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Hans Olav Melberg

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First Name:Hans
Middle Name:Olav
Last Name:Melberg
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RePEc Short-ID:pme181
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Affiliation

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Helseøkonomisk Forskningsprogram (HERO) (Health Economics Research Programme)
Universitetet i Oslo (University of Oslo)

Oslo, Norway
http://www.hero.uio.no/
RePEc:edi:heuiono (more details at EDIRC)

Institutt for Helseledelse og Helseökonomi (Institute of Health Management and Health Economics)
Universitetet i Oslo (University of Oslo)

Oslo, Norway
http://www.med.uio.no/heled/
RePEc:edi:ihuiono (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  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 Online Working Paper Series 2011:4, University of Oslo, Health Economics Research Programme.
  2. Melberg, Hans Olav, 2009. "Why is there such a gap between health expenditures and outcomes in Norway compared to Finland?," HERO Online Working Paper Series 2009:10, University of Oslo, Health Economics Research Programme.
  3. Melberg, Hans Olav, 2009. "Kostnader ved kortere arbeidsdag – En analyse for sektorer med overlappende arbeidstid," HERO Online Working Paper Series 2008:9, University of Oslo, Health Economics Research Programme.
  4. Melberg, Hans Olav, 2009. "Rational addiction theory – a survey of opinions," HERO Online Working Paper Series 2008:7, University of Oslo, Health Economics Research Programme.
  5. Melberg, Hans Olav & Lund, Karl E., 2009. "Did the ban on smoking reduce the revenue in pubs and restaurants in Norway?," HERO Online Working Paper Series 2009:9, University of Oslo, Health Economics Research Programme.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.

Articles

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.

Citations

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Working papers

  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 Online Working Paper Series 2011:4, University of Oslo, Health Economics Research Programme.

    Cited by:

    1. Xiang Luo & Xinhai Lu & Zuo Zhang & Yue Pan, 2020. "Regional differences and rural public expenditure cyclicality: evidence from transitory and persistent shocks in China," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 65(2), pages 281-318, October.
    2. Gang Chen & Brett Inder & Paula Lorgelly & Bruce Hollingsworth, 2013. "The Cyclical Behaviour Of Public And Private Health Expenditure In China," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 22(9), pages 1071-1092, September.
    3. Francette Koechlin & Paul Konijn & Luca Lorenzoni & Paul Schreyer, 2017. "Comparing Hospitals and Health Prices and Volumes Across Countries: A New Approach," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 131(1), pages 43-64, March.

  2. Melberg, Hans Olav, 2009. "Why is there such a gap between health expenditures and outcomes in Norway compared to Finland?," HERO Online Working Paper Series 2009:10, University of Oslo, Health Economics Research Programme.

    Cited by:

    1. Shin, Jaeun, 2012. "Private health insurance in South Korea: An international comparison," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 108(1), pages 76-85.

  3. Melberg, Hans Olav, 2009. "Rational addiction theory – a survey of opinions," HERO Online Working Paper Series 2008:7, University of Oslo, Health Economics Research Programme.

    Cited by:

    1. Sophie Massin, 2011. "La notion d'addiction en économie : La théorie du choix rationnel à l'épreuve," Revue d'économie politique, Dalloz, vol. 121(5), pages 713-750.

  4. Melberg, Hans Olav & Lund, Karl E., 2009. "Did the ban on smoking reduce the revenue in pubs and restaurants in Norway?," HERO Online Working Paper Series 2009:9, University of Oslo, Health Economics Research Programme.

    Cited by:

    1. Ljudevit Pranić & Snježana Pivac, 2016. "Effects of a partial smoking ban on employees' post-implementation perceptions and job satisfaction in cafes vs. restaurants in Croatia," Tourism and Hospitality Industry 26, University of Rijeka, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management.
    2. Ljudevit Pranic & Snjezana Pivac & Anela Colak, 2013. "Cafe Owners Attitudes Before The Enactment Of A Smoke-Free Legislation In Transition Countries," Economic Thought and Practice, Department of Economics and Business, University of Dubrovnik, vol. 22(1), pages 57-78, june.

  5. 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.

    Cited by:

    1. Headey, Bruce & Muffels, Ruud, 2016. "Towards a Theory of Life Satisfaction Accounting for Stability, Change and Volatility in 25-Year Life Trajectories in Germany," IZA Discussion Papers 10058, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    2. Luca Stella, 2017. "Living arrangements in Europe: whether and why paternal retirement matters," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 15(2), pages 497-525, June.
    3. Ayllón, Sara & Ferreira-Batista, Natalia N., 2018. "Unemployment, drugs and attitudes among European youth," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 236-248.
    4. Chu, Yu-Wei Luke, 2014. "Do medical marijuana laws increase hard drug use?," Working Paper Series 18821, Victoria University of Wellington, School of Economics and Finance.
    5. Johansson, Per & Lee, Myoung-jae, 2016. "On Nonparametric Identification of Treatment Effects in Duration Models," IZA Discussion Papers 10247, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    6. Bruijn, L. Michelle & Ribas, Rafael P., 2022. "“No drugs in my back yard:” The ambivalent reception of cannabis retailers," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 199(C), pages 103-121.
    7. Anne Line Bretteville‐Jensen & Liana Jacobi, 2011. "Climbing the drug staircase: a Bayesian analysis of the initiation of hard drug use," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 26(7), pages 1157-1186, November.
    8. Rasul, Imran & Kelly, Elaine, 2014. "Policing Cannabis and Drug Related Hospital Admissions: Evidence from Administrative Records," CEPR Discussion Papers 9856, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

  6. 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.

