Emily Lancsar is an Associate Professor and Director of Research in the Centre for Health Economics.

Her broad research interests are in understanding and modelling choice, preferences and behaviour of key decision makers in the health sector and in priority setting in the context of health technology assessment.

Emily currently holds an ARC DECRA in which she is using discrete choice and economic laboratory experiments to explore the role of behavioural and standard economics in preventing and reducing obesity, is leading an NHMRC grant on eliciting societal and decision maker preferences for priority setting, and is a CI on a number of other ARC, NHMRC and NIHR funded projects.

She is a member of the Economic Sub-Committee of the Australian Medical Services Advisory Committee and of the Social Science and Economic Advisory Group of Food Standards Australia New Zealand.

Joining Monash in 2011 represented a return to Australia after spending more than 7 years at Newcastle University in the UK where she held Senior Lecturer and Lecturer positions in the Department of Economics and an ESRC/MRC/NIHR Fellowship in the Economics of Health. Emily also previously worked at CHERE at University of Sydney and UTS and at the Federal Department of Health and is a past Vice President of the Australian Health Economics Society.