Kristian Bolin

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Investments in social capital--implications of social interactions for the production of health
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, P O Box 7082, SE 220 07, Lund, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 56:2379-90. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Retigabine as add-on treatment of refractory epilepsy--a cost-utility study in a Swedish setting
    B Kristian
    Department of Economics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 127:419-26. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The cost effectiveness of newer epilepsy treatments: a review of the literature on partial-onset seizures
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Pharmacoeconomics 30:903-23. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Epilepsy in Sweden: health care costs and loss of productivity--a register-based approach
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, P O Box 7082, 220 07, Lund, Sweden
    Eur J Health Econ 13:819-26. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of smoking-cessation therapies: a critical and systematic review of simulation models
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Pharmacoeconomics 30:551-64. 2012
  6. pmc Optimizing cost-efficiency in mean exposure assessment--cost functions reconsidered
    Svend Erik Mathiassen
    Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Department of Occupational and Public Health Sciences, University of Gavle, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:76. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Current and future avoidable cost of smoking--estimates for Sweden 2007
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Health Policy 103:83-91. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Lacosamide as treatment of epileptic seizures - cost utility results for Sweden
    K Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 121:406-12. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of varenicline compared with nicotine patches for smoking cessation--results from four European countries
    Kristian Bolin
    Lund University Department of Economics and Centre for Health Economics, Lund, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 19:650-4. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Utilisation of physician services in the 50+ population: the relative importance of individual versus institutional factors in 10 European countries
    Kristian Bolin
    Lund University Centre for Health Economics, Lund, Sweden
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 9:83-112. 2009

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Investments in social capital--implications of social interactions for the production of health
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, P O Box 7082, SE 220 07, Lund, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 56:2379-90. 2003
    ..Further, we find that the level of social capital (1) declines with age, (2) is lower for those married or cohabiting, and (3) is lower for men than for women...
  2. doi request reprint Retigabine as add-on treatment of refractory epilepsy--a cost-utility study in a Swedish setting
    B Kristian
    Department of Economics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 127:419-26. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The cost effectiveness of newer epilepsy treatments: a review of the literature on partial-onset seizures
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Pharmacoeconomics 30:903-23. 2012
    ..Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders, affecting more than 3 million people in Europe. This paper reviews the published evidence regarding the cost effectiveness of second-generation antiepileptic drugs (AEDs)...
  4. doi request reprint Epilepsy in Sweden: health care costs and loss of productivity--a register-based approach
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, P O Box 7082, 220 07, Lund, Sweden
    Eur J Health Econ 13:819-26. 2012
    ..The objective was to estimate health care costs and productivity losses due to epilepsy in Sweden and to compare these estimates to previously published estimates...
  5. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of smoking-cessation therapies: a critical and systematic review of simulation models
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Pharmacoeconomics 30:551-64. 2012
    ..The well established method of performing cost-effectiveness analyses of smoking-cessation interventions involves mathematical modelling (both deterministic and stochastic) of future events important for cost effectiveness...
  6. pmc Optimizing cost-efficiency in mean exposure assessment--cost functions reconsidered
    Svend Erik Mathiassen
    Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Department of Occupational and Public Health Sciences, University of Gavle, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:76. 2011
    ..A few previous studies have suggested mathematical optimization procedures based on very simple cost models; this study extends the methodology to cover even non-linear cost scenarios...
  7. doi request reprint Current and future avoidable cost of smoking--estimates for Sweden 2007
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Health Policy 103:83-91. 2011
    ..To estimate current and future avoidable smoking-attributable costs in Sweden for the year 2007...
  8. doi request reprint Lacosamide as treatment of epileptic seizures - cost utility results for Sweden
    K Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 121:406-12. 2010
    ..To calculate cost per additional quality-adjusted life-year (QALY) for lacosamide as adjunctive treatment for patients with uncontrolled partial-onset seizures as compared to no adjunctive treatment...
  9. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of varenicline compared with nicotine patches for smoking cessation--results from four European countries
    Kristian Bolin
    Lund University Department of Economics and Centre for Health Economics, Lund, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 19:650-4. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the cost-effectiveness of varenicline with nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for smoking cessation in four European countries (Belgium, France, Sweden and the UK)...
  10. doi request reprint Utilisation of physician services in the 50+ population: the relative importance of individual versus institutional factors in 10 European countries
    Kristian Bolin
    Lund University Centre for Health Economics, Lund, Sweden
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 9:83-112. 2009
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  11. ncbi request reprint The family as the health producer--when spouses are Nash-bargainers
    K Bolin
    Department of Economics and Department of Community Medicine, Lund University Centre for Health Economics LUCHE, Lund University, P O Box 705, SE 22007 Lund, Sweden
    J Health Econ 20:349-62. 2001
    ..We analyse, inter alia, the impact on the distribution of health (particularly regarding child health) of changes in family policies related to the dissolution of the family...
