Olukorede Abiona, PhD, joined Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE) in 2017 as a research fellow in Applied Health Economics. Prior to joining CHERE, Olukorede worked as an assistant lecturer at the University of Leicester where he earned his PhD in Development Economics. He also held part-time teaching positions at the University of Leicester during his PhD. Olukorede is an applied microeconomist and his research interests lie in the application of econometrics methods for impact evaluation of policies. His research areas cover health economics and development economics. He is currently working on the impact of aged care policies on payment choices of residents and the impact of MBS caps on specialist fees.