Neelsen, Sven

Health, Nutrition, and Population Global Practice

Sven Neelsen

Sven Neelsen, PhD, is an economist in the World Bank’s Health, Nutrition, and Population Global Practice where he focuses on the measurement and tracking of Sustainable Development Goal 3.8 – Universal Health Coverage – and is involved in evaluating and implementing health financing reforms in low- and middle-income countries. Among other things, he has extensively studied the impacts of health coverage extensions and health shocks on out-of-pocket medical payments, health service coverage, and household consumption among the ...