Summer 2014

Mondays Seminar Series in Health Economics


Mondays at 4pm

Room: SE108, Schützenbahn 70, Essen 

Contact: Simon.Decker (at)


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


Summer 2014




Apr 7
Intergenerational transmission in times of crisis Claudia Andreella (Uni DUE)
Apr 14
The Interaction of Season of Birth, Social Status and Mortality Martin Fischer (RGS Econ, Uni DUE)

Apr 21

Apr 28The Effect of Occupational Knowledge: Job Information Centers and Labor Market OutcomesThomas Siedler (Hamburg)
May 5Spillover effects of local human capital stock on adult obesity: evidence from German neighborhoodsRui Dang (RGS Econ, RWI)

May 12

The Effect of Early Childhood Language Training Programs on the Contemporary Formation of Grammar SkillsDaniel Kamhöfer (Uni DUE)

May 19

Economic Status, Air Quality, and Child Health: Evidence from Inversion EpisodesPer Johansson (Uppsala)
May 26Nonlinear Models with Spatial DataWilliam Greene (New York)


Date out of usual turn

Tuesday 27 May 

4.00pm - 5.30pm

Room: Bibliothekssaal, red main library (Fachbibliothek GW/GSW, R11), main campus, Essen




Mai 27Labor market effects of sports and exercise: Evidence from Canadian panel data


Michael Lechner (St. Gallen)

Summer 2014 - ctd.

Room and time as usual, s. very top of this page.





Jun 2

The Relationship between the Economic State and the Number of Staff Ill - Is Presenteeism a Problem?Stefanie Thönnes (Uni DUE)

Jun 9


Jun 16

Income receipt mortality - Evidence from Swedish public sector employeesJohan Vikström (IFAU-Uppsala)
Jun 23The role of parent-child communication on the subsequent health behavior of adolescentsTugba Büyükdurmus (CINCH)
Jun 30Pharmaceutical Prices under Regulation: Tiered Co-payments and Reference Pricing in GermanyMoritz Suppliet (DICE)
Jul 7Health Value or Health Knowledge? Understanding Socioeconomic Differences in Food ConsumptionHans van Kippersluis (Rotterdam)
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Jul 21Do consumers choose health insurance according to cumulative prospect theory?Markus Vomhof (CINCH)