Health Economics Research Network - HERO
Health Economics Research Network at the University of Oslo, HERO, is a research network that facilitates research in health economics at the University of Oslo, Norway's oldest and largest university. The network's members include researchers in social sciences, mainly economics, and researchers from the medical profession.
Health Economics Research Network at the University is the result of a national effort 1998-2011 with the Norwegian Research Council as a key contributor. Currently, the network consists of about 40 affiliated researchers. Researchers from HERO participate in professional networks in Europe and USA.
HERO is a collaboration between three research units at the University:
- Department of Health Management and Health Economics
- Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research - Frisch Centre
- Department of Economics
HERO researchers participate in joint projects and professional networks in Norway, Europe and USA.
New titles in HEROs WP series
Analyser av tjenestebruk, reinnleggelser og mortalitet blant infarkt-, slag-, hoftebruddpasienter i Oslo, 2009-2014
Feb. 22, 2017
HERO WP 2017/1: Tron A. Moger og Terje P. Hagen, Avdeling for helseledelse og helseøkonomi, UiO
Brukernes erfaringer med fastlegeordningen 2001 – 2015
Dec. 21, 2016
HERO WP 2016/10: Forfattere: Geir Godager og Tor Iversen, Avdeling for helseledelse og helseøkonomi, Universitetet i Oslo.
Acute admissions to a community hospital: a descriptive cost study
Dec. 6, 2016
HERO WP 2016/9: Authors: Øystein Lappegard, Department of Hallingdal sjukestugu, Medical Clinic of Ringerike General Hospital, Vestre Viken Hospital Trust, Terje P. Hagen, Department of Health Management and Health Economics, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo and Per Hjortdahl, Department of General Practice, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo.
HEROs publications (WP) are available in S-WoPEc - Scandinavian Working Papers in Health Economics
Academic programmes and courses
Health economics is taught in a variety of courses and programs at the University. In addition, PhD courses are organized by the Department of Economics. Researchers from the HERO network supervise doctoral students and students at master's and bachelor's programmes. Our researchers participate in the teaching of these degree programs:
- Erfaringsbasert masterstudium i helseadministrasjon
- Master i health economics, policy og management
- Bachelor i helseledelse og helseøkonomi
- European Master in Health Economics and Management