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Institutt for Helseledelse og Helseökonomi
Universitetet i Oslo
Oslo, Norway

(Institute of Health Management and Health Economics, University of Oslo))

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Working papers

2014

  1. Godager, Geir & Hennig-Schmidt, Heike & Iversen, Tor, 2014. "Does performance disclosure influence physicians’ medical decisions? An experimental study," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2014:4, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.

2013

  1. Godager, Geir & Iversen, Tor & Hennig-Schmidt, Heike, 2013. "Does performance disclosure influence physicians’ medical decisions? An experimental analysis," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2013:1, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  2. Gregersen, Fredrik Alexander & Godager, Geir, 2013. "Hospital expenditures and the red herring hypothesis: Evidence from a complete national registry," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2013:3, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.

2012

  1. Godager, Geir & Iversen, Tor & Albert Ma, Ching-to, 2012. "Competition, Gatekeeping, and Health Care Access," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2012:2, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  2. Iversen, Tor, 2012. "Rapport om problemer i helsesektorene i Norden," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2012:1, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.

2011

  1. Melberg, Hans Olav, 2011. "Some problems with international comparisons of health spending – and a suggestion about how to quantify the size of the problems," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2011:4, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  2. Chen, Xing & Godager, Geir, 2011. "Development of competition indicators in the Norwegian general practice: Constructing a postal code-specific Herfindahl-Hirschman index applying STATA software," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2011:1, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  3. Hagen, Terje P. & Negera Amayu, Kebebew & Godager, Geir & Iversen, Tor & Øien, Henning, 2011. "Utviklingen i kommunenes helse- og omsorgstjenester 1986-2010," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2011:5, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  4. Godager, Geir & Hagen, Terje P. & Iversen, Tor, 2011. "Omfang og sammensetning av omsorgstjenester i tre nordiske land," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2011:2, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  5. Godager, Geir & Wiesen, Daniel, 2011. "Profit or Patients' Health Benefit? Exploring the Heterogeneity in Physician Altruism," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2011:7, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.

2010

  1. Godager, Geir & Iversen, Tor, 2010. "Brukernes erfaringer med fastlege-ordningen 2001-2008 - Trender i bruk, tilgjengelighet og fornøydhet," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2010:1, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  2. Karlsson, Martin & Iversen, Tor & Øien, Henning, 2010. "Scandinavian long-term care financing," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2010:2, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  3. Iversen, Tor & Ma, Albert & Meyer, Haakon E., 2010. "Immigrants`s acculturation and chanes in body mass index," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2010:3, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  4. Ching-to Albert MA & Tor Iversen & Haakon E. Meyer, 2010. "Immigrants’ acculturation and changes in Body Mass Index," Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series WP2010-025, Boston University - Department of Economics.

