Institutet för Hälso- och
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SE-220 02 Lund
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Gerdtham Ulf-G
professor | fil dr | projektledare


Ulf-G Gerdtham, Ph.D., är professor i Hälsoekonomi vid Nationalekonomiska institutionen och Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper, Lunds universitet. Han är också forskningsledare för Health Economics and Management vid Ekonomi-högskolan (, Lunds universitet och Hälsoekonomiska programmet vid Nationalekonomiska institutionen och Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper (, Lunds universitet.

  • Efterfrågan på hälsa och sjukvård
  • Individers levnadsvanor och hälsorelaterade beteenden
  • Incitament och organisation inom hälso- och sjukvården
  • Utformningen av hälso- och sjukvårdssystem i termer av effektivitet och fördelning
  • Läkemedelsekonomi
  • Ekonomiska utvärderingar av hälso- och sjukvård

Sedan den 1 december 2013 finns Ulf även på Medicon Village, deltid.

Urval av publiceringar

Jarl J, Nilsson P, Gerdtham U-G, Grahn B & Nyberg A
Hälsoekonomisk utvärdering av rehabiliteringsgarantin i Region Skåne – en retrospektiv registerstudie
IHE Rapport 2017:3, IHE: Lund, Sverige

• Brinda, EM, Attermann J, Gerdtham, U-G, Enemark U. Socioeconomic inequalities in health and health service use among older adults in India: results from the WHO Study on global AGEing and adult health survey. Public Health. 2016. In Press.
• Persson, S, Gerdtham, U-G, Steen Carlsson, K. Labor market consequences of childhood onset type 1 diabetes. Economics & Human Biology. 2016. In Press.
• Liedberg, F, Gerdtham, U-G, Gralén, K, Gudjonsson, S, Jahnson, S, Johansson, I, Hagberg, O, Larsson, S, Lind, A-K, Löfgren, A, Wanegård, J, Åberg, H, Nilbert, M. Fast-track access to urologic care for patients with macroscopic haematuria is efficient and cost-effective: results from a prospective intervention study. British Journal of Cancer. 2016. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2016.265
• Brinda, EM, Rajkumar, AP, Attermann, J, Gerdtham, U-G, Enemark, U, Kuruthukulangara, SJ. Health, social, and economic variables associated with depression among older people in Low and Middle Income Countries: WHO Study on global AGEing and adult health. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2016. In Press.
• Heckley G, Jarl J, Gerdtham U-G. Frequency and intensity of alcohol consumption: New Evidence from Sweden. European Journal of Health Economics. 2016. In Press.
• Lundqvist A, Andersson E, Ahlberg I, Nilbert M, Gerdtham U-G. Socioeconomic inequalities in breast cancer incidence and mortality in Europe – a systematic review and meta-analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 2016. In press.
• Heckley G, Gerdtham U-G, Kjellsson G. A general method for decomposing the causes of socioeconomic inequality in health. Journal of Health Economics 2016. In press.
• Ásgeirsdóttir TL, Gerdtham U-G. Health behavior in the Nordic countries. Nordic Journal of Health Economics. 2016;4(1):pp. 28-40.
• Kjellsson G, Gerdtham U-G, Petrie D."Re: Popham F, Re: Lies, Damned Lies, and Health Inequality Measurements: Understanding the Value Judgments”, Epidemiology 2016 (Letter to Editor).
• Gerdtham U-G, Lundborg P, Lyttkens CH, Nystedt P. Do Education and Income Really Explain Inequalities in Health? Applying a Twin Design. Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 2016; 118(1): pp. 25-48.
• Ljungvall Å, Gerdtham U-G, Lindblad U. Misreporting and misclassification: implications for socioeconomic disparities in body-mass index and obesity. The European Journal of Health Economics. 2015;16(1: pp. 5-20.
• Kjellsson G, Gerdtham U-G, Petrie, D. Lies, damned lies, and health inequality measurements: Understanding the value judgments. Epidemiology. 2015 Sep;26(5):673-80. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000319.
• Hansen F, Anell A, Gerdtham U-G, Lyttkens CH. The future of health economics: the potential of behavioral and experimental economics. Nordic Journal of Health Economics. 2015;3(1):pp. 68-86.
• Kiadaliri AA, Eliasson B, Gerdtham U-G. Does the choice of EQ-5D tariff matter? A comparison of the Swedish EQ-5D-3L index score with UK, US, Germany and Denmark among type 2 diabetes patients. Health and quality of life outcomes. 2015;13(1):1.
• Dackehag M, Gerdtham U-G, Nordin M. Productivity or discrimination? An economic analysis of excess-weight penalty in the Swedish labor market. The European Journal of Health Economics. 2015;16(6):589-601.
• Borg S, Palaszewski B, Gerdtham U-G, Fredrik Ö, Roos P, Gudbjörnsdottir S. Patient-reported outcome measures and risk factors in a quality registry: a basis for more patient-centered diabetes care in Sweden. International journal of environmental research and public health. 2014;11(12):12223-46.
• Kiadaliri AA, Gerdtham U-G, Eliasson B, Carlsson KS. Cost–Utility Analysis of Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Agonists Compared with Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitors or Neutral Protamine Hagedorn Basal Insulin as Add-On to Metformin in Type 2 Diabetes in Sweden. Diabetes Therapy. 2014;5(2):591-607.
