EuHEA: PhD student-supervisor and early career researcher online workshop

Start date

Thursday, 3 Sep 2020, 00:00

End date

Friday, 4 Sep 2020, 00:00

Ticket information

Registration will be open soon.

On behalf of the European Health Economics Association, it is our great pleasure to welcome you to the 1st  EuHEA PhD Student-Supervisor and Early Career Researcher Conference online workshop, taking place on September 3nd and 4th, 2020, hosted by Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, we unfortunately had to postpone the 7th in-person EuHEA PhD student-supervisor conference. To ensure that PhD students and young researchers in the field of health economics can present their on-going research and receive critical feedback from experienced health economists and peers with expertise in their field of study, we have decided to organize instead an online workshop. Each paper presentation will be followed by an at-length discussion from an experienced economist and discussed with the (online) audience. The conference provides an excellent platform to advance on-going research, network with peers, and gain new insights and collaborations with other researchers who are interested in the same field.

The engagement of supervisors is paramount to this workshop, as they play a unique role in accompanying their students while at the same time providing valuable formal and informal feedback to the other participants. It is now the hallmark of this conference and the most valuable component as per past participants’ feedback, both students and supervisors.

In addition to speakers and supervisors, attendance to the online workshop is open to any junior or senior researcher in the field of health economics. Registration is free of charge.

The program and information regarding online registration will follow soon. If you would like some information beforehand, please e-mail us:


  • We are currently working on defining the best suited format for this online workshop. We are aiming at having each paper presented by her/his author and discussed by a senior researcher (like in a regular EuHEA PhD / supervisor conference), as well as some time dedicated to questions and discussion with the – online – audience. 

    We are gathering ideas to make the workshop as interactive as possible while acknowledging the technical constraints. Many of you are now attending online seminars, so if you have any tips/good practices regarding online scientific events, please share them by sending us an email!

  • Presenter


    Presentation Title


    Francisca Lopes

    Erasmus Medical Center

    Cost-sharing and mental health care inequalities in the Netherlands - are poor young adults particularly vulnerable?

    Dr. Rachel Meacock

    Ángel Fernández-Pérez

    University of Granada

    Does extending the freedom of choice of health provider reduce the waiting times? A methodological approach

    Dr. Nicolas Sirven

    Judith Bom

    Erasmus University Rotterdam

    Well-being right before and after a nursing home admission

    Dr. Apostolos Davillas

    Julien Bergeot

    Universite de Cergy Pontoise

    Is informal care effective at delaying nursing home entry? Evidence from Dutch linked survey and administrative data

    Dr. Alain Paraponaris

    Maryna Ivets


    The Effect of Early Child Care on Children's Non-cognitive Outcomes: Evidence from Germany

    Dr. Fabrizio Mazzona

    Irina Pokhilenko

    Maastricht University

    Development and Harmonization of a Generic Resource Use Measurement Instrument for the Measurement of Broader Resource Use: PECUNIA Project

    Dr. Sandy Tubeuf

    Ana Moura

    Tilburg University

    Long-term care provision and hospital bed-blocking

    Dr. Marianne Tenand

    Anne-Kim Ristori

    MGEN Foundation for Public Health

    Choice of Complementary Health Insurance Coverage and Healthcare Consumption

    Dr. Matt Sutton

    Helena Ting

    Graduate Institute Geneva

    Effect of tuberculosis on labor market participation: recent evidence from South Africa

    Dr. Carlos Riumallo Herl

    Lise Desireé Hansen

    VIVE (The Danish Center for social science research) and DACHE (The Danish Centre for Health Economics)

    Public preferences for allocation of health care: Disentangling inequity aversion and risk aversion

    Dr. Owen O'Donnell

    Ronja Flemming

    LMU Munich for the WirtMed consortium

    Diffusion of a new drug among ambulatory physicians in Germany

    Dr. Amani Thomas Mori

    Sonja Spitzer

    Vienna Institute of Demography

    Health misperception and healthcare utilisation among older Europeans

    Dr. Dorte Gyrd-Hansen

    KOSSI Dédé, Sika

    Paris Descartes University-Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Applied Research in Health Economics

    Discrepancy between the production cost and the reimbursement tariff: The case of mechanical thrombectomy procedures in acute ischemic stroke in France.

