Mikael Svensson

Mikael Svensson, Ph.D.

Professor

Department: Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy
Business Phone: (352) 273-9867
Business Email: svensson.kmikael@ufl.edu

About Mikael Svensson

Mikael Svensson is a health economist and pharmacoeconomist specializing in comparative- and cost-effectiveness analyses, causal inference, and policy evaluation. Mikael received his Ph.D. in Economics from Örebro University (Sweden) in 2007 and also participated in the International Ph.D. Program in Health Economics & Policy at the Swiss School of Public Health (hosted by the University of Lausanne).

Mikael joined the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy in the fall of 2022. Before joining the University of Florida, he was a Professor of Applied Health Economics at the University of Gothenburg (Sweden). He has also had visiting positions at the Centre for Health Economics (York, UK), Toulouse School of Economics (France), and Williams College (US).

Publications

2022
Assessment of the clinical and cost-effectiveness evidence in the reimbursement decisions of new cancer drugs
ESMO Open. 7(5) [DOI] 10.1016/j.esmoop.2022.100569. [PMID] 36037568.
2022
Cost-Benefit Evaluation of an Organizational-Level Intervention Program for Decreasing Sickness Absence among Public Sector Employees in Sweden.
International journal of environmental research and public health. 19(5) [DOI] 10.3390/ijerph19052998. [PMID] 35270691.
2022
Cost-effectiveness analysis of left atrial appendage occlusion in patients with atrial fibrillation and contraindication to oral anticoagulation.
European heart journal. 43(13):1348-1356 [DOI] 10.1093/eurheartj/ehab847. [PMID] 34919652.
2022
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Temocillin Treatment in Patients with Febrile UTI Accounting for the Emergence of Antibiotic Resistance.
Applied health economics and health policy. 20(6):835-843 [DOI] 10.1007/s40258-022-00748-7. [PMID] 35989360.
2022
Cost‐effectiveness of cervical length screening and progesterone treatment to prevent spontaneous preterm delivery in Sweden
Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology. 59(6):778-792 [DOI] 10.1002/uog.24884.
2022
Ice cleat distribution programmes and ice cleat use among older adults: repeated cross-sectional evidence from 63 municipal interventions in Sweden.
Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention. [DOI] 10.1136/ip-2022-044681. [PMID] 35922138.
2022
Model-based economic evaluation of ice cleat distribution programmes for the prevention of outdoor falls among adults from a Swedish societal perspective.
Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention. 28(2):125-130 [DOI] 10.1136/injuryprev-2021-044203. [PMID] 34183438.
2022
Physiotherapist or physician as primary assessor for patients with suspected knee osteoarthritis in primary care – a cost-effectiveness analysis of a pragmatic trial.
BMC musculoskeletal disorders. 23(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12891-022-05201-3. [PMID] 35300671.
2022
Production loss and sick leave caused by antibiotic resistance: a register-based cohort study
BMC Public Health. 22(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12889-022-12947-x. [PMID] 35300650.
2022
Regional variation in prescription drug spending: Evidence from regional migrants in Sweden.
Health economics. 31(9):1862-1877 [DOI] 10.1002/hec.4552. [PMID] 35709331.
2022
Stated preferences for human papillomavirus vaccination for adolescents in selected communities in Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria: A discrete choice experiment
Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. [DOI] 10.1080/21645515.2022.2124091.
2022
The impact of cost-sharing on prescription drug demand: evidence from a double-difference regression kink design.
The European journal of health economics : HEPAC : health economics in prevention and care. 23(9):1591-1599 [DOI] 10.1007/s10198-022-01446-w. [PMID] 35212886.
2021
A health economic assessment of air pollution effects under climate neutral vehicle fleet scenarios in Stockholm, Sweden
Journal of Transport & Health. 22 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jth.2021.101084.
2021
A systematic review and meta-analysis of risks and benefits with breast reduction in the public healthcare system: priorities for further research.
BMC surgery. 21(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12893-021-01336-7. [PMID] 34511096.
2021
Clinical follow-up of left atrial appendage occlusion in patients with atrial fibrillation ineligible of oral anticoagulation treatment-a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing. 61(2):215-225 [DOI] 10.1007/s10840-021-00953-9. [PMID] 33580847.
2021
Cost-effectiveness of a care manager collaborative care programme for patients with depression in primary care: 12-month economic evaluation of a pragmatic randomised controlled trial.
