Simon Decker, M.Sc.

Simon Decker is a researcher in health economics and studies the interplay of health and risk attitudes, individual behaviour in health insurances and health inequalities. He is employed at the health economic research center CINCH (University of Duisburg-Essen) as well as at Leibniz Science Campus Ruhr (RWI).

Research Interests

Health economics, applied microeconometrics


Decker, S. and H. Schmitz (2016), Health Shocks and Risk Aversion. Journal of Health Economics 50 : 154-170. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2016.09.006