Hans Olav Melberg

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Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1089 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Health economics
  • International comparison
  • Economic evaluation
  • Cost-benefit analysis
  • Statistical method
  • Propensity score analysis

Courses taught

  • Health Economics

Background

  • 2000 - 2005    Ph.D., Economics, University of Oslo, Norway. Dissertation title: Costs and benefits of treating drug users: Essays on selection bias, contagious drug use, the gateway hypothesis and the concept of social cost
  • 1995 - 1999    Cand. Polit, Economics, University of Oslo, Norway. Dissertation title: A critical discussion of Jon Elster's arguments about rational choice, infinite regress and the collection of information
  • 1991 - 1994    B.A. , University of Oxford, UK, Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)                
  • 1988 - 1990    International Baccalaureate     UWC of the American West, US.  Thesis title: Causes of the Norwegian Banking Crisis in the 1980s

Awards

  • 2011    Samfunnsøkonomenes Artikkelpris (for the best economics article published in Norwegian in 2010, 10 000 NOK)
  • 1999    H.r.advokat Rygh's legat (to prepare a Ph.D application) (45 000 NOK)
  • 1996    Espeland's Memorial Award (An open essay contest about the concept of  justice in Norway) (50 000 NOK)
  • 1994    The Fairbrother Prize (An annual essay contest at Lincoln College, University of Oxford)
  • 1992    Old Members' Exhibition at Lincoln College (given to one student every year, for academic excellence and leadership in sports), Oxford University

Positions held

  • Researcher in Health Economics, University of Oslo
  • Head of Research Project about International comparison of health expenditure and outcome, University of Oslo

Collaboration

  • Head of Research Project about International comparison of health expenditure and outcome, University of Oslo
Tags: Health economics, International comparison, Economic evaluation, Cost-benefit analysis, Statistical method, USA, Nordic
Published Apr. 13, 2011 2:45 PM - Last modified June 1, 2016 10:48 AM