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)







Oct 17

Inequality, Voting, and Redistribution. Quasi-experimental Evidence from Post-war Germany

Benjamin Elsner (IZA)

Oct 24

Essen 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 Dispensaries

Peter Sandholt Jensen (SDU)

Nov 14

Information on pharmaceutical product quality and physician adoption

Katharina Fischer, (CINCH)

Nov 21

Commodity Prices, Perceived Job Security and Mental Health and Wellbeing (with David W. Johnston and Michael A. Shields)

Agne Suziedelyte (City London University)

Nov 28

Does 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 12

From dusk till dawn - Are nights a dangerous time for hospital admissions?Corinna Hentschker (RWI)

Dec 19

Does increased schooling improve and equalise health? Results from two quasi-experiments in Sweden

Martin Fischer (UDE)







Jan 9

Effects of working part-time and full-time on physical and mental health in old age in EuropeIngo Kolodziej (RWI)

Jan 16

Effect of Teacher Quality on Students' Learning Outcomes - Evidence Using the German Educational Expansion as a Natural Experiment

Matthias 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 Behavior

Johann Han (UDE)

Feb 6

The impact of the Public Health Act on lifespan and inequalities in lifespan for the Swedish populationClaudia Andreella (UDE)