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Susanne Mayer
MMag. Dr. Susanne MayerAssociate Professor

Center for Public Health (Department of Health Economics)
Position: Associate Professor

ORCID: 0000-0002-4448-0478
T +43 1 40160 34843

Further Information


Cost of Illness; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation; Health Care Sector; Public Health

Research interests

  • economic evaluation (cost-effectiveness, cost-of-illness, etc.);
  • valuation of health and social care services and services in other sectors (unit costs);
  • socioeconomic gradient in health care and health care use;
  • quantitative research;
  • qualitative research;

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

  • economic evaluation
  • econometric analysis
  • (qualitative analysis)

Selected publications

  1. Mayer, S. & Osterle, A., 2014. Socioeconomic determinants of prescribed and non-prescribed medicine consumption in Austria. The European Journal of Public Health, 25(4), pp.597-603. Available at:
  2. Czypionka, T., Kraus, M., Mayer, S., Rohrling, G., 2013. Efficiency, ownership, and financing of hospitals: The case of Austria. Health Care Management Science, 17(4), pp.331-347. Available at:
  3. Simon, J. et al., 2018. Comparative economic evaluation of quetiapine plus lamotrigine combination vs quetiapine monotherapy (and folic acid vs placebo) in patients with bipolar depression (CEQUEL). Bipolar Disorders, 20(8), pp.733-745. Available at:
  4. Simon, J., Gray, A., Mayer, S., Laszewska, A., Rugkasa, J., Yeeles, K., Burns, T. (2015). Cost-effectiveness of Community Treatment Orders (CTOs): Economic Evaluation of the OCTET Study. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 18 (S1), pp.S36.
  5. Mayer, S. et al., 2017. Costing evidence for health care decision-making in Austria: A systematic review R. V. Barnabas, ed. PLOS ONE, 12(8), p.e0183116. Available at: