Raphael Guber (Doktorand)

Adresse:   Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy
Munich Center for the Economics of Aging
Amalienstraße 33
80799 Munich, Germany
Raum: 344
Telefon: 08938602344

+-Curriculum Vitae


Raphael Guber

Munich Center for the Economics of Aging, Max-Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policiy

Personal Data

Date of Birth

12/10/1987 in Landshut, Germany



Academic Position


Doctoral student (Munich Center for the Economics of Aging)

Academic Qualifications

Since 10/2013

Graduate Program "Evidence Based Economics" of  the Elitenetwork of Bavaria. Supervisor: Joachim Winter at  the University of Munich


M.sc. in Statistics  (University of Munich)

09/2009 - 12/2009

Erasmus Program (University of Copenhagen)


B.sc in Economics (University of Munich)

Research Interests

Applied Microeconometrics, Partial Identification, Health economics, Cognitive and Non-cognitive skill formation



Current Research

Switching Left-handers (Job Market Paper)


Partially identifying causal effects using IV's under mediation and interaction effects: With an application to Job Corps


Disentangling Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard using Lab Experiments (with Joachim Winter and Martin Kocher)


Double kill: Twins, Maternal mortality, and Instrumental variables (with Tabea Bucher-Koenen, Helmut Farbmacher and Johan Vikstroem)


Increasing the credibility of the twin birth instrument (with Helmut Farbmacher and Johan Vikstroem)

Conferences and Workshops









Annual Conference of the Verein für Socialpolitik (Münster),

Annual Conference of the EEA (Mannheim), 24th European Workshop in Econometrics and Health Economics (Discussant, Paris), SSPH PhD Workshop ( Lucerne)


Doctoral Workshop in Health Economics and Public Health (Lugano, Switzerland), MGSE Colloquium (Munich)



10/2011 - 02/2012


Tutorial for Math in Microeconomics (Undergraduate)

Scholarships and Awards



Doctoral Scholarship of the Max-Planck Society


Other Experiences

Since 02/2015


Since 11/2014




Since 04/2010


Supervision of Databanks at MEA


Organization of an internal PhD Seminar for doctoral students at the Munich Graduate School of Economics (bi-weekly)


Speaker and Tutor in student dorm


01/2010 - 04/2010



Internship CO2-Marktes at Unicredit Division Corporate & Investment Banking in München


07/2007 - 03/2008

Civil Service


Computer Programs

Stata, R, Tex


German, English



Updated: August, 28th 2015


Beitrag in Zeitschrift
  • Farbmacher, Helmut; Guber, Raphael; Vikström, Johan (2017): "Increasing the credibility of the twin birth instrument". In: Journal of Applied Econometrics, (), pp. forthcoming.
Arbeitspapier/Diskussionspapier Masterarbeit
  • Guber, Raphael (2014): Do Financial Incentives Affect Demand for Episodes of Medical Care? Evidence from the RAND Health Insurance Experiment,

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