Summer 2016

Gesundheitsökonomisches Seminar



4pm - 6pm

Room: WST-A.08.17, Weststadttürme Berliner Platz 6-8, Essen 

Contact: Simon.Decker (at)


To receive information about upcoming presentations please send an email to mondays-join (at)

Summer 2016






Apr 4


Enriching Students Pays Off: Evidence from an Individualized Gifted and Talented Program in Secondary Education


Erik Plug (Amsterdam)


Apr 11


The Impact of Premium Refunds on Individual Claiming Behaviour in the German Private Health Insurance Market


Simon Decker (CINCH)


Apr 18


Disease and fertility: Evidence from the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic in Sweden


Maryna Ivets (CINCH, RGS Econ)


Apr 25


The Impact of War on Happiness: The Case of Ukraine


Maksym Obrizan (Kyiv)


May 2


Causes of regional variation in health care use


Ansgar Wübker (RWI)


May 9






May 16






May 23


Patient Choice, Market Structure and Hospital Quality for Emergency and Elective patients


Guiseppe Moscelli (York)


May 30


Paid parental leave reform and child development


Daniel Kuenhle (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg)


June 6


The Welfare Effects of Private Rooms in German Nursing Homes: A Structural Approach


Amela Saric (DICE)


June 13


Getting  weighed down: The effect of childhood obesity on the development of socioemotional skills


Sonja Kassenböhmer(CHE-Monash)


June 20


Marginal Labor Market Returns to Higher Education 


Daniel Kamhöfer (UDE)


June 27


Working Time Regulations and Workers' Health


Jan Bietenbeck (Lund)


July 4

Health Care Regionalization and Birth Outcomes: Evidence from Maternity Clinic Closures 

Daniel Avdic (CINCH)




Perceived quality and choice of health care provider: Analyzing the determinants of choice of maternity clinics for pregnant women.


Ieva Sriubaite(CINCH)