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Bengt Liljas



Research areas
Economic evaluations and areas related to the ‘demand for health’.

Important publications
1. Johannesson M, Liljas B and Johansson PO. An experimental comparison of dichotomous choice contingent valuation questions and real purchase decisions. Applied Economics 1998;30:643-647
2. Blumenschein K, Johannesson M, Blomquist GC, Liljas B and O’Conor RM. Hypothetical versus real payments in Vickrey auctions. Economics Letters 1997;56:177-180
3. Liljas B. The demand for health with uncertainty and insurance. Journal of Health Economics 1998;17:153-170
4. Liljas B. How to calculate indirect costs in economic evaluations. PharmacoEconomics 1998;13:1-7
5. Johannesson M, Blomquist GC, Blumenschein K, Johansson PO, Liljas B and O’Conor RM. Calibrating hypothetical willingness to pay responses. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 1999;8:21-32
6. Liljas B and Lindgren B. On individual preferences and aggregation in economic evaluations in healthcare. PharmacoEconomics 2001;19:323-335
7. Ramsey S, Willke R, Briggs A, Brown R, Buxton M, Chawla A, Cook J, Glick H, Grueger J, Liljas B, Petitti D and Reed S. Best practices for cost-effectiveness analysis alongside clinical trials: the ISPOR RCT-CEA task force. Value in Health 2005;8:521-533
8. Liljas B, Karlsson GS and Stålhammar NO. On future non-medical costs in economic evaluations. Health Economics 2008;17:579-591
9. Liljas B. On the welfare theoretic foundation of cost-effectiveness analysis – the case when survival is not affected. European Journal of Health Economics 2010;11:5-13
10. Liljas B. Welfare, QALYs, and costs – a comment. Health Economics 2011;20:68-72

None currently, but I have previously been teaching graduate-level courses at both Lund university and the Harvard School of Public Health

1. Ph.D. in Economics (Ekon. dr.), Lund University, Sweden, 1997
2. Associate Professor in Economics (Docent), Lund University, Sweden, 2001
3. Adjunct Lecturer in Health Economics (faculty position), Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA, 1999-2005
4. Therapy Area Head RIA, Price and Reimbursement, AstraZeneca, Gaithersburg, USA, 2013 - present

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