Cost effectiveness and resource allocation : C/E. 19(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12962-021-00304-5. [PMID] 34404426.
2021
Does social health insurance prevent financial hardship in Mongolia? Inpatient care: A case in point
PLOS ONE. 16(3) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0248518. [PMID] 33788865.
2021
Editor’s Choice – Cost Effectiveness of Primary Stenting in the Superficial Femoral Artery for Intermittent Claudication: Two Year Results of a Randomised Multicentre Trial.
European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery. 62(4):576-582 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ejvs.2021.07.009. [PMID] 34454817.
2021
Induction of labour at 41 weeks of gestation versus expectant management and induction of labour at 42 weeks of gestation: a cost‐effectiveness analysis
BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. [DOI] 10.1111/1471-0528.16929.
2021
Using causal forests to assess heterogeneity in cost-effectiveness analysis.
Health economics. 30(8):1818-1832 [DOI] 10.1002/hec.4263. [PMID] 33942950.
2020
Absence of Long-Term Benefit of Revascularization in Patients With Intermittent Claudication: Five-Year Results From the IRONIC Randomized Controlled Trial.
Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions. 13(1) [DOI] 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.119.008450. [PMID] 31937137.
2020
Amputation-free survival, limb symptom alleviation, and reintervention rates after open and endovascular revascularization of femoropopliteal lesions in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia.
Journal of vascular surgery. 72(6):1987-1995 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2020.03.029. [PMID] 32276010.
2020
Electroencephalography-based neurofeedback as treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists. 63(1) [DOI] 10.1192/j.eurpsy.2019.7. [PMID] 32093790.
2020
Response to Letter Regarding Article, “Absence of Long-Term Benefit of Revascularization in Patients With Intermittent Claudication: Five-Year Results From the IRONIC Randomized Controlled Trial”.
Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions. 13(6) [DOI] 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.120.009385. [PMID] 32519878.
2020
Results of renal artery revascularization in the post-ASTRAL era with 4 years mean follow-up.
Blood pressure. 29(5):285-290 [DOI] 10.1080/08037051.2020.1756740. [PMID] 32363961.
2020
The economic cost and patient-reported outcomes of chronic Achilles tendon ruptures.
Journal of experimental orthopaedics. 7(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s40634-020-00277-z. [PMID] 32748273.
2020
Willingness to Pay for Health Improvements Using Stated Preferences: Prevention Versus Treatment.
Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 23(10):1384-1390 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jval.2020.06.008. [PMID] 33032783.
2019
Cost-effectiveness of childhood pneumococcal vaccination program in Ethiopia: results from a quasi-experimental evaluation.
BMC public health. 19(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12889-019-7423-8. [PMID] 31399030.
2019
Economic costs of antidepressant use: a population-based study in Sweden.
The journal of mental health policy and economics. 22(4):125-130 [PMID] 32058977.
2019
Effects of primary care cost-sharing among young adults: varying impact across income groups and gender.
The European journal of health economics : HEPAC : health economics in prevention and care. 20(8):1271-1280 [DOI] 10.1007/s10198-019-01095-6. [PMID] 31401700.
2019
More cost-effective management of patients with musculoskeletal disorders in primary care after direct triaging to physiotherapists for initial assessment compared to initial general practitioner assessment.
BMC musculoskeletal disorders. 20(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12891-019-2553-9. [PMID] 31043169.
2019
Valuation of Health Risks
Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance. [DOI] 10.1093/acrefore/9780190625979.013.288.
2019
What should guide priority setting in health care? A study of public preferences in Sweden
Nordic Journal of Health Economics. [DOI] 10.5617/njhe.6159.
2018
A cost-effectiveness analysis of lowering residential radon levels in Sweden-Results from a modelling study.
Health policy (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 122(6):687-692 [DOI] 10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.03.009. [PMID] 29576334.
2018
Cost-effectiveness analysis of internet-mediated cognitive behavioural therapy for depression in the primary care setting: results based on a controlled trial.
BMJ open. 8(6) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019716. [PMID] 29903785.
