Globalization: health and poverty, social norms and institutions; health shocks, and economic inequality and health.
Among the questions that Therese Nilsson tries to answer with her research:\
- What is the impact of economic and social globalization human health?
- To what extent does globalization affect institutional conditions for development?
- What were the economic consequences of the Spanish flu?
- What are the effects of the introduction of free antenatal care?
Do Equal Rights for a Minority Affect General Life Satisfaction?
Niclas Berggren, Christian Bjørnskov and Therese Nilsson
Therese Nilsson's research comprises various aspects of the nexus of inequality, globalization and health in high- and low-income countries. Among other things, she has examined the relationship between liberalization and income inequality, and assessed how the past decades of increasing integration affected life expectancy. She has also empirically examined techniques for measuring inequality when simultaneously including several welfare attributes.
Recently published book
Bergh, A., Nilsson, T., och Waldenström, D. (2012) ”Blir vi sjuka av inkomstskillnader - En introduktion till sambanden mellan inkomst, ojämlikhet och hälsa”, Studentlitteratur, Lund