Line Bjørnskov Pedersen

Line Bjørnskov Pedersen

Line Bjørnskov Pedersen

Master of Science and Economics

J.B. Winsløws Vej 9, indgang B, 1. Sal

5000 Odense C

Denmark

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Curriculum Vitae
Line Bjørnskov Pedersen

Date of birth: 6th of December 1981
Nationality: Danish

Office address:
Centre of Health Economics Research (COHERE) & Research Unit for General Practice
Department of Business and Economics
University of Southern Denmark
Winsløwsvej 9B, 1.
DK-5000 Odense C, Denmark
Office phone: +45 65504204
Department phone: +45 6550 3081
Fax: +45 6550 3880
E-mail: lib@sam.sdu.dk
Department web-page: www.healtheconomics.dk
Personal web-page: www.sdu.dk/ansat/lib.aspx

Position, Institute
Assistant Professor, Centre of Health Economics Research & Research Unit for General Practice, University of Southern Denmark

Scientific Background
Line Bjørnskov Pedersen holds a MSc and PhD in Economics. She is employed as Assistant Professor at the Centre of Health Economics Research and the Research Unit for General Practice, University of Southern Denmark. Line Bjørnskov Pedersen’s primary research focuses on economic evaluation and discrete choice modelling.

Research Interests
Economic evaluation, methodological issues in stated preference measurement, discrete choice modelling, sports economics

Education
PhD in Economics, Research Unit of Health Economics & Research Unit for General Practice, University of Southern Denmark, 2012
MSc in Economics, Economic policy analysis and project management, University of Southern Denmark, 2008
BaSc in Business Economics, University of Southern Denmark, 2006

Visiting scholars
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, the University of Melbourne, Australia, Jan.-Feb. 2010

Employments
Assistant Professor, Department of Business and Economics & Research Unit for General Practice, University og Southern Denmark, 2014 -
Senior Research Consultant, Wilke 2013-2014
Assistant Professor, Department of Business and Economics & Research Unit for General Practice, University og Southern Denmark, 2012-2013
Research Assistant, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, 2011-2012
PhD student, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, 2008-2011
Research Assistant, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, 2008
Student Assistant, MedCom, Odense, 2007-2008
Student Assistant, Copenhagen Economics, Copenhagen, 2007
Student Assistant, TV2|Sporten, Odense, 2005-2008

Publications
Papers
13. Pedersen, L., Nexøe, J. 2016. Editorial. Preference for Practice - recent evidence. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, Published online 04 Feb 2016. DOI: 10.3109/02813432.2016.1142175
12. Pedersen, L.B., Bech, M., Kløjgaard, M., Søgaard, R.Veldwijk, J., de Wit, A., Lambooij, M. 2015. How discrete choice experiments contribute to person-centered healthcare. A commentary on Kaltoft et al. (2015): ”Can a Discrete Choice Experiment contribute to person-centred healthcare?". European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare, 3(4), 438-441
11. Kjaer, N.K., Halling, A., Pedersen, L.B. 2015.General Practitioners’ Preferences for Future Continuous Professional Development. Evidence from a Danish discrete choice experiment. Education for Primary Care, 26, 4-10
10. Kløjgaard, M., Manniche, C., Pedersen, L., Bech, M., Søgaard, R. 2014. Patient Preferences for Treatment of Low Back Pain—A Discrete Choice Experiment, Value in Health, 17(4), 390-396
9. Kjaer, N.K., Steenstrup, A.P., Pedersen, L.B., Halling, A. 2014. Continuous professional development for GPs: experience from Denmark Postgraduate Medical Journal, 90(1065), 383-387
8. Pedersen, L., Kolstad, J., Hole, A., Gyrd-Hansen, D. 2014. GPs’ shifting agencies in choice of treatment. A comparison in WTP space. Applied Economics, 46(7), 750-761
7. Pedersen, L., Gyrd-Hansen, D. 2014. Preference for practice. A Danish study on young doctors choice of general practice using a discrete choice experiment. European Journal of Health Economics, 15(6), 611-621
6. Pedersen, L., Jarbøl. D. 2012. Brugerbetaling i almen praksis og nedsættelse i yderkantsområder. Hvad mener befolkningen, de praktiserende læger og uddannelseslægerne? (User fees in general practice and establishment in rural areas. What do the public, GPs and GPs in training think?). Ugeskrift for Læger, 174, 2940-2943
5. Pedersen, L., Kjær, T., Kragstrup, J., & Gyrd-Hansen, D. 2012. General practitioners' preferences for the organisation of primary care. A discrete choice experiment. Health Policy, 106, 246-256
4. Pedersen, L., Kjær, T., Kragstrup, J., & Gyrd-Hansen, D. 2012. Do general practitioners know patients' preferences? An empirical study on the agency relationship at an aggregate level using a discrete choice experiment. Value in Health, 15, 514-523.
3. Pedersen, L., Kjær, T., Kragstrup, J., & Gyrd-Hansen, D. 2011. Does the inclusion of a cost attribute in forced and unforced choices matter? Results from a web survey applying a discrete choice experiment. Journal of Choice Modelling, 4(3), 88-109.
2. Pedersen, L., Gyrd-Hansen, D. & Kjær, T. 2011. The influence of information and private versus public provision on preferences for screening for prostate cancer: A willingness-to-pay study. Health Policy, 101, 277-289.
1. Pedersen, L., Kiil, A., & Kjær, T. 2011. Soccer Attendees’ Preferences for Facilities at the Fionia Park Stadium: An Application of the Discrete Choice Experiment. Journal of Sports Economics, 12(2), 179-199.

