HEDS is part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We undertake research, teaching, training and consultancy on all aspects of health related decision science, with a particular emphasis on health economics, HTA and evidence synthesis.

Thursday, 26 September 2013

Advances in Happiness Economics

The Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organisation (EHERO) is organising a congress titled: 'Advances in Happiness Economics' on 28th and 29th October, 2013. Attendance is open and free for students, scientific staff and the business community.

The congress will offer developments in happiness research from three different perspectives: Economics, Philosophy and Health Economics. It will start on Monday with a plenary session while the remainder of Monday and Tuesday will be filled with workshops organized by prof. dr. Ruut Veenhoven, prof. dr. Robert Dur and prof. dr. Werner Brouwer.

Tess Peasgood from HEDS has been invited to speak at one of the workshops covering the impact of informal caregiving.  Tess’ talk is titled “The carer burden: estimating the impact of caring on well-being”