barros, Ricardo Daniel Maio de (2012). Clustering medical tourism in Algarve: setting the first steps for the health authority.

Braun, Gisele (2012). Volume-outcome effect in a NHS: the Portuguese case.

Caeiro, João Paulo Marques (2012). Supplementary private health insurance: the characteristics of subscribers.

Castro, Pedro Sucena e (2013). Hospital efficiency.

Filipe, Luís Alexandre Coelho (2012). Estimating demand for primary health care services.

Kronenberg, Christoph (2012). Catastrophic healthcare expenditure: the Portuguese case, Master in Health Economics, University of York.

Marta, Vânia Cardoso (2012). Impact of health conditions on absenteeism from work.

Martins, Bruno Duarte Fonseca (2012). Price linkages in pharmaceutical markets.

Moura, Ana Cláudia Dias Mendes Correia (2012). The use of technology in Portuguese hospitals – the case of MRI.



Campos, Marta Sofia Branquinho de (2011). Health care needs and resources distribution: How to allocate financial resources in primary care trust?

Gomes, Inês Isabel Martins (2011). Why are wages in Portugal lower than elsewhere in the Euro area?

Iglésias, Cláudia (2011). Hospital governance – should doctors be more often nominated to boards?

Lemos, José Augusto Romeiro Botelho de (2011). The changing hospital: the impact of chronic conditions.

Mendes, Sara Isabel Ferreira (2011). Health expenditures’ coping strategies: A study on African low-income countries.

Neves, Ana Catarina Arranhado (2011). Benchmarking in primary health care: an application of the stochastic frontier analysis and the grades of membership approach to Portuguese family health units.



Alves, Helder António Pereira Gomes (2010). Contract-program evaluation: impact of DRG classification system on hospitals’ outputs.

Machado, Eduardo Filipe Calado e (2010). Primary and hospital health care: Building a happy marriage.