Karine Lamiraud
Professeur , Département Économie
Doyenne associée en charge des chaires et des centres d'excellence, Professeur titulaire de la chaire Innovation thérapeutique

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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

Thèmes de Recherche

Health Economics and Applied Econometrics

Competition in Health Insurance Markets

Valuation Methods of Therapeutic Actions

Health Economics in Developing Countries

Economics of HIV/AIDS

Publications académiques
  "Group Gender Composition and Economic Decision-Making: Evidence from the KallystéE Business Game" (K. Lamiraud), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, janv. 2018, Vol. 145, p. 294‑305
  "Endogenous Technology Adoption and Medical Costs" (K. Lamiraud, S. Lhuillery), Health Economics, sept. 2016, Vol. 25, Numéro 9, p. 1123‑1147
  "Incremental willingness to pay: a theoretical and empirical exposition" (K. Lamiraud, R. Oxoby , C. Donaldson), Theory and Decision , janv. 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, déc. 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, déc. 2014, Vol. 53, Numéro 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, déc. 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., juin 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, juin 2012, Vol. 48, Numéro 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, févr. 2010, Vol. 48, Numéro 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 , déc. 2009, Vol. 93, Numéro 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, Numéro 11, p. 1339‑1356
  "Choice, Price competition and Complexity in Markets for Health Insurance" (R. Frank, K. Lamiraud), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization , août 2009, Vol. 71, Numéro 2, p. 550‑562
  "Therapeutic non adherence: a rational behaviour revealing patient preferences?" (K. Lamiraud, P. Geoffard), Health Economics, nov. 2007, Vol. 16(11), Numéro 11, p. 1185‑1204
  "Economic implications of non-adherence to HAART in HIV patients" (K. Lamiraud, J. Moatti), Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy , févr. 2006, Vol. 7, Numéro 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 (avec 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 (avec 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 (avec A. Holly, H. Chevrou-Severac, T. Yalcin). : Börsch-Supan A., Brugiavini A., Jürges H., Mackenbach J., Siegrist J. (eds). Mannheim: MEA, 2005

Working papers
  "Reference Dependence and Incremental WTP" (K. Lamiraud). Essec Research Center, DR‑1609 avr. 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 sept. 15.
  "Group Gender Composition and Economic Decision-Making: Evidence from the Kallystée Business Game" (K. Lamiraud, R. Vranceanu). Essec Research Center, DR‑1515 sept. 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 sept. 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 févr. 13.
  "Switching Costs in Competitive Health Insurance Markets" (K. Lamiraud). Essec Research Center, DR‑1305 févr. 13.
  "Adherence to and effectiveness of Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment for HIV infection: assessing the bidirectional relationship" (K. Lamiraud). Essec Research Center, DR‑1110 janv. 11.
  "Choice, Price competition and Complexity in Markets for Health Insurance" (avec R. Frank). NBER, 13817 févr. 08.
  "The Effect of Hours of Work on Social Interaction" (avec H. Saffer). NBER, 13743 janv. 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" (avec 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 janv. 06.
  "The Impact of Social Health Protection on Access to Health Care, Health Expenditure and Impoverishment: A Case Study of South Africa" (avec F. Booysen , X. Scheil-Adlung ). International Labour Office, Department of social security, Extension of Social Security , 23 janv. 05.

Autres publications
Articles de presse
  "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 févr. 2006

Enseignement à l'ESSEC

Business Economics (M.Sc), Paris and Singapore

Microeconomics (M.Sc), Paris

Health Economics (M.Sc), Paris

Introduction to Macroeconomics (M.Sc), Singapore

Evaluation methods of therapeutic actions, Executive Education, La Défense and Singapore

Health Care Financing, Executive Education, La Défense

Organization of a one-week study tour in ESSEC for EMBA students in Health Care Management of the University of Lausanne

Academic Director of the SMIS program, Executive Master Strategy and Management of Health industries









Autres activités pédagogiques

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 

IESE (Madrid and Barcelona), Topics in Health Insurance

Prix et 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 et activités académiques

Visiting positions and other affiliations

Visiting Scholar (appointed), Stanford University, Department of Health Research and Policy (Feb - March 2014)

Member of THEMA, University of Cergy-Pontoise (2011- )

Visiting Professor (apponted), University of Lausanne (2010 - 2012)

Visiting Fellow, Newcastle University (December 2009)

Visiting Assistant Professor, Harvard University, Department of Health Care Policy (HCP) (August 2006, August 2007, August 2008)

Visiting Fellow, NBER, New York Branch Office

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)





The European Commission, Directorate General for Research & Innovation, Brussels. Member of the Independent Expert Group on the Future of European Public Health Research (2012-2013)


UNITAID, Geneva, Switzerland (2009)

NIVEL, the Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (2007)

World Health Organization and International Labor Office, Geneva, Switzerland (2004)

Professional memberships

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)

Expérience professionnelle

Associate Professor of Economics, ESSEC (2011- )

Assistant Professor of Economics, ESSEC (2010-2011)

Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Lausanne(2005 - 2009)

Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Lausanne (2002 - 2005)

Consultant, CLP Santé, Paris (2002-2003)

Economist, GlaxoSmithKline, Economic Affairs and Pricing Department, Paris (1999 - 2002)

Junior Product Manager (Prozac), Eli Lilly, Marketing Department, Paris (1995 - 1996)



Liens utiles
Chair of Therapeutic Innovation
Liens personnels
Karine Lamiraud
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