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Odd Rune Straume

Ph.D in Economics University of Bergen


Member of the Department of Economics and the research centre NIPE at the University of Minho. Director of NIPE from 2013 to 2019. Research Fellow at CESifo (Munich) since 2009. Associate Editor of Journal of Health Economics since 2019 and of Bulletin of Economic Research in the period 2016-2021. Co-Editor of Portuguese Economic Journal in the period 2008-2016.



Areas of interest

Industrial organization
Labour markets
Competition and regulation in health care markets.


Ghandour, Z , & Straume, O R (2022)

Optimal funding coverage in a mixed oligopoly with quality competition and price regulation

Journal of Economics, 136, 201–225 DOI
Ghandour, Z , Siciliani, L , & Straume, O R (2022)

Investment and quality competition in health care markets

Journal of Health Economics, 82, 102588 DOI
Brekke, K R , Dalen, D M , & Straume, O R (2021)

Paying for pharmaceuticals: Uniform pricing versus two-part tariffs

(No 1) Universidade do Minho, NIPE DOI
Straume, O R (2023)

Therapeutic reference pricing and drug innovation incentives

Economics Letters, 222, 110945 DOI


Competition Issues in the Age of Big Data

Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Duration: 2016-05-01 - 2019-10-30

Private versus public ownership: implications for the labour market

Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Duration: 2010-04-01 - 2012-09-30


Economia Industrial Licenciatura
Informação, Mercados e Estratégias Mestrado
Microeconomia Avançada II Doutoramento
Regulação e Política da Concorrência Mestrado