Norman Bannenberg studied Economics at the University of Duisburg-Essen. In his bachelor thesis, he analysed the long-term relationship between health care expenditure and GDP in selected OECD countries using cointegration methods. His master thesis focused on the question how hospital privatisations affect the probability of a delivery by Caesarean section. There he applied a difference-in-differences approach to a German health insurance company's patient-level data set.
Since January 2014, Norman Bannenberg had worked as a student assistant at the Chair of Health Economics until he was hired as a researcher in July 2017. Apart from his research activities, he is responsible for the chair's as well as the third-party funded project's finances.
Fields of Research:
Norman Bannenberg's research interests include empirical health economics and applied microeconometrics. Especially, his present research focuses on the topics demographic change and long-term care. He is currently involved in a research project funded by the European Investment Bank and works together with researchers at the University of Oslo and the Cass Business School in London.