Other
5. Waldorff, F.B., Koursgaard, M.B., Pedersen, L.B., Hutters, C.L., Andersen, M.K. 2015. Forskningsprojekt om akkreditering i almen praksis (AKIAP projektet). Practikus, juni 2015.
4. Kronborg, C., Pedersen, L.B., Draborg, E., Kristensen, T. 2013, "Brugerbetaling og ulighed". Månedsskrift for Almen Praksis.
3. Kristensen, T., Pedersen, L. B., & Olsen, K. 2013, "Brugerbetaling i Almen Praksis: Hvad vil der ske, hvis vi indfører brugerbetaling for besøg hos den praktiserende læge?," In Etik og prioritering i sundhedsvæsenet - hvorfor er det så svært?, Det Etiske Råd, pp. 87-96.
2. Pedersen, L. 2011. Caught between a rock and a hard place or master in own house? The GP as double agent in primary health care (En lus mellem to negle eller herre i eget hus? Den praktiserende læges rolle som dobbelagent i almen praksis). Månedsskrift for praktisk lægegerning, January 2011/1, 73-82
1. Kiil, A., Kjær, T., Pedersen, L. 2010. Behavioural economics, health, and soccer (Adfærdsøkonomi, sundhed og fodbold). Alumne bladet, No. 2 October 2010, 10-11

In Review
Kronborg, C., Pedersen, L. Fournaise, A., Kronborg, C. Attitudes towards user fees and willingness to pay for GP conosultations: Results from a Danish GP patient survey
Pedersen, L., Hess, S., Kjær, T. Asymmetric information and extrinsic motivation in general practice. Exploring the Agency relationship in a best worst scaling study

Reviewer for
Social Science and Medicine, Health Economics, Value in Health, European Journal of Health Economics, Health Policy, Medical Decision Making, Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, Journal of choice modelling, Acta Oncologica, Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, Archives of Internal Medicine, BMJ Open

Professional and Academic Experience
PhD student representative (substitute member), PhD study board, Faculty of Social Sciences 2009-2010
Master Thesis Consultant for Master students in Economics and Mathematics and Economics

Teaching experience
Sports Economics, BA (Economics), taught in Danish, 2012, 2013, 2014 (both in Odense & Slagelse). Course responsible
Health Economics, BA (Health Policy), taught in Danish, 2013. Course responsible
Health Economics and budgetting, BA (Health Policy), taught in Danish, 2012. Course responsible.
Research Methods in Health Sciences, PhD course (PhD students under Health Sciences), taught in Danish, 2011. Responsible for the lecture concerning research methods from health economics
Economic Evaluation and tax policy, BA (Economics), taught in Danish, 2011. Responsible for the lecture concerning cost-benefit analyses
Health policy, post graduate course (Economics), taught in Danish, 2011. Responsible for the lecture concerning the role of primary care in the Danish health care sector
Economic Evaluation, postgraduate course (Economics), taught in English, 2008, 2009, and 2010. Responsible for the lectures concerning revealed and stated preference methods.
Effect measurement and other evaluations of public services, master course (Quality and Management in the Social and Health Care Sector), taught in Danish, 2010. Responsible for the lectures concerning economic evaluation
Health Economics, postgraduate course (Public Health), taught in Danish, 2010. Responsible for the lectures concerning economic evaluation.

