Dr. Ulf-Goran Gerdtham

Dr. Ulf-Goran Gerdtham
Professor, Department of Economics and Clinical Sciences Research, Lund University, Sweden


Dr. Ulf-Göran Gerdtham is a professor in the department of economics and Clinical Sciences Research at Lund University, Swedan. He completed a Doctorate in Health and Society at the Linköping University. He is a Swedish coordinator in the ECuity projects (ECuity I: Equity in the finance & delivery of health care in Europe, financed by EU BIOMED 1; ECuity II: Economic determinants of the distribution of health and health care in Europe, financed by EU, BIOMED II; ECuity III The dynamics of income, health and inequality over the life cycle. He is a member of the OECD expert group on Measuring Equity of Access to Health Care. He actively worked as editorial board member for many valuable journals since 2003. He ranked 4 among health economists that receive most citations in top ranked health economic journals 1986-2004. He is the first author of the most referenced paper of all papers in the Journal of Health Economics, according to CWTC, University of Leiden and Journal of Health Economics in 1996.

Research Interest

Health Economics, Public Health, Economic statistics, Microeconomics, Statistics, Public Finance, Critical studies course.