    Dr. William Hollingworth

    Vanessa Cirulli

    Sapienza University of Rome

    Do mergers affect hospital outputs and outcomes? Evidence from the English secondary care sector

    Dr. Marco Varkevisser

    Davide Tebaldi

    University of Leeds

    Behaviour change in response to the health-shock of type 2 diabetes diagnosis: findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)

    Dr. Joachim Marti

    Gokben Aydilek

    Gebze Technical University

    The Effect of Prenatal Exposure to Ramadan on the Educational Outcomes of Individuals: Evidence from Turkey

    Dr. Stephanie von Hinke

    Helen Hayes

    University of Manchester

    Responses of family doctors to shorter waiting times for specialist diagnosis of cancer

    Dr. Mikael Svensson

    Kirsty Garfield

    University of Bristol

    Development of a brief, generic, modular resource-use measure: cognitive interviews with patients


    Naimi Johansson

    University of Gothenburg

    The impact of out-of-pocket prices on health care use among elderly

    Dr. Pieter Bakx

    Rita Pereira

    Erasmus University Rotterdam

    Does the impact of maternal smoking on birth weight depend on children’s genetic endowments?

    Dr. Leonie Sundmacher

    Bernard Moscoso

    University of Barcelona

    The hidden cost of Bananas: Pesticides effects on newborns' birthweight

    Dr. Martina Bozzola

    Dan Kelleher

    National University of Ireland, Galway

    A Novel Application of an EQ-5D-5L Valuation Study in Examining Preference Subgroup Analysis using a Nonparametric Bayesian Method: Comparing Migrants to Natives

    Dr. Daphne Voormolen

    Doriane Mignon

    LEDa-LEGOS, Université Paris-Dauphine, PSL

    Investigating the effect of student psychological fragilities on control beliefs


    Olexiy Kyrychenko

    CERGE-EI: Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute

    The Impact of the Crisis-Induced Reduction in Air Pollution on Infant Mortality in India: A Policy Perspective

    Dr. Joan Calzada

    Alphoncina Kagaigai

    University of Oslo

    Household Perception Factors That Influence the Decision to Enroll in Health Insurance Scheme in Tanzania- a Cross-Sectional Study

    Dr. Igna Bonfrer

    Rose Atkins

    Health Organisation, Policy and Economics (HOPE), University of Manchester

    The relationship between adolescent non-cognitive skills and mortality: a mediation analysis

    Dr. Murat A Mercan

    Selina Gangl

    Université de Fribourg

    Do soda taxes affect the consumption and health of school-aged children? Evidence from France and Hungary

    Dr. Edel Doherty

    Uma Thomas

    University of Aberdeen

    A Time Preference Intervention to increase Physical Activity

    Dr. Hans van Kippersluis

  • No, the workshop will be open to all PhD students and Early Career Researchers. We specifically encourage PhD students in their final year to submit, as the workshop will provide a good opportunity to have your research discussed and made visible despite the cancellation of many conferences. This implies that, (only) in case of a large number of submissions, priority will be given to PhD students in their final year.

  • If you submitted an abstract for the ‘regular’ conference, you will be approached soon after May 15th by the chair of the Scientific Committee (Teresa Bago d’Uva) and asked about your interest in having your research presented in the online workshop. If you have not submitted an abstract yet but would like to, there is still time to do it until May 15th.

    Only if you express interest in presenting in the online workshop, will your abstract be reviewed. When we approach you about this, we will tell you exactly how long you have to react.

  • No, you do not need to submit again. For more information, see Question #4.

    Note, however, that abstracts submitted this spring will not be taken into account for the postponed conference that will take place in February/March 2021 (see Question #9 below).

  • Yes, this is possible and welcome. We are currently working on a (free of charge) registration system for all people interested in attending the workshop. More information will follow.

  • No, participation and attendance to the workshop will be free of charge. Another good reason to participate!

  • We are currently working on the organization. We will provide you with more information as soon as possible.

  • No, the abstract submission process for the postponed conference will start afresh.

    As there will be a time lapse of more than 6 months between the date that was originally scheduled and the date at which the conference is expected to take place, the research that was submitted this spring will probably have progressed/evolved a great deal in the meantime. To make sure that the presentation & discussion of papers happen at a useful stage of the participants’ research, and that we are assessing up-to-date abstracts we have therefore decided to launch a new call for abstracts (see also Question #10 below).

  • We are currently working on the schedule. We expect the call of abstracts to open in the fall 2020. We will provide you with more information as soon as possible. This call will be broadly announced in the usual channels.

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More information

More information can be found on the EuHEA website.