Jun.-Prof. Dr. Katharina Fischer, MBR
Katharina Fischer is an assistant professor in empirical health economics at the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics of University of Duisburg-Essen. Fischer‘s research focuses on market access of health technologies, innovation and the effects of regulated health care markets on agent behaviour. She is particularly interested in studying pharmaceutical markets. Her projects use econometric methods that are informed by administrative data, document analyses and surveys. She is the recipient of the 2013 research award of the Society for Health Policy and Law to study health care systems.
Katharina Fischer received her degrees in economics and business research from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU). She holds a PhD in business administration with a focus on health economics from LMU. She was head of the junior research group on pharmacoeconomics at Hamburg Center for Health Economics (HCHE), University of Hamburg between 2012 and 2016. In 2015/2016, she collaborated with Columbia Business School, New York, USA as visiting researcher.
Journal Articles (selected)
- Fischer, K. E., Koch, T., Kostev, K. and T. Stargardt, 2017. The impact of physician-level drug budgets on prescribing behavior. Eur J Health Econ, Feb 13, 1–10.
- Fischer, K.E., Heisser, T. and T. Stargardt, 2016. Health benefit assessment of pharmaceuticals: An international comparison of decisions from Germany, England, Scotland and Australia. Health Policy, 120(10), 1115-1122. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2016.08.001.
- Hostenkamp, G., Fischer, K.E. and K. Borch-Johnsen, 2016. Drug safety and the impact of drug warnings: an interrupted time series analysis of diabetes drug prescriptions in Germany and Denmark. Health Policy, 120(12), 1404-1411. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2016.09.020.
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