I am a PostDoc and Deputy Head of the research group Empirical Analysis of Competition in Health Care Markets at CINCH, University Duisburg-Essen. I am also managing director of the Leibniz Science Campus Ruhr, RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research.
Previously, I was employed as a research fellow at the Centre for Health Economics, University of York (UK), where I obtained my Ph.D. in Economics in 2018.
Primary Field: Mental Health Economics
Secondary Fields: Labor Economics, Economic History
3/2021 - My paper A new measure of 19th century US suicides was accepted at Social Indicator Research
3/2021 - Consider applying to the 4th Essen Economics of Mental Health Workshop
3/2021 - Come say hi at the Virtual Workshop on the Economics of Mental Health or the 13th German Health Economics Conference
1/2021 - VMESS is starting again!
11/2020 - I have a new working paper: New(spaper) Evidence of a Reduction in Suicide Mentions during the 19th-century US Gold Rush
7/2020 - I have received funding for the Essen Economics of Mental Health Workshop from the Förderverein der Universität Duisburg-Essen
5/2020 - I am a convener of the newly formed iHEA special interest group Mental Health Economics. More information is available on the iHEA webpage.
2/2020 - Research visit to the Monash Centre for Health Economics
5/2019 - My paper "How did the 2008–11 financial crisis affect work-related common mental distress? Evidence from 393 workplaces in Great Britain" was published in Economics and Human Biology. Thanks to Jan Böhnke for being a great co-author.