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)