Professor Bruce Hollingsworth

Professor, Head of Department

Research Overview

I am Professor of Health Economics in the Division of Health Research, and lead the Health Economics at Lancaster group.

Research and international collaborative publications are principally in the area of efficiency measurement with respect to the production of health and health care, social determinants of health, and the translation of research into practice.

Differential item functioning in quality of life measurement: an analysis using anchoring vignettes
Knott, R.J., Lorgelly, P.K., Black, N., Hollingsworth, B. 10/2017 In: Social Science and Medicine. 190, p. 247-255. 9 p.
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Repeat infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae among active duty U.S. Army personnel: a population-based case-series study
Bautista, C., Wurapa, E., Sateren, W.B., Morris, S.M., Hollingsworth, B.P., Sanchez, J.L. 1/09/2017 In: International Journal of STD and AIDS. 28, 10, p. 962-968. 7 p.
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Association of Bacterial Vaginosis With Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Among Women in the U.S. Army
Bautista, C., Wurapa, E., Sateren, W.B., Morris, S.M., Hollingsworth, B.P., Sanchez, J.L. 05/2017 In: American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 52, 5, p. 632-639. 8 p.
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Response-scale heterogeneity in the EQ-5D
Knott, R.J., Black, N., Hollingsworth, B.P., Lorgelly, P.K. 03/2017 In: Health Economics. 26, 3, p. 387-394. 8 p.
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Costing the morbidity and mortality consequences of Zoonoses using health-adjusted life years
Jordan, H., Dunt, D., Hollingsworth, B., Firestone, S.M., Burgman, M. 10/2016 In: Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 63, 5, p. e301-e312. 12 p.
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Short- and long-run estimates of the local effects of retirement on health
Fe, E., Hollingsworth, B.P. 10/2016 In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society). 179, 4, p. 1051-1067. 17 p.
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Bacterial vaginosis: a synthesis of the literature on etiology, prevalence, risk factors, and relationship with chlamydia and gonorrhea infections
Bautista, C., Wurapa, E., Sateren, W.B., Morris, S.M., Hollingsworth, B.P., Sanchez, J.L. 13/02/2016 In: Military Medical Research. 3, 10 p.
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Longer opening hours, alcohol consumption and health
Green, C.P., Hollingsworth, B.P., Navarro Paniagua, M. 12/2015 Lancaster : Lancaster University, Department of Economics
Working paper

