Guest Researcher

Maksym Obrizan, Ph.D.

WST-C 14.09

Curriculum Vitae:

Maksym Obrizan joined the University of Duisburg-Essen in January 2013 as a post-doctoral researcher at the Chair of Health Economics. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Iowa in May 2010 after defending the dissertation on the problem of sample selection in survey data. During his doctoral studies, Maksym worked as a research assistant for three years at the Department of Health Management and Policy at the University of Iowa. Maksym Obrizan has been an Assistant Professor at Kyiv School of Economics in Ukraine since his graduation.

Fields of Research:

Maksym has coauthored 9 published papers with the AHEAD research group at the University of Iowa in various biomedical journals on the issues related to health of older adults. In particular, he contributed to a few studies related to emergency department utilization by older Americans. In addition, Maksym worked with Dr George Wehby on a paper that links health expenditures with life expectancy around the world using quantile regression. Maksym is also interested in quantitative macroeconomics and has a paper on government shares forthcoming in Macroeconomic Dynamics.