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
HERO's online WP series was established in 1999 counting more than 150 papers. See all titles here.
Health Technology Assessment (HTA) of GLP-1 receptor agonists and SGLT-2 inhibitors in combination with metformin as first-line treatment in patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and established cardiovascular or chronic kidney disease Oct. 19, 2022
HERO WP 2022/3: Eline Aas, Monica Gomez, Fawaz Tariq
Resultatevaluering av Omsorg 2020 – regjeringens plan for omsorgsfeltet 2015–2020 Aug. 24, 2022
HERO WP 2022/2: Trond Tjerbo, Oddvar Førland, Jardar Sørvoll, Terje P Hagen, Rina Moe Fosse, Eliva A Ambugo, Heidi Gautun, Mariya Bikova
Sending emails to reduce medical costs? The effect of feedback on general practitioners’ claiming of fees May 26, 2022
HERO WP 2022/1: Ole Kristian Aars, Geir Godager, Oddvar Kaarbøe, Tron Anders Moger
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: