Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health academics’ publication archives can be accessed via this link below.

Economic Evaluation and Priority Setting
  1. Smith N, Mitton C, Donaldson C, Bryan S, Peacock S. Current evaluation practices involving resource allocation processes in Canadian healthcare organizations: a survey of senior managers. Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation 2013; 27(2): 1-20.

  2. Pennington M. Dickinson H, Donaldson C and Walker J. Quantitative analysis at local and national level: getting it right and why it matters. Public Policy and Administration 2012; 27: 145-167.

  3. N. Martin; D. Newbury-Birch; J. Duckett; H. Mason; J. Shen; C. Shevills; E. Kaner (2012)  A Retrospective Analysis of the Nature, Extent and Cost of Alcohol-Related Emergency Calls to the Ambulance Service in an English Region. Alcohol and Alcoholism. 47(2): 191-197.  doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agr158

  4. McCafferty S, Williams I, Hunter D, Robinson S, Donaldson C and Bate A. Implementing World Class Commissioning Competencies: a case-study evaluation. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 2012; 17 (supplt 1): 40-48.

  5. Smith N, Mitton C, Davidson A, Gibson J, Peacock S, Bryan S and  Donaldson C. Design and Implementation of a Survey of Senior Canadian Healthcare Decision Makers: Organization-wide Resource Allocation Processes. Health 2012; 4: 1007-1014.

  6. Holmes RD, Steele JG, Exley CE and Donaldson C. Managing resources in NHS dentistry: using health economics to inform commissioning decisions. BMC Health Services Research 2011; 11: 138.

  7. Shah A, Pennington M, Donaldson C and Heginbotham C. The cost of implementing Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards in England. British Journal of Psychiatry 2011; 199: 232-238.

  8. Walker J and Donaldson C. Intervening to Improve Outcomes for Vulnerable Young People: a review of the evidence. Department of Education, London, 2011 (ISBN: 978-1-84775-849-1).

  9. Carr SM, Lhussier M, Foster N, Geddes L, Deane K,  Pennington M, Visram S, White M, Michie S, Donaldson C and Hildreth A. An evidence synthesis of qualitative and quantitative research on component intervention techniques, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, equity and acceptability of different versions of health-related lifestyle advisor role in improving health. Health Technol Assess 2011; 15: 9.

  10. Lock K, Wilson J, Steen N, Eccles M, Mason H et al. (2010) North of England and Scotland Study of Tonsillectomy and Adeno-tonsillectomy in children (NESSTAC): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial with a parallel non-randomised preference study. Health Technol Assess; 14(13).

  11. Shemilt I, Mugford M, Vale L, Marsh K and Donaldson C (eds) (2010) Evidence-Based Decisions and Economics: Health Care, Social Welfare, Education and Criminal Justice. BMJ Books/Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford.

  12. Wu CM, Manns BJ, Hill MD, Ghali WA, Donaldson C, Buchan AM (2009) Rapid evaluation after high-risk TIA is associated with lower stroke risk.Canadian Journal of Neurosciences and Stroke; 36: 450-5.

  13. Shrive F, Ghali W, Manns BJ and Donaldson C. (2009) The Impact of using different costing methods on the results of an economic evaluation of cardiac care: microcosting vs gross-costing approaches. Health Economics; 18: 377-388.

  14. Donaldson C, Bate A, Brambleby P and Waldner H (2008) Moving forward on rationing: an economic view. British Medical Journal; 337: a1872.

  15. Peacock S, Mitton C, Donaldson C and Bate A (2008) Priority setting methods for decision makers. International Journal of Ethics; 5: 197-212.

  16. Dionne F, Mitton C, Smith N, Donaldson C. (2008) Decision maker views on priority setting in the Vancouver Island Health Authority. Cost effectiveness and resource allocation, 6:13.

  17. Donaldson C, Mason H, Rankin J (2007) Economic Evaluation and Orthopaedic Nursing. Journal of Orthopaedic Nursing, 11: 113-121.

  18. Mitton C and Donaldson C.(2004) The Priority Setting Toolkit: a Practical Guide to the Use of Economics in Health Care Decision Making. BMJ Books, London.