2009

  1. Melberg, Hans Olav, 2009. "Rational addiction theory – a survey of opinions," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2008:7, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  2. Melberg, Hans Olav, 2009. "Kostnader ved kortere arbeidsdag – En analyse for sektorer med overlappende arbeidstid," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2008:9, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  3. Melberg, Hans Olav & Lund, Karl E., 2009. "Did the ban on smoking reduce the revenue in pubs and restaurants in Norway?," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2009:9, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  4. Melberg, Hans Olav, 2009. "Why is there such a gap between health expenditures and outcomes in Norway compared to Finland?," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2009:10, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  5. Godager, Geir, 2009. "Birds of a Feather Flock Together: A Study of Doctor-Patient Matching," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2009:3, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  6. Godager, Geir & Iversen, Tor, 2009. "Helsetjenester uten grenser? Om internasjonal handel med helsetjenester og mulige virkninger av internasjonal konkurranse for det norske helsevesenet," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2009:5, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  7. Godager, Geir & Lurås, Hilde, 2009. "I skyggen av Fastlegeordningen: Hvordan har det gått med det offentlige legearbeidet?," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2005:6, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  8. Godager, Geir, 2009. "Fastlegeordningen og det kommunale legearbeidet Er det tilfeldig hvilke leger som påtar seg kommunalt legearbeid?," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2003:15, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  9. Godager, Geir & Iversen, Tor & Lurås, Hilde, 2009. "Utviklingen i fastlegenes listelengder, driftsinntekter og takstbruk," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2005:3, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  10. Godager, Geir & Iversen, Tor & Lurås, Hilde, 2009. "Fastlegeordningen - Utvikling i bruk, tilgjengelighet og fornøydhet," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2007:6, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  11. Godager, Geir, 2009. "Four Empirical Essays on the Market for General Practitioners' Services," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2009:7, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  12. Aas, Eline, 2009. "Cost-effectiveness of screening for colorectal cancer with once-only flexible sigmoidoscopy and faecal occult blood test," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2008:6, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  13. Aas, Eline, 2009. "The effect of screening on treatment cost: The case of colorectal cancer," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2008:5, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  14. Lurås, Hilde & Aas, Eline, 2009. "Bruk av paneldatametoder til å belyse allmennlegers henvisningsmønster," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2002:6, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  15. Aas, Eline, 2009. "Pecuniary compensation increases the participation rate in screening for colorectal cancer," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2005:7, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  16. Hagen, Terje P. & Iversen, Tor & Magnussen, Jon, 2009. "ISF og sykehusenes effektivitet - Erfaringer fra 1997 og 1998," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2000:1, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  17. Hagen, Terje P. & Iversen, Tor & Kittelsen, Sverre A.C., 2009. "Laboratorie- og røntgen-virksomheten i kjølvannet av sykehus-reformen: Mer privatisering og lavere kostnader?," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2007:2, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  18. Iversen, Tor & Lurås, Hilde, 2009. "Patient switching in a list patient system," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2008:4, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  19. Iversen, Tor & Ma, Albert, 2009. "Market Conditions and General Practitioners’ Referrals," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2009:8, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  20. Iversen, Tor, 2009. "An exploratory study of associations between social capital and selfassessed health in Norway," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2007:9, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  21. Tjoflot, Gunn Kristin & Waaler, Hans Th. & Iversen, Tor, 2009. "Simulering av ventetid og effektivitet i sykehus - Separate eller kombinerte avdelinger for akutte og elektive pasienter," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2006:4, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  22. Hagen, Terje P. & Iversen, Tor & Kittelsen, Sverre A.C, 2009. "Kartlegging av produksjon og kostnader til offentlige og private leverandører av laboratorieog røntgentjenester," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2005:14, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  23. Hagen, Terje P. & Iversen, Tor & Magnussen, Jon, 2009. "Sykehusenes effektivitetsutvikling 1992-1999: Hvilke effekter ga innsatsstyrt finansiering?," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2001:5, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  24. Iversen, Tor & Kopperud, Gry Stine, 2009. "Regulation versus practice - The impact of accessibility on the use of specialist health care in Norway," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2005:2, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  25. Hoel, Michael & Iversen, Tor, 2009. "Impact of the public/private mix of health insurance on genetic testing," HERO On line Working Paper Series 1999:1, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  26. Bjørnenak, Trond & Hagen, Terje P. & Iversen, Tor & Magnussen, Jon, 2009. "En bred kartlegging av sykehusenes økonomiske situasjon," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2000:2, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  27. Iversen, Tor, 2009. "The effect of patient shortage on general practitioners’ future income and list of patients," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2003:1, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  28. Iversen, Tor, 2009. "A study of income-motivated behavior among general practitioners in the Norwegian list patient system," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2005:8, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  29. Eric, Biørn & Hagen, Terje P. & Iversen, Tor & Magnussen, Jon, 2009. "Heterogenety in hospitals responses to a financial reform: A random coefficient analysis of the impact of activity-based financing on efficiency," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2006:9, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  30. Iversen, Tor & Kopperud, Gry Stine, 2009. "The impact of accessibility on the use of specialist health care in Norway," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2002:9, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  31. Iversen, Tor & Lurås, Hilde, 2009. "The interaction between patient shortage and patients waiting time," HERO On line Working Paper Series 1999:2, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  32. Iversen, Tor & Lurås, Hilde, 2009. "The importance of micro-data for revaealing income motivated behaviour among GPs," HERO On line Working Paper Series 1999:3, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  33. Iversen, Tor, 2009. "Effektivitets- og fordelingsvirkninger av egenbetaling for helsetjenester," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2008:11, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  34. Bringedal, Berit & Iversen, Tor & Kristiansen, Ivar Sønbø, 2009. "VERDIEN AV LIV OG HELSE Hvor mye bør samfunnet være villig til å betale for helseforbedringer?," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2003:6, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.

