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.

Curriculum Vitae


Journal Articles

Working Papers

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)