Bilde av Olsen, Jan Abel
Bilde av Olsen, Jan Abel
Institutt for samfunnsmedisin jan.abel.olsen@uit.no +4777644832 41332054 Tromsø MH L10.144

Jan Abel Olsen


Professor i helseøkonomi og helsetjenesteforskning

Stillingsbeskrivelse

Jan Abel Olsen er Professor i helseøkonomi ved Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, ved UiT Norges arktiske universitet


  • Marie Hella Lindberg, Gang Chen, Jan Abel Olsen, Birgit Abelsen :
    Combining education and income into a socioeconomic position score for use in studies of health inequalities
    BMC Public Health 13. mai 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Espen Berthung, Nils Gutacker, Birgit Abelsen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Inequality of opportunity in a land of equal opportunities: The impact of parents' health and wealth on their offspring's quality of life in Norway
    BMC Public Health 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Gang Chen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Extending the EQ-5D: the case for a complementary set of 4 psycho-social dimensions
    Quality of Life Research 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Gang Chen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    How is your life? understanding the relative importance of life domains amongst older adults, and their associations with self-perceived COVID-19 impacts
    Quality of Life Research 2022 DOI
  • Marie Hella Lindberg, Gang Chen, Jan Abel Olsen, Birgit Abelsen :
    Explaining subjective social status in two countries: The relative importance of education, occupation, income and childhood circumstances
    SSM - Population Health 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Espen Berthung, Nils Gutacker, Oddgeir Friborg, Birgit Abelsen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Who keeps on working? The importance of resilience for labour market participation
    PLOS ONE 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Gang Chen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Filling the psycho-social gap in the EQ-5D: the empirical support for four bolt-on dimensions
    Quality of Life Research 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jan Abel Olsen, Marie Hella Lindberg, Admassu Nadew Lamu :
    Health and wellbeing in Norway: Population norms and the social gradient
    Social Science and Medicine 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jan Håkon Rudolfsen, Tore Solberg, Tor Ingebrigtsen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Associations between utilization rates and patients’ health: a study of spine surgery and patient-reported outcomes (EQ-5D and ODI)
    BMC Health Services Research 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Astrid Synnøve Buvik, Trine Strand Bergmo, Einar Bugge, Arvid Småbrekke, Tom Wilsgaard, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Cost-Effectiveness of Telemedicine in Remote Orthopedic Consultations: Randomized Controlled Trial
    Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jan Abel Olsen, RoseAnne Misajon :
    A conceptual map of health-related quality of life dimensions: key lessons for a new instrument
    Quality of Life Research 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jan Abel Olsen, Admassu Nadew Lamu, John Cairns :
    In search of a common currency: A comparison of seven EQ‐5D‐5L value sets
    Health Economics 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Admassu Nadew Lamu, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Yes, health is important, but as much for its importance via social life: The direct and indirect effects of health on subjective well‐being in chronically ill individuals
    Health Economics 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Admassu Nadew Lamu, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Testing alternative regression models to predict utilities: mapping the QLQ-C30 onto the EQ-5D-5L and the SF-6D
    Quality of Life Research 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Thor Gamst-Klaussen, Claire Gudex, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Exploring the causal and effect nature of EQ-5D dimensions: an application of confirmatory tetrad analysis and confirmatory factor analysis
    Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Admassu Nadew Lamu, Gang Chen, Thor Gamst-Klaussen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Do country-specific preference-weights matter in the choice of mapping algorithms? The case of mapping the Diabetes-39 onto eight country-specific EQ-5D-5L value sets
    Quality of Life Research 2018 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Thor Gamst-Klaussen, Admassu Nadew Lamu, Gang Chen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Assessment of outcome measures for cost–utility analysis in depression: mapping depression scales onto the EQ-5D-5L
    BJPsych Open 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Admassu Nadew Lamu, Thor Gamst-Klaussen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Preference Weighting of Health State Values: What Difference Does It Make, and Why?
    Value in Health 2017 ARKIV / DOI
  • Mashhood Ahmed Sheikh, Birgit Abelsen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Education and health and well-being: direct and indirect effects with multiple mediators and interactions with multiple imputed data in Stata
    Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 12. september 2017 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Jan Abel Olsen :
    Determinants of (inequalities in) health: an overview
    Oxford University Press 2017 DOI
  • Jan Abel Olsen :