Inflated responses in measures of self-assessed health
Greene, W.H., Harris, M., Hollingsworth, B. 16/10/2015 In: American Journal of Health Economics. 1, 4, p. 461-493. 33 p.
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Making sense of health estimates
Independent Advisory Committee to the Global Burden of Disease 11/04/2015 In: The Lancet. 385, 9976, p. 1377-1379. 3 p.
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Feasibility and acceptability of web-based enhanced relapse prevention for bipolar disorder (ERPonline): trial protocol
Lobban, F., Dodd, A., Dagnan, D., Diggle, P., Griffiths, M., Hollingsworth, B., Knowles, D., Long, R., Mallinson, S., Morriss, R., Parker, R., Sawczuk, A., Jones, S. 03/2015 In: Contemporary Clinical Trials. 41, p. 100-109. 10 p.
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The determinants of dentists' productivity and the measurement of output
Gutaker, N., Harris, A., Hollingsworth, B., Brennan, D. 01/2015 In: Social Science and Medicine. 124, p. 76-84. 9 p.
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A socioeconomic gradient in physical inactivity: evidence from one million adults in England
Farrell, L., Hollingsworth, B., Propper, C., Shields, M. 12/2014 In: Social Science and Medicine. 123, p. 55-63. 9 p.
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Responses of different income groups to tax on sugar-sweetened beverages: a censored demand approach
Sharma, A., Hauck, K., Hollingsworth, B., Siciliana, L. 09/2014 In: Health Economics. 23, 9, p. 1159-1184. 26 p.
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Predictors of health care use among patients with or at high risk of atherothrombotic disease: two-year follow-up data
REACH Registry Investigators 15/07/2014 In: International Journal of Cardiology. 175, 1, p. 72-77. 6 p.
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A latent class model for obesity
Greene, W., Harris, M.N., Hollingsworth, B., Maitra, P. 04/2014 In: Economics Letters. 123, 1, p. 1-5. 5 p.
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Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use and quality of life in people with type 2 diabetes and/or cardiovascular disease
Spinks, J., Johnston, D., Hollingsworth, B. 02/2014 In: Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 22, 1, p. 107-115. 9 p.
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Minimum pricing of alcohol versus volumetric taxation: which policy will reduce heavy consumption without adversely affecting light and moderate consumers?
Sharma, A., Vandenberg, B., Hollingsworth, B. 22/01/2014 In: PLoS ONE. 9 , 1, 13 p.
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Health investment and economic output in regional China
Chen, G., Inder, B., Hollingsworth, B. 2014 In: Contemporary Economic Policy. 32, 2, p. 261-274. 14 p.
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Heterogeneity in ordered choice models: a review with applications to self assessed health
Greene, W., Harris, M.N., Hollingsworth, B., Weterings, T.A. 2014 In: Journal of Economic Surveys. 28, 1, p. 109-133. 25 p.
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Measuring the efficiency of health services in lower-income countries: the case of Papua New Guinea
Au, N., Hollingsworth, B., Spinks, J. 2014 In: Development Policy Review. 32, 2, p. 259-272. 14 p.
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The cyclical behaviour of public and private health expenditure in China
Chen, G., Inder, B., Lorgelly, P., Hollingsworth, B. 09/2013 In: Health Economics. 22, 9, p. 1071-1092. 22 p.
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Does social support in addition to ART make a difference?: comparison of households with TASO and MOH PLWHA in Central Uganda.
Abimanyi-Ochom, J., Lorgelly, P., Hollingsworth, B., Inder, B. 05/2013 In: AIDS Care. 25, 5, p. 619-626. 8 p.
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Employment, work hours and weight gain among middle-aged women.
Au, N., Hauck, K., Hollingsworth, B. 05/2013 In: International Journal of Obesity. 37, 5, p. 718-724. 7 p.
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Costs and drivers of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in people with type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease
Spinks, J., Hollingsworth, B., Manderson, L., Lin, V., Canaway, R. 02/2013 In: European Journal of Integrative Medicine. 5, 1, p. 44-53. 10 p.
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Cost, production, efficiency or effectiveness: where should we focus?
Hollingsworth, B. 2013 In: Lancet Global Health. 1, 5, 2 p.
Comment/debate

Is it cost-effective to increase aspirin use in outpatient settings for primary or secondary prevention? Simulation data from the REACH Registry Australian cohort.
Ademi, Z., Liew, D., Hollingsworth, B., Steg, P.G. 2013 In: Cardiovascular Therapeutics. 31, 1, p. 45-52 .
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Outcomes and excess costs among patients with cardiovascular disease
Ademi, Z., Liew, D., Zomer, E., Gorelik, A., Hollingsworth, B., Steg, P.G., Bhatt, D.L., Reid, C.M. 2013 In: Heart, Lung and Circulation. 22, 9, p. 724-730. 7 p.
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Overview of Pharmacoeconomic Modelling Methods.
Ademi, Z., Kim, H., Zomer, E., Reid, C., Hollingsworth, B., Liew, D. 2013 In: British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 75, 4, p. 944-950. 7 p.
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Public smoking bans and self assessed health.
Wildman, J., Hollingsworth, B. 2013 In: Economics Letters. 118, 1, p. 209-212.
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The relationship between smoking, quitting smoking and obesity in Australia: a seemingly unrelated probit approach
Au, N., Hauck, K., Hollingsworth, B. 2013 In: Applied Economics. 45, 16, p. 2191-2199. 9 p.
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The scale efficiency of hospitals: One size does not fit all.
Asmild, M., Hollingsworth, B., Birch, S. 2013 In: Journal of Productivity Analysis. 40, 2, p. 197-206.
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The 2nd Australasian Workshop on Econometrics and Health Economics.
Hollingsworth, B., Scott, A. 06/2012 In: Health Economics. 21, S1, 3 p.
Editorial

