Ms Jodi Cronin



Centre For Policy Studies
University College Cork
Cork University Business School
Cork University Business School

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Jodi Cronin has been a college lecturer at the Centre for Policy Studies since September 2014. She received a BA in Economics & French in 1998 (UCC), followed by a MMII graduateship at the Marketing Institute of Ireland and a Master's degree in Health Economics Practice at UCC.

Jodi is currently doing a PhD on the cost effectiveness of the Irish water fluoridation policy. Jodi's research interests are in the area of the economic evaluation and environmental economics, with a specific focus on public policy issues. Jodi teaches economics to both undergraduate and postgraduate students across a range of disciplines.


  • English
  • French
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Grants and Honours

  • 04/02/2019 - Doctoral Student Travel Bursary Award - College of Medicine and Health, University College Cork
  • 05/02/2018 - Doctoral Student Travel Bursary Award - College of Medicine and Health, UCC
  • 01/06/2017 - Cost Analysis of Medical Treatments, Abbvie Limited
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Other Activities

  • 29/11/2019 - SCPDSI - Winter Meeting
  • 10/10/2019 - IADR - Annual Scientific Meeting
  • 16/07/2019 - iHEA World Congress on Health Economics
  • 05/02/2015 - Community Drug Expenditure and Recent Cost Containment Measures
  • 01/12/2014 - HSE Cork - the cost of severe intellectual disability in adult residential services in Cork
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Research Domains

  • Economic evaluations  
  • Dental public health and statistics
  • Economic costs of disability, obesity, drug prescribing costs
  • Economic Evaluation of Health Technology Assessment
  • Energy and Environmental Economics
  • Health Economics  
  • Public policy issues and evidence based policy
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Journal article

Year Publication
2018 AHERN, S., CRONIN, J., WOODS, N., O'REGAN, N. A., TRAWLEY, S., TIMMONS, S. (2018). Dementia in older people admitted to hospital: An analysis of length of stay and associated costs. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. doi:10.1002/gps.5001. Details
2018 CRONIN, J., MOORE, S., LENIHAN, N., O’SHEA, M., WOODS, N. (2018). The non-drug costs associated with the administration of an intravenous biologic treatment in the hospital setting. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 188, 821–834. doi:10.1007/s11845-018-1925-8. Details
2017 CRONIN, J., MURPHY, A., SAVAGE, E. (2017). Can chronic disease be managed through integrated care cost-effectively? Evidence from a systematic review. Can chronic disease be managed through integrated care cost-effectively? Evidence from a systematic review. Irish Journal of Medical Science. doi: Details
2017 CRONIN, J., BOURKE, J. (2017). Value for money? An examination of the relationship between need and cost in intellectual disability services. Health and Social Care in the Community. doi:10.1111/hsc.12425. Details
2017 MURPHY, A., CRONIN, J., WHELAN, R., DRUMMOND, F. J., SAVAGE, E., HEGARTY, J. (2017). Economics of Early Warning Scores for identifying clinical deterioration—a systematic review. Irish Journal of Medical Science.
2016 CONWAYLENIHAN, A., AHERN, S., MOORE, S., CRONIN, J., WOODS, N. (2016). Factors influencing the variation in GMS prescribing expenditure in Ireland.. Health Economics Review. doi:10.1186/s13561-016-0090-x. Details
2016 CONWAYLENIHAN, A., WOODS, N., AHERN, S., MOORE, S., CRONIN, J. (2016). Variation in Irish GMS Pharmaceutical Expenditure by ATC Classification. Value in Health. Details
2021 CRONIN, J., HARDING, M., MOORE, S., HARDING, M., WHELTON, H., WOODS, N. (2021). A cost-effectiveness analysis of community water fluoridation for schoolchildren. BMC Oral Health, 21 (158). doi:10.1186/s12903-021-01490-7. Details
2021 KIJOWSJKI, F., MOORE, S., IQBAL, S., CRONIN, J., MILEWSKI, L., WOODS, N., O'REILLY, S. (2021). Financial Resilience Among Doctors in Training and the COVID-19 Pandemic. Irish Medical Journal, 114 (6), 380.
2022 CRONIN, J., MCAULIFFE, U., WOODS, N., BARRETT, S., WHELTON, H., HARDING, M., ... BURKE, S. (2022). Comparing oral health systems for children in six European countries to identify lessons learned for universal oral health coverage: A study protocol.. HRB Open Research. doi:10.12688/hrbopenres.13458.1. Details

Conference abstract

Year Publication
2016 SAVAGE, E., HEGARTY, J., WEATHERS, E., MULLIGAN, L., BRADLEY, C., CONDON, C., CRONIN, J. (2016). Transforming Chronic Illness Management through Integrated Care: A Systematic Review of What Works Best and Why. Details


Year Publication
2016 HEGARTY, J., DRUMMOND, F. J., MURPHY, A., CRONIN, J. (2016). A systematic review of the clinical & economic literature and a budget impact analysis of any new guideline recommendations to inform the planned update of National Clinical Guideline No. 1-National Early Warning Score (NEWS) for the Irish health system.. Retrieved from
2015 CRONIN, J., SAVAGE, E., HEGARTY, J., WEATHERS, E., MULLIGAN, L., O'REILLY, A., ... DRENNAN, J. (2015). Clinical and Economic Systematic Literature Review to Support the Development of an Integrated Care Programme for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management for the Irish Health System.. Retrieved from
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