Winter 2016-17

Winter 16-17

Mondays Seminar Series in Health Economics


Mondays at 4 - 5.30pm

Room: WST-C.02.12, Weststadttürme Berliner Platz 6-8, Essen 

Contact: mondays-seminar (at)


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



Date       Topic        Presenter
Oct 17Inequality, Voting, and Redistribution. Quasi-experimental Evidence from Post-war GermanyBenjamin Elsner (IZA)
Oct 24Essen Health Symposium (extraordinary event)Carol Popper (Imperial College London)
Oct 31
Patient Cost-Sharing, Socioeconomic Status, and Children’s Health Care Utilization Anton Nilsson (Lund University)
Nov 7
Preventing the White Death: Tuberculosis DispensariesPeter Sandholt Jensen (SDU)
Nov 14 Information on pharmaceutical product quality and physician adoptionKatharina Fischer, (CINCH)
Nov 21Commodity Prices, Perceived Job Security and Mental Health and Wellbeing (with David W. Johnston and Michael A. Shields)Agne Suziedelyte (City London University)
Nov 28Does a year more in school improve your mental health in later life? Evidence from the UKChristoph Kronenberg
Dec 5
Who benefits from universal child care? Estimating marginal returns to early child care attendanceThomas Cornelissen (York)
Dec 12From dusk till dawn - Are nights a dangerous time for hospital admissions?Corinna Hentschker (RWI)
Dec 19Does increased schooling improve and equalise health? Results from two quasi-experiments in SwedenMartin Fischer (UDE)



Date       Topic        Presenter
Jan 9Effects of working part-time and full-time on physical and mental health in old age in EuropeIngo Kolodziej (RWI)
Jan 16Effect of Teacher Quality on Students' Learning Outcomes - Evidence Using the German Educational Expansion as a Natural ExperimentMatthias Westphal (UDE, Universität Paderborn)
Jan 23
Income-Related Health Inequalities in GermanySimon Decker (UDE)
Jan 30
Health Insurance Contracts and Healthcare Utilization - An Experiment on Understanding the Role of Forward Looking BehaviorJohann Han (UDE)
Feb 6The impact of the Public Health Act on lifespan and inequalities in lifespan for the Swedish populationClaudia Andreella (UDE)