Supervision
I have supervised and co-supervised students in writing theses in different educations and different levels.
PhD students:
Young GPs preferences for in-service training. (PhD programme in Health Sciences, Niels Kristian Kjær); Task division in general practice. An analysis of associations between task division and job satisfaction, quality and perceived quality in general practice investigated by means of questionnaire and register surveys. (PhD programme in Health Sciences, Jette Videbæk Lee); What is the possibility of citizens to achieve influence on practical policy making? (PhD programme in Economics, Didde Cramer); The organisation of primary care. The effect of knowledge implementation and follow-up on treatment quality (PhD programme in Health Sciences, Helle Riisgaard); Antibiotics prescription in general practice in Denmark: Determinants for variation in use of microbiological diagnostics and prescription patterns (PhD programme in Health Sciences, Rikke Vognbjerg Sydenham)
Postgraduate students:
Outcome uncertainty, reference dependent preferences and loss aversion in soccer (graduate programme in Economics, Nick Jespersen); Trading-off Adverse Effects for Uncertain Mortality Reduction in Cancer Screening (graduate programme in Economics, Thomas Møller Terkelsen); Patients’ preferences for possible solutions to geographical differences in the area of rheumatology (graduate programme in Economics, Louise Findsen); Eliciting preferences for attributes of an evaluation programme in the health care sector using stated preferences methods (graduate programme in Economics, Mikkel Bau Jungersen); Ecological Effect of Enhanced Management of Coastal Lagoon Habitats Valued in an Economical Context through the Contingent Valuation Method (Graduate programme in Biology, Tessa Buchwald)
Bachelor students:
Discrimination in Danish football (undergraduatre programme in economics, Henrik Stephansen); Discrete choice experiements (undergraduate programme in economics, Michel Damgaard); Competitive balance in sports (undergraduate programme in economics, Nick Jespersen); Equity implications by user charges in the medical pratice - An empirical CVM study (undergraduate programme in Economics, Lise Andreasen & Julie MeldgaardPetersen); Organisation of primary care in Denmark (undergraduate programme in Economics, Lærke Olesen); The Organization of General Practice in Denmark (undergraduate programme in Economics, Christina Skøtt)

PhD courses
Applied statistical analyses with missing data, Graduate School of Health Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark
Experimental design for stated choice and advanced modeling of choice data, Venice Foundation, Venice, Italy
Stated preference / Choice research, Centre for Fisheries & Aquaculture Management & Economics, University of Southern Denmark, Esbjerg, Denmark
Practical course in teaching pedagogy, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
Applied health economics (part 1): Using econometrics to evaluate health policies, Department of Economics, University of Bergen, Norway
Advanced Microeconomic Theory, School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University, Denmark
Questionnaire methods in clinical and public health research, Copenhagen Graduate School of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Principles of data documentation, Graduate School of Health Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark
Oral Presentation, The Danish Research School of Cultural Heritage, Copenhagen, Denmark

Awards
Winner of Best Brief Research Presentation, The 4th Conjoint Analysis in Health Conference (CAHC), Orlando, Florida, 20.-22. March 2012.
Winner of Best Student Paper Award, Nordic Health Economics Study Group (NHESG) Meeting, Reykjavik, Iceland, 19.-22. August 2009.

Organiser of conferences
Organiser of the 3rd Danish Choice Modelling Day, Odense, Denmark, 18.-19 December 2013
Organiser of the 2nd Danish Choice Modelling Day, Odense, Denmark, 4-5. December 2012
Organiser of the 1st Danish Choice Modelling Day, Odense, Denmark, 8. December 2011

Conference papers and posters
Pedersen, L.B., Hess, S., Kjær, T. Exploring the agency relationship in general practice - An investigation of preferences for consultations using a best-worst scaling case 3 approach, Invited speaker at Stated Preferences in Health seminar, National institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Utrecht, April, 9th 2015
Pedersen, L., Kolstad, J., Hole, A., Gyrd-Hansen, D. GPs’ shifting agencies in choice of treatment. A comparison in WTP space, Nordic Congress of General Practice, Tampere, Finland, 21.-24. August 2013
Olsen, K., Kristensen, T. Pedersen, L. Rathe, J., Le, J., Ahnfeldt-Mollerup, P. The GP effect: new areas of health economic and organizational research in the GP sector, Symposium at the Nordic Congress of General Practice, Tampere, Finland, 21.-24. August 2013
Pedersen, L., Kolstad, J., Hole, A., Gyrd-Hansen, D. 2014. GPs’ shifting agencies in choice of treatment. A comparison in WTP space, International Health Economics Association (IHEA), Sydney, Australia, 7.-10. July 2013
Pedersen, L., Gyrd-Hansen, D. The use of status quo and opt out options in choice experiments. Implications of researchers dubious use of the ‘neither’ option, International Choice Modelling Conference, Sydney, Australia, 3.-5. July 2013
Pedersen L. 2012. Preference for practice. A study on young doctors choice of general practice using a discrete choice experiment. Conference paper, Conjoint Analyses in Health Care, Orlando, Florida, 20.-22. March 2012
Pedersen, L., Kjær, T., Kragstrup, J., & Gyrd-Hansen, D. 2011. Do general practitioners know the preferences of their patients? An empirical study on the agency relationship using a discrete choice experiment. Conference paper, Nordic Health Economics Study Group (NHESG) Meeting, Odense, Denmark, 17.-19. August 2011
Pedersen, L., Gyrd-Hansen, D., Kjær, T., Kragstrup, J. 2011. Does the inclusion of a cost attribute in forced and unforced choices matter? Results from a web survey applying a discrete choice experiment. Conference paper, 2nd Choice Modelling Conference, Leeds, England, 4.-6. July 2011.
Pedersen, L., Gyrd-Hansen, D., Kjær, T., Kragstrup, J. 2011. General practitioners' preferences for the organisation of primary care. A discrete choice experiment. Conference paper, 17th Nordic Congress of General Practice, Tromsø, Norway, 14.-17. June 2011.
Pedersen, L., Gyrd-Hansen, D., Kjær, T. 2009. The influence of information and private versus public provision in an empirical analysis of preferences for screening for prostate cancer in Denmark. Conference paper, Nordic Health Economics Study Group (NHESG) Meeting, Reykjavik, Iceland, 19.-22. August 2009
Pedersen, L. 2009. Organisation of primary care and the agency relationship. A planned project on preference elicitation emphasising the discrete choice experiment. Congress Poster, The 16th Nordic Congress of Primary Health Care, Copenhagen, Denmark, 13.-16. May 2009