Financing Health Care
  1. Donaldson C and Bryan S. Compulsion: the key to successful US health care reform. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 2012; 17(2): 106-9.

  2. Exley C, Rousseau N, Donaldson C and Steele J. Beyond price: individuals’ accounts of deciding to pay for private healthcare treatment in the UK. BMC Health Services Research 2012, 12: 53.

  3. Donaldson C.(2011) Credit Crunch Health Care: How Economics Can Save Our Publicly-Funded Health Services. Policy Press, Bristol. 

  4. Hartley J, Donaldson C, Skelcher C, and Wallace M (eds) (2008) Managing to Improve Public Services. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

  5. Mataria A, Khatib R, Donaldson C, Carrin G, Bossert T, Hunter D, Alsayed F, Moati J-P (2009) The health care system in the Occupied Palestinian Territory: assessment and reform agenda. Lancet; 373: 1207-1217.

  6. Donaldson C and Gerard K (with Mitton C, Jan S and Wiseman V) (2005).  Economics of Health care Financing:  The Visible Hand (2nd edition). Palgrave/Macmillan, London.

Financial Inclusion
  1. Sinclair, S. (2014). ‘Financial Inclusion And Social Financialisation: Britain In A European Context’. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy  34 (1/2).

  2. Gillespie, M. and others (2012) Embedding Employability in Financial Inclusion Services: Guidelines for financial inclusion services and advisers. (Guidelines and Monitoring Framework based on research developed in partnership with Glasgow City Council and other services with funding from the Scottish Government.  Available at:

  3. Sinclair. S. (2010) What Do We Know About Financial Exclusion in Britain? Journal Of Poverty And Social Justice. 18 (1)

  4. Gillespie, M. and Dobbie, L. (2010) Tackling Financial Exclusion and Debt: Money Advice at the Crossroads, Scottish Centre for Regeneration Briefing Paper 9, Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Available at: 

  5. Dobbie, L. and Gillespie, M. (2010) The Health Benefits of Financial Inclusion: A Literature Review. Report for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Glasgow: Scottish Poverty Information Unit. Available at: 

  6. Gillespie, M. and Dobbie, L. (2009) Funding Money Advice Services: Exploring sustainable models for the UK. Dorking: Friends Provident Foundation. Available at:

  7. Sinclair. S, McHardy, F, Dobbie, L, Lindsay K, and Gillespie, M. (2009)Understanding Financial Inclusion - Using Action Research And A Knowledge Exchange Review To Establish What Is Agreed, And What Is Contested. Dorking Friends Provident Foundation.

Q Methodology
  1. McHugh N, Baker R, Mason H, Williamson L, van Exel NJA, Deogaonkar R, Collins M, Donaldson C (2015) Extending life for people with a terminal illness: a moral right and an expensive death?  Exploring societal perspectives BMC Medical Ethics 16:14. Open access link:

  2. Baker R, Wildman J, Mason H, Donaldson C (2014) Q-ing for health – a new approach to eliciting the public’s views on health care resource allocation Health Economics 23, 3: 283-297

  3. Petrou S, Kandala N, Robinson A, Baker R (2013) A person trade-off study to estimate age-related weights for health gains in economic evaluationPharmacoEconomics DOI 1007/s40273-013-0085-y available online first

  4. Robinson A, Gyrd-Hansen D, Bacon P, Baker R, Pennington M, Donaldson C, EuroVaQ Team (2013) Estimating a WTP-based value of a QALY: The ‘chained’ approach Social Science & Medicine Volume 92: 92–104

  5. Baker RM, van Exel NJA, Mason H, Stricklin M (2010) Connecting Q & surveys: three methods to explore factor membership in large samples Operant Subjectivity, International Journal of Q Methodology 34, 1: 38–58

  6. Mason H, Baker R, Donaldson C (2010) Understanding public preferences for prioritising health care interventions in England: does the type of health gain matter? Journal of Health Services Research & Policy16: 81-89

  7. Baker R M (2006) Economic rationality and health and lifestyle choices for people with diabetes. Social Science & Medicine 63: 2341-2353

  8. Baker R, Thompson C, Mannion R (2006) Q methodology in health economics.Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 11, 1: 38-45

