Health Economics and Health Policy in EuropeSemester Course

Health Economics and Health Policy in Europe, Semester Course
Major Discipline(s)
Economics, Public Health, Public Policy
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course provides you with an in-depth look at important concepts and theories in health economics and health policy analysis. You apply concepts and theories to actual cases from Europe in which health economics rationales clash with health politics. Basic economic appraisals of healthcare interventions and decision analysis of health policy processes are used to analyze current issues in Northern European healthcare systems.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Government, Pre-Medicine / Health Science


James Weatherall

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

BBA (Econ), MA (Econ), PhD (Econ). James has a vast experience working within health economics, including 6 years at SFI, 11 years at Novo Nordisk A/S and the last 4 years at Lundbeck A/S where he is currently the Director & Head of Global Market Access within the Marketed Assets Neurology Portfolio. His research interests focus on ALMP, Disability Pension, Haemophilia, Diabetes, Schizophrenia, and Migraine. With DIS since 2022.

Lone Bilde

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Lone is an experienced consultant, advisor and leader of health care research projects. Her area of expertise is health economics, epidemiology, financing, organization, and the management of the health sector, including health economics evaluation. She has carried out several research projects for - and together with - multiple stakeholders in Denmark as well as internationally. She has held senior positions at the Danish Institute for Health Services Research (DSI), the Danish Institute for Local and Regional Government Research (KORA), the Danish Institute for Applied Social Research (VIVE), Novo Nordisk, Nycomed, and the Danish Cancer Society.