Name: Professor Luke Brian CONNELLY
Business Address: Centre for the Business and Economics of Health
The University of Queensland
20 Cornwall Street
WOOLLONGABBA QLD 4120
Departimento di Sociologia e Diritto dellEconomia
(Department of Sociology and Business Law)
The University of Bologna
Strada Maggiore 45
Telephone: +61 434 609 877
Doctor of Philosophy (University of Queensland), 2000.
Master of Economic Studies (University of Queensland), 1993.
Bachelor of Arts (Economics Double Major) (University of Queensland), 1991.
Health economics, insurance economics, education economics, microeconomics.
Professor Ordinario (Public Economics) (part-time)
The University of Bologna
31 October 2017-
Director (Acting), Centre for the Business and Economics of Health
The University of Queensland
1 March 2016-
Professor of Health Economics
The University of Queensland
1 January 2008-.
Affiliate Professorial Appointment, Queensland Brain Institute
Affiliate Professorial Appointment, Poche Centre for Indigenous Health
Previous Appointments at The University of Queensland:
Affiliate Professorial Appointment, UQ Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR), January
Affiliate Professorial Appointment, School of Economics, June 2012-15
Node Director, Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health (ACERH UQ)
1 June 2005-2014.
Associate Director, Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine
Appointments at Other Universities
Professorial Fellow (Honorary), The University of Melbourne, Australian Health Workforce
Institute (AHWI), 2008-2013.
OTHER ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Associate Professor of Health Economics, CONROD, The University of Queensland 1 May
2003-31 December 2007.
Professor of Health Economics (0.20FTE cross-appointment) School of Economics, 1
January 2008-5 November 2010.
Senior Lecturer in Economics, The Brisbane Graduate School of Business, Queensland
University of Technology, 1 March 2000-30 April 2003.
Acting Assistant Dean, Faculty of Business 1 September 2002-24 December 2002.
Adjunct Faculty, Australian Graduate School of Management (Instruction in Markets
Managers and Prices), Brisbane, Semester 1, 2002, 2003.
Lecturer in Economics, School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of
Technology, 1 July 1998-28 February 2000.
Lecturer in Health Economics, School of Public Health, Queensland University of
Technology, 10 July 1995 - 30 June 1998.
Guest lecturer, Department of Economics (UQ), Health Economics for Administrators
(EC857), Semester 1, 1996.
Lecturer (part-time), School of Public Health (QUT) Health Care Economics
(PUB531), Semester 1, 1995.
Tutorial Assistant, Department of Economics (UQ), Microeconomic Policy (EC271),
Semester 2, 1993.
Tutorial Assistant, Department of Economics (UQ), Intermediate Microeconomics (EC211),
Semester 1, 1993.
AWARDS AND OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
Curtin Business School Article of the Year 2015 Award, Awarded for Nghiem HS, Nguyen
H, Khanam R and Connelly LB (2015) Does School Type Affect Cognitive and Non-
Cognitive Development in Children? Evidence from Australian Primary Schools, Labour
Economics, Vol.33, pp.55-65. (Awarded March 2016.)
Outstanding Platform Presentation Award at the World Congress on Physical Therapy 2015:
Michaleff Z (presenter), Maher CG, Lin C-WC, Rebbeck T, Jull G, Latimer J, Connelly LB
and Sterling M (2014) Comprehensive Physiotherapy Exercise Program or Advice for
Chronic Whiplash (PROMISE): A Pragmatic Randomised Controlled Trial, WCPT,
Singapore, May 2015.
Distinguished Teaching Award, School of Economics (UQ), 2014 (for the Masters-level
course Economic Evaluation and Health, enrolment=16, in 2013).
Academic Merit Award at the 3rd Australian Compensation and Health Conference,
Melbourne 2013: Kenardy J (presenter), Heron-Delaney M, Lang J, Brown E, Bellamy N,
Sterling M and Connelly LB, The University of Queensland Study of Psychological and
Physical Outcomes following a Road Traffic crash (UQ SuPPORT).
Axel Ingelman Prize for best presentation: Maher, C. (presenter), Feiner, B., DeCupyer, E.,
Nichols, C., Schluter, P. and Connelly, L.B. (2009) Laparoscopic Sacral Colpopexy versus
Total Vaginal Mesh Vaginal Vault Prolapse: A Randomised Controlled Trial, 34th Annual
Meeting of the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA), Lake Como, Italy, June
Best Paper Award for Connelly, L.B. (2001) "Assertion-Reason Assessment in Formative
and Summative Tests: Results from Two Graduate Case Studies", A Paper Presented at the
VIII Educational Innovation in Economics and Business (EDiNEB) Conference, Nice, June,
QUT Student Guild Best Lecturer on Campus nominee, Semester 2, 1997.
