Arne Risa Hole

Arne Risa HoleProfessor of Economics

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9 Mappin Street
S1 4DT, UK

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Arne graduated from the University of Bergen in 2000 and gained his MSc from the University of Edinburgh in 2001. After completing his PhD at the University of St Andrews he was appointed to a research fellowship at the University of York´s Centre for Health Economics. He joined the department in January 2009 as a Lecturer in Economics, became a Senior Lecturer in 2012 and was promoted to Reader in Economics in 2015 and Professor in 2018.

Arne is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Choice Modelling. He is affiliated with the Health, Econometrics and Data Group at the University of York and the International Research Collaborative for Health Economic Experiments.


Arne currently teaches applied microeconometrics to masters students and leads the undergraduate dissertation modules.

Research summary

Arne´s research interests lie in the areas of applied microeconometrics and health economics. He has a particular interest in stated preference methods and the econometric analysis of discrete choice data. He also has an interest in statistical programming and has written several modules for the statistical software package Stata. He has been in involved in research projects funded by the UK Medical Research Council and the Research Council of Norway, among others.

PhD Supervision

Arne is interested in supervising PhD students in applied microeconometrics.


Hole A & Ratcliffe A (2019) The impact of the London bombings on the wellbeing of adolescent Muslims. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. View this article in WRRO

Hole AR (2017) Ranking economics journals using data from a national research evaluation exercise. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 79(5), 621-636. View this article in WRRO

Hole AR & Yoo, H (2017) The use of heuristic optimization algorithms to facilitate maximum simulated likelihood estimation of random parameter logit models. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C: Applied Statistics. View this article in WRRO

Hole AR, Riise J, Gyrd- Hansen, D & Skatun, D (2016) GPs' implicit prioritization through clinical choices – evidence from three national health services. Journal of Health Economics, 49, 169-183. View this article in WRRO

Andersson H, Hole AR & Svensson M (2016) Valuation of small and multiple health risks: A critical analysis of SP data applied to food and water safety. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 75, 41-53. View this article in WRRO

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