Dr Thomas Longden is a Senior Research Fellow at CHERE. Before joining CHERE in 2016, Dr Longden was based at Macquarie University, the University of Sydney, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC).
Thomas holds a PhD from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and his main areas of research interest are applied econometrics, health economics, environmental economics and energy economics. His current research focuses on multimorbidity, the persistence of high cost healthcare and the impact of extreme heat on mortality and emergency dept. attendances.