Senior Researcher, Econometrician / Health Economist
Wilbert van den Hout graduated in econometrics and in acutarial sciences at the University of Amsterdam in 1991. In 1996 he obtained his PhD at the University of Tilburg, for research concerning a numerical method for analysing Markovian queuing systems. Since then he has been working as a senior researcher in Health Technology Assessment, at the department of Medical Decision Making of the Leiden University Medical Center. The main focus of his work is on conducting and supervising economic evaluations, either alongside clinical trials or using mathematical models. His theoretical reserach deals with methodological aspects of measuring utilities and costs and on disease modelling.