"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 for information about other global health events at the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health.
3rd Thursday of the month, 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
Working on a GHEcon topic? We are inviting presentations for the winter term 2019/20. Please contact Manuela.deAllegri or Stefan.Kohler (at) uni-heidelberg.de with a short summary of the work you would like to present.
Dr. Nikkil Sudharsanan, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University
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
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
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
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)
GHEcon seminars are usually from 11 am to 12 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.