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Background and activities

Background:

  • Cand polit  (MSc) University of Bergen - 1985
  • PhD University of Bergen - 1994 Hospital Efficiency in Norway: A Nonparametric Analysis", Dissertations in Economics, 6, University of Bergen
  • Researcher/Senior researcher/ research director SINTEF - 1986-2004
  • Professor in health economics at the Department of Public Health and General Practice since 2005
  • Professor II in health economics at the University of Oslo since 2007
  • Head of department at the Department of Public Health and General Practice, NTNU since 1.8 2009

Research areas:

  • Organization and financing of health care services.
  • Comparative health policy and health systems research.
  • Productivity and efficiency in the health care sector.

Recent publications:

In peer-reviewed journals:

Martinussen P and J Magnussen: "Resisting market inspired reform in health care: The role of professional subcultures in medicine." Social Science & Medicine, 2011 (73): 193-200

Magnussen J: "Equal access for equal need? Constructing and Implementing a capitation-based formula for the distribution of health care resources in Norway". Int J Circumpolar Health,  2010 69(5):448-461

Medin E, Anthun KS, Häkkinen U, Kittelsen SAC, Linna M, Magnussen J, Olsen K, Rehnberg C, 2010: Cost efficiency of university hospitals in the Nordic countries: a cross-country analysis, European Journal of Health Economics, Online 29. July

Linna M, Häkkinen U, Peltola M, Magnussen J, Anthun KS, Kittelsen SAC, Roed A, Olsen K, Medin E and Rehnberg C: Measuring cost efficiency in the Nordic Hospitals -a cross-sectional comparison of public hospitals in 2002, Health Care Management Science, 2010 (13): 346-357

Bjørn E, Hagen T P, Iversen T and J Magnussen: "How different are hospitals' responses to a financial reform? The impact on efficiency of activity-based financing".  Health Care Management Science, 2010 13: 1-16

Halsteinli V, Kittelsen S and J Magnussen: " Productivity growth in outpatient child  and adolescent mental health services: The impact of case-mix adjustment Social Science & Medicine, 201070 (3)439-446

Contributions to books:

Magnussen J and J Kalseth: "Geografisk fordeling av ressurser til helsetjenester". (Allocation of resources for health care services). In K Haug, OM Kaarbøe and T Olsen (red): Et helsevesen uten grenser. Cappelen Damm 2009 ISBN 9788202307165

Rehnberg C, Magnussen J and K Luoma: "Maintaining fiscal sustainability in the Nordic countries". In Magnussen J, Vrangbæk K and Saltman R (eds): Nordic health care systems. Recent reforms and current policy challenges. LondonOpen University Press 2009

Martinussen P and J Magnussen: "Healthcare reform – the Nordic experience". In Magnussen J, Vrangbæk K and Saltman R (eds): Nordic health care systems. Recent reforms and current policy challenges. London. Open University Press 2009

Magnussen J, Saltman R, Vrangbæk K and P Martinussen: "The Nordic model of health care." In Magnussen J, Vrangbæk K and Saltman R (eds): Nordic health care systems. Recent reforms and current policy challenges. London. Open University Press 2009

Pettersen I J, Magnussen J, Nyland K and T Bjørnenak: Økonomi og helse. Perspektiver på styring. (Economics and health. Perspectives on governance.) Cappelen Damm 2009ISBN:9788202263324

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


Postal address

Department of Public Health and General Practice Norwegian University of Science and Technology Postboks 8905 7401 Trondheim Norway