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Carmen S. Christian

Lecturer and Researcher, Department of Economics, University of the Western Cape

Using my interdisciplinary background (health science and economics) to advance research that impacts health policy - and ultimately health outcomes - for the better.


  • 2011–present
    Lecturer, Economics Department, University of the Western Cape


  • 2019 
    Stellenbosch University, PhD Economics
  • 2015 
    University of the Western Cape, M. Econ cum laude
  • 2011 
    University of the Western Cape, B. Econ (Hon) cum laude
  • 2003 
    University of Cape Town, B.Sc (Physio) distinction in Movement Science


  • 2012
    Management in the South African public health sector: An x-inefficiency perspective., ​​Christian, Carmen Sue & Nicholas Crisp. Development Southern Africa 29(5): 725-737
  • 2012
    Exploring ways to improve health system performance in developing countries., Christian, Carmen Sue. (Book review). Development Southern Africa 29(5): 767-769

Professional Memberships

  • Member of iHEA (International Health Economics Association)
  • Member of IAFFE (International Association for Feminist Economics)