Jun.-Prof. Dr. Nadja Kairies-Schwarz

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Nadja Kairies-Schwarz was a research associate at CINCH within the Prof. Dr. Brosig-Kochs pay-for-performance (P4P) project since 10/2012. She has since received the junior professorship for experimental economics research and has taken the lead of the junior research group HCM. She has been as research associate with the quantitative economics policy chair at the University of Duisburg-Essen since 2008. From 2003 to 2008 she studied economics at the University of Konstanz and the Hong Kong University of Sciene and Technology. Her research interests are in the area of experimental economics research with special focus on incentives in the health sector.



  • Han J., Kairies-Schwarz N., Vomhof M.: Quality Competition and Hospital Mergers - An Experiment. Health Economics (2017) forthcoming

Working Papers

  • Brosig-Koch, J., Kairies-Schwarz, N. and J. Kokot, 2016. Self-selection into payment schemes and medical treatment: A laboratory experiment. Working paper.
  • Kairies-Schwarz, N., Kokot, J., Vomhof, M. and J. Wessling, 2016. How well Do Consumers Choose Health Insurance? – An Experiment. Working paper.
  • Kairies-Schwarz J., Kokot J., Vomhof M., Wessling J.: How Do Consumers Choose Health Insurance? – An Experiment on Heterogeneity in Attribute Tastes and Risk Preferences. Ruhr Economic Papers No 537 (2014). doi:0.4419/86788614 Details
  • Brosig-Koch J., Kairies-Schwarz J., Kokot J.: Sorting into Physician Payment Schemes – A Laboratory Experiment. Ruhr Economic Papers No 529 (2014). doi:10.4419/86788606 Details
  • Brosig-Koch J., Hennig-Schmidt H., Kairies-Schwarz N., Wiesen D.: Using artefactual field and lab experiments to investigate how fee-for-service and capitation affect medical service provision. Health Economic Research Network (2014). doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2015.04.011 Details
  • Nadja Kairies-Schwarz: Altruism Heterogeneity and Quality Competition Among Healthcare Providers. Ruhr Economic Papers No 507 (2014). doi:10.4419/86788582 Details
  • Kairies, N., Krieger, M.: How do Non-Monetary Performance Incentives for Physicians Affect the Quality of Medical Care? – A Laboratory Experiment. Ruhr Economic Papers No 414 (2013). doi:10.4419/86788469 Details
  • Brosig-Koch, J., Hennig-Schmidt, H., Kairies, N., Wiesen, D.: How Effective are Pay-for-Performance Incentives for Physicians? – A Laboratory Experiment. Ruhr Economic Papers No 413 (2013). doi:10.4419/86788468 Details
  • Brosig-Koch, J., Hennig-Schmidt, H., Kairies, N., Wiesen, D.: How to Improve Patient Care? – An Analysis of Capitation, Fee-for-Service, and Mixed Payment Schemes for Physicians. Ruhr Economic Papers No 412 (2013). doi:10.4419/86788467 Details
  • Kairies, N.: P4P, Reputation and the Reduction of Costly Overprovision. Ruhr Economic Papers No 331 (2012). doi:10.4419/86788380