Winnie Yip

Professor of Health Policy and Economics
Winnie Yip

Winnie Yip is Professor of Health Policy and Economics at the Blavatnik School of Government, the University of Oxford, and Senior Research Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford, where she co-directs the Global Health Policy Program. She is also Adjunct Professor of International Health Policy and Economics at Harvard School of Public Health. Professor Yip received her PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. Her research focuses on the design, implementation and impact evaluation of national health care systems for equitable, efficient and effective delivery of evidence-based health interventions. She leads several projects on large-scale health system interventions and evaluations in China and her work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the European Union Commission, the Economics and Social Science Research Council. She has extensive research and executive training experience in Asia, especially China. She is the current Chair of the Flagship Course on Health Systems Strengthening and Sustainable Financing of the Asia Network for Health System Strengthening and a member of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (Thematic Group on Health) and the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (Expert Group on Provider Payment Mechanisms). She has acted as adviser to the World Bank and other international agencies. Professor Yip is Associate Editor of Health Economics (Wiley), and the Journal of the Economics of Ageing (Elsevier), and editorial board member of Health Policy, Health Economics, Policy and Law (Cambridge University Press) and Health Economics Review (Springer).