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, and Social Science & Medicine. 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 at MUCHE. 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 an editorial board member of PharmacoEconomics and Journal of Hospital Management and Health Policy, 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.