Jane Greve mainly carries out research in subjects related to population health, including health interventions and health politics. In recent years, her research has included research on health economic consequences of overweight and obesity, life circumstances for persons with severe mental disorders and effects of health interventions, both during pregnancy and later in life. Jane Greve also carries out projects in the area of education, mainly on the transition from lower to upper secondary education, and she often uses data from the Danish registries to investigate her research questions.
Jane Greve has strong empirical and methodological competencies. The econometric methods she uses in her research and work range from in-depth, descriptive analyses to econometric efficacy analyses. To uncover effects, she uses econometric methods, such as difference-in-differences, regression discontinuity, matching and two-stage least squares regression. Moreover, she has several years’ experience with randomised experiments. Jane Greve often works with the Danish registries and has an especially good knowledge of the Danish Psychiatric Central Research Registry, the Medical Birth and Death Registry and the Hospital Utilisation Registry. She has also created questionnaires and worked with survey data, and time and consumption data.
Jane Greve has a master’s degree in Economics from Copenhagen University and a PhD in Economics from the former Business School in Aarhus (now Aarhus University). She has worked as a researcher and senior researcher for the Rockwool Foundation Research Unit and was for a time affiliated with a Brazilian research institute. Since she studied economics at University of Copenhagen, she has been interested in and worked in the field between health and social conditions. Jane Greve has been employed at KORA, now VIVE, since 2015.