"DISCUSSING GLOBAL AND LOCAL APPLICATIONS OF ECONOMICS TO HEALTH TOGETHER"

Everyone is welcome!

Researchers, students and practitioners across disciplines and departments come together in this seminar series to discuss global and local applications of economics to health. Organization: Manuela De Allegri and Stefan Kohler. To subscribe to the global health economics (GHEcon) newsletter please contact Manuela.deAllegri or Stefan.Kohler (at) uni-heidelberg.de. Click here and here for information about other global health events at the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health.


3rd Thursday of the month at the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, 12:00‒13:00, in INF 130.2, floor 1, rooms 202‒205 (K15‒K18) unless indicated otherwise. See map and directions at bottom.


Winter Term 2019/20


17.10.2019 Cost-Utility of Screening Asylum Seekers for TB: A Modelling Study in Germany

(K16) Louise Biddle & Katharina Wahedi, Department of General Practice and Health Services Research, Heidelberg University


21.11.2019 Impact of Population-based Strategies to Improve Blood Pressure Control in South Africa: Evidence from Parametric g-Formula and Regression Discontinuity Designs

(K16) Dr. Nikkil Sudharsanan, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University


19.12.2019 TBA


16.01.2020 Health Insurance Reform in Indonesia: Implications for Health Facility Usage and Eealth Expenditure

(K16) Lisa Rogge, Research Training Group Globalization and Development, Leibniz Universität Hannover


20.02.2020 Developments in Publicly Funded Insurance in India

(K16) Dr. Zubin Shroff, Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, World Health Organization


19.03.2020 Cesarean Dection Delivery in Colombia

(K16) Eduardo Andrés Alfonso-Sierra, Centre for Medicine and Society (ZMG), University of Freiburg



Summer Term 2020 – Forecast


16.04.2020 Socioeconomic Inequality in the Alcohol-attributable Disease Burden: Findings from Europe, the US, South Africa, and Global Meta-analyses

Dr. Charlotte Probst, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University


14.05.2020 How Do Decision Makers Use Quantitative Data Reports in Health Policy Decision-Making? A Explorative Mixed Methods Study Using Eye Tracking

2th Thursday of the month due to public holiday

Dr. Lennart Kaplan, German Development Institute


18.06.2020 You?

16.07.2020 TBA


Working on a GHEcon topic? We are inviting presentations for the summer term 2020. Please contact Manuela.deAllegri or Stefan.Kohler (at) uni-heidelberg.de with a short summary of the work you would like to present.



PREVIOUS SEMINARS


Summer Term 2019


18.07.2019 How Do Decision Makers Use Quantitative Data Reports in Health Policy Decision-Making? A Explorative Mixed Methods Study Using Eye Tracking

(K16) Pamela Wronski, Department of General Practice, and Health Services Research, Heidelberg University Hospital


12.07.2019 Measuring Health Care Spending, Spending Increases, and Spending Attributed to Modifiable Risk Factors in the US by Health Condition

ADDITIONAL EVENT: Friday, 12:00‒13:30 (1.5 h)

(K15) J.-Prof. Joseph Dieleman, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington


18.04.2019 Monitoring Nutritional Status of Small Children: Evidence from a quasi-experiment in Burkina Faso

(K16) Dr. Diletta Parisi, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University


16.05.2018 The Social Value of Health Insurance – Results from Ghana

(K16) Dr. Christoph Strupat, German Development Institute


16./17.05.2019 Systematic Reviews and Economic Evidence in Public and Global Health

ADDITIONAL EVENT: 2-day Workshop ‒ please click here for program and registration info

Denny John, Campbell Collaboration & Dr. Stefan Kohler, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University


27.06.2019 Inequalities in Cancer Incidence among German Districts: Role of Behavioral and Socioeconomic Factors

4th Thursday of the month due to public holiday

(K16) Dr. Karla Hernandez-Villafuerte, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) & Jana Mader, Heidelberg University Hospital


Winter Term 2018/19


18.10.2018 Political Economy Analysis as a Qualitative Approach to Studying Health Financing

(K18) Eelco Jacobs, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) of the Netherlands


15.11.2018 The Influence of Physician Networks on the Quality of Care For Type 2 Diabetes Patients: A Social Network Approach

