Welcome to the Health Economics and Policy Analysis Centre (HEPAC)

The mission of HEPAC is to generate high-quality research that informs future health policy and practice. 

The aim of HEPAC is to develop, apply, and teach methods for the economic analysis of health, health and social care, and health technology.

HEPAC is located in the Institute for the Lifecourse and Society (ILAS) and forms part of the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics at the University of Galway.

HEPAC have extensive collaborative links with clinical, health, and social science researchers at the University of Galway and with partners in national and international organisations.

Researchers at HEPAC explore a range of research questions relating to global challenges, sustainable development goals, and public policy needs relating to health and well-being.

Current projects are funded by agencies such as the Health Research Board, Science Foundation Ireland, charities, and industry partners.