Policy Implications of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use in Australia: Data from the National Health Survey
Spinks, J., Hollingsworth, B. 04/2012 In: Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 18, 4, p. 371-378. 8 p.
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Revolution, evolution, or status quo? Guidelines for Efficiency Measurement in Health Care.
Hollingsworth, B. 02/2012 In: Journal of Productivity Analysis. 37, 1, p. 1-5. 5 p.
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Care-seeking, complementary therapy and herbal medicine use among people with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: CAMELOT Phase II, surveying for diversity.
Manderson, L., Oldenburg, B., Lin, V., Hollingsworth, B., De Courten, M., Canaway, R., Spinks, J. 2012 In: Australian Journal of Medical Herbalism. 24, 2, p. 46-55. 10 p.
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Care-seeking, use of CAM, and self-management among people with Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: CAMELOT phase I, an ethnographic approach.
Manderson, L., Oldenburg, B., Lin, V., Hollingsworth, B., DeCourten, M., Canaway, R., Spinks, J. 2012 In: Australian Journal of Medical Herbalism. 24, 1, p. 10-18. 9 p.
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Cost-Effectiveness of Optimizing Use of Statins in Australia: Using Outpatient Data From the REACH Registry
Ademi, Z., Reid, C., Hollingsworth, B., Stoelwinder, J., Steg, P.G., Bhatt, D.L., Vale, M., Liew, D. 10/2011 In: Clinical Therapeutics. 33, 10, p. 1456-1465. 10 p.
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The 1st Australasian Workshop on Econometrics and Health Economics. Health Economics
Hollingsworth, B., Scott, A. 09/2011 In: Health Economics. 20, S1, 3 p.
Editorial

Employment and changes in bodyweight patterns among young women
Au, N., Hollingsworth, B. 1/05/2011 In: Preventive Medicine. 52, 5, p. 310-316. 7 p.
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A randomised, feasibility trial of a tele-health intervention for Acute Coronary Syndrome patients with depression (‘MoodCare’): study protocol.
O Neill, A., Hawkes, A., Chan, B., Sanderson, K., Forbes, A., Hollingsworth, B., Atherton, J., Hare, D., Jelinek, M., Eadie, K., Taylor, C., Oldenburg, B. 25/02/2011 In: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 11, 7 p.
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BMI differences in 1st and 2nd generation immigrants of Asian and European origin to Australia
Hauck, K., Hollingsworth, B., Morgan, L. 01/2011 In: Health and Place. 17, 1, p. 78-85. 8 p.
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Health dynamics, adaptation to illness and resource allocation
Hauck, K., Hollingsworth, B. 2011 In: Applied Economics Letters. 18, 16, p. 1545-1548. 4 p.
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Economic implications of obesity among people with atherothrombotic disease
Ademi, Z., Walls, H., Peeters, A., Liew, D., Hollingsworth, B., Steg, P.G., Bhatt, D.L., Reid, C.M. 08/2010 In: International Journal of Obesity. 34, 8, p. 1284-1292. 9 p.
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Predictors of annual pharmaceutical costs in Australia for participants with or at risk of cardiovascular disease : analysis of Australian data from the REACH Registry
Ademi, Z., Liew, D., Hollingsworth, B., Steg, P.G., Bhatt, D.L., Reid, C. 1/04/2010 In: American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs. 10, 2, p. 85-94. 10 p.
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The impact of severe obesity on hospital length of stay.
Hauck, K., Hollingsworth, B. 04/2010 In: Medical Care. 48, 4, p. 335-340. 6 p.
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The economic implications of treating atherothrombotic disease in Australia, from the government perspective
Ademi, Z., Liew, D., Hollingsworth, B., Wolfe, R., Steg, G.P., Bhatt, D.L., Reid, C.M. 01/2010 In: Clinical Therapeutics. 32, 1, p. 119-132. 14 p.
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Blood donation and the nature of altruism.
Wildman, J., Hollingsworth, B. 03/2009 In: Journal of Health Economics. 28, 2, p. 492-503. 12 p.
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Are the economics of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) different to conventional medicine?
Spinks, J., Hollingsworth, B. 02/2009 In: Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 9, 1, 4 p.
Editorial

A conceptual model of the economic impact of international movements in the health labour force.
Hollingsworth, B., Richardson, J. 2009 In: Applied Economics Letters. 16, 6, p. 609-613. 5 p.
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Cross country comparisons of technical efficiency of health production: a demonstration of pitfalls.
Spinks, J., Hollingsworth, B. 2009 In: Applied Economics. 41, 4, p. 417-427. 11 p.
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The measurement of efficiency and productivity of health care delivery
Hollingsworth, B. 10/2008 In: Health Economics. 17, 10, p. 1107-1128. 22 p.
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Efficiency Measurement in Health and Health Care
Hollingsworth, B., Peacock, S.J. 2008 Taylor & Francis. 157 p. ISBN: 9780415271370 .
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