Essen Health Conference 2019


The Essen Health Conference.

Where Health meets Labour and Education Economics.

May 24 – May 26, 2019

Essen, Germany


Like us on facebook! 


For further details, please see the Call for papers.

About the topic

Essen Health Conference is a forum where researchers in health economics present work on the nexus between health and socioeconomic outcomes. For our tenth edition, it is our intention to broaden the scope of our conference and therefore we invite paper submissions on any topic at the intersection between health and labour or education economics.


Examples of suitable topics

•Early life health, education, and productivity

•Retirement and health capacity to work at older ages

•Health insurance and the labour market

•Mental health and employability

•Determinants and effects of absenteeism and presenteeism

•The effects of unemployment and downturns on health

•Structural modeling of labour market decisions and health

•Evaluation of health and labour market reforms

•The effect of physical and mental health on educational attainment


Keynote Speakers



Scientific Committee

Papers on relevant topics should be sent in pdf format by 28 February 2019 to contact.conference (at) Contributions from young researchers are encouraged. There is no registration fee for the conference.


sponsored by