Economics
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Economics

Joseph Kamara

PhD student

Department of Economics

City Health Economics Centre

E: joseph.kamara.1@city.ac.uk

T: +44 (0)20 7040 4514/4516

Thesis title: Willingness to pay for health insurance: a case study of informal sector workers in northern and western Sierra Leone

Supervisor: Professor Mireia Jofre-Bonet and Dr Alice Mesnard

Brief description of research topic

Joseph's current research is exploring informal sector workers' willingness to pay for health insurance. It is also looking at how remittance flows and corruption could impact households' willingness to pay for health insurance.

Research interests

  • Willingness to pay for health insurance among informal sector workers
  • The impacts of migration (remittance flows)
  • Effect of corruption on households' willingness to pay for health insurance

Education

Joseph has an MSc in Financial Economics from the University of Exeter, an MSc in Social Protection Financing from Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and a B Soc. Sc (Economics) Honours from the University of Sierra Leone.

Teaching

Introduction to Microeconomics (year 1) and Introduction to Macroeconomics (year 1)