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Jolene Skordis-Worrall

  • University College London
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Research interests

Gender EmpowermentCapabilitiesCost EffectivenessSocial NetworksGlobal HealthEconomics


Dr Jolene Skordis-Worrall is an economist specialising in Applied Health and Development Economics. With strong networks in low and middle income countries, in sub-Sharan Africa and South East Asia, she has experience of working with a wide range of international organisations. For the last 8 years, Dr Skordis-Worrall has primarily worked within randomised trials of complex public health interventions, establishing research programmes that span gender empowerment and capability, multidimensional poverty and antipoverty transfer programmes, social networks, health equity and understanding fiscal space for sustainable and scalable programme delivery. Dr Skordis-Worrall has published widely in high impact journals and has a strong international reputation. Her work has directly influenced government policy in a range of settings.

Co-authors (199)

  • Regina Basnyat
  • Judith Akande-Fafian
  • Vladimir Martynov
  • Divya Kumar
  • Lani Trenouth

Publications (5)

  • What is a good life? Selecting capabilities to assess women's quality of life in rural Malawi

    • Greco G
    • Skordis-Worrall J
    • Mkandawire B
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  • Collecting and analysing cost data for complex public health trials: Reflections on practice

    • Batura N
    • Pulkki-Brännström A
    • Agrawal P
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  • South African health financing reform 2000-2010: Understanding the agenda-setting process

    • Pillay T
    • Skordis-Worrall J
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  • Estimating the demand for health services in four poor districts of Cape Town, South Africa

    • Skordis-Worrall J
    • Hanson K
    • Mills A
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  • Diagnostic accuracy of post-mortem magnetic resonance imaging in fetuses, children and adults: A systematic review

    • Thayyil S
    • Chandrasekaran M
    • Chitty L
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Professional experience

University College London