Health Economics

The Health Economics group is part of the Department of Applied Economics at Erasmus University and the Labor, Health, Education and Development Group at Tinbergen Institute. 

Upcoming seminars

  • 17 January 2019: Pauline Rossi (University of Amsterdam and CEPR) (with Paola Villar, University of Namur)
    Title: Private Health Investments under Competing Risks: Evidence from Malaria Control in Senegal
    Time: 12:00-13:00
    Location: J7-55 (Bayle building)
  • 7 February 2019: Tamara Bischof (Bern)
    Time: 12:00-13:00
    Location:EB-12
  • 21 February 2019: Cobus Burger (Stellenbosch)
    Time: 12:00-13:00
    Location:EB-12
  • 7 March 2019: Rudy Douven (CPB and EUR)
    Time: 12:00-13:00
    Location:TBA
  • 14 March 2019: Hareth Al-Janabi (Birmingham)
    Time: 12:00-13:00
    Location: room J7-55
  • 11 April 2019: Leontine Goldzahl (Edhec Lille)
    Time: 12:00-13:00
    Location:TBA

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News

Recent and forthcoming publications

  • Neelsen, S, Limwattananon, O O’Donnell, E van Doorslaer (2019). Universal health coverage: A (social insurance) job half done? World Development, 113 (2019) 246–258.
  • Van Baal, P, M Perry-Duxbury, P Bakx, M Versteegh, E van Doorslaer, W Brouwer (2018). Estimating a k-threshold for the Netherlands based on the marginal returns of cardiovascular hospital spending. Health Economics, 2018, 1-14.
  • Bago d’Uva, T, O O’Donnell and E van Doorslaer (2018). Who can predict their own demise? Heterogeneity in the accuracy and value of longevity expectations, Journal of the Economics of Ageing.
  • Bom, J, P Bakx, E Schut, E van Doorslaer (2018). Informal caregiving, a healthy decision? A systematic review of the impact of providing informal care on the health of the caregiver. The Gerontologist.
  • Bonfrer, I, E Van de Poel, E Gustaffson-Wright, E van Doorslaer (2018). Voluntary Health Insurance in Nigeria: Effects on Takers and Non-Takers. Social Science and Medicine 205 (2018) 55–63.

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