Maria Marino

SERRA HUNTER ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (Professora Lectora Serra Hunter)

Research interests:

Health Economics; Health Policy; Public Economics; Policy evaluation.

Recent publications:

  • Friebel, R. and Maynou, L. (2022). Assessing the dangers of a hospital stay for patients with developmental disability. Health Affairs (forthcoming)
  • Friebel, R., Fiesten, J., Maynou, L. and Anderson, M. (2022) Emergency contracting and the delivery of elective care services across the English National Health Service and independent sector during COVID-19: retrospective cohort study. BMJ Open, 12(7):e055875. link
  • Anderson, M., Molloy, A., Maynou, L., Kyriopoulos, I., McGuire, A. and Mossialos, E. (2022). Evaluation of the NHS England Evidence-Based Interventions programme: a difference in difference analysis. BMJ Quality & Safety (in press). link
  • Maynou, L., Pearson, G., McGuire, A. and Serra-Sastre, V. (2022). The diffusion of robotic surgery: examining technology use in the English NHS. Health Policy, 126 (4): 325-336. link
  • Maynou, L., Ordóñez, J., Silva, JI. (2022). Convergence and determinants of young people Not in Employment, Education or Training: An European regional analysis. Economic Modelling, 110: 105808. link
  • Friebel, R., Yoo, KJ. and Maynou, L. (2022). Opioid Abuse and Austerity: Evidence on Health Service Use and Mortality in England. Social Science & Medicine, 298:114511. link 
  • Street, A., Maynou, L., Gilbert, T., Stone, T., Mason, S. and Conroy, S. (2021). Using linked routine data to optimise calculation of the Hospital Frailty Risk Score based on prior hospital admissions: an observational cohort study. The Lancet Healthy Longevity, 2(3) e154-e162.

Laia Maynou

  • Friebel, R. and Maynou, L. (2022). Assessing the dangers of a hospital stay for patients with developmental disability. Health Affairs (forthcoming)
  • Friebel, R., Fiesten, J., Maynou, L. and Anderson, M. (2022) Emergency contracting and the delivery of elective care services across the English National Health Service and independent sector during COVID-19: retrospective cohort study. BMJ Open, 12(7):e055875. link
  • Maynou, L., Owen, R., Konstant-Hambling, R., Iman, T., Arkill, S., Bertfield, D., Street, A., Abrams, KR., Conroy, S. (2022). The association between frailty risk and COVID‑19‑associated all‑mortality in hospitalised older people: a national cohort study. European Geriatric Medicine (in press). link
  • Anderson, M., Molloy, A., Maynou, L., Kyriopoulos, I., McGuire, A. and Mossialos, E. (2022). Evaluation of the NHS England Evidence-Based Interventions programme: a difference in difference analysis. BMJ Quality & Safety (in press). link

  • Maynou, L., Pearson, G., McGuire, A. and Serra-Sastre, V. (2022). The diffusion of robotic surgery: examining technology use in the English NHS. Health Policy, 126 (4): 325-336. link
  • Maynou, L., Ordóñez, J., Silva, JI. (2022). Convergence and determinants of young people Not in Employment, Education or Training: An European regional analysis. Economic Modelling, 110: 105808. link

  • Friebel, R. and Maynou, L. (2022). Trends and characteristics of opioid-driven hospitalizations in England, 2008-2018: a population-based retrospective cohort study to investigate a silent epidemic.  Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine,115(5):173-185. link.

    Media coverage: The Times, Daily Express, Daily Mail, BMJ, Time Radio.

  • Friebel, R., Yoo, KJ. and Maynou, L. (2022). Opioid Abuse and Austerity: Evidence on Health Service Use and Mortality in England. Social Science & Medicine, 298:114511. link
  • Maynou, L., Mehtsun, W., Serra-Sastre, V. and Papanicolas, I. (2021). Patterns of adoption of robotic radical prostatectomy in the United States and England. Health Service Research, 56(S3):1441-1461. link
  • Friebel, R., Henschke, C. and Maynou, L. (2021). Comparing the dangers of a stay in English and German hospitals for high-need patients. Health Service Research, 56(S3):1405-1417. link
  • Maynou, L., Morley, B., Montfort, M. and Ordóñez, J. (2021). Club convergence in European housing prices: the role of macroeconomic and housing market fundamentals. Economic Modelling, 103:105595. link

  • Maynou, L., Hernández-Pizarro, H. and Errea-Rodríguez, M. (2021). The association of physical (in)activity with mental health. Differences between elder and younger populations: A systematic literature review, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(9), 4771. link
  • Street, A., Maynou, L., Gilbert, T., Stone, T., Mason, S. and Conroy, S. (2021). The use of linked routine data to optimise calculation of the Hospital Frailty Risk Score on the basis of previous hospital admissions: a retrospective observational cohort study. The Lancet Healthy Longevity, 2(3) e154-e162. link

     