Faculty of Commerce and Economics (UQ) Deans Commendation List for Excellence in
Academic Performance, 1993.
Connelly, L.B. (1999) An Analysis of Fee-For-Service Medical Practice in Australia:
Results for General Practitioner Markets, unpublished PhD Thesis presented to the
University of Queensland, (pp.xiii + 529). [Supervisor: D.P. Doessel; Examiners: J.R.G.
Butler, D.E. Lewis, M.V. Pauly.]
Connelly, L.B. (1993) A Cost-Effectiveness Study of Alternative Measures for Preventing the
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome, unpublished Master of Economic Studies Thesis presented
to the University of Queensland, (pp. v + 152).
Connelly, L.B. (1992) A Framework for the Economic Appraisal of Measures Designed for
the Prevention of the Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome, unpublished Economic Project
presented to the University of Queensland, (pp.v + 68).
Connelly, L.B. and Doessel, D.P. (2002) Medicare and General Practice: An Economic
Analysis, Australian Studies in Health Services Research (Monograph Series) No.91,
University of New South Wales, Sydney.
(NHMRC) Guidelines Review Group (2005) Screening to Prevent Cervical Cancer:
Guidelines for the Management of Women with Screen Detected Abnormalities, Australian
Government (National Health and Medical Research Council), Canberra.
II EDITED MONOGRAPHS
Butler, J.R.G. and Connelly, L.B. (eds) (2002) Economics and Health: 2001 Proceedings of
the Twenty-Second Australian Conference of Health Economists, Australian Health
Economics Society, Sydney, (pp.ii + 446).
III CHAPTERS IN PEER-REVIEWED MONOGRAPHS
Connelly LB and Spearing N (2011) Compensation and Health Outcomes, in Sterling M and
Kenardy J (eds) Whiplash: Evidence Base for Clinical Practice, Churchill Livingstone,
Sydney, pp.144-56, (ISBN-13: 9780729539463).
Connelly, L.B., Woolf, A. and Brooks, P. (2006) Cost-effectiveness of Interventions for
Musculoskeletal Conditions, Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, 2nd edn,
Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 963-80.
Connelly, L.B. (2005) Student Characteristics and Academic Success: An Econometric
Study of the Performance of 'Equity Groups', in Milter, R.G, Perotti, V.S., Segers, Mien
S.R. (eds) (2005) Educational Innovation in Economics and Business IX, Springer,
Connelly, L.B. (2004) "Assertion-Reason Assessment in Formative and Summative Tests:
Results from Two Graduate Case Studies", in Ottewill, R., Borredon, L., Falque, L.
Macfarlane, B. and Wall, A. (eds) (2004) Educational Innovation in Economics and
Business VIII: Pedagogy, Technology and Innovation, Kluwer, Dordrecht, 359-78.
IV CHAPTERS IN TEXTBOOKS
Connelly, L.B. (2009) Economic Evaluations with Pre-Scored Health Status
Instruments, in Oakland, T. and Mpofu, E. (eds) Rehabilitation and Health Assessment:
Applying ICF Guidelines, Springer, New York, pp.163-88.
Miles, K.A. and Connelly, L.B. (2003) Cost-Effectiveness Studies of PET in Oncology,
in Oehr, P. (ed.) (2003) PET and PET-CT in Oncology, Springer, Berlin, pp. 321-30.
Connelly, L.B. (1998) "Aspects of Health Economics" in Clinton, M. and Scheiwe, D.
(eds) (1998) Management in the Australian Health Care Industry, 2nd edn, Addison-
Wesley-Longman, Melbourne, pp.54-78.
V ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS
Nghiem HS and Connelly LB (2017) Convergence and Determinants of Health Expenditures
in OECD Countries, Health Economics Review, 7: 1-11.
Foot H, Freeman C, Hemming K, Scott I, Coombes ID, Williams ID, Connelly LB, Whitty
JA, Sturman N, Kirsa S, Nicholson C, Russell G, Kirkpatrick C and Cottrell N (2017)
Reducing Medical Admissions into Hospital through Optimising Medicines (REMAIN