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)