Dr Luke Wilson

Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health

Research Associate

Health Economists Study Group ECR Subcommittee Member

+44 114 222 0815

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Dr Luke Wilson
Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health
Ground floor
Regent Court (ScHARR)
30 Regent Street
S1 4DA

I joined ScHARR (HEDS) as a Research Associate in July 2018, working within the Sheffield Alcohol Research Group.

Current Projects:
I currently work on Syntax project: Integrated evidence synthesis for joint appraisal of tobacco and alcohol tax interventions for harm reduction in the UK. The aim is to investigate how tobacco and alcohol taxation can be changed to improve health for all.

SPARC - Social Practice in Alcohol Research Collaboration. Understanding stability and change in British drinking using 16 years of market research data. An ERSC funded project.

CRUK Tobacco Tax Pass-through - Analysis of tax pass-through of tobacco in small and local retailers.


Health Economics PhD Lancaster University
Economics MSc Lancaster University
Economics BSc Lancaster University

Research interests
  • The economics and modelling of alcohol consumption and alcohol taxation.
  • Microeconomics and public policy – research in labour, education, health and personnel economics.
  • Applied Microeconometrics and behavioural economics.

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Research group

Sheffield Alcohol Research Group

Teaching interests

Economics, Health Economics, Statistics

Teaching activities

HAR6522 Confronting Public Health Problems