Thomas Hofmarcher

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Health Economist, Swedish Institute for Health Economics (IHE)


Dr. Thomas Hofmarcher is a health economist at the Swedish Institute for Health Economics (IHE).

A core focus of his work is the comparative analysis of health systems and cancer policies around the world. He has led several major international projects on cancer care, studying access to cancer drugs as well as calculating the economic costs of cancer. His work on cancer has resulted in several research articles, policy reports, and book chapters.

While most of his earlier work focused on Europe, recent and current work covers also the Asia-Pacific region, and the Middle East and Africa. His research has been covered extensively in international media. He is also a regular speaker at international policy events and workshops.


Updated: September 2021