Arne Risa Hole

Arne Risa HoleReader in Economics

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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.

Arne is an affiliate with the Health, Econometrics and Data Group at the University of York and the Department of Health's Policy Research Unit in Economic Evaluation of Health and Care Interventions.

He has been involved in advisory reports for the NHS Employers and the Department of Health.


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

Research summary and PhD student supervision

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.

Arne is interested in supervising PhD students in applied microeconometrics.

Selected Recent Publications

Andersson, H., Hole, A.R., 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, pp. 41-53.

Dickerson, A., Hole, A.R., Munford, L.A. (2014) The relationship between well-being and commuting re-visited: Does the choice of methodology matter? Regional Science and Urban Economics 49, pp. 321–329.

Hole, A.R., Norman, R., Viney, R. (2014) Response patterns in health state valuation using endogenous attribute attendance and latent class analysis. Health Economics (forthcoming).

Hole, A.R., Kolstad, J.R., Gyrd-Hansen, D. (2013). Inferred vs stated attribute non-attendance in choice experiments: A study of doctors' prescription behaviour. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 96, pp. 21–31.

Andersen, S., Harrison, G.W., Hole, A.R., Lau, M., Rutström, E.E. (2012). Non-linear mixed logit. Theory and Decision 73(1), pp. 77-96.

Gravelle, H., Hole, A.R., Santos, R. (2011). Measuring and testing for gender discrimination in physician pay: English family doctors. Journal of Health Economics, 30(4), pp. 660-674.

Hole, A.R. (2011). A discrete choice model with endogenous attribute attendance. Economics Letters, 110(3), pp. 203-205.

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