2018
Cost-effectiveness analysis of surgical versus non-surgical management of acute Achilles tendon ruptures.
Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA. 26(10):3074-3082 [DOI] 10.1007/s00167-018-4953-z. [PMID] 29696317.
2018
Cost-effectiveness of a care manager collaborative care programme for patients with depression in primary care: economic evaluation of a pragmatic randomised controlled study.
BMJ open. 8(11) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024741. [PMID] 30420353.
2018
Cost-effectiveness of revascularization in patients with intermittent claudication
British Journal of Surgery. 105(13):1742-1748 [DOI] 10.1002/bjs.10992.
2018
Estimating a constant WTP for a QALY-a mission impossible?
The European journal of health economics : HEPAC : health economics in prevention and care. 19(6):871-880 [DOI] 10.1007/s10198-017-0929-z. [PMID] 28932914.
2018
From loss of life to loss of years: a different view on the burden of injury fatalities in Sweden 1972-2014.
European journal of public health. 28(5):853-858 [DOI] 10.1093/eurpub/cky083. [PMID] 29846567.
2018
Long-term outcome of stenting for atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis and the effect of angiographic restenosis.
Acta radiologica (Stockholm, Sweden : 1987). 59(12):1438-1445 [DOI] 10.1177/0284185118764209. [PMID] 29660989.
2018
Mapping functions in health-related quality of life: mapping from the Achilles Tendon Rupture Score to the EQ-5D.
Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA. 26(10):3083-3088 [DOI] 10.1007/s00167-018-4954-y. [PMID] 29691617.
2018
Regional variation in health care utilization in Sweden – the importance of demand-side factors.
BMC health services research. 18(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12913-018-3210-y. [PMID] 29866201.
2018
The Cost-Effectiveness of the Kiva Antibullying Program: Results from a Decision-Analytic Model.
Prevention science : the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research. 19(6):728-737 [DOI] 10.1007/s11121-018-0893-6. [PMID] 29728796.
2017
A Comparison of Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Practice: Divergent Policy Practices in Sweden
Nordic Journal of Health Economics. 5(2):41-53 [DOI] 10.5617/njhe.1592.
2017
Classmate characteristics, class composition and children’s perceived classroom climate
Journal of Public Health. 25(5):473-480 [DOI] 10.1007/s10389-017-0809-0. [PMID] 28959519.
2017
Demographic determinants of incident experience and risk perception: do high-risk groups accurately perceive themselves as high-risk?
Journal of Risk Research. 20(1):99-117 [DOI] 10.1080/13669877.2015.1042499.
2017
Do knowledge gains from public information campaigns persist over time? Results from a survey experiment on the Norwegian pension reform
Journal of Pension Economics and Finance. 16(1):108-117 [DOI] 10.1017/s1474747215000098.
2017
Effects on alcohol use of a Swedish school-based prevention program for early adolescents: a longitudinal study.
BMC public health. 17(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12889-016-3947-3. [PMID] 28049504.
2017
Free and universal, but unequal utilization of primary health care in the rural and urban areas of Mongolia.
International journal for equity in health. 16(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12939-017-0572-4. [PMID] 28482881.
2017
Long-term cost of spouses’ informal support for dependent midlife stroke survivors.
Brain and behavior. 7(6) [DOI] 10.1002/brb3.716. [PMID] 28638721.
2016
[The Swedish Dental and Pharmaceutical Benefits Agency’s willingness to pay for new drugs has been analyzed].
Lakartidningen. 113 [PMID] 27404777.
2016
Catastrophic health expenditure and impoverishment in Mongolia
International Journal for Equity in Health. 15(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12939-016-0395-8. [PMID] 27401464.
2016
Copayments and physicians visits: A panel data study of Swedish regions 2003-2012.
Health policy (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 120(9):1095-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.healthpol.2016.07.010. [PMID] 27477892.
2016
Modelling the cost-effectiveness of impact-absorbing flooring in Swedish residential care facilities.
European journal of public health. 26(3):407-11 [DOI] 10.1093/eurpub/ckv197. [PMID] 26498954.
2016
Preference-based health-related quality of life among victims of bullying
Quality of Life Research. 25(2):303-309 [DOI] 10.1007/s11136-015-1101-9.
2016
The effect of copayments on primary care utilization: results from a quasi-experiment
Applied Economics. 48(39):3752-3762 [DOI] 10.1080/00036846.2016.1145346.
2016
Universities as engines for regional growth? Using the synthetic control method to analyze the effects of research universities
Regional Science and Urban Economics. 60:198-207 [DOI] 10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2016.07.008.
