Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway. Phone + 47 4133 2054 email@example.com
PhD (Dr Philos), thesis: Some methodological issues in economic evaluation in health care, University of Tromsø (1994). MSc in Economic geography (1981), MA in Economics and business administration (1979), Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).
-Professor of health economics and health services research (since 1999), and Research Chair in the Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø (UiT), Norway
-Adjunct Professor (since 2010), Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Australia
-Part time researcher (since 2011), Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo
1980-81 Research associate, Department of Social Sciences, UiT
1982-85 Research associate, Department of Economics, UiT
1986-98 Associate professor, Department of Economics, UiT
1992-96 Adjunct Professor, Aberdeen University, Scotland
2004-06 Adjunct Professor, Bocconi University, Italy
2006-11 Adjunct Professor, University of Oslo, Norway
Measuring and valuing health outcomes; Efficiency vs equality trade-offs in health and healthcare; The relationship between health related quality of life (HRQoL) and subjective well-being (SWB); Tracing causes of inequalities in health and well-being; Health care financing
Olsen JA: Principles in Health Economics and Policy (2nd edition), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2017
Olsen JA: Helseøkonomi: Effektivitet og rettferdighet, Cappelen Akademisk Forlag, Oslo, 2006
Dolan P, Olsen JA: Distributing health care: Economic and ethical issues, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2002
77 peer reviewed journal articles, of which two-thirds appear in level 2 journals (similar to A and A*) in the Norwegian Scientific Index (CRIStin). In most of this published work I have played a leading role, as signaled by being sole author (11), first author (13), or last author (32). My H-index: 33.
Graduate courses at universities in Australia, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Norway, Russia, Tanzania, South Africa, UK.