Jun.-Prof. Dr. Daniel Avdic
Daniel Avdic is an assistant professor (Juniorprofessor) of Empirical Health Economics at the University of Duisburg-Essen and the head of the junior research group EACH at the health economics research center CINCH. He studied economics, statistics and economic history at Uppsala University in Sweden and worked at the Institute for Futures Studies in Stockholm and the Institute for the Evaluation of Labor Market and Education Policy (IFAU) in Uppsala before receiving his PhD in Economics from Uppsala University in 2014. His research interests are focused in the field of empirical health economics, especially on the efficiency of health care organization, individual health behaviors and the causes and consequences of socioeconomic health disparities.
- Avdic, D., Lundborg, P. and Vikström J. (2018), "Estimating Returns to Hospital Volume: Evidence from Advanced Cancer Surgery", Revise and resubmit in Journal of Health Economics.
- Avdic, D. and Karimi A. (2018), "Modern Family? Paternity Leave and Marital Stability". Forthcoming in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
- Avdic, D. and M. Karlsson (2017), "Growth in Earnings and Health: Nothing is as Practical as a Good Theory" Review of Income and Wealth, 63, 777–787.
- Avdic, D. (2016), "Improving Efficiency or Impairing Access? Health Care Consolidation and Quality of Care: Evidence from Emergency Hospital Closures in Sweden", Journal of Health Economics, 48, 44-60.
- Avdic, D. and P. Johansson (2016), "Absenteeism, Gender and The Morbidity–Mortality Paradox", Journal of Applied Econometrics, 32, pp. 440-462.
- Avdic, D. and Gartell, M. (2015), "Working While Studying? Student Aid Design and Socioeconomic Achievement Disparities in Higher Education", Labour Economics, 33, pp. 26-40.
- Avdic, D. and Karimi A. (2016), "Modern Family? Paternity Leave and Marital Stability" IFAU Working Paper 2016:23. IFAU, Uppsala.
- Avdic, D. and Büyükdurmus, T. (2015) “Communication problems? The role of Parent-Child Communication for the Subsequent Health Behavior of Adolescents”. Ruhr Economic Papers #547, Essen.
- Avdic, D. and Bünnings, C. (2015), “Does the Burglar Also Disturb the Neighbor? Crime Spillovers on Individual Well-being”. SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research No. 737-2015. DIW, Berlin.
- Avdic, D (2014), “A Matter of Life and Death? Hospital Distance and Quality of Care: Evidence from Emergency Room Closures and Myocardial Infarctions”, HEDG Working paper 2014:18. Health Econometrics and Data Group, York.
- Avdic, D., Lundborg, P and Vikström J. (2014), “Learning-By-Doing in a Highly Skilled Profession when Stakes are High: Evidence from Advanced Cancer Surgery”, IZA DP No. 8099, Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn.
- Avdic, D. and Johansson, P. (2013) “Gender Differences in Preferences for Health-Related Absences from Work”, IZA DP No. 7480, Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn.
- Avdic, D. and Gartell, M. (2011), "The Study Pace Among College Students Before and After a Student Aid Reform: Some Swedish Results", IFAU Working paper 2011:12. IFAU, Uppsala.
Selected Work in Progress
- Health care regionalization and birth outcomes (with Johan Vikström and Petter Lundborg)
- Paternity leave and family outcomes (with Arizo Karimi)
- Recessions, Suicides and Local Inequality (with Arnaud Chevalier)
- Information shocks and surgeon practice styles (with Stephanie von Hinke and Carol Propper)
- Premium refunds and forward-looking behavior (with Martin Karlsson and Simon Decker)
- Economic Uncertainty and Mental Health (with Sonja Kassenböhmer and Daniel Kamhöfer)
- Sex Differences in Prevention and the Morbidity-Mortality Paradox (with Per Johansson)
- Peer effects in the development of physician practice styles (with Ieva Sriubaite and Maryna Ivets)
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