Health Economics Program (HEP)
The Health Economics Program (HEP) under the direction of
Professor Ulf-G Gerdtham (Departments of Economics and Clinical Sciences) and
Carl Hampus Lyttkens (Department of Economics) was established in 2007 to promote health
economic research and training at Lund University. It is funded for six years by the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research (FAS).
Questions about HEP? Contact Åsa Ljungvall (Co-ordinator HEP) at asa.ljungvall [at] nek.lu.se.
Click on News and Events to see HEP-related up-coming events and a full list of seminars in Health, Labour and Family Economics at the Department of Economics.
Masters Degree, Major in Health Economics - read more: Major in Health Economics
Master Degree, Major in Health Economics
As of the fall semester 2010, the Department of Economics, at Lund University,
offers a master degree in economics with major in health economics. The master degree is available to students following
the master program in economics as well as students taking individual advanced courses.
Main Research Areas
- Economics of Public Health
- Organisation and Incentives; Public and Private Health Care
- Health Systems Organisation, Financing and Evaluation
- Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Medical Technologies and Prevention
- Globalization and Health
A central component of HEP is reasearch training involving both supervision of PhD candidates
and preparation and provison of health economics courses and lectures.
last update January 25 2011