NAME: Kim Rose Olsen

DATE OF BIRTH: Marts, 1972


ADDRESS: Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, JB Winsløws Vej 9B  DK-5000 Odense C

PHONE: (+45) 29125767





2010: Ph.d., Economics, University of Southern Denmark

2007-2010: Various research visits, Centre for Health Econ., University of York

2001:  Visiting Research Student, London School of Economics

1999: M.Sc., Economics (Cand.polit.), University of Copenhagen

1997: Nordplus exchange student, University of Oslo.



2017 – present Associate professor, DaCHE, University of Southern Denmark

2013 – 2017 Associate professor, COHERE IVØ, University of Southern Denmark

2013 – 2017 Director COHERE Analysis, IVØ, University of Southern Denmark

2011 – present Senior Research Associate, Forskningsenheden for almen praksis, SDU

2011-2013: Assistant professor, Institut for Sundhedstjenesteforskning, Syddansk Universitet, Odense

2009 – 2011 Health Economist, Forskningsenheden for Almen Praksis, SDU Odense

2001 – 2003 Research Assistent, UNEP Collaborating Centre on Energy and Environment, RISØ

2000 – 2001 Research Assistent, Dpt for System analysis, RISØ



Health Economics & Applied Microeconometrics with a primary focus on the relation between patient characteristics and physician behavior and performance. I have extensive experience as principal investigator on larger projects and experience from larger interdisciplinary research projects.


PUBLICATIONS (Google Scholar)

Citations: 1005

H-index: 17

i10-index: 24

Selected papers:

Olsen KR. (2012). Patient complexity and GPs’ income under mixed remuneration. Health Econ 21(6): 619–756


Olsen KR, Gyrd-Hansen D, Kristensen T, Street A, Sørensen TH, Vedsted P. (2013). Organisational determinants of production and efficiency in general practice: a population-based stud. European Journal of Health Economics 14(2): 267-276


Laudicella M, Olsen KR, Street A. (2010). Examining cost variation across hospital departments-a two-stage multi-level approach using patient-level data. Social Science and Medicine 71(10): 1872-81


Olsen KR, Sørensen TH, Vedsted P. (2009). Association between general practice referral rates and patients’ socioeconomic status and access to specialised health care: A population-based nationwide study. Health Policy 92(2-3): 180-186


Olsen KR, Street A. (2008). The analysis of efficiency among a small number of organisations: how inferences can be improved by exploiting patient-level data. Health Econ 17(6): 671-81


Anell A, Häkkinen U, Iversen T, Olsen KR, Ólafsdóttir, T, Sutton M. (2016). General practice in the Nordic countries. Nordic Journal of Health Economics 4(1): 56-67, 2016 DOI: 10.5617/njhe.2801


Kongstad LP, Mellace G, Olsen KR. (2016). Can the use of Electronic Health Records in General Practice reduce hospitalizations for diabetes patients? Evidence from a natural experiment. HEDG Working paper 25/16 University of York



2013 – present: Member of Danish Health Econometrics Network

2007-2009: Member of Nordic Hospital Comparison Study Group



Scandinavian Journal of Economics, BMJ Open, Health Economics, Social Science & Medicine, Medical Care Research and Review, Health Policy,  European Journal of Health Economics, Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, BMC Health Services Research