Nina Alexandersen

PhD candidate

Funding and collaboration

My PhD project is funded by the Research Council of Norway and part of the research project «The impact of quality in Kindergarten for better mental health in children: a Norwegian survey-registry linkage study (MoBaKinder)».

The project collaboration involves a multidisciplinary team of national and international experts in the field of mental health, developmental psychology, educational science and health promotion from the University of Oslo, the University College of Southeast Norway, the Norwegian Business School, the Danish National Institute of Public Health and the National University of Ireland Galway.

The main objective of the PhD project is to contribute with new knowledge on the impact of quality in Early Childhood Education and Care on child development, primarily focusing on positive psychology.

Academic interests

  • Health and Educational policy
  • Impact of quality in ECEC on child development: the role of children’s individual differences
  • Socioeconomic disparities in health and education

Background

  • MPhil Health economics, Policy and Management (University of Oslo)
  • PhD fellow at the NIPH

Publications

  • Holom, Geir Hiller; Alexandersen, Nina; Goldhaber-Fieber, Jeremy D. & Hagen, Terje P. (2018). Which patients receive surgery in for-profit and non-profit hospitals in a universal health system? An explorative register-based study in Norway. BMJ Open.  ISSN 2044-6055.  8(6), s 1- 10 . doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019780 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Johannessen, Karl Arne & Alexandersen, Nina (2018). Improving accessibility for outpatients in specialist clinics: reducing long waiting times and waiting lists with a simple analytic approach. BMC Health Services Research.  ISSN 1472-6963.  18(1) . doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3635-3 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Tynkkynen, Liina-Kaisa; Alexandersen, Nina; Kaarbøe, Oddvar Martin; Anell, Anders; Lehto, Juhani S. & Vrangbæk, Karsten (2018). Development of Voluntary Private Health Insurance in Nordic Countries. An Exploratory Study on Country-specific Contextual Factors.. Health Policy.  ISSN 0168-8510.  122(5), s 485- 492 . doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.03.008 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Alexandersen, Nina; Hagen, Terje P. & Kaarbøe, Oddvar Martin (2017). Hvilke bedrifter kjøper private helseforsikringer i Norge?. Samfunnsøkonomen.  ISSN 1890-5250.  1, s 31- 38 Show summary
  • Alexandersen, Nina; Anell, Anders; Kaarbøe, Oddvar Martin; Lehto, Juhani S.; Tynkkynen, Liina-Kaisa & Vrangbæk, Karsten (2016). The development of voluntary private health insurance in the Nordic countries. Nordic Journal of Health Economics.  ISSN 1892-9729.  4(1), s 68- 83 . doi: 10.5617/njhe.2718
  • Swanson, Jayson O. J; Alexandersen, Nina & Hagen, Terje P. (2016). Førte opprettelsen av kommunale akutte døgnenheter til færre innleggelser ved somatiske sykehus?. Tidsskrift for omsorgsforskning.  ISSN 2387-5976.  2(2), s 125- 134 . doi: 10.18261/issn.2387-5984-2016-02-07 Show summary

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  • Alexandersen, Nina; Wilhelmsen, Tiril; Wang, Mari Vaage; Zachrisson, Henrik Daae & Brandlistuen, Ragnhild Eek (2019). Access to childcare quality in a universal context: the role of parental education and income.
  • Helland, Siri Saugestad; Wilhelmsen, Tiril; Alexandersen, Nina; Brandlistuen, Ragnhild Eek; Schjølberg, Synnve & Wang, Mari Vaage (2019). Skoleferdigheter og psykisk helse hos 8-åringer. Betydningen av pedagogisk praksis i barnehagen og læringsmiljø i skolen.
  • Wilhelmsen, Tiril; Alexandersen, Nina; Røysamb, Espen; Brandlistuen, Ragnhild Eek & Wang, Mari Vaage (2019). Teachers' competence moderates the association between teacher-child closeness and child behaviour.
  • Holom, Geir Hiller; Alexandersen, Nina & Hagen, Terje P. (2017). Which patients receive surgery in for-profit and non-profit hospitals in a universal Health system? An explorative register-based study.
  • Tynkkynen, Liina-Kaisa; Alexandersen, Nina; Kaarbøe, Oddvar Martin; Anell, Anders; Lehto, Juhani S. & Vrangbaek, Karsten (2017). Development of Voluntary Private Health Insurance in Nordic Countries – An Exploratory Study on Country-specific Contextual Factors.
  • Alexandersen, Nina; Hagen, Terje P. & Kaarbøe, Oddvar Martin (2016). Hvilke bedrifter kjøper private helseforsikringer i Norge?.
  • Swanson, Jayson O. J; Hagen, Terje P. & Alexandersen, Nina (red.) (2016). Førte opprettelsen av kommunale akutte døgnenheter til færre innleggelser ved somatiske sykehus? HERO working paper 1/2016..

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