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
HERO's online WP series was established in 1999 counting more than 150 papers. See all titles here.
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
Does gender affect medical decisions? Results from a behavioral experiment with physicians and medical students
Feb. 22, 2021
HERO WP 2021/1: Geir Godager, Heike Hennig-Schmidt, Jing Jing Li, Jian Wang, Fan Yang
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