2016
Valuation of small and multiple health risks: A critical analysis of SP data applied to food and water safety
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 75:41-53 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jeem.2015.11.001.
2015
Reimbursement Decisions for Pharmaceuticals in Sweden: The Impact of Disease Severity and Cost Effectiveness.
PharmacoEconomics. 33(11):1229-36 [DOI] 10.1007/s40273-015-0307-6. [PMID] 26093889.
2015
The cost-effectiveness of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program: Results from a modelling study.
Journal of adolescence. 45:127-37 [DOI] 10.1016/j.adolescence.2015.07.020. [PMID] 26433734.
2015
The Willingness to Pay for a Quality Adjusted Life Year: A Review of the Empirical Literature
Health Economics. 24(10):1289-1301 [DOI] 10.1002/hec.3085.
2014
Scale sensitivity and question order in the contingent valuation method
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 57(11):1746-1761 [DOI] 10.1080/09640568.2013.839442.
2013
Class-size effects on adolescents’ mental health and well-being in Swedish schools
Education Economics. 21(3):248-263 [DOI] 10.1080/09645292.2013.789826.
2013
The willingness to pay to reduce school bullying
Economics of Education Review. 35:1-11 [DOI] 10.1016/j.econedurev.2013.02.004.
2012
Mortality and economic fluctuations
Journal of Population Economics. 25(4):1215-1235 [DOI] 10.1007/s00148-010-0342-8.
2012
Part-time sick leave as a treatment method for individuals with musculoskeletal disorders.
Journal of occupational rehabilitation. 22(3):418-26 [DOI] 10.1007/s10926-011-9348-7. [PMID] 22270230.
2012
The economic cost of brain disorders in Europe
European Journal of Neurology. 19(1):155-162 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2011.03590.x.
2012
The value of a statistical life in Sweden: a review of the empirical literature.
Health policy (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 108(2-3):302-10 [DOI] 10.1016/j.healthpol.2012.09.007. [PMID] 23084655.
2011
Cost of disorders of the brain in Europe 2010.
European neuropsychopharmacology : the journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology. 21(10):718-79 [DOI] 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2011.08.008. [PMID] 21924589.
2011
The size and burden of mental disorders and other disorders of the brain in Europe 2010.
European neuropsychopharmacology : the journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology. 21(9):655-79 [DOI] 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2011.07.018. [PMID] 21896369.
2010
Adolescents alcohol-use and economic conditions: a multilevel analysis of data from a period with big economic changes.
The European journal of health economics : HEPAC : health economics in prevention and care. 11(6):533-41 [DOI] 10.1007/s10198-009-0209-7. [PMID] 20012126.
2010
Alcohol use and social interactions among adolescents in Sweden: Do peer effects exist within and/or between the majority population and immigrants?
Social Science & Medicine. 70(11):1858-1864 [DOI] 10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.01.046.
2010
Economic upturns are good for your heart but watch out for accidents: a study on Swedish regional data 1976–2005
Applied Economics. 42(5):615-625 [DOI] 10.1080/00036840701704519.
2010
Good times are drinking times: empirical evidence on business cycles and alcohol sales in Sweden 1861–2000
Applied Economics Letters. 17(6):543-546 [DOI] 10.1080/13504850802167215.
2010
Willingness to pay for private and public road safety in stated preference studies: Why the difference?
Accident Analysis & Prevention. 42(4):1205-1212 [DOI] 10.1016/j.aap.2010.01.012.
2009
Precautionary behavior and willingness to pay for a mortality risk reduction: Searching for the expected relationship
Journal of Risk and Uncertainty. 39(1):65-85 [DOI] 10.1007/s11166-009-9070-4.
2009
The impact of real options on willingness to pay for mortality risk reductions
Journal of Health Economics. 28(3):563-569 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2009.01.002.
2009
The value of a statistical life in Sweden: estimates from two studies using the “Certainty Approach” calibration.
Accident; analysis and prevention. 41(3):430-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.aap.2009.01.005. [PMID] 19393789.
2008
Cognitive ability and scale bias in the contingent valuation method
Environmental and Resource Economics. 39(4):481-495 [DOI] 10.1007/s10640-007-9137-0.
2007
Do not go breaking your heart: Do economic upturns really increase heart attack mortality?
Social Science & Medicine. 65(4):833-841 [DOI] 10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.04.015.

Education

Ph.D. (Economics)
2007 · Örebro University (Sweden)

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