Oral Presentations
April 2015: Presentation at Organisation of General Practitioners (NHG) in The Netherlands, "Accreditation in General Practice in Denmark", Domus Medica, Utrecht, The Netherlands
March 2015: Presentation at Dansk Almenmedicinsk Forskningsdag, "The effect of accreditation on organizational aspects and quality of treatment in primary care", Domus Medica, Copenhagen, Denmark
October 2012: Presentation at FYAMs annual meeting, "Preference for practice - a study on young doctors preferences for choice af general practice" (Præference for praksis - et studie af yngre lægers ønsker i forbindelse med valg af nedsættelse i almen praksis), Middelfart, Denmark
September 2012: Presentation at the Academy for HHX-talents, "Experience Economy" (Oplevelsesøkonomi), Odense, Denmark
May 2012: Presentation at the Official Opening Day for Centre of Health Economics Research, "Preference for Practice. A study on young doctors choice of general practice" (Præference for praksis. Et studie af yngre lægers valg af almen praksis), Odense, Denmark
January 2011: Presentation at the Research Unit for General Practice, "General practitioners preferences for the organisation of general practice. A discrete choice experiment" (Praktiserende lægers præferencer for organiseringen af almen praksis. Et diskret valg eksperiment), Odense, Denmark
December 2010: Presentation at Research day with Danish Regions, "General practitioners preferences for the organisation of general practice in Denmark. Preliminary results" (Praktiserende lægers præferencer for organisaringen af almen praksis i Danmark. Foreløbige resultater), Odense, Denmark
October 2010: Presentation at The Research Funds research day, "General practitioners preferences for the organisation of general practice in Denmark. Preliminary results" (Praktiserende lægers præferencer for organisaringen af almen praksis i Danmark. Foreløbige resultater), Copenhagen, Denmark
May 2010: Presentation at Health Economics Seminar, "The organisation of primary care in Denmark and the agency relationship" University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
April 2010: Presentation at Researcher Grand Prix 2010 (Forsker Grand Prix 2010), "Use your head" (Brug bolden), University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
February 2010: Presentation at Health Economics Workshop "The organisation of primary care in Denmark and the agency relationship", Melbourne, Australia
January 2010: Presentation at Research Worksop for General Practice (Almenmedicinsk Forskningsworkshop), "The organisation of primary care in Denmark and the Agency relationship" (Organiseringen af almen praksis i Danmark og principal-agent relationen), Copenhagen, Denmark
October 2009: Presentation at The Research Funds research day, "The organisation of general practice in Denmark" (Organiseringen af almen praksis i Danmark), Copenhagen, Denmark
April 2009: Presentation at Event 2009, "Soccer attendees preferences for facilities at Fionia Park Stadium" (Fodboldtilskueres præferencer for faciliteter på Fionia Park), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
April 2009: Presentation at Workshop: Future perspectives in family physicians research, "What are the prioritisations of GPs and patients in the organisation of primary care?" (Hvad prioriterer læger og patienter i organiseringen af almen praksis?), Research unit for General Practice, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
January 2009: Presentation at The Research Fund's Project Day (Forskningsfondens Temadag), "What do GPs and patients prefer in the organisation of primary care?" (Hvad foretrækker læger og patienter i organiseringen af almen praksis?), Research unit for General Practice, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark