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Winnie Yip is Professor of Health Policy and Economics at the University of Oxford and Research Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford, where she co-directs the Global Health Policy Program. She is also part-time Professor of Health Policy and Economics at the China Centre for Health and Development Studies, Peking University and Adjunct Associate Professor of Global Health Policy and Economics at the Harvard School of Public Health. Professor Yip received her PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.

Her primary research interests include incentives and provider behavior; health care system design and impact evaluation of health system interventions; delivery of cost-effective health interventions; and social, economic and cultural determinants of health and well-being. She leads several projects on large-scale health system interventions and evaluations in China and her work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the European Union Commission, the Economics and Social Science Research Council. She has extensive research and executive training experience in Asia, especially China.

She is the current Chair of the Flagship Course on Health Systems Strengthening and Sustainable Financing of the Asia Network for Health System Strengthening and a member of the Expert Group on Provider Payment Mechanisms of the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage. She has acted as adviser to the World Bank and other international agencies. Professor Yip is Associate Editor of Health Economics (Wiley), and the Journal of the Economics of Ageing (Elsevier), and editorial board member of Health Policy, Health Economics, Policy and Law (Cambridge University Press) and Health Economics Review (Springer).