  9. van Exel J, Baker R, Mason H,  Donaldson C, Brouwer W (2015) Public views on principles for health care priority setting: a European cross-country study using Q methodology Social Science & Medicine 126: 128-137

  10. Scott S, Baker R, Shucksmith J, Kaner E (2014) Autonomy, Special Offers and Routines: A Q Methodological Study of Industry-driven Marketing Influences on Young People’s Drinking Behaviour  Addiction109: 1833-1844. Doi: 10.1111/add.12663

Social Business, Health & Well-being
  1. McHugh N, Baker R, Mason H, Williamson L, van Exel NJA, Deogaonkar R, Collins M, Donaldson C (2015) Extending life for people with a terminal illness: a moral right and an expensive death?  Exploring societal perspectives BMC Medical Ethics 16:14. Open access link:

  2. Roy M, Donaldson C, Baker R, Kerr S (2014) Beyond caring: a model and systematic review of the health-generating potential of social enterpriseSocial Science & Medicine Special Issue: Civil Society. 123: 182-193

  3. Roy M, Donaldson C, Baker R and Kay A. Social enterprise: new pathways to health and well-being? Journal of Public Health Policy (advance online publication, 22 November 2012; doi:10.1057/jphp.2012.61).

  4. Cam Donaldson, Rachel Baker, Francine Cheater, Morag Gillespie, Neil McHugh, Stephen Sinclair (2011) Social Business, health and well-beingSocial Business 1, 1: 17-35

  5. Cam Donaldson, Rachel Baker, Morag Gillespie, Stephen Sinclair, Neil McHugh, Flora Cornish, Francine Cheater, Jackie Tombs, John Godwin (2011) Markets and health in the home of Smith and Yunus.  The Journal of Social Business 1 1: 155-167 

  6. Connell J. M. (2011) Social Enterprise: A comparison between Scotland and Singapore, 3rd International Social Innovation Research Conference, South Bank University, Sept.

  7. McCallum C, Donaldson C and Anderson M. Grameen Caledonian Partnership - how a university can help spread and develop a new approach to society’s ills. Social Business 2011; 1: 59-67.

  8. McHugh N, Baker R, Donaldson C, McCallum C, Faivretavignot B, Dalsace F, Okada M, Charles J, Hoshino H, Ahmed A, Khan R, Kam WP, Grove AK, Biggeri M, Testi E, Heinecke A, Kreutzer K, Faust J. Microcredit and social business: from current ‘crises’ to future promise. A message of academic support for Professor Muhammad Yunus. Journal of Social Business 2011; 1: 94-106.

  9. Donaldson C, Baker R, Mason H, Jones-Lee M, Lancsar E, Wildman J, Bateman I, Loomes G, Robinson A, Sugden R, Pinto Prades JL, Ryan M, Shackley P, Smith R. The social value of a QALY: raising the bar or barring the raise? BMC Health Services Research 2011; 11:88.

Social Inclusion/Exclusion
  1. Baglioni S, Oliveira Mota Luis F, S; (2013) Alike but not alike: Welfare state and unemployment  policies in Southern Europe. Italy and Portugal compared.  International Journal of Social Welfare, 22: 319–327

  2. Baglioni S, Numerato D (2011) The dark side of social capital: An ethnography of sport governance. International Review for the Sociology of Sport

  3. Baglioni S, Baumgarten B, Chabanet D, Lahusen C (2010) Transcending Marginalization: The Mobilization of the Unemployed in France, Germany, and Italy in a Comparative Perspective. The International Quarterly, 13(3): 323-335

  4. Baglioni S, Della Porta D, Graziano P (2008) The contentious politics of unemployment: The Italian case in comparative perspective. European Journal of Political Research, 47: 827–851

Societal Values and Health
  1. Baker R, Bartczak A, Chilton S, Metcalf H* (2014) Did people "buy" what was "sold"? A qualitative evaluation of a Contingent Valuation survey information set for gains in life expectancy Journal of Environmental Management 133: 94-103

  2. Pennington M, Baker R, Brouwer W, Mason H, Gyrd Hansen D, Robinson S, Donaldson C and the EuroVaQ Team (2015) Comparing WTP values of different types of QALY gain elicited from the general public Health Economics 24, 3: 280-293

  3. Lancsar E, Donaldson C, Louviere J, Currie G and Burgess L. Best Worst Discrete Choice Experiments in Health: Methods and an Application. Social Science and Medicine 2013; 76: 74-82.

