Winter 2013-14

Winter 13-14

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)



Date       Topic        Presenter
Oct 14Learning about Risk in a new Environment: Evidence from Crime Preventive BehaviorMartin Salm (Tilburg)
Oct 21The Effect of Health Shocks on Smoking Cessation: Some Evidence from Swiss Data Christian Bünnings (CINCH)
Oct 28Getting a Healthy Start? Using Targeted Benefits to Promote Healthy EatingStephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder (York)
Nov 4Cane and Able? Physical Job Demands and the Timing of Labor Market ExitsSarah Okoampah (Uni DUE, RGS Econ)
Nov 11Do the poorest benefit from user fee removal policies? Evidence on household out-of-pocket spending from rural Burkina FasoManuela di Allegri (Heidelberg)
Nov 18Sooner or Later - Economic Insecurity and the Timing of First BirthJan Kleibrink (CINCH)
Nov 25Long-run Effects of Severe Economic Recessions: Drastic Changes in Working Hours and Male BMI TrajectoriesOlena Nizalova (Kyiv)
Dec 2A Matter of Life and Death? Hospital Distance and Quality of Care: Evidence from Emergency Room Closures and Myocardial InfarctionsDaniel Avdic (CINCH)
Dec 9The effects of retirement on mental healthIngo Kolodziej (RWI Essen)
Dec 16Fertility Effects on Labor Supply: IV Evidence from IVF TreatmentsPetter Lundborg (Lund)



Date       Topic        Presenter
Jan 13Selective-Referral and Unobserved Patient Heterogeneity – Bias in the Volume-Outcome RelationshipCorinna Hentschker (RWI Essen)
Jan 20What's the Point of Class? The effective of Random Coefficient and Latent Class Models and Bayesian Extensions to Identify TypesStefanie Schurer (Melbourne)
Jan 27Small Cash Rewards for Big Losers: Experimental Insights into the Fight against the Obesity EpidemicArndt Reichert (RWI Essen)
Feb 3Universal Coverage on a Budget: Impacts on Health Care Utilisation and Out-of-Pocket Expenditures in ThailandOwen O'Donnell (Rotterdam)