Prof. Bengt Jönsson

Bengt Jönsson

Bengt Jönsson is a Professor Emeritus of Health Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), Sweden.

Before joining the SSE in 1990 he was professor at Linköping University, Department of Health and Society, 1982-1990. He was director of the Swedish Institute for Health Economics (IHE) in Lund from 1979 to 1982. He is now chair of IHE scientific advisory board. He is also a member of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences, and vice chair of the EU Expert Panel on effective ways of Investing in health.

He has been a member of the Karolinska University Hospital Board, of the National Social Insurance Board in Sweden, and of SBU (The Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care), Scientific Advisory Board 1988-2004.

Professor Jönsson is a member of the editorial boards of several journals, including the Journal of Cancer Policy, European Journal of Health Economics, and International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care.. He is past president of SHEA, the Swedish Health Economics Association and of iHEA, the international Health Economists Association.