Summer 2019

Essen Health Economics Seminar


Time: Mondays, 14.00 - 15.30

Location (the seminar will be held at either location):

@ CINCH: WST-A.02.04, Weststadttürme Berliner Platz 6-8, Essen


@ RWI: E-Werk, RWI Leibniz Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Hohenzollernstraße 1-3, Essen (Location will be indicated below)

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Schedule Essen Health Economics Seminar Summer Term 2019




Apr 15

“Should I tell you / or should I not?”The (neutral) effect of transparency on information disclosure nudge: The case of organ donations in Germany
Tommaso Reggiani (Masaryk University)CINCH (WST-A.02.04)

Apr 29

Prudence and Prevention: An Empirical Investigation

Thomas Mayrhofer (Hochschule Stralsund)

RWI (E-Werk)

May 13

The Effect of the United Kingdom Smoking Ban on Alcohol Spending

Rob Pryce (University of Sheffield)

CINCH (WST-A.02.04)

May 20

Teenage Suicides: Does School Kill?

Christiane Wuckel (RWI)

RWI (E-Werk)

Jun 03

The Impact of Regional Physician Association Regulations on the Biosimilar Prescription Behaviour in Germany

Benjamin Birkner (HCHE)/Katharina Blankart (University of Duisburg-Essen)

CINCH (WST-A.02.04)

Jun 17

Parental Attitudes and Beliefs about Vaccines: Unexpected Effects of a Vaccination Campaign against Hepatitis B in France

Anne-Laure Samson (Université de Lille)

RWI (E-Werk)

Jul 01

Biased Health Perceptions and Risky Health Behaviors - Theory and Evidence

Nicolas Ziebarth (Cornell University)

CINCH (WST-A.02.04)

Jul 05

Market Forces in Health Care

Amitabh Chandra (Harvard University)

CINCH (WST-C.02.12)