Kristian Bolin


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Vasagatan 1
41124 Göteborg
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Box 640
40530 Göteborg

About Kristian Bolin

Kristian Bolin holds the chair in health economics at the University of Gothenburg. The chair is connected to the Centre for Health Economics at the University of Gothenburg (founded in  2011). One of the main objectives of the Centre is to facilitate collaboration between clinical researchers and researchers in health economics. Kristian has more than 15 years of experience in health-economics research spanning academia, government and industry at a national and international level. His academic research includes both core economics and health-related research in collaboration with medical researchers. His economics interests include theoretical modelling of individual health-related behaviours.

Research areas

  • Health economics; microeconomics; Economic evaluation

Research in progress

  • Biocycle, 2015-01 - 2019-12

Teaching areas

  • Micro economics; Health economics, Economic Evaluation

Selected publications

Employer investments in employee health - Implications for the family as health producer
Bolin, Kristian, Jacobson, Lena, Lindgren, Björn
Journal of Health Economics, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 21:4, s. 563-583, 2002

The family as the health producer--when spouses act strategically
Bolin, Kristian, Jacobson, Lena, Lindgren, Björn
Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, 21:3, s. 475-495, 2002

Your next of kin or your own career? Caring and working among the 50+ of Europe
Bolin, Kristian, Lindgren, Björn, Lundborg, Petter
Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier Science B.V., 27:3, s. 718-738, 2008

The family as the health producer – when spouses are Nash-bargainers
Bolin, Kristian, Lena jacobson, Björn Lindgren
Journal of health economics, 2002

Changes in the health status of the population
Bolin, Kristian