Currently I am visiting the Department of Economics at Williams College (academic year 17-18) in Williamstown, MA, USA. Otherwise I hold a position as professor of applied health economics at the Health Metrics unit at University of Gothenburg. Feel free to contact me on e-mail at mms2(at)williams.edu ….

Link to full CV

Link to my Google Scholar profile

Current position

Contact info

  • E-mail: mms2@williams.edu or mikael.svensson.2@gu.se
  • Office phone +1-413-597-2625

Short bio

Mikael Svensson earned his PhD in Economics from Örebro University (Sweden) in 2007 and he was also a participant in the International PhD Program in Health Economics & Policy at the Swiss School of Public Health.

After earning his PhD Dr. Svensson has been a Visiting Assistant Professor in Health Economics at Karlstad University (Sweden), an Associate Professor of Economics at Karlstad and Örebro University, a Visiting Researcher at Toulouse School of Economics (France) and at the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York (UK).

Currently he holds a position as full Professor of Applied Health Economics at the Health Metrics Unit (the Sahlgrenska Academy) at the University of Gothenburg. In the academic year 2017/18 he will be a Stint Teaching Fellow & Visiting Scholar at the Economics department at Williams College, US.

Dr. Svensson has mainly taught and published in the area of health economics and policy. Publications in international journals include outlets such as the Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Health Economics, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, European Journal of Health Economics, Economics of Education Review, Journal of Population Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics, European Journal of Neurology etc.