2008

  1. Annette Alstadsæter & Knut Reidar Wangen, 2008. "Corporations’ Choice of Tax Regime when Transition Costs are Small and Income Shifting Potential is Large," CESifo Working Paper Series 2392, CESifo Group Munich.
  2. Biorn, Erik & Godager, Geir, 2008. "Does quality influence choice of general practitioner? An analysis of matched doctor-patient panel data," MPRA Paper 8793, University Library of Munich, Germany.

2007

  1. Hans Olav Melberg & Anne Line Bretteville-Jensen & Andrew M. Jones, 2007. "Is cannabis a gateway to hard drugs?," Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers 07/01, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York.
  2. Greir Godager & Tor Iversen & Ching-to Albert Ma, 2007. "Service Motives And Profit Incentives Among Physicians," Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series WP2007-042, Boston University - Department of Economics, revised Sep 2007.

2005

  1. Knut R. Wangen, 2005. "An Expenditure Based Estimate of Britain's Black Economy Revisited," Discussion Papers 414, Statistics Norway, Research Department.
  2. Anne Line Bretteville-Jensen & Hans Olav Melberg & Andrew M Jones, 2005. "Sequential patterns of drug use initiation – can we believe in the gateway theory?," Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers 05/09, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York.

2004

  1. Knut R. Wangen, 2004. "Some Fundamental Problems in Becker, Grossman and Murphy's Implementation of Rational Addiction Theory," Discussion Papers 375, Statistics Norway, Research Department.
  2. Biørn, Erik & Skjerpen, Terje & Wangen, Knut Reidar, 2004. "Can Random Coefficient Cobb-Douglas Production Functions Be Aggregated to Similar Macro Functions?," Memorandum 22/2004, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
  3. Michael Hoel & Tor Iversen & Tore Nilssen & Jon Vislie, 2004. "Genetic Testing and Repulsion from Chance," CESifo Working Paper Series 1181, CESifo Group Munich.

2003

  1. Erik Biørn & Terje Skjerpen & Knut Reidar Wangen, 2003. "Parametric Aggregation of Random Coefficient Cobb-Douglas Production Functions: Evidence from Manufacturing Industries," Discussion Papers 342, Statistics Norway, Research Department.

2002

  1. Knut R. Wangen & Erik Biørn, 2002. "Prevalence and substitution effects in tobacco consumption: A discrete choice analysis of panel data," 10th International Conference on Panel Data, Berlin, July 5-6, 2002 C4-3, International Conferences on Panel Data.
  2. Biorn, Erik & Hagen, Terje P. & Iversen, Tor & Magnussen, Jon, 2002. "The Effect of Activity-Based Financing on Hospital Efficiency: A Panel Data Analysis of DEA Efficiency Scores 1992-2000," MPRA Paper 8099, University Library of Munich, Germany.

2001

  1. Knut R. Wangen & Erik Biørn, 2001. "Individual Heterogeneity and Price Responses in Tobacco Consumption: A Two-Commodity Analysis of Unbalanced Panel Data," Discussion Papers 294, Statistics Norway, Research Department.
  2. Michael Hoel & Tor Iversen, 2001. "Genetic Testing When There is a Mix of Compulsory and Voluntary Health Insurance," CESifo Working Paper Series 495, CESifo Group Munich.

2000

  1. Hoel,M. & Iversen,T., 2000. "Genetic testing when there is a mix of public and private health insurance," Memorandum 31/2000, Oslo University, Department of Economics.

1998

  1. Paul van den Noord & Terje Hagen & Tor Iversen, 1998. "The Norwegian Health Care System," OECD Economics Department Working Papers 198, OECD Publishing.

Journal articles

2015

  1. Godager, Geir & Iversen, Tor & Ma, Ching-to Albert, 2015. "Competition, gatekeeping, and health care access," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 39(C), pages 159-170.
  2. Terje P. Hagen & Unto Häkkinen & Tor Iversen & Søren Toksvig Klitkou & Tron Anders Moger, 2015. "Socio‐economic Inequality in the Use of Procedures and Mortality Among AMI Patients: Quantifying the Effects Along Different Paths," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 24, pages 102-115, December.
  3. Unto Häkkinen & Tor Iversen & Mikko Peltola & Clas Rehnberg & Timo T. Seppälä, 2015. "Towards Explaining International Differences in Health Care Performance: Results of the EuroHOPE Project," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 24, pages 1-4, December.
  4. Tor Iversen & Eline Aas & Gunnar Rosenqvist & Unto Häkkinen, 2015. "Comparative Analysis of Treatment Costs in EUROHOPE," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 24, pages 5-22, December.
  5. Unto Häkkinen & Gunnar Rosenqvist & Tor Iversen & Clas Rehnberg & Timo T. Seppälä, 2015. "Outcome, Use of Resources and Their Relationship in the Treatment of AMI, Stroke and Hip Fracture at European Hospitals," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 24, pages 116-139, December.

2013

  1. Godager, Geir & Wiesen, Daniel, 2013. "Profit or patients’ health benefit? Exploring the heterogeneity in physician altruism," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(6), pages 1105-1116.
  2. Iversen, Tor & Ma, Ching-to Albert & Meyer, Haakon E., 2013. "Immigrants’ acculturation and changes in Body Mass Index," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 11(1), pages 1-7.
  3. Häkkinen, Unto & Iversen, Tor & Peltola, Mikko & Seppälä, Timo T. & Malmivaara, Antti & Belicza, Éva & Fattore, Giovanni & Numerato, Dino & Heijink, Richard & Medin, Emma & Rehnberg, Clas, 2013. "Health care performance comparison using a disease-based approach: The EuroHOPE project," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 112(1), pages 100-109.

2012

  1. Rockers, Peter C. & Feigl, Andrea B. & Røttingen, John-Arne & Fretheim, Atle & de Ferranti, David & Lavis, John N. & Melberg, Hans Olav & Bärnighausen, Till, 2012. "Study-design selection criteria in systematic reviews of effectiveness of health systems interventions and reforms: A meta-review," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 104(3), pages 206-214.
  2. Hans Melberg & Karl Lund, 2012. "Do smoke-free laws affect revenues in pubs and restaurants?," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 13(1), pages 93-99, February.
  3. Godager, Geir, 2012. "Birds of a feather flock together: A study of doctor–patient matching," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 296-305.
  4. Henning Oien & Martin Karlsson & Tor Iversen, 2012. "The Impact of Financial Incentives on the Composition of Long-term Care in Norway," Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 34(2), pages 258-274.

2011

  1. Ole Rogeberg & Hans Olav Melberg, 2011. "Acceptance of unsupported claims about reality: a blind spot in economics," Journal of Economic Methodology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(1), pages 29-52.
  2. Tor Iversen & Ching-to Ma, 2011. "Market conditions and general practitioners’ referrals," International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 11(4), pages 245-265, December.
  3. Iversen, Tor & Lurås, Hilde, 2011. "Patient switching in general practice," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 30(5), pages 894-903.

