Health economics provide us with a toolbox to better understand the challenges we are faced with, to evaluate possible solutions and to contribute with the knowledge necessary to inform decisions about prioritization. To raise the awareness of this important field of research the The Swedish Institute for Health Economics and the Bengt Jönsson Foundation for Health Economics Research are rewarding an outstanding thesis in health economics.

The scholarship is awarded based on the thesis relevance and quality by a committee consisting of professor Peter Lindgren, PhD; associate professor Katarina Steen Carlsson, PhD and Linus Jönsson, MD PhD.

The scholarship will be announce on the IHE web page, awarded at the conference IHE Forum and will be advertised on the IHE web page in conjunction with this. Nominated theses should have been published at a Swedish university.