Axel Mühlbacher, Dr. rer. oec., is professor of health economics and health care management at Hochschule Neubrandenburg. As a secondary appointment he is an adjunct professor in the Duke Department of Population Health Sciences, and a CHPIR Senior Research Fellow in the Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research at the Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University (USA). He is past chair of the board of the International Academy of Health Preference Research (IAHPR).Axel Mühlbacher holds a M.Sc. in business administration from Eberhard-Karls Universität (Tübingen) and a Ph.D. in economics from the Technical University Berlin. Past positions include assistant professor at Technische Universität Berlin and research fellow, German Coordinating Agency of Public Health, Albert-Ludwig Universität Freiburg. From 2010-11 he was a Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice. He served as a member of the scientific advisory board of the Institute for Quality Assurance and Transparency in Healthcare (IQTiG).His research focuses on methodological advances in decision analysis, econometrics and choice experiments and their application in the health domain. Recent work includes stated preferences research, empirical research to understand the behavioral aspects of health and problems of multi-criteria decision making to inform the optimal design of policies and regulatory decision making.He currently serves as associate editor of Value in Health (ViH) and on the editorial advisory board of PharmacoEconomics, Int. Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC) and The Patient – Patient Centered Outcomes Research. Axel Mühlbacher is author of several books and more than 100 peer-reviewed articles.
professor of health economics and health care management at Hochschule Neubrandenburg.