  12. ncbi request reprint The family as the health producer--when spouses act strategically
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University Centre for Health Economics, Lund University, Sweden
    J Health Econ 21:475-95. 2002
    ..We analyse, inter alia, the impact on the distribution of health of changes in family policies, such as child allowance and custody rules...
  13. ncbi request reprint Employer investments in employee health implications for the family as health producer
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, Sweden
    J Health Econ 21:563-83. 2002
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  14. doi request reprint Varenicline as compared to bupropion in smoking-cessation therapy--cost-utility results for Sweden 2003
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, Sweden
    Respir Med 102:699-710. 2008
    ..To calculate incremental cost-utility ratios (cost per QALY gained) for varenicline (Champix; Pfizer), as compared to bupropion, in smoking-cessation programmes for a lifetime follow-up period...
  15. ncbi request reprint Smoking-cessation therapy using varenicline: the cost-utility of an additional 12-week course of varenicline for the maintenance of smoking abstinence
    Kristian Bolin
    Lund University Centre for Health Economics, Lund, Sweden
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:478-85. 2009
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of an additional 12-week treatment with varenicline for abstainers who had successfully completed an initial 12-week treatment...
  16. ncbi request reprint The cost utility of bupropion in smoking cessation health programs: simulation model results for Sweden
    Kristian Bolin
    Lund University Centre for Health Economics, PO Box 705, SE 220 07 Lund, Sweden
    Chest 129:651-60. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Smoking, healthcare cost, and loss of productivity in Sweden 2001
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund University Centre for Health Economics LUCHE, Vårdal Institute, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 35:187-96. 2007
    ..Objectives were (a) to estimate healthcare cost and productivity losses due to smoking in Sweden 2001 and (b) to compare the results with studies for Sweden 1980, Canada 1991, Germany 1996, and the USA 1998...
  18. doi request reprint Your next of kin or your own career? Caring and working among the 50+ of Europe
    K Bolin
    LUCHE Lund University Centre for Health Economics, Lund, Sweden
    J Health Econ 27:718-38. 2008
    ..The results suggest that giving informal care to one's elderly parents is associated with significant costs in terms of foregone labour-market opportunities and that these adverse effects vary between countries...
  19. ncbi request reprint Asthma and allergy: the significance of chronic conditions for individual health behaviour
    K Bolin
    Lund University, Department of Economics, Department of Community Medicine, and LUCHE Lund University Center for Health Economics, Lund University, SE 220 07 Lund, Sweden
    Allergy 57:115-22. 2002
    ..Using this framework for analysis of health-related behaviour and Swedish panel data, we examined whether the presence of asthma or allergy affects perceived health and investments in health...
  20. ncbi request reprint The significance of overweight and obesity for individual health behaviour: an economic analysis based on the Swedish surveys of living conditions 1980-81, 1988-89, and 1996-97
    Kristian Bolin
    Lund University Centre for Health Economics, Vårdal Institute, and Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 34:422-31. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to examine whether being overweight (25<or=BMI<30) or obese (BMI>or=30) affect subsequent individual health behaviour, applying the framework of the individual-as-producer-of-health model...
  21. ncbi request reprint Health among long-term survivors of breast cancer-an analysis of 5-year survivors based on the Swedish surveys of living conditions 1979-1995 and the Swedish Cancer Registry 2000
    Kristian Bolin
    Department of Health Sciences, Vårdal Institute, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Psychooncology 17:1-8. 2008
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  22. doi request reprint Diabetes, healthcare cost and loss of productivity in Sweden 1987 and 2005--a register-based approach
    K Bolin
    Department of Economics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Diabet Med 26:928-34. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate healthcare cost and productivity losses as a result of diabetes and diabetes-related chronic complications in Sweden in 1987 and 2005...
  23. ncbi request reprint Social participation, social capital and daily tobacco smoking: a population-based multilevel analysis in Malmö, Sweden
    Martin Lindstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, University Hospital MAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 31:444-50. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of contextual and individual factors on daily tobacco smoking...
  24. ncbi request reprint Informal and formal care among single-living elderly in Europe
    K Bolin
    LUCHE Lund University Centre for Health Economics, Lund, Sweden
    Health Econ 17:393-409. 2008
    ..Instrumental variable methods were used and the results highlight the importance of accounting for the endogeneity of informal care...