Professor, Economics Department
Associate Dean in charge of Chairs and Centers of Excellence, Therapeutic Innovation Chair holder
Ph. D. in Economics, PSE (Paris School of Economics) and University of Lausanne, 2004
M.A. in Economics, PSE (Paris School of Economics), 1998
M.Sc. in Management, HEC School of Management - Grande Ecole program, Paris, 1993 - 1997
M.Sc in International Management, Wirtschaftsuniversität, Vienna, Community of European Management Schools (CEMS) program, 1997
Health Economics and Applied Econometrics
Competition in Health Insurance Markets
Valuation Methods of Therapeutic Actions
Health Economics in Developing Countries
Economics of HIV/AIDS
"Group Gender Composition and Economic Decision-Making: Evidence from the KallystéE Business Game" (K. Lamiraud),
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Jan 2018, Vol. 145, p. 294‑305
"Endogenous Technology Adoption and Medical Costs" (K. Lamiraud, S. Lhuillery),
Health Economics, Sep 2016, Vol. 25, Issue 9, p. 1123‑1147
"Incremental willingness to pay: a theoretical and empirical exposition" (K. Lamiraud, R. Oxoby , C. Donaldson),
Theory and Decision , Jan 2016, Vol. 80, p. 101‑123
"Association of education and receiving social transfers with allostatic load in the Swiss population-based CoLaus study" (E. Nicod, S. Stringhini, P. Marques‑Vidal , F. Paccaud, G. Waeber, K. Lamiraud, K. Lamiraud, P. Vollenweider, M. Bochud),
Preventive Medicine, Dec 2014, Vol. 63, p. 63‑71
"Reporting of patient-perceived impact of rheumatoid arthritis and spondyloarthritis over 10 years: a systematic literature review" (L. Gossec, F. Berenbaum, P. Chauvin, K. Lamiraud, F. Russo‑Marie , J. Joubert, A. Saraux , ),
Rheumatology, Dec 2014, Vol. 53, Issue 7, p. 1274‑1281
"Assurance maladie en Suisse : les assurances supplémentaires nuisent-elles à la concurrence sur l?assurance de base ?" (B. Dormont, PY. Geoffard, K. Lamiraud),
Economie et Statistiques, Dec 2012, Vol. 455-456, p. 71‑87
"The effect of hours of work on social interaction." (K. Lamiraud, H. Saffer, ),
Review of Economics of the Household., Jun 2012, Vol. 10, p. 237‑258
"Adherence to and effectiveness of Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment for HIV infection: assessing the bidirectional relationship" (K. Lamiraud, JP. Moatti, F. Raffi, MP. Carrieri, C. Protopopescu, C. Michelet, L. Schneider, F. Collin, C. Leport, B. Spire ),
Medical Care, Jun 2012, Vol. 48, Issue 2, p. 101‑109
"The effect of non-medical factors on variations in the performance of colonoscopy among different health care settings" (K. Lamiraud, A. Holly, B. Burnand, P. Juilerat, V. Wietlisbach, F. Froehlich, JJ. Gonvers, JP. Vader),
Medical Care, Feb 2010, Vol. 48, Issue 2, p. 101‑109
"The impact of information on patient preferences in different delivery patterns: prescription versus OTC" (K. Lamiraud, K. Von Bremen , C. Donaldson),
Health Policy , Dec 2009, Vol. 93, Issue 2-3, p. 102‑110
"The influence of supplementary health insurance on switching behaviour: evidence from Swiss data" (B. Dormont, P. Geoffard, K. Lamiraud),
Health Economics, Nov 2009, Vol. 18, Issue 11, p. 1339‑1356
"Choice, Price competition and Complexity in Markets for Health Insurance" (R. Frank, K. Lamiraud),
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization , Aug 2009, Vol. 71, Issue 2, p. 550‑562
"Therapeutic non adherence: a rational behaviour revealing patient preferences?" (K. Lamiraud, P. Geoffard),
Health Economics, Nov 2007, Vol. 16(11), Issue 11, p. 1185‑1204 (This article was awarded the Best Paper prize of papers published in Health Economics in 2006-2007)
"Economic implications of non-adherence to HAART in HIV patients" (K. Lamiraud, J. Moatti),
Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy , Feb 2006, Vol. 7, Issue 2, p. 135‑143
Switching Costs in Competitive Health Insurance Markets. In: Encyclopedia of Health Economics. : Elsevier, AJ. Culyer (ed.). 2014, p. 375-381
Does Poor Childhood Health Explain Increased Health Care Utilisation and Payments in Middle and Old Age?. In: The Individual and the Welfare State (with K. Moschetti, O. O'donnell, A. Holly). Berlin (Allemagne) : Springer, Börsch-Supan - Brandt - Hank - Schröder. 2011, p. 255-267
L'exemple de la Suisse. Le rôle des consommateurs dans la concurrence des systèmes de santé. In: Droit et économie de la régulation. Paris (France) : Dalloz et Presses de Sciences Po, Marie-Anne Frison-Roche. 2011, p. 151-161
Le rôle des consommateurs dans la concurrence des systèmes d'assurance santé: l'exemple de la Suisse. In: Régulation, concurrence et secteurs de santé. : Edition Droit et Economie de la Régulation. Presses de Sciences Po et Dalloz, 2010
Changes in health out-of-pocket (OOP) payments and health care utilization in the early post retirement period. In: Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (2004-2007) - Starting the longitudinal dimension (with A. Holly, K. Moschetti, T. Yacin). : Börsch-Supan A., Brugiavini A., Jürges H., Kapteyn A., Mackenbach J., Siegrist J., Weber G., Mannheim:MEA, 2008
Out-of-pocket payments for health care expenditures. In: Heath, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - First results from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (with A. Holly, H. Chevrou-Severac, T. Yalcin). : Börsch-Supan A., Brugiavini A., Jürges H., Mackenbach J., Siegrist J. (eds). Mannheim: MEA, 2005
"Reference Dependence and Incremental WTP" (K. Lamiraud). Essec Research Center, DR‑1609 Apr 16.
"Endogenous Technology Adoption and Medical Costs" (K. Lamiraud, S. Lhuillery). Essec Research Center, DR‑1518 Oct 15.
"Incremental Willingness to Pay: A Theoretical and Empirical Exposition" (K. Lamiraud, R. Oxoby, C. Donaldson). Essec Research Center, DR‑1516 Sep 15.
"Group Gender Composition and Economic Decision-Making: Evidence from the Kallystée Business Game" (K. Lamiraud, R. Vranceanu). Essec Research Center, DR‑1515 Sep 15.
"Association of education and receiving social transfers with allostatic load in the Swiss population-based CoLaus study" (K. Lamiraud, E. Nicod, S. Stringhini, P. Marques‑Vidal, F. Paccaud, G. Waeber, P. Vollenweider, M. Bochud). Essec Research Center, DR‑1412 Sep 14.
"Assurance maladie en Suisse : l'assurance supplémentaire nuit-elle à la concurrence sur l'assurance de base ?" (B. Dormont, PY. Geoffard, K. Lamiraud). Essec Research Center, DR‑1303 Feb 13.
"Switching Costs in Competitive Health Insurance Markets" (K. Lamiraud). Essec Research Center, DR‑1305 Feb 13.
"Adherence to and effectiveness of Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment for HIV infection: assessing the bidirectional relationship" (K. Lamiraud). Essec Research Center, DR‑1110 Jan 11.
"Choice, Price competition and Complexity in Markets for Health Insurance" (with R. Frank). NBER, 13817 Feb 08.
"The Effect of Hours of Work on Social Interaction" (with H. Saffer). NBER, 13743 Jan 08.
"What is the impact of social health protection on access to health care, health expenditure and impoverishment ? A comparative analysis of three African countries" (with X. Scheil-Adlung , F. Booysen, E. Reynaud , J. Juetting, A. Asfaw , K. Xu, G. Carrin , S. Chatterji, D. Evans , C. James , S. Muchiri ). World Health Organization, EIP/HSP/DP.06 Jan 06.
"The Impact of Social Health Protection on Access to Health Care, Health Expenditure and Impoverishment: A Case Study of South Africa" (with F. Booysen , X. Scheil-Adlung ). International Labour Office, Department of social security, Extension of Social Security , 23 Jan 05.
"Caisses maladie : pourquoi la concurrence ne fonctionne pas".
Le Temps, 30 Oct 2006
"Le lien entre assurance complémentaire et assurance de base freine la concurrence".
Le Temps, 15 Feb 2006
Teaching at ESSEC
Other Teaching Activities
HEC Lausanne: Risk and Insurance (BA), Health Economics (MSc Economics, Master of Advanced Studies in Health Economics and Management)
Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne: Health Economics
Awards and Distinctions
Award for ‘best paper’ published in
Health Economics during the period 2006-07 (awarded in 2009)
Marie-Curie Training Programme in applied Health Economics (organized by the University of York)(2006-2008)
Fulbright Fellowship, French-American Commission (2005)
Swiss National Science Foundation Fellowship for exchange programmes (2005)
Dissertation award from HEC Lausanne (2005)
Affiliations and Academic Responsibilities
Visiting Professor, University of Lausanne (2010 - )
Visiting Assistant Professor, Harvard University, Department of Health Care Policy (HCP) (August 2006, August 2007, August 2008)
Visiting Fulbright fellow, Harvard University, Department of Health Care Policy (HCP)(June - October 2005)
Economic Modelling, Health Economics, Health Economics Letters, Health Policy, The Lancet, Bulletin of the World Health Organization, The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, The Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Health Care Finance and Economics
Research grants Swiss National Science Foundation, principal investigator. Health Care Costs and the Diffusion of Medical Technologies: Evidence on Swiss Data (174 484 CHF) (2008 - 2010)
ANRS (French national agency for research on AIDS and viral hepatitis, Agence Nationale de Recherches sur le Sida et les Hépatites Virales), principal investigator. A longitudinal analysis of adherence to antiretroviral therapies in HIV disease in a medical practice framework. Joint work with INSERM U379, Marseille (30 000 euros) (2006 - 2009)
Swiss National Science Foundation, co-investigator (principal investigators: B Dormont, PY Geoffard). Evaluation of competition on health insurance markets: the Swiss case (140 816 CHF) (2005 - 2007)
Consulting & Other Activities
UNITAID, Geneva, Switzerland (2009)
NIVEL, the Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (2007)
World Health Organization and International Labor Office, Geneva, Switzerland (2004)
Member of the committee of the Swiss Society for Health Policy (SSPS : société suisse pour la politique de santé).
http://www.sggp.ch/index.cfm (2006 - 2009)
Member of the International Health Economics Association (iHEA) (2002 - )
Member of the French Health Economists Association (CES) (2002 - )
Member of the committee of the health working group of HEC alumni association, Paris. (1997 - 2009)
Assistant Professor of Health Economics, University of Lausanne(2005 - 2009)
Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Lausanne (2002 - 2005)
Economist, GlaxoSmithKline, Economic Affairs and Pricing Department, Paris (1999 - 2002)
Junior Product Manager (Prozac), Eli Lilly, Marketing Department, Paris (1995 - 1996)