"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/web 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) mailing list, which contains web seminar links, 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.
Winter Term 2022/23
20.10.2022 The international political economy of patent buyouts
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Dominik Naeher, Department of Development Economics, Centre for Modern Indian Studies, University of Göttingen
24.11.2022 Epidemiology and prevention of chronic disease: a global journey
(16:00‒17:00 web seminar) Professor Saverio Stranges, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University
Next available dates & outlook:
Working on a GHEcon topic? We are inviting future presentations on an ongoing basis. Please contact Manuela.deAllegri or Stefan.Kohler (at) uni-heidelberg.de with a short summary of the work you would like to present.
Summer Term 2022
21.04.2022 Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions on COVID-19 epidemic growth in the OECD member states
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Francisco Pozo Martin, Robert Koch-Institut, Berlin
19.05.2022 Preferences for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among sexual and gender minorities at risk of HIV infection: a discrete choice experiment in Brazil (study protocol)
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Claudia Pereira, Departamento de Administracao e Planejamento em Saúde, Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sergio Arouca (ENSP)/Fiocruz
07.07.2022 Societal preferences for equity-efficiency trade-offs for economic evaluation
(16:00‒17:00 web seminar) Assoc. Prof. Shehzad Ali, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Western Centre for Public Health & Family Medicine, Western University
Winter Term 2021/22
16.09.2021 Alcohol and short-run mortality: evidence from a modern-day prohibition
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Kai Barron, WZB Social Science Center, Berlin
21.10.2021 Does social capital increase healthcare financial projection? Results from the rural household of Uttar Pradesh, India
(16:00‒17:00 web seminar) Dr. Zabir Hasan, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
25.11.2021 Assessing the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on health systems in Guinea and Sierra Leone (ACGSL): the case of malaria
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Charbel El Bcheraoui, Evidence-based Public Health, Centre for International Health Protection, Robert Koch-Institut, Berlin
16.12.2021 Health policy analysis for a better world: understanding pandemic prevention, migration and health
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Prof. Johanna Hanefeld, Centre for International Health Protection (ZIG), Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
20.01.2022 Age at school entry and human capital development: evidence from Lesotho
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Jan-Walter de Neve, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University
17.02.2022 The impact of health ODA on health system strengthening in fragile states: a panel analysis.
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Assoc. Prof. Sun-Young Kim, Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University
17.03.2022 Transmission of infectious diseases in early child care facilities: policy responses and economic impacts
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Corinna Hartung, Department of Economics, LMU Munich
Summer Term 2021
15.04.2021 Economic Evaluation of Integrated Maternal Health Services in Low Income Settings
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Assoc. Prof. Aleksandra Torbica, Department of Social and Political Sciences, Bocconi University
20.05.2021 A Global Perspective on the Role of Alcohol Use in Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Charlotte Probst, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University
17.06.2021 Does Higher Hospital Efficiency Improve Quality of Care? Evidence from Pakistan
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Saima Bashir, Department of Infectious Diseases, Section Clinical Tropical Medicine, University Hospital Heidelberg
15.07.2021 What Can Health Financing Do and Not Do for Maternal Health?
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Prof. Manuela De Allegri, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University
Winter Term 2020/21
17.09.2020 Health Loans and their Effects on Utilization and Out-of-Pocket Expenditure: Evidence from an Experiment in Northern Bangladesh
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Assoc. Prof. Atonu Rabbani, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka
19.11.2020 Cesarean Delivery in Colombia: Trends, Geographical Variations and Determinants
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Eduardo Andrés Alfonso-Sierra, Centre for Medicine and Society (ZMG), University of Freiburg
26.11.2020 Using Benefit Incidence Analysis to Assess Equity in Health Spending: Evidence from a Quasi-Longitudinal Comparative Analysis in Burkina Faso, Malawi and Zambia.
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Martin Rudasingwa, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University
17.12.2020 Private Means for Public Ends? Healthcare Market Behaviour and Responses in India during the COVID-19 Pandemic
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Sumit Mazumdar, Global Health Economics Group, Centre for Health Economics, University of York. Related literature: Mazumdar, S. Now More Than Ever: Considering Health System Reforms in the Post-COVID 19 Scenario. Ind. J. Labour Econ. (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s41027-020-00272-z
21.01.2021 Digital Technologies for Health Financing: What are the Benefits and the Risks?
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Inke Mathauer, Department of Health Systems Governance and Financing, World Health Organization
18.02.2021 Universal Health Coverage — Does it have Teeth?
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Prof. Stefan Listl, Quality and Safety of Oral Health Care, Radboud University & Translational Health Economics, Heidelberg University
18.03.2021 How to Evaluate Digital Health Applications?
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Matthias Arnold, Institute for Applied Health Services Research, Berlin
Summer Term 2020
20.05.2020 Do Lockdowns Work? A Counterfactual for Sweden.
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Prof. Gernot Müller, School of Business and Economics, University of Tübingen
14.05.2020 Mind the Mind! How Psychology can Support Participation in Development Interventions
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Lennart Kaplan, German Development Institute
18.06.2020 Using Benefit Incidence Analysis to Assess Equity in Health Spending: Evidence from a Quasi-Longitudinal Comparative Analysis in Burkina Faso, Malawi and Zambia.
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Martin Rudasingwa, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University
16.07.2020 Contemporary Health Workforce Migration: The Advantages and Limitations of Labour Market Analyses
(12:00‒13:00 web seminar) Dr. Remco van de Pas, Department of Health Ethics and Society, Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University
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 How to Calculate the Landed Costs of Imported Goods in Economic Evaluation?
(K16) Dr. Stefan Kohler, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University
16.01.2020 Health Insurance Reform in Indonesia: Implications for Health Facility Usage and Health 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
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 noon to 1 pm online or 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.