  • Maynou, L. and Cairns, J. (2020). Disagreement on cancer drug decisions in Europe. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 36(3):232-238. link
  • Nicod, E., Maynou, L., Visintin, E. and Cairns, J. (2020). Why are there differences in HTA recommendations across countries? A parallel convergent mixed methods study. Health Economics, Policy and Law, 15(3): 386-402. link

  • Maynou, L., Coll de Tuero, G. and Saez, M. (2019). The effects of copayment in primary health care: evidence from a natural experiment. The European Journal of Health Economics, 20(8):1237-48. link
  • Maynou, L. and Cairns, J. (2019). What is driving HTA decision-making? Evidence from cancer drug reimbursement decisions from 6 European countries. Health Policy, 123(2):130-139. link
  • Maynou, L. and Saez, M. (2016). Economic crisis and health inequalities: evidence from the European Union. International Journal for Equity in Health, 15(135). DOI: 10.1186/s12939-016-0425-6. link
  • Maynou, L., Saez, M., Bacaria, J. and Kyriacou, A. (2016). The impact of cohesion funds on convergence of the eurozone (1990-2010). Regional Studies, 50(7): 1127-1139. link
  • Maynou-Pujolràs, L., López-Casasnovas, G. (2016). Comparativa de los sistemas de evaluación de medicamentos: evidencia Europea. ¿Es necesaria una unificación de los criterios de evaluación?. Revista Española de Economía de la Salud, 11(2):158-167. link
  • Maynou, L., Saez, M. and Lopez-Casasnovas, G. (2016). Has the economic crisis widened the intra-urban socioeconomic inequalities in mortality? The case of Barcelona, Spain, Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 70:114-124. link
  • Maynou, L. and Cairns, J. (2015). Why do some countries approve a cancer drug and others don't?, Journal of Cancer Policy, 4:21-25. link
  • Maynou, L., Saez, M., Bacaria, J. and Lopez-Casasnovas, G. (2015). Health Inequalities in the European Union: an Empirical Analysis of the Dynamics of Regional Differences, The European Journal of Health Economics, 16:543-559. link
  • Lopez-Casasnovas, G., Maynou, L. and Saez, M. (2015). Another look at the comparisons of the health systems expenditure indicators. Social Indicators Research, 121:149-175. link
  • Hoffmann, R., Borsboom, G., Saez, M., Mari-Dell'Olmo, M., Burström, B., Corman, D., Costa, C., Deboosere, P., Domínguez, F., Dzúrová, D., Gandarillas, A., Gotsens, M., Kovács, K., Mackenbach, J., Martikainen, P., Maynou, L., Morrison, J., Palència, L., Pérez, G., Pikhart, H., Rodríguez-Sanz, M., Santana, P., Saurina, C.,Tarkiainen, L., Borrell, C. (2014). Social differences in avoidable mortality between small areas of 15 European cities: an ecological study, International Journal of Health Geographics, 13:8. link
  • Maynou, L., Saez, M. and Bacaria, J. (2013). Convergence Analysis of the Eurozone Regions (1990-2010)" (in Spanish), Ekonomiaz, 82:201-217. link
  • López-Casasnovas, G. and Maynou, L. (2017). Inclusive economic growth for health equity: in search of the elusive evidence. In: Deeming, C. and ‎ Smyth, P. Reframing global social policy: social investment for sustainable and inclusive growth. Bristol: Policy Press.
  • Maynou, L. (2017). La investigación en eficiencia hospitalaria en España. In: López Casasnovas G, del Llano J.E., Gol Montserrat J., Pi Corrales G. Colaboración Público-Privada en Sanidad: El modelo Alzira. Ed. Fundación Gaspar Casal; Madrid.
  • NIHR project: “Identifying models of care to improve outcomes for older people with emergency and urgent care needs”. The PI: Prof. Simon Conroy (University of Leicester) (2018-2021). WP3- PI: Prof. Andrew Street (LSE). £931,653
  • Health Foundation project: “Health care technology diffusion in the NHS and workforce impact”. PI: Prof. Alistair McGuire (LSE) and Dr. Victoria Serra-Sastre (City, University of London) (2016-2021).
  • CRES (UPF) - Obra Social de la Caixa: "Physical Activity and Mental Health" with Helena Hernández-Pizarro
  • Generalitat Valenciana project AICO/2016/038. “Retos de la UE: crecimiento, competitividad, consolidación fiscal y desigualdad.” PI: Prof. Javier Ordóñez, UJI, (2016-2017).
  • EU Commission contract: ‘Support on organizational issues for building health technology assessment (HTA) capacity in the Ministry of Health of Cyprus (2014)'. PI: Prof. John Cairns, LSHTM (2014).
  • EU Project ADVANCE-HTA 506003 UE 7PM: Advancing and strengthening the methodological tools and policies relating to the application and implementation of Health Technology Assessment (HTA). PI: Prof. Panos Kanavos (LSE). LSHTM WP1 partner (PI: Prof. John Cairns, LSHTM). (2013-2015)

Teaching at UB (current)

Economia del Sector Públic. BA in Business and Administration and Economics.

Public Policies and Health. Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Biomedical Engineering.