Health economic research methods that I currently utilize include: economic evaluation, discrete choice experiment, and valuation of costs related to productivity loss.
Study I: Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of medical yoga for low back pain compared with exercise therapy and self-care advice from the employer and societal perspectives.
Study II: Valuing individuals' preference and willingness-to-pay for physical activity for low back pain using a discrete choice experiment.
Study III: Validity of productivity loss measure of reduced work performance due to ill-health and problems related to the work environment.
Study IV: Estimating the effect and economic impact of absenteeism, presenteeism and work environment problems on reductions in productivity from employer perspective
Professor Irene Jensen
Malin Lohela Karlsson, PhD.
Iben Axén, PhD.