David McDaid 
is Associate Professor in Health Policy and Health Economics at the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre, Department of Health Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has worked on many different areas of mental health and public health economics and policy, including work on the impact of economic shocks on population mental health, the economic costs of self-harm and suicide, as well as on the cost effectiveness of measures to protect and promote mental health and wellbeing during times of economic crisis. He has more than 350 publications and has provided advice to various governments, as well as international organisations including European Commission, OECD, WHO and UNICEF.

On 22/03, he gave a lecture on Mental health and wellbeing during times of economic shock: an economic as well as moral imperative.

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