    Cited by:

    1. Ayllón, Sara & Ferreira-Batista, Natalia N., 2018. "Unemployment, drugs and attitudes among European youth," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 236-248.
    2. Anne Bretteville-Jensen, 2006. "Drug Demand – Initiation, Continuation and Quitting," De Economist, Springer, vol. 154(4), pages 491-516, December.
    3. Anne Line Bretteville‐Jensen & Liana Jacobi, 2011. "Climbing the drug staircase: a Bayesian analysis of the initiation of hard drug use," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 26(7), pages 1157-1186, November.
    4. 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.
    5. Anne Line Bretteville-Jensen & Jenny Williams, 2011. "Decriminalization and Initiation into Cannabis Use," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 1130, The University of Melbourne.
    6. Yu-Wei Luke Chu, 2015. "Do Medical Marijuana Laws Increase Hard-Drug Use?," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 58(2), pages 481-517.
    7. Rasul, Imran & Kelly, Elaine, 2014. "Policing Cannabis and Drug Related Hospital Admissions: Evidence from Administrative Records," CEPR Discussion Papers 9856, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

Articles

  1. 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.

    Cited by:

    1. Marti, Joachim & Schläpfer, Jörg, 2014. "The economic impact of Swiss smoking bans on the hospitality sector," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 124(1), pages 136-139.
    2. Robles-Rovalo, Arturo & Díaz-Goti, Emiliano & Guarneros-Gutiérrez, Rodrigo, 2018. "The Nature and Magnitude of the Effects of Asymmetric Regulation of Mobile Termination Rates on the Mexican Retail Prices," 22nd ITS Biennial Conference, Seoul 2018. Beyond the boundaries: Challenges for business, policy and society 190426, International Telecommunications Society (ITS).
    3. Bharadwaj, Prashant & Johnsen, Julian V. & Løken, Katrine V., 2012. "Smoking Bans, Maternal Smoking and Birth Outcomes," Working Papers in Economics 17/12, University of Bergen, Department of Economics.
    4. Yanxia Wei & Ron Borland & Pinpin Zheng & Hua Fu & Fan Wang & Jingyi He & Yitian Feng, 2019. "Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Comprehensive Smoke-Free Legislation in Indoor Public Places in Shanghai, China," IJERPH, MDPI, vol. 16(20), pages 1-11, October.
    5. Jaume García-Villar & Ángel López-Nicolás, 2015. "Who is afraid of smoking bans? An evaluation of the effects of the Spanish clean air law on expenditure at hospitality venues," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 16(8), pages 813-834, November.
    6. Reichmann, Gerhard & Sommersguter-Reichmann, Margit, 2012. "The Austrian Tobacco Act in practice – Analysing the effectiveness of partial smoking bans in Austrian restaurants and bars," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 104(3), pages 304-311.
    7. Annette Hofmann & Martin Nell, 2012. "Smoking bans and the secondhand smoking problem: an economic analysis," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 13(3), pages 227-236, June.
    8. Jaume Garcia Villar & Ángel López-Nicolás, 2014. "Who is afraid of the big bad ban? An evaluation of the effects of the Spanish clean air law on expenditure at hospitality venues," Economics Working Papers 1413, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, revised Jul 2014.
    9. Anh Kim Dang & Bach Xuan Tran & Long Hoang Nguyen & Hoa Thi Do & Cuong Tat Nguyen & Mercedes Fleming & Huong Thi Le & Quynh Ngoc Hoang Le & Carl A. Latkin & Melvyn W. B. Zhang & Roger C. M. Ho, 2018. "Customers’ Perceptions of Compliance with a Tobacco Control Law in Restaurants in Hanoi, Vietnam: A Cross-Sectional Study," IJERPH, MDPI, vol. 15(7), pages 1-13, July.

  2. 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.

    Cited by:

    1. Rockers, Peter C. & Røttingen, John-Arne & Shemilt, Ian & Tugwell, Peter & Bärnighausen, Till, 2015. "Inclusion of quasi-experimental studies in systematic reviews of health systems research," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 119(4), pages 511-521.
    2. Nga Le Thi Quynh & Groot, Wim & Tomini, Sonila M. & Tomini, Florian, 2017. "Effects of health insurance on labour supply: A systematic review," MERIT Working Papers 2017-017, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
    3. Xiu-xia, Li & Ya, Zheng & Yao-long, Chen & Ke-hu, Yang & Zong-jiu, Zhang, 2015. "The reporting characteristics and methodological quality of Cochrane reviews about health policy research," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 119(4), pages 503-510.

  3. 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.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  4. 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.
    See citations under working paper version above.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 5 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (4) 2007-09-30 2009-06-03 2010-01-10 2011-11-14
  2. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2009-06-03
  3. NEP-EEC: European Economics (1) 2010-01-10
  4. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2010-01-10
  5. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2009-06-03
  6. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (1) 2009-06-03
  7. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2010-01-10

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