Professur für Volkswirtschaftslehre, insb. Sozial- und Verteilungspolitik/Gesundheitsökonomik

Forschungsinteressen

  • Auswirkungen der Alterung der Gesellschaft auf das Gesundheitswesen
  • Krankenversicherungswettbewerb und Risikostrukturausgleich
  • Grundsicherungssysteme


Veröffentlichungen

Using quantile and asymmetric least squares regression for optimal risk adjustment (2016). Health Economics, forthcoming.

Identifying Laffer Bounds: A Sufficient-Statistics Approach with an Application to Germany (2016, mit Dominik Sachs). Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 118(4), 646–665.

The interaction of direct and indirect risk selection (2015). Journal of Health Economics, 42, 81-89. (Ausführlichere Fassung: Universität Trier Research Papers in Economics 12/14.)

Health care expenditures and longevity: is there a Eubie Blake effect? (2015, mit Friedrich Breyer und Thomas Niebel). European Journal of Health Economics, 16(1), 95-112.

A contest success function with a rent-dependent dissipation rate (2014). Economics Bulletin, 34(2), 1091-1102.

Optimal Cost Reimbursement of Health Insurers to Reduce Risk Selection (2011, mit Mathias Kifmann). Health Economics, 20(5), S. 532–552.

A Duration Analysis of the Effects of Tuition Fees for Long-Term Students in Germany (2006, mit Martin Heineck und Mathias Kifmann). Journal of Economics and Statistics, 226(1), 82-109.

Determinants of health care utilization by German sickness fund members - with application to risk adjustment (2003, mit Friedrich Breyer und Martin Heineck). Health Economics, 12(5), 367-376.


Diskussionspapiere

Using quantile regression for optimal risk adjustment. Universität Trier Research Papers in Economics 11/14, (2014).

Adverse selection and heterogeneity of demand responsiveness. Universität Trier Research Papers in Economics 2/14, (2014).

Adverse selection and risk adjustment under imperfect competition. Universität Trier Research Papers in Economics 05/13, (2013).

Optimal Participation Taxes and Efficient Transfer Phase-out. Universität Konstanz Diskussionspapier, (2012, mit Dominik Sachs).