• Kiadaliri AA, Gerdtham U-G, Eliasson B, Gudbjörnsdottir S, Svensson A-M, Carlsson KS. Health utilities of type 2 diabetes-related complications: a cross-sectional study in Sweden. International journal of environmental research and public health. 2014;11(5):4939-52.
• Kelly PJ, Clarke PM, Hayes AJ, Gerdtham U-G, Cederholm J, Nilsson P, Eliasson B, Gudbjornsdottir S. Risk equations to predict the mortality of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus following major complications: a study using Swedish Diabetes National Register data. Diabetic Medicine. 2014; 28(4):428-35.
• Kjellsson G, Clarke P, Gerdtham U-G. Forgetting to remember or remembering to forget: a study of the recall period length in health care survey questions. Journal of health economics. 2014;35:34-46.
• Burström K, Sun S, Gerdtham U-G, Henriksson M, Johannesson M, Levin L-Å, et al. Swedish experience-based value sets for EQ-5D health states. Quality of life research. 2014;23(2):431-42.
• Nordin M, Gerdtham, U-G. Why a positive link between increasing age and income-related health inequality? Nordic Journal of Health Economics. 2013;2(1).
• Saha S, Gerdtham U-G. Cost-of-Illness of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health: A Systematic Literature Review. Health Econ Rev. 2013; 3: 24. Published online 2013 Nov 11.doi: 10.1186/2191-1991-3-24.
• Saha S, Carlsson KS, Gerdtham U-G, Eriksson MK, Hagberg L, Eliasson M, et al. Are lifestyle interventions in primary care cost-effective?–An analysis based on a Markov model, differences-in-differences approach and the Swedish Björknäs study. PloS one. 2013;8(11):e80672.
• Kiadaliri AA, Jafari M, Gerdtham U-G. Frontier-based techniques in measuring hospital efficiency in Iran: a systematic review and meta-regression analysis. BMC health services research. 2013;13(1):1.
• Palmer AJ, Mount Hood 5 Modeling Group, Clarke P, Gray A, Leal J, Lloyd A, Grant D, Palmer J, Foos V, Lamotte M, Hermann W, Barhak J, Willis M, Coleman R, Zhang P, McEwan P, Betz Brown J, Gerdtham U, Huang E, Briggs A, Carlsson KS, Valentine W. Computer modeling of diabetes and its complications: a report on the Fifth Mount Hood challenge meeting. 2013 Jun;16(4):670-85. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2013.01.002. Epub 2013 Apr 18.
• Jarl J, Heckley G, Brummer J, Gerdtham U-G. Time characteristics of the effect of alcohol cessation on the risk of stomach cancer–a meta-analysis. BMC public health. 2013;13(1):1.
• Saha S, Leijon M, Gerdtham U-G, Sundquist K, Sundquist J, Arvidsson D, et al. A culturally adapted lifestyle intervention addressing a Middle Eastern immigrant population at risk of diabetes, the MEDIM (impact of Migration and Ethnicity on Diabetes In Malmö): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2013;14(1):1.
• Kiadaliri AA, Hosseinpour R, Haghparast-Bidgoli H, Gerdtham U-G. Pure and social disparities in distribution of dentists: a cross-sectional province-based study in Iran. International journal of environmental research and public health. 2013;10(5):1882-94.
• Kiadaliri AA, Gerdtham U-G, Nilsson P, Eliasson B, Gudbjörnsdottir S, Carlsson KS. Towards renewed health economic simulation of type 2 diabetes: risk equations for first and second cardiovascular events from Swedish register data. PloS one. 2013;8(5):e62650.
• Persson S, Dahlquist G, Gerdtham U-G, Steen Carlsson K. The Impact of Childhood Onset Type 1 Diabetes on Schooling – a Population-Based Register Study. Diabetologia. 2013 Jun;56(6):1254-62. doi: 10.1007/s00125-013-2870-8. Epub 2013 Feb 24.
• Kiadaliri A, Clarke PM, Gerdtham U-G, Nilsson P, Eliasson B, Gudbjörnsdottir S, et al. Predicting changes in cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes in the post-UKPDS era: longitudinal analysis of the Swedish National Diabetes Register. Journal of diabetes research. 2013;2013.
• Kjellsson G, Gerdtham U-G. On correcting the concentration index for binary variables. Journal of health economics. 2013;32(3):659-70.
• Kiadaliri AA, Jarl J, Gavriilidis G, Gerdtham U-G. Alcohol drinking cessation and the risk of laryngeal and pharyngeal cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PloS one. 2013;8(3):e58158.
• Kjellsson G, Gerdtham U-G. Lost in translation: rethinking the inequality equivalence criteria for bounded health variables. Research on Economic Inequality. 2013;21:3-32.
• Nordin M, Dackehag M, Gerdtham U-G. Socioeconomic inequalities in drug utilization for Sweden: evidence from linked survey and register data. Social Science & Medicine. 2013;77:106-17.
• Gerdtham U-G. Can health economics help us understand our strange public health care system? Nordic Journal of Health Economics. 2013;1(1).
• Mazumdar S, Gerdtham U-G. Heterogeneity in self-assessed health status among the elderly in India. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2013;25(3):271-83.
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