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. (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, DOI: 10.1002/jae.2516.
- Avdic, D. and M. Karlsson (2016), "Growth in Earnings and Health: Nothing is as Practical as a Good Theory" Review of Income and Wealth, DOI:10.1111/roiw.12243.
- 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, pp. 44-60.
- Avdic, D. and Johansson, P. (2016), “Absenteeism, Gender and the Morbidity-Mortality Paradox”, Forthcoming in Journal of Applied Econometrics.
- 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. 2014. Microeconometric Analyses of Individual Behavior in Public Welfare Systems. Applications in Health and Education Economics. Economic studies 143. xiv+161 pp. Uppsala: Department of Economics. ISBN 978-91-85519-50-7.
- Avdic, D., Lundborg, P and Vikström J. (2014), "Leder Erfarenhet till Bättre Vårdkvalitet?", Ekonomisk Debatt, 42(1), 27-34.
- Avdic, D. and A. Chevalier (2016). "Own Unemployment, Local Unemployment and Suicide". Working paper.
- Avdic, D., Lundborg, P. and J. Vikström (2016). "Health Care Regionalization and Birth Outcomes: Evidence from Maternity Clinic Closures". Working paper.
- Avdic, D., Decker S. and M. Karlsson (2016). "Premium Refunds and Claiming Behaviour in the German Private Health Insurance Market". Working paper.
- Avdic, D. and Karimi A. (2016), "Modern Family? Paternity Leave and Marital Stability" IFAU Working Paper 2016:23. IFAU, Uppsala. (R&R in AEJ:Applied Economics)
- 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.
Selected Work in Progress
- Health Care Regionalization and Birth Outcomes (with Johan Vikström and Petter Lundborg)
- Paternity Leave and Family Outcomes (with Arizo Karimi)
- Information Shocks and Surgeon Practice Styles (Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder and Carol Propper)
- Recessions, Suicides and Local Inequality (with Arnaud Chevalier)
- Forward-Looking Behavior in the Private Health Insurance Market (with Martin Karlsson and Simon Decker)
- Economic Uncertainty, Occupation and Mental Health (with Sonja Kassenböhmer and Daniel Kamhöfer)
- Sex Differences in Prevention and the Morbidity-Mortality Paradox (with Per Johansson and Patric Hägglund)
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