(K18) Dr. Jan Koetsenruijter, Department of General Practice and Health Services Research, Heidelberg University


03.12.2018 Extended Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (ECEA): Assessing Equity and Poverty Reduction Benefits of Health Policies

ADDITIONAL EVENT: Monday, 11:00‒12:00

(K16) Dr. Stéphane Verguet, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


20.12.2018 Learning What People Want in Health – The Status Quo and What Deliberation Can Bring to the Table

(K17) Ruben Sakowsky, Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen


17.01.2019 Gender Aspects in Low-Income Health Insurance: Evidence from Pakistan

(K17) J.-Prof. Andreas Landmann, Department of Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Göttingen


21.02.2019 The Macroeconomic Burden of Noncommunicable Diseases in the United States: Estimates and Projections

(K18) Dr. Simiao Chen, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University


Summer Term 2018


This seminar series was the Inter-Faculty Health Economics Seminar Series until the summer term 2018.


15.03.2018 Five Years On: Insights on Performance of the Reformed Community Health Funds in Tanzania

(K17) Siddharth Srivastava, Health Systems Support Unit, Swiss Centre for International Health


19.04.2018 Evaluating the Impact of the WHO’s Safe Childbirth Checklist in Indonesia – A Randomized Controlled Trial

(K17) Katharina Richert & Lennart Kaplan, Alfred-Weber-Institute for Economics, Heidelberg University & RTG Globalization and Development University of Göttingen


17.05.2018 Do it Well or Not at All? Early Life Health Shocks, Immunity, and Child Development

(K17) Prof. Günther Fink, Household Economics and Health System Research Unit, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute


21.06.2018 Cascades of Care in Health Policy Analysis and Planning

(K17) Dr. Markus Haacker, Department for Global Health and Population, Harvard School for Public Health & Centre for Global Health Economics, University College London


19.07.2018 Fiscal Sustainability of Health Systems in Low- and Lower-Middle-Income Countries with Specific Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa

(K17) Collins Chansa, Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg University & Health, Nutrition & Population Global Practice, World Bank Group


Winter Term 2017/18


19.10.2017 Causal Inference in Dentistry: Two Natural Experimental Studies from Japan and England

(K17) Dr. Yusuke Matsuyama, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Department of Global Health Promotion


16.11.2017 Cost-Utility of Screening Asylum Seekers for Depression: A Modelling Study in Germany

(K17) Louise Bartelt, Department of General Practice and Health Services Research, Heidelberg University


14.12.2017 When to Treat HIV-Infected Workers?

(K17) Dr. Declan French, Queen's Management School


18.01.2018 Children’s Education and Parental Old Age Survival – Evidence on the Intergenerational Effects of Human Capital Investment

(K17) Dr. Jan-Walter de Neve, Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg University


15.02.2018 Exploring the Economics of Cancer Care

(K17) Prof. Michael Schlander, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Division of Health Economics


Summer Term 2017


18.05.2017 The Impact of Performance-Based Financing on Effective Emergency Obstetric Care Coverage

Dr. Stephan Brenner, Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg University


22.06.2017 Assessing Medicine Affordability among Persons with Chronic Diseases in LMICs: The Interplay between Drug Prices, Social Epidemiology and Unmet Need

Prof. Jürgen Maurer, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lausanne


20.07.2017 A Delphi Study on Indicators for Cross-Sectoral Health Care Planning in Baden-Württemberg

Pamela Wronski, Department of General Practice, and Health Services Research, Heidelberg University Hospital



Directions on Campus (map)

The GHEcon seminars and the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health are on the Campus Im Neuenheimer Feld (INF) of Heidelberg University.

GHEcon seminars are usually from noon to 13 noon in the Marsilius-Arkaden, South Tower, INF 130.2, 1st floor, rooms 203–205 (K16–K18). The Marsilius-Arkaden are a complex of three high-rise buildings on the new campus of Heidelberg University. Please enter through the West Tower (INF 130.3) which is the main building with a cafeteria, go to first floor and then use the outdoor bridge to the South Tower (INF 130.2).

The Heidelberg Institute of Global Health is located at different sites on the new campus of Heidelberg University. Most offices are in the Marsilius-Arkaden, West Tower, INF 130.3, 6th floor.