    Costs and the cost-effectiveness treshold
    Oxford University Press 2017 DOI
  • Jan Abel Olsen :
    Unwarranted variations in healthcare utilization
    Oxford University Press 2017 DOI
  • Jan Abel Olsen :
    Exogenous determinants of health
    Oxford University Press 2017 DOI
  • Jan Abel Olsen :
    The healthcare delivery system: an overview
    Oxford University Press 2017 DOI
  • Jan Abel Olsen :
    The social environment and health
    Oxford University Press 2017 DOI
  • Jan Abel Olsen :
    Funding sources: an overview
    Oxford University Press 2017 DOI
  • Jan Abel Olsen :
    Beyond cost-effectiveness: priority setting
    Oxford University Press 2017 DOI
  • Jan Abel Olsen, EB Lerner, D Persse, F Sterz, M Jr Lozano, MA Brouwer m.fl.:
    Chest compression duration influences outcome between integrated load-distributing band and manual CPR during cardiac arrest
    Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 2016 DOI
  • Helen Mason, Job Van Exel, Rachel Baker, Werner Brouwer, Cam Donaldson, Jan Abel Olsen :
    From representing views to representativeness of views: Illustrating a new (Q2S) approach in the context of health care priority setting in nine European countries
    Social Science and Medicine 2016 DOI
  • Admassu Nadew Lamu, Jan Abel Olsen :
    The relative importance of health, income and social relations for subjective well-being: An integrative analysis
    Social Science and Medicine 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jon Helgheim Holte, Peter Sivey, Birgit Abelsen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Modelling Nonlinearities and Reference Dependence in General Practitioners' Income Preferences
    Health Economics 2016 DOI
  • Mashhood Ahmed Sheikh, Birgit Abelsen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Clarifying Associations between Childhood Adversity, Social Support, Behavioral Factors, and Mental Health, Health, and Well-Being in Adulthood: A Population-Based Study
    Frontiers in Psychology 25. mai 2016 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Mashhood Sheikh Ahmed, Birgit Abelsen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Differential Recall Bias, Intermediate Confounding, and Mediation Analysis in Life Course Epidemiology: An Analytic Framework with Empirical Example
    Frontiers in Psychology 23. november 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jon Helgheim Holte, Trine Kjær, Birgit Abelsen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    The impact of pecuniary and non-pecuniary incentives for attracting young doctors to rural general practice
    Social Science and Medicine 2015 DOI
  • Jon Helgheim Holte, Birgit Abelsen, Peder Andreas Halvorsen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    General practitioners’ altered preferences for private practice vs. salaried positions: a consequence of proposed policy regulations?
    BMC Health Services Research 2015 ARKIV / DOI
  • Birgit Abelsen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Young doctors' preferences for payment systems: The influence of gender and personality traits
    Human Resources for Health 2015 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jan Norum, Erik R. Traasdahl, Arpad Totth, Carsten Nieder, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Health economics and Radium-223 (Xofigo(R)) in the treatment of metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer mCRPC). A case history and a systematic review of the literature on cost effectiveness analysis (CEA)
    Value in Health 2015 DOI
  • Thor Gamst-Klaussen, Gang Chen, Admassu Nadew Lamu, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Health state utility instruments compared: inquiring into nonlinearity across EQ-5D-5L, SF-6D, HUI-3 and 15D
    Quality of Life Research 2015 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jan Abel Olsen :
    Principles in Health Economics and Policy
    Oxford University Press 2017
  • Richard Norman, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Expanding the Scope of Value for Economic Evaluation: The EQ-HWB
    Value in Health 2022 DOI
  • Marie Hella Lindberg, John Wildman, Birgit Abelsen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    The lasting impact of circumstances on health and efforts in adulthood
    2022
  • Marie Hella Lindberg, John Wildman, Birgit Abelsen, Jan Abel Olsen :
    The lasting impact of circumstances on health and efforts in adulthood
    2022
  • Marie Hella Lindberg, Gang Chen, Jan Abel Olsen, Birgit Abelsen :
    A Cross-Country Study of Subjective Social Status: The Relative Importance of Education, Occupation, Income and ‘the Silver Spoon’ 
    2021
  • Richard Norman, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Competing Views on the English EQ-5D-5L Valuation Set
    Value in Health 2020 DOI
  • Jan Abel Olsen :
    Rollemodeller i folkehelsepolitikken
    Nordlys 07. juni 2019
  • Oddgeir Friborg, Nina Emaus, Jan H Rosenvinge, Unni Bilden, Jan Abel Olsen, Gunn Pettersen :
    Correction: Violence affects physical and mental health differently: The general population based Tromsø Study
    PLOS ONE 2019 DOI
  • Marie Hella Lindberg, Jan Abel Olsen, Gang Chen, Birgit Abelsen :
    A composite index for socioeconomic position when studying health inequalities
    2019
  • Jan Abel Olsen :
    Equity considerations in Norway: past, present, future
    2019
  • Marie Hella Lindberg, Jan Abel Olsen, Gang Chen, Birgit Abelsen :
    Towards a composite index for socio-economic position when studying health inequalities
    2019
  • Kjell Arne Røvik, Jan Abel Olsen :
    Når Helse Nord «glemmer» Universitetssykehuset
    Nordlys 23. oktober 2018

