Lina Maria Ellegård

Lina Maria Ellegård

Associate Professor, Researcher

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Research interests: financial incentives in publicly financed health care, determinants of patients' choices of health care provider, competition in primary care, and the role of telemedicine in primary care.


At LUSEM, I mainly supervise student essays. 

I teach microeconomics and methods for health economic evaluation at Kristianstad University.


Results from ongoing and previous projects have been disseminated to policy makers in popular articles (Distriktsläkaren, Ekonomisk debatt, Kommunalekonomen), reports (KEFU - Kommunalekonomisk forskning och utbildning), policy seminars (Region Skåne, Folkhälsomyndigheten, KEFU), and governmental reports (SOU 2018:38). In 2019-20, I served as editor for the Swedish popular science magazine Ekonomisk Debatt.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economics

Free keywords

  • Health Economics
  • Public Economics


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