Health Econometrics

The focus of this research unit is on applying state-of-the-art statistical and econometric methods to applied questions with focus on health economics, insurance, public health and epidemiology. In most of our work, we combine empirical questions with theoretical contributions in terms of novel identification strategies or advances in econometric modelling.

Members of this unit are:

  1. Dr. Helmut Farbmacher (Head of Unit)
  2. Dr. Martin Spindler (Senior Researcher)
  3. Raphael Guber (Researcher)

News

MEA director part of new pension commission

Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan appointed as expert by German ministry

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press release on April 24, 2018

"Kosten der doppelten Haltelinie"

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New MEA Discussion Paper

"Optimal Taxes on Capital in the OLG Model with Uninsurable Idiosyncratic Income Risk"

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New MEA Discussion Paper

"Cognition, Optimism and the Formation of Age-Dependent Survival Beliefs"

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New MEA Discussion Paper

"Does Disability Insurance Improve Health and Well-Being?"

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News & Events

Econometrics in the Castle: "Machine Learning in Economics and Econometrics"

The workshop will be organized by the Max Planck Society and the University of Hamburg on May...

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30.08.2017: MEA Seminar - Economics of Aging

Gregor Sand: "The Impact of Large-Scale Immigration on the Well-Being of Natives 50+ in Europe"

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