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Björn Lindgren

Professor emeritus of Health Economics

Department of Health Sciences
P.O.Box 157, SE-221 00 LUND, Sweden

Research Associate
National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge MA, USA

Research areas
Individual health behaviour, theory and methods for the economic evaluation of technologies for health, organisation and finance of health- and social care.

Important publications
1. Lindgren B, Stuart C. The effects of traffic safety regulation in Sweden. Journal of Political Economy 1980;88:412-427.

2. EuroQol Group. EuroQol - A new facility for the measurement of health-related quality of life. Health Policy 1990;16:199-208.

3. Färe R, Grosskopf S, Lindgren B, Roos P. Productivity developments in Swedish hospitals: A Malmqvist output index approach. In Charnes A, Cooper W, Lewin AY, Seiford LM (eds) Data Envelopment Analysis. Theory, Methodology and Applications. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994:253-272.

4. Bolin K, Jacobson L, Lindgren B. The family as the health producer – when spouses are Nash-bargainers. Journal of Health Economics 2001;20:349-362.

5. Klevmarken A, Lindgren B (red). Simulating an Ageing Population. A Microsimulation Approach Applied to Sweden. Contributions to Economic Analysis 285. Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing Group, 2008.

PhD programmes in Economics and Health Economics

1. Member of the scientific board of the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare 1981-2009
2. Member of the Swedish Council for Social Research 1999-2000
3. Director of Lund University Centre for Health Economics (LUCHE) 1999-2008
4. Director of the Centre for Health Economics at the University of Gothenburg (CHEGU) 2011-2013
5. Series Editor, Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research, Emerald Publishing Group /JAI


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