Summer 2017

Health Economics Seminar



4pm - 5:30pm

Room: WST-A.01.04, Weststadttürme Berliner Platz 6-8, Essen 

Contact: mondays-seminar (at) 


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


Summer 2017






April 24


US smokers' cigarette choice: risk perception, health loss aversion and inertia


John Buckell (Yale)


May 8


Patent policy and costly imitation: evidence from the US pharmaceutical market


Tanja Saxell (VATT)


May 15

1. Sober mom, healthy baby? Effects of Brief alcohol interventions in Swedish maternity care

2. Auditing mothers - The effect of targeted alcohol prevention on infant health


Erik Grönqvist (Uppsala)


May 22


Health burdens of informal care provision and the role of formal home care services: the case of Belgium (Bora Kim)

Performance pay in hospitals: an experiment on bonuses and fines (Claudia Fink)


Bora Kim & Claudia Fink (UDE)


June 12

Language Training in Preschool and the Formation of Grammar Skills


Daniel Kamhöfer (UDE)


June 19

Equilibrium Labor Market Search and Health Care Reform Room: S06 S04 B06 

Hanming Fang (Pennsylvania)


June 26


The dynamics of health and labour market transitions at older ages: evidence from a multi-state model


Eugenio Zucchelli (Lancaster)


July 3


The Sooner the Better? Compulsory Schooling Reforms in Sweden


Nina Schwarz (UDE)


July 10


Information shocks and provider adaptation: Evidence from interventional cardiology


Daniel Avdic (UDE)


July 24


The validity of using data on influenza pandemics to assess the causal effects of in-utero exposure to influenza


Matt Sutton (Manchester)