Therese Nilsson


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Globalization: health and poverty, social norms and institutions; health shocks, and economic inequality and health. 

Among the questions that I try to answer with my research:

What is the impact of economic and social globalization human health?

To what extent does globalization affect institutional conditions for development?

What were the economic consequences of the Spanish flu?

What are the effects of the introduction of free antenatal care?


I am responsible for the distance learning courses at the department of economics, LUSEM. I have previously taught development economics and health economics. I have supervized more than 70 master and bachelor theses.


I am regularily being interviewed in mass media about my research. I often participate in panels and have presentations in events organized by government bodies and other organizations. 

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economics


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