Background and activities


  • 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.


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