2010

  1. Hans Melberg & Andrew Jones & Anne Bretteville-Jensen, 2010. "Is cannabis a gateway to hard drugs?," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 38(3), pages 583-603, June.
  2. Biørn, Erik & Godager, Geir, 2010. "Does quality influence choice of general practitioner? An analysis of matched doctor-patient panel data," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 27(4), pages 842-853, July.
  3. Erik Biørn & Terje Hagen & Tor Iversen & Jon Magnussen, 2010. "How different are hospitals’ responses to a financial reform? The impact on efficiency of activity-based financing," Health Care Management Science, Springer, vol. 13(1), pages 1-16, March.

2009

  1. Geir Godager & Tor Iversen & Ching-To Ma, 2009. "Service motives and profit incentives among physicians," International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 9(1), pages 39-57, March.
  2. Geir Godager & Hilde Lurås, 2009. "Dual job holding general practitioners: the effect of patient shortage," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18(10), pages 1133-1145.
  3. Eline Aas, 2009. "Pecuniary compensation increases participation in screening for colorectal cancer," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18(3), pages 337-354.

2008

  1. Bretteville-Jensen Anne L & Melberg Hans O & Jones Andrew M, 2008. "Sequential Patterns of Drug Use Initiation - Can We Believe In the Gateway Theory?," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 8(2), pages 1-31, January.
  2. Iversen, Tor, 2008. "An exploratory study of associations between social capital and self-assessed health in Norway," Health Economics, Policy and Law, Cambridge University Press, vol. 3(04), pages 349-364, October.

2007

  1. Bolkesjø, Torjus Folsland & Solberg, Birger & Wangen, Knut Reidar, 2007. "Heterogeneity in nonindustrial private roundwood supply: Lessons from a large panel of forest owners," Journal of Forest Economics, Elsevier, vol. 13(1), pages 7-28, May.

2006

  1. Knut Wangen & Erik Biørn, 2006. "How do consumers switch between close substitutes when price variation is small? The case of cigarette types," Spanish Economic Review, Springer;Spanish Economic Association, vol. 8(4), pages 239-253, December.
  2. Hoel, Michael & Iversen, Tor & Nilssen, Tore & Vislie, Jon, 2006. "Genetic testing in competitive insurance markets with repulsion from chance: A welfare analysis," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 25(5), pages 847-860, September.

2005

  1. Tor Iversen & Gry Stine Kopperud, 2005. "Regulation versus practice - the impact of accessibility on the use of specialist health care in Norway," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 14(12), pages 1231-1238.

2004

  1. Iversen, Tor, 2004. "The effects of a patient shortage on general practitioners' future income and list of patients," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 23(4), pages 673-694, July.

2002

  1. Hoel, Michael & Iversen, Tor, 2002. "Genetic testing when there is a mix of compulsory and voluntary health insurance," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 21(2), pages 253-270, March.

2000

  1. Iversen, Tor, 2000. "Potential effect of internal markets on hospitals' waiting time," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 121(3), pages 467-475, March.
  2. Tor Iversen & Hilde Lurås, 2000. "The effect of capitation on GPs' referral decisions," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 9(3), pages 199-210.
  3. Iversen, Tor & Luras, Hilde, 2000. "Economic motives and professional norms: the case of general medical practice," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 43(4), pages 447-470, December.

1997

  1. Iversen, Tor, 1997. "The effect of a private sector on the waiting time in a national health service," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(4), pages 381-396, August.

1993

  1. Iversen, Tor, 1993. "A theory of hospital waiting lists," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 12(1), pages 55-71, April.

Chapters

2012

  1. Tor Iversen & Hilde Lurås, 2012. "Capitation and Incentives in Primary Care," Chapters, in: The Elgar Companion to Health Economics, Second Edition, chapter 26 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Luigi Siciliani & Tor Iversen, 2012. "Waiting Times and Waiting Lists," Chapters, in: The Elgar Companion to Health Economics, Second Edition, chapter 24 Edward Elgar Publishing.

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