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A. Brett Hauber

Senior Economist, Vice President of Health Preference Assessment

Brett Hauber, PhD, is an expert in health and environmental economics with more than 15 years of academic, research, and government experience. His primary area of specialization is conducting conjoint analyses and discrete-choice experiments to quantify preferences for medical interventions and health outcomes.

He also has extensive experience conducting benefit-risk analysis of patients and other health care decision makers. His most recent applied work has included discrete-choice experiments of patient and physician benefit-risk preferences for treatments for conditions in therapeutic areas such as neurology, infectious diseases, women's health, gastrointestinal diseases, diabetes, and oncology.

Dr. Hauber currently is the chair of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Conjoint Analysis–Statistical Analysis, Reporting, and Conclusions (CA-SARC) task force and was previously a member of the ISPOR task force that developed the ISPOR Checklist for Good Research Practices in Conjoint Analysis.

Dr. Hauber's research has been published in numerous health outcomes and medical journals.


PhD, Economics, University of Delaware; MA, Economics, University of Delaware; BBA (summa cum laude), Temple University.

Latest Publications

Broekhuizen, H., Groothuis-Oudshoorn CG, , Hauber, A.B., Jansen JP, , & Ijzerman, M.J. (2015). Estimating the value of medical treatments to patients using probabilistic multi criteria decision analysis. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 15 (1):102.
Hauber, A.B., Nguyen, H., Posner, J., Kalsekar, I., & Ruggles, J. (2015). A discrete-choice experiment to quantify patient preferences for frequency of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist injections in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Current Medical Research and Opinion, Advance Online Publication .
Broekhuizen, H., Ijzerman, M.J., Hauber, A.B., & Groothuis-Oudshoorn CG, (2015). Building a Bridge Between Clinical Evidence Research and Patient Preference Research, Value in Health, 18 (7):A554.
Whalley, D., Hauber, A.B., Hauber, A.B., Crawford, S.R., Posner, J., Doward, L., et al. (2015). Patients' Priorities For Treatment In Moderate To Severe Copd, Value in Health, 18 (7):A503-A504.
Whalley, D., Hauber, A.B., Crawford, S.R., Posner, J., Doward, L., Levitan, B., et al. (2015). Patients' Priorities For Treatment In Severe Asthma, Value in Health, 18 (7):A504.
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  • Pharmaceutical Policy and Economics
  • Health Economics