  4. Collins, M. Latimer, N. NICE's end of life decision making scheme: impact on population health. BMJ, 03/2013

  5. Emily Lancsar, John Wildman, Cam Donaldson, Mandy Ryan , Rachel Baker (2011) Deriving distributional weights for QALYs through discrete choice experiments Journal of Health Economics 30: 466-478

  6. Cam Donaldson, Rachel Baker, Helen Mason, Michael Jones-Lee, Emily Lancsar, John Wildman, Ian Bateman, Graham Loomes, Angela Robinson, Robert Sugden, Jose Luis Pinto Prades, Mandy Ryan, Phil Shackley and Richard Smith (2011)The social value of a QALY: raising the bar or barring the raise? BMC Health Services Research 11: 8

  7. Donaldson C. Willingness to pay and publicly-funded health care: contradictions in terms? Seminar Briefing No 10. Office of Health Economics, London, 2011.

  8. Mason H, Baker R and Donaldson C. Understanding public preferences for prioritising health care interventions in England: does the type of health gain matter? Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 2011; 16 81-89.

  9. Baker R, Chilton S, Donaldson C, Jones-Lee M, Lancsar E, Mason H, Metcalf H, Pennington M, Wildman J. Searchers versus surveyors in estimating the monetary value of a QALY: resolving a nasty dilemma for NICE. Health Economics, Policy and Law 2011; 6: 435-447.

  10. Rachel Baker, Ian Bateman, Cam Donaldson*, Michael Jones-Lee, Emily Lancsar, Graham Loomes, Helen Mason, Maria Odejar, Jose Luis Pinto Prades, Angela Robinson, Mandy Ryan, Phil Shackley, Richard Smith, Robert Sugden, John Wildman (2010) Weighting and valuing quality adjusted life years: preliminary results from the social value of a QALY project . HTA monograph. Health Technol Assess 14 : 27

  11. Mason H, Baker R M, Donaldson C (2009) Willingness to Pay for a QALY: past, present and the future Expert Reviews of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 8, 6: 575-582

  12. Baker, R, Chilton, S M*, Jones-Lee, M W and Metcalf, H (2009) Valuing lives equally in a benefit-cost analysis of safety projects: a method to reconcile theory and practiceSafety Science 47, 6: 813-816

  13. Baker R M, Robinson A, Smith R (2008) How do respondents explain ‘willingness to pay’ responses? A review of the qualitative evidence Journal of Socio-Economics 37, 4: 1427-1442

  14. Mason H, Jones-Lee MW and Donaldson C. (2009) Modelling the monetary value of a QALY: a new approach based on UK data. Health Economics; 18: 933-950

  15. Lamiraud K, Von Bremen K, Donaldson C. (2009) The impact of information on patient preferences in different delivery patterns: prescription versus OTC. Health Policy; 93: 102–110.

  16. Mason H, Jones-Lee M, Donaldson C (2009) Modelling the monetary value of a QALY: a new approach based on UK data. Health Economics. 18(8):933-950.

  17. Baker R, Chilton S, Jones-Lee M*, Metcalf H (2008)Valuing lives equally: defensible premise or unwarranted compromise? Journal of Risk and Uncertainty36, 2: 125-138

  18. Brouwer W, van Exel J, Baker R, Donaldson C (2008) The new myth: Thesocial value of the QALY. PharmacoEconomics 26, 1: 1-4

  19. Baker R, Chilton S*, Jones-Lee M, and Metcalf H (2007) A Face-Validity Test of Response Strategies to ‘Dread Risks’. Revue d'Economie Politique117, 5: 781-794

  20. van Exel J, Baker R, Mason H,  Donaldson C, Brouwer W (2015) Public views on principles for health care priority setting: a European cross-country study using Q methodology Social Science & Medicine 126: 128-137

  21. Jose-Luis Pinto-Prades, Fernando-Ignacio Sanchez-Martinez, Belen Corbacho, Rachel Baker (2014) Valuing QALYS at the End of Life Social Science & Medicine113: 5-14