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    Publikasjoner utenom Cristin

    Bøker

    Olsen JA: Principles in health economics and policy, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2009

    Olsen JA: Helseøkonomi: Effektivitet og rettferdighet, Cappelen Akademisk Forlag, 2006 

    Dolan P, Olsen JA: Distributing health care: Economic and ethical issues, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2002  

    Noen utvalgte publikasjoner

    Olsen JA:  Concepts of equity and fairness in health and health care, in Smith PC, Glied SA (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics, Oxford University Press, 2011

    Olsen JA: Priority preferences: 'End of life' does not matter, but total life does, Value in Health 2013

    Olsen JA: Hva menes med "sykdommens alvorlighetsgrad"? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening, 2013

    Robberstad B, Olsen JA: The health related quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa - a literature review and focus group study, Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 2010, 8:5doi:10.1186/1478-7547-8-5

    Abelsen B, Olsen JA. Task division between dentist and dental hygienists in Norway, Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 2008, 36, 558-566.

    Olsen JA, Donaldson C, Shackley P. Implicit vs explicit ranking: On inferring ordinal preferences for health care programmes based on differences in willingness-to-pay.  Journal of Health Economics, 2005; 24 (5): 990-996.

    Olsen JA, Donaldson C, Pereira J. The insensitivity of ‘willingness-to-pay’ to the size of the good: new evidence for health care, Journal of Economic Psychology, 2004; 25: 445-460. 

    Olsen JA, Eidem JI. An inquiry into the size of health charities: the case of Norwegian patient organisations, Journal of Socio-Economics, 2003; 32: 457-466. 

    Olsen JA, Richardson J, Dolan P, Menzel P. The moral relevance of personal characteristics in setting health care priorities, Social Science and Medicine, 2003; 57: 1163-1172.  

    Olsen JA. A note on eliciting distributive preferences for health, Journal of Health Economics, 2000; 19: 541-550. 

    Olsen JA, Richardson J. Production gains from health care: What should be included in cost-effectiveness analyses? Social Science and Medicine, 1999; 49: 17-26. 

    Olsen JA: Theories of justice and their implications for priority setting in health care, Journal of Health Economics, 1997; 16: 625-639


    Forskningsinteresser

    • Prioritering: Effektivitet og rettferdighet i fordeling av helsetjenester
    • Måling og verdsetting av helseforbedringer; kvalitetsjusterte leveår (QALYs)
    • Ulikheter i helse
    • Regional variasjon i forbruksrater av helsetjenester

    Undervisning

    HEL 3007 Health Economics and Policy


    Medlem i forskningsgruppe


    CV

    Work address
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway.

    Education 
    PhD (Dr Philos), thesis: Some methodological issues in economic evaluation in health care, University of Tromsø (1994). MSc in Economic geography (1981), MA in Economics and business administration (1979),  Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

    Current positions

    • Professor of health economics and health services research (since 1999), and Research Chair in the Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø (UiT), Norway
    • Adjunct Professor (since 2010), Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Australia
    • Part time researcher (since 2011), Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo

    Previous positions

    • 1980-81   Research associate, Department of Social Sciences, UiT
    • 1982-85   Research associate, Department of Economics, UiT
    • 1986-98   Associate professor, Department of Economics, UiT
    • 1992-96   Adjunct Professor, Aberdeen University, Scotland
    • 2004-06   Adjunct Professor, Bocconi University, Italy
    • 2006-11   Adjunct Professor, University of Oslo, Norway

    Research Fields
    Measuring and valuing health outcomes; Efficiency vs equality trade-offs in health and healthcare; The relationship between health related quality of life (HRQoL) and subjective well-being (SWB); Tracing causes of inequalities in health and well-being; Health care financing

    Books

    • Olsen JA: Principles in Health Economics and Policy (2nd edition), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2017
    • Olsen JA: Helseøkonomi: Effektivitet og rettferdighet, Cappelen Akademisk Forlag, Oslo, 2006
    • Dolan P, Olsen JA: Distributing health care: Economic and ethical issues, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2002

    Publication profile

    77 peer reviewed journal articles, of which two-thirds appear in level 2 journals (similar to A and A*) in the Norwegian Scientific Index (CRIStin).  In most of this published work I have played a leading role, as signaled by being sole author (11), first author (13), or last author (32).  My H-index: 33.

    Teaching experience
    Graduate courses at universities in Australia, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Norway, Russia, Tanzania, South Africa, UK.