Zeynep Or is an economist and research director at the Institute for Research and Information in Health Economics (IRDES, Institut de Recherche et Documentation en Economie de la Santé). She has a PhD and the tenure in Economic Analysis from Sorbonne Paris-I University.
She specialises in evaluation of health system performance from an international comparative perspective, including the determinants of health outcomes, analysis of efficiency, equity and health care quality. She has published extensively on the measurement and determinants of variations in health care provision and utilisation, efficiency and quality of hospital services within and across countries, and the interaction between institutional and policy settings and health system performance.
Zeynep has been at IRDES since 2005 and has worked previously as a health economist and consultant for the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the French National Institute of Medical Research (Inserm). She is an active member of several international networks such as European Observatory of Health Systems and Policy Monitor, European Health Policy Group, Wennberg International Collaboration. Since 2013, she is an associate editor of the journal Health Policy.