Prof. Martin Salm, Ph.D. (Tilburg University)

Address:  Tilburg University

+-Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Health Economics, Labor and Demographic Economics, Econometrics

Research Economist, Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging
(MEA), University of Mannheim, Germany, since 2006

Ph.D. in Economics, Duke University, Durham, USA, 2006

Canadian Journal of Economics

"The Paul Geroski Best Article Prize" for best article published in the International Journal of Industrial Organization [“Evidence on preferences and subjective beliefs of risk takers: The case of smokers” with Ahmed Khwaja and Frank Sloan], 2007

Coordinator (joint with Carsten Trenkler), Applied Economics and Econometrics Seminar, University of Mannheim, since Fall 2007

(2007): IHEA Congress in Copenhagen, EEA Conference in Budapest, RAND Conference on Subjective Probabilities in Jackson, Tinbergen Institute in Amsterdam, Verein für Socialpolitik Conference in Munich, MPI Bonn
Employment and Affiliation

Dissertation Title: Essays on health and household finances

Instructor, Principles of Economics (Econ 51D at Duke University), Summer 2003

(2006): Baylor University, University of North Carolina – Greensboro, HEC Lausanne, University of Mannheim, Netspar Workshop on "Microeconomics of Aging" in Utrecht

Research Affiliate, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, since 2006

Research Assistant, Center for Health Policy, Duke University, Durham, USA. 2004 - 2006

Dissertation Committee: Frank A. Sloan (Chair), Han Hong, Ahmed Khwaja, Alessandro Tarozzi, Curtis Taylor

Head Teaching Assistant, Principles of Economics (Econ 51D at Duke University), Spring 2003 - Spring 2004

Top Teaching Assistant Award (based on student evaluations), Duke University, Fall 2002 and Spring 2003

(2005): IHEA Congress in Barcelona, Duke University, University of Connecticut, Triangle Health Economics Seminar at University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Diploma in Economics, University of Mannheim, Germany, 2001
Teaching Experience and Seminar Coordination

Teaching Assistant, Principles of Economics, (Econ 1D at Duke University), Fall 2002

Henry Grabowski and William Yohe Fellowship, Duke University, 2001 - 2002

Undergraduates Studies in Economics at the University of Freiburg (1996-1998),University of Wisconsin – Madison (1998-1999), and University of Mannheim (1999-2001)
Grants and Awards

Tuition Fellowship, Duke University, 2001 - 2006

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), IAS Fellowship for study abroad year at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1998 - 1999

Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst e.V., Fellowship, 1996 - 2001


Publications in journals
  • Jürges, Hendrik; Reinhold, Steffen; Salm, Martin (2011): "Does Schooling Aff ect Health Behavior? Evidence from the Educational Expansion in Western Germany". In: Economics of Education Review, 30 (5), pp. 862-872.
  • Ayyagari, Padmaja; Salm, Martin; Sloan, Frank (2007): "The effects of diagnosed dementia on Medicare and Meidcaid program payments". In: Inquiry, 44 (4), pp. .
  • Fang, Hanming; Keane, Michael; Khwaja, Ahmed; Salm, Martin; Silverman, Dan (2007): "Testing the mechanisms of structural models: The case of the Mickey Mantle effect". In: American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings), 97 (2), pp. 53-59.
  • Salm, Martin; Belsky, Daniel; Sloan, Frank (2006): "Trends in costs of major eye diseases to Medicare, 1991-2000". In: American Journal of Ophthalmology, 142 (6), pp. 976-982.
  • Khwaja, Ahmed; Sloan, Frank; Salm, Martin (2006): "Evidence on preferences and subjective beliefs of risk takers: The case of smokers". In: International Journal of Industrial Organization, 24 (4), pp. 667-682.
Discussion papers and working papersDissertations
  • Salm, Martin (2006): Essays on health and household finances, Duke University, Durham, USA

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