Winter 2019-20

Winter 2019-20

Essen Health Economics Seminar


Time: Mondays, 14.00 - 15.30

Location (the seminar will be held at either location):

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


@ RWI: E-Werk, RWI Leibniz Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Hohenzollernstraße 1-3, Essen (Location will be indicated below)

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Schedule Essen Health Economics Seminar Winter Term 2019/2020

 Date       Topic Presenter  Location      
Oct 21 You Can Win by Losing! Incentivizing Motivation and Self-Control Preferences: Evidence from Weight Loss Program  Maryna Ivets (University of Duisburg-Essen)  CINCH (WST-C.02.12)
 Oct 28   Health Behaviors: Big Data, New Tech and Big New Opportunities for Research   Jody Sindelar (Yale University)  RWI (E-Werk)
 Nov 04  Beyond Treatment Exposure: The Timing of Early Interventions and Children’s Health  Hans Sievertsen (University of Bristol)  CINCH (WST-C.02.12)
 Nov 11  New(spaper) Evidence on the Relationship between Gold Discoveries and Suicides  Christoph Kronenberg (CINCH)  CINCH (WST-C.02.12)
 Nov 18  Parental Unemployment During the Great Recession and Childhood Adiposity Jonathan Briody (University College Dublin) RWI (E-Werk)
 Nov 25  Are Grandchildren good for you? The Health Effects of becoming a Grandparent  Reyn van Ewijk (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)  CINCH (WST-C.02.12)
 Dec 02  The Effect of Alcohol Tax Changes on Retail Prices  Rob Pryce (University of Sheffield)  CINCH (WST-C.02.12)
Dec 09 Too Sticky to Switch? Retirement and Health Plan Choices of the Elderly  Mujaheed Shaikh (Hertie School)  CINCH (WST-C.02.12)
Dec 16 Measuring Inequality using Geo-Spatial Data  Stefan Pichler (ETH Zurich)  CINCH (WST-C.02.12)
 Jan 06  Alive and Kicking? Short-Term Health Effects of a Physician Strike in Germany/ The Effects of the Great Recession on Health in Germany Nina Schwarz (University of Duisburg-Essen)/ Sergej Bechtoldt (University of Duisburg-Essen/RGS Econ) RWI (E-Werk)
 Jan 13  Social Norms and Free-Riding in Influenza Vaccine Decisions: An Online Experiment Krystal Lau (Imperial College) RWI (E-Werk)
Jan 20 Political Distortions in Public Hospital Funding  Adam Pilny (RWI)  CINCH (WST-C.02.12)
Jan 27    Claudia Fink (CINCH/Eli Lilly)  CINCH (WST-C.02.12)