Prof. Ulf-Göran Gerdtham

Lunds University, Sweden



1991 Ph.D., Linköping University, Sweden

1987 B.A., Högskolan i Örebro, Sweden

Publications (Selected)

  1. G. Kjellsson, U-G. Gerdtham, C. H. Lyttkens. (2011) Breaking bad habits by education – Smoking dynamics among Swedish woman. Health Economics Letters, 20,xx.
  2. J-B. Combe, U-G. Gerdtham, J. Jarl.(2011 ) Equalization of alcohol participation among socioeconomic groups over time: an analysis based on the total differential approach and longitudinal data from Sweden. International Journal for Equity in Health. 10,2-15.
  3. A. Ljungvall, U-G. Gerdtham. (2010) More equal but heavier: a longitudinal analysis of income-related obesity inequality in an adult Swedish cohort. Social Science & Medicine, 70; 221-231.
  4. P. Allanson, U-G. Gerdtham, D. Petrie. (2010) Longitudinal analysis of income-related health inequality. Journal of Health Economics. 29; 78-86
  5. K. Islam, U-G. Gerdtham, C. Clarke, K. Burström. (2010) Does socioeconomic health inequality change as the population ages? Evidence from Swedish panel data. Health Economics. 19; 334-349.
  6. J. Jarl, U-G. Gerdtham. (2010) Wage Penalty of Abstinence and Wage Premium of Drinking - A misclassification bias due to pooling of drinking groups? Addiction Research & Theory, 18; 284–297.
  7. J. Jarl, U-G. Gerdtham, A. Ludbrook, D. Pietri. (2010) On Measurement of Avoidable and Unavoidable Cost of Alcohol: An Application of Method for Estimating Costs Due To Prior Consumption. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 7; 2881-2895; doi:10.3390/ijerph7072881.
  8. S. Saha, U-G. Gerdtham, P. Johansson. (2010) Economic Evaluation of Life Interventions on prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 7, 3150-3195; doi:10.3390/ijerph7083150.
  9. U-G. Gerdtham, P. Clarke, A. Hayes, S. Gudbjornsdottir, P. Nilsson. (2009) Estimating the inpatient cost of complications of diabetes in Sweden using administrative hospitalization data. Pharmacoeconomics; 27: 81-90.
  10. U-G. Gerdtham, Å. Ericsson, L. F. Andersson, S. Borg, S-A. Jansson, E. Rönmark, B. Lundbäck. (2009) Factors Affecting COPD-Related Costs: A Multivariate Analysis of a Swedish Cohort. European Journal of Health Economics; 10: 217-226.
  11. F. Eek, J. Merlo, U-G Gerdtham, T. Lithman. (2009) Health care utilisation and attitudes towards health care in subjects reporting environmental annoyance from electricity and chemicals. Journal of Environmental and Public Health, 10; 1-8.
  12. H. Axelson, B. Ekman, H. Anh Duc, L. Nguyen Thanh, U-G. Gerdtham. (2009) Health financing for the poor produces positive immediate effects on utilization and out-of-pocket expenditure: evidence from Vietnam. International Journal for Equity in Health, 8:20.
  13. J. Jarl, U-G Gerdtham, K. Hradilova Selin. (2009) Medical net cost of low alcohol consumption: a cause to reconsider improved health as the link between alcohol and wage? Cost-Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 7.
  14. J. Jarl, P. Johansson, A. Eriksson, M. Eriksson, U-G Gerdtham, Ö. Hemström, K. Hradilova Selin, L. Lenke, M. Ramstedt, R. Room. (2008) The Societal Costs of Alcohol Consumption: An estimation of the economic and human cost in Sweden, 2002. European Journal of Health Economics; 9: 351-360.
  15. K. Islam, U-G Gerdtham, B. Gullberg, M. Lindström, J. Merlo. (2008) Social Capital Externalities and Mortality in Swedish Municipalities. Economics of Human Biology; 6: 19-42.
  16. T. Pervin, U-G Gerdtham, C. H. Lyttkens. (2008) Societal Costs of Air Pollution: A Review of Methods and Results. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 6: 1-22.
  17. P. Clarke, D. G. Fiebig, U-G. Gerdtham, (2008) Optimal recall length in survey design. Journal of Health Economics; 27: 1275-1284.