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Senior Research Fellow, University of South Australia

*In the process of moving to UNISA but remaining geographically in Sydney*

Heading the Social Policy and Economic Evaluation stream at CenSoC, Terry’s work addresses both methodological and empirical issues in choice modelling. He works in major areas of public policy including:
- Comparing quality of life, both nationally and internationally
- Eliciting preferences for public transportation systems
- Valuing patient preferences and citizen preferences for health care reform

He gained considerable experience in choice modelling whilst heading the quantitative work to value quality of life as part of the UK MRC-funded Investigating Choice Experiments for the Preferences of Older People (ICEPOP) programme (2001-2009). Terry has published a number of articles in top ranked journals in the fields of health economics, mathematical psychology and health services research that have been influential in research and policy. He works with internationally acclaimed researchers in Canada, the UK, the US and the Netherlands and is a co-chief investigator on two major quality of life projects (each approximately GBP400,000).

Terry is most well-known for his work in quality of life and during 2010/11 he is drawing together insights from a number of valuation exercises and surveys using the ICECAP-O and ICECAP-A instruments. Early results from that research were provided in a public lecture. It is anticipated that that work will inform major new multi-national valuation exercises to produce scoring for the instruments. His h-index is 14 (Google Scholar, July 2012)


  • 2009–present
    Senior Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of Choice (CenSoC), UTS
  • 2004–2009
    Research Fellow, University of Bristol
  • 2001–2004
    Research Associate, University of Bristol


  • 2002 
    University of Bristol, PhD/Health Economics

Research Areas

  • Applied Economics (1402)
  • Health Economics (140208)
  • Econometric And Statistical Methods (140302)
  • Decision Making (170202)