Carmen S Christian

Lecturer in Economics, University of the Western Cape

Carmen Christian lectures economics and researches public health complexities from an economic perspective. Her understanding of public health issues is strengthened by her unique interdisciplinary background in health sciences and economics. Carmen is currently pursuing her PhD in Economics in order to contribute to redesigning health policies via evidence-based research. She believes that her chosen career path will add value to society by improving access to quality healthcare for all South Africans.

​​Christian, Carmen Sue & Nicholas Crisp. 2012. Management in the South African public health sector: An x-inefficiency perspective. Development Southern Africa 29(5): 725-737

Christian, Carmen Sue. 2012. Exploring ways to improve health system performance in developing countries (Book review). Development Southern Africa 29(5): 767-769​

Experience

  • 2011–present
    Lecturer, University of the Western Cape

Education

  • 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

Publications

  • 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)