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  • An economic model to evaluate cost-effectiveness of computer assisted knee replacement surgery in Norway 

    Gøthesen, Øystein Johannes; Slover, James; Havelin, Leif Ivar; Askildsen, Jan Erik; Malchau, Henrik; Furnes, Ove (BioMed Central, 2013-07-06)
    Background: The use of Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS) for knee replacements is intended to improve the alignment of knee prostheses in order to reduce the number of revision operations. Is the cost effectiveness of computer ...
  • Lifestyle and future need for social care 

    Askildsen, Jan Erik; Holmås, Tor Helge; Pervin, Tanjima (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-12)
    Early-age lifestyle may be an important predictor of demand for social care later in life. Using a longitudinal dataset, in this paper we analyse the effects of previous lifestyle choices on the need for social care. ...
  • Monitoring prioritization in a public health care sector 

    Askildsen, Jan Erik; Kaarbøe, Oddvar; Holmås, Tor Helge (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-12)
    This paper presents a new way to monitor priority settings in public health care systems. We take departure in medical guidelines prescribing acceptable waiting times for different medical descriptions. Allocating ICD10 ...
  • Samordning og finansiering av kommunale helsetjenester 

    Askildsen, Jan Erik; Kjerstad, Egil (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-11)
    The report discusses various policy initiatives which are relevant for a governmental project with the aim of improving coordination between specialist health care services and municipal health care. Today the responsibility ...
  • Will Increased Wages Reduce Shortage of Nurses? A Panel Data Analysis of Nurses’ Labour Supply 

    Askildsen, Jan Erik; Baltagi, Badi H.; Holmås, Tor Helge (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-12)
    Shortage of nurses is a problem in several countries. It is an unsettled question whether increasing wages constitute a viable policy for extracting more labour supply from nurses. In this paper we use a unique matched ...