My primary research interests are in the field of Applied Economics and
Econometrics, more in particular, in Healthcare Innovation and Hospital
Efficiency, Regional Economics and Policy Evaluation. All these fields of research are analysed from an empirical perspective.
I am currently involved in three main projects:
- CRES-UPF - Obra Social de la Caixa: "Physical Activity and Mental Health" with Helena Hernández-Pizarro
Prize for the best paper ("The creep of the robots") presented at the Spanish Health Economics Association Meeting, University of Castilla la Mancha, Albacete (2019) by a young researcher. Funded by "Cátedra CaixaBank-Fedea".
R&R AND WORKING PAPERS
Maynou, L., Street, A., Burton, C., Martin, G., Mason, S., Conroy, S. (2022). What explains variation in performance across emergency departments?. (2nd R&R Emergency Medicine Journal)
Banal-Estanyol, A., Jofre-Bonet, M., Iori, G., Maynou, L., Tumminello, M. and Vassallo, P. (2021). Performance-based research funding: Evidence from the largest natural experiment worldwide. (R&R Research Policy)
Maynou, L., Saez, M. and López-Casasnovas, G. (2022). Health and random shocks: Self-perceived health
in the European countries during the financial crisis. (submitted)
Serra, L. and Maynou, L. (2019). How different socioeconomic conditions affect economic inequality in the Catalan regions.
Maynou, L. (2016). Restrictive vs Non-Restrictive drug reimbursement systems: evidence from the European countries. CRESWP#201612-95
Maynou, L. and Cairns, J. (2016). An Empirical Analysis of Drug Reimbursement Decisions in 10 European countries. Working Paper LSHTM-THETA nº2.
WORK IN PROGRESS
- "Efficiency and productivity gains of robotic surgery: the case of the English National Health Service" (joint with McGuire, A., LSE, Serra-Sastre, V., City, University London)
- "Living longer in declining health: factors driving health care costs among older people" (joint with Andrew Street, LSE and Anna Garcia-Altés)
- "The Effect of Deaths of Despair on sequential upheavals: Brexit Referendum and Covid-19 pandemic" (joint with McGuire, A., LSE)
- "The lower physical activity, the lower mental wellbeing: evidence from Catalonia" (joint with Hernández-Pizarro, H., CRES-UPF)
- "Acute Frailty Network evaluation" (joint with Andrew Street, LSE, and Simon Conroy, UCL)