The Essen Health Conference.

Where Health meets Labour and Education Economics.

May 28 – May 30, 2020

Essen, Germany


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For further details, please see the Call for papers.

About the conference

The Essen Health Conference is a forum where researchers in health economics present work on the nexus between health and socioeconomic outcomes. 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
  • Prescription drug use, mental helth, education and labour market outcomes
  • The effect of physical and mental health on educational attainment


Keynote Speakers


Scientific Committee


Call for Papers

Papers on relevant topics should be sent in pdf format by 28 February 2020 to contact.conference (at) Contributions from young researchers are encouraged. There is no registration fee for the conference.

sponsored by

     Kulturstiftung Essen