If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Yuanyuan Gu is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for the Health Economy at Macquarie University (MUCHE). 

His research is in the broad area of health economics, economics of ageing and aged care, choice modelling and econometrics, with a particular interest in preferences, choice, behaviour, and performance in the health and aged care system. His research has been published in leading journals such as Journal of Health Economics, Health Economics, Social Science & Medicine, JAMA Network Open, BMJ Global Health, PharmacoEconomics, Quality of Life Research, European Journal of Health Economics, Health Policy, Econometrics Journal, Accounting & Finance, and Ear & Hearing. He has been a Chief Investigator or Associate Investigator on over A$14 million in external funding including a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship. 

He is a senior leader within the health policy team and leads the health preference (choice modelling) research stream. He is also a senior advisor for the health technology assessment team and a member of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) evaluation team. He is a director of research overseeing the quality of research and performance metrics at MUCHE. He also co-directs the higher degree research (HDR) program and manages the centre's official Twitter and LinkedIn accounts.  

He has taught a number of courses on health economics, econometrics, and choice modelling, with substantial experience in novel teaching techniques such as using videos and interactive online platforms. At Macquarie University, he is one of the key designers and lecturers of the health economics module, a core subject for the recently launched Master of Public Health program. He also provided guest lectures on choice modelling at the Department of Economics.

He is a member of Australian Health Economics Society and International Academy of Health Preference Research, and a founding member of the Chinese health preference research network.

Personal website: 



External positions

Research Affiliate, ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research

Mar 2022 → …

Fellow, Global Labor Organization

Mar 2022 → …

Honorary Fellow, Shanghai Health Development Research Center

Nov 2021 → …

Editorial board member, PharmacoEconomics

Oct 2020 → …

Expert Committee member, Shanghai Municipal Health Technology Assessment Centre

2020 → …

Editorial board member, Journal of Hospital Management and Health Policy

Dec 2019 → …

Research Affiliate, Health Econometrics and Data Group, University of York

2018 → …

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Experienced Fellow, University of York



Dive into the research topics where Yuanyuan Gu is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles


Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or