Summer 2017

Summer 2017

Health Economics Seminar



4pm - 5:30pm

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

Contact: mondays-seminar (at) 


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Summer 2017

Date       Topic         Presenter
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)