Economics & Management Day 2019
Welcome to a day of lectures and discussions at the Lund University School of Economics and Management. Theme of the year: Investments in health – challenges for the 21st century
The 2019 Economics and Management Day
Welcome to a packed day of popular science presentations at the School of Economics and Management in Lund 13 March, 10:00–15:30. Everyone with an interest in health and economics is welcome to attend. We ask questions about healthcare in a world with limited resources – are healthcare and welfare actually in a healthy state? The theme: Investments in health – challenges for the 21st century.
Free admission. Lunch wrap is included.
You need to register for the Economics and Management Day. Sign up no later than 28 February.
Programme items with English titles are presented in English. Programme items with Swedish titles first are presented in Swedish.
Please note that most sessions are presented entirely in Swedish. The three exceptions are the lectures:
- Why are better educated individuals in better health?
- Informal care: a neglected issue in economic evaluations of dementia care and Health
- Healthcare in early life: a long-term perspective.
They will all be presented in English.
09:15–10:00 Registration and coffee (in the atrium in EC1)
10:00–10:15 Welcome address in the atrium
10:20–11:20 Session 1 – choose between two parallel tracks
Socioekonomiska skillnader i hälsa
(Socioeconomic differences in health)
Professor Ulf Gerdtham
Why are better educated individuals in better health?
(Varför har högutbildade bättre hälsa?)
Professor Petter Lundborg
Kvinnor och mäns obetalda omsorg om anhöriga: hur påverkas arbetsutbud, fritid och hälsa?
(Men and women’s unpaid care of relatives: how does it affect the labour supply, leisure and health?)
Professor Maria Stanfors
Informal care: a neglected issue in economic evaluations of dementia care
Sanjib Saha, PhD
11:35–12:35 Session 2 – choose between two parallel tracks
Health and healthcare in early life: a long-term perspective
Associate Professor Therese Nilsson
Volha Lazuka, Post. doc.
Konkurrens i sjukvården: teori och praktik
(Competition in healthcare: theory and practice)
Margareta Dackehag, researcher
Kan ekonomer prioritera?
(Can economists prioritise?)
Professor Nils-Eric Sahlin
13:20–14:20 Session 3 – choose between two parallel tracks
Den svenska sjukvårdens utmaningar förr och nu
(Swedish healthcare challenges: then and now)
Professor Anders Anell
Styrning av primärvård – mer än bara pinnjakt
(Control of primary healthcare – more than just pursuing targets)
Associate Professor Anna Häger Glenngård
E-hälsa i en svensk kontext
(eHealth in a Swedish context)
Associate Professor Gudbjörg Erlingsdottir
E-hälsolösningar inom sjukvården i låginkomstländer
(E-health solutions in the healthcare systems of low-income countries)
Senior lecturer Bo Andersson
14:30–15:30 Panelsamtal: Den svenska sjukvårdens utmaningar
(Panel discussion: challenges for Sweden’s healthcare system)
Anna Häger Glenngård, Nils-Eric Sahlin, Thomas Berglund (former CEO of Capio)
Moderator: Suzanne Axell (SVT)
The programme is preliminary and may be subject to change.
Jan Söderberg Family Prize in Economics and Management
The School delivers the very first Jan Söderberg Family Prize in Economics and Management to a researcher in economics and management the day before the Economics and Management Day.
Read more about the award here