Associate Professor

Subject: Health economics


I am associate professor in health economics at the faculty of medicine in Nantes) since 2010. My research areas concern the methods of economic evaluation of health care programmes with a specific focus on the valuation of health care outcomes. Alongside my research works, I also conduct applied economic evaluations with clinical teams of the Nantes University Hospital

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Economic evaluation
Quality of life evaluation
Subjective well-being


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Does ageing alter the contribution of health to subjective well-being ? 

Bussière C, Sirven N, Tessier P.

Soc Sci Med. 
2021 Jan;268:113456. PMID: 33126101
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Does freedom make a difference ? : An empirical investigation of differences between subjective well-being and perceived capabilities amongst cancer patients. 

Tessier P, Thuilliez J.

Eur J Health Econ. 
2018 Nov;19(8):1189-1205. PMID: 29572758.
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Does the relationship between health-related quality of life and subjective well-being change over time? An exploratory study among breast cancer patients. 

Tessier P, Blanchin M, Sébille V.

Soc Sci Med. 
2017 Feb;174:96-103. PMID: 28013110.
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Optimal threshold estimator of a prognostic marker by maximizing a time-dependent expected utility function for a patient-centered stratified medicine. 

Dantan E, Foucher Y, Lorent M, Giral M, Tessier P.

Stat Methods Med Res. 
2018 Jun;27(6):1847-1859. PMID: 28937334.
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A Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Outpatient versus Inpatient Hospitalisation for Lower Extremity Arterial Disease Endovascular Revascularisation in France : A Randomised Controlled Trial.

Gouëffic Y, Pin JL, ..., Tessier P.,

Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg.
2021 In press j.ejvs.2020.11.030
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Health economics (Faculty of medicine, Nantes)
Pharmacoeconomics (Faculty of pharmaceutical sciences, Nantes)
Economics of social protection (Faculty of economics, Nantes)
Economic evaluation (Faculty of medicine, Rennes 1)

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