Dr Tessa Peasgood BA (Leicester), MSc (Oxford), PhD (Imperial College London)


University of Sheffield
Regent Court, 30 Regent Street
Sheffield, S1 4DA

Office: 106
West Court
Mappin Street
S1 4DP

Tel: (+44) (0)114 222 0677
Fax: +44 (0)114 222 0749

E-mail: t.peasgood@sheffield.ac.uk

ORCiD: 0000-0001-8024-7801


I joined HEDS in 2007.

Teaching Interests

My teaching interests lie in Economic Evaluation, Valuation of Health and Well-being, and Health Care Systems.

I am interested in supervising research students in topics/areas such as measuring and valuing well-being and understanding the determinants of well-being and happiness. I am particularly interested supervising studies in quantitative analysis of panel data.

I am Module Coordinator for the MPH Economic Evaluation and Health Care Finance:

Research interests

My research interests are:

  • Economics of well-being and happiness
  • Investigating the determinants of subjective well-being
  • Microeconomic evaluation of longitudinal data, particularly the BHPS
  • Measuring and valuing health and quality of life

Extended List of Publications

Journal articles

Conference proceedings papers

  • Dolan P & Peasgood T (2008) Measuring Well-Being for Public Policy: Preferences or Experiences?. JOURNAL OF LEGAL STUDIES, Vol. 37 (pp S5-S31) RIS download Bibtex download


  • Mukuria C, Rowen D, Peasgood T & Brazier JE (2016) An empirical comparison of well-being measures used in the UK View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • peasgood T, Brazier JE, mukuria C & Rowen D (2014) A conceptual comparison of well-being measures used in the UK. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download