Empirical Analysis of Competition in Health Care Markets


The junior research group EACH applies econometric techniques to the study of competition in health care. A main focus is on studying regional competition among providers and competition among payers in the German health care system.


  • Avdic, Daniel; Moscelli, Giuseppe; Pilny, Adam; Sriubaite, Ieva: Subjective and objective quality and choice of hospital: Evidence from maternal care services in Germany. In: Journal of Health Economics, Vol 68 (2019), p. 102229. CitationDetails
  • Ride, Jemimah; Kasteridis, Panagiotis; Gutacker, Nils; Kronenberg, Christoph; Doran, Tim; Mason, Anne; Rice, Nigel; Gravelle, Hugh; Goddard, Maria; Kendrick, Tony; Others: Do care plans and annual reviews of physical health influence unplanned hospital utilisation for people with serious mental illness? Analysis of linked longitudinal primary and secondary healthcare records in England. In: BMJ open, Vol 8 (2018). CitationDetails
  • Avdic, Daniel; Lundborg, Petter; Vikström, Johan: Estimating returns to hospital volume: Evidence from advanced cancer surgery. In: Journal of health economics, Vol 63 (2019), p. 81-99. CitationDetails
  • Avdic, Daniel; Karimi, Arizo: Modern family? Paternity leave and marital stability. In: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol 10 (2018), p. 283-307. CitationDetails
  • Reichert, Arndt R; Tauchmann, Harald: Workforce reduction, subjective job insecurity, and mental health. In: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol 133 (2017), p. 187-212. CitationDetails
  • Avdic, Daniel; Karlsson, Martin: Growth in Earnings and Health: Nothing is as Practical as a Good Theory: A Note on Earnings Growth and Movements in Self-Reported Health by Halliday. In: Review of Income and Wealth, Vol 63 (2017), p. 777-787. CitationDetails
  • Bünnings, Christian; Kleibrink, Jan; Weßling, Jens: Fear of unemployment and its effect on the mental health of spouses. In: Health economics, Vol 26 (2017), p. 104-117. CitationDetails
  • Büyükdurmus, Tugba; Kopetsch, Thomas; Schmitz, Hendrik; Tauchmann, Harald: On the interdependence of ambulatory and hospital care in the German health system. In: Health Economics Review, Vol 7 (2017), p. 1-19. CitationDetails
  • Kronenberg, Christoph; Jacobs, Rowena; Zucchelli, Eugenio: The impact of the UK National Minimum Wage on mental health. In: SSM-Population Health, Vol 3 (2017), p. 749-755. CitationDetails
  • Kronenberg, Christoph; Doran, Tim; Goddard, Maria; Kendrick, Tony; Gilbody, Simon; Dare, Ceri R; Aylott, Lauren; Jacobs, Rowena: Identifying primary care quality indicators for people with serious mental illness: a systematic review. In: British Journal of General Practice, Vol 67 (2017). CitationDetails
  • Avdic, Daniel: Improving efficiency or impairing access? Health care consolidation and quality of care: Evidence from emergency hospital closures in Sweden. In: Journal of health economics, Vol 48 (2016), p. 44-60. CitationDetails
  • Avdic, Daniel; Johansson, Per: Absenteeism, gender and the Morbidity--Mortality paradox. In: Journal of applied econometrics, Vol 32 (2017), p. 440-462. CitationDetails
  • Decker, Simon; Schmitz, Hendrik: Health shocks and risk aversion. In: Journal of health economics, Vol 50 (2016), p. 156-170. CitationDetails
  • Avdic, Daniel; Gartell, Marie: Working while studying? Student aid design and socioeconomic achievement disparities in higher education. In: Labour Economics, Vol 33 (2015), p. 26-40. CitationDetails
  • Bünnings, Christian; Tauchmann, Harald: Who opts out of the statutory health insurance? A discrete time hazard model for Germany. In: Health economics, Vol 24 (2015), p. 1331-1347. CitationDetails
  • Kronenberg, Christoph; Barros, Pedro Pita: Catastrophic healthcare expenditure--drivers and protection: the Portuguese case. In: Health Policy, Vol 115 (2014), p. 44-51. CitationDetails
  • Felder, Stefan; Tauchmann, Harald: Federal state differentials in the efficiency of health production in Germany: an artifact of spatial dependence?. In: The European journal of health economics, Vol 14 (2013), p. 21-39. CitationDetails
  • Kvasnicka, Michael; Tauchmann, Harald: Much ado about nothing? Smoking bans and Germany's hospitality industry. In: Applied Economics, Vol 44 (2012), p. 4539-4551. CitationDetails
  • Augurzky, Boris; Tauchmann, Harald: Less social health insurance, more private supplementary insurance? Empirical evidence from Germany. In: Journal of Policy Modeling, Vol 33 (2011), p. 470-480. CitationDetails