Mr Samuel Perry

Samuel Perry

Institute of Applied Health Research
Research Fellow

Contact details

Health Economics Unit
Occupational Health and Environmental Sciences Building
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Sam Perry is a Research Fellow in the Health Economics Unit. He is currently working on the SAMA Project which aims to develop and test school-based interventions to support the wellbeing of adolescents in India. 

ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8094-6573


  • MA in Social Research, University of Birmingham, 2019
  • MSc in Health Economics and Econometrics, University of Birmingham, 2018
  • BSc in Economics, University of Birmingham, 2017


Sam joined the Health Economics Unit in September 2022 to work on the SAMA Project in collaboration with the University of Leeds and the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bangalore. His work on the project tests the feasibility of utilising health economics techniques to evaluate school-based interventions supporting the emotional wellbeing of adolescents in India. He is also currently in the write-up stage for his PhD in Economics at the University of Birmingham, which analyses the impact of policy shocks on mental health and wellbeing using panel data econometric techniques.


Sam’s main research interest is in using mixed methods for mental health and wellbeing research.