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

The Baltic Sea States Project

New joint project started (MPISOC/MPIDR/Population Europe)

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SHARE press release - Mutual Learning: Joint pan-European research improves the understanding of ageing societies

Extension of SHARE study allows for EU-wide country-comparisons

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The development of the pension gap and German households’ saving behavior

New MEA Discussion Paper published

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Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences to Angus Deaton

Angus Deaton was honored with the Sveriges Riksbank prize in economic sciences in memory of Alfred...

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Educational opportunities are more dependent on social background than ethnicity

Newly published anthology provides an overview of ethnic inequalities in education and training

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News & Events

MEA Workshop: Research on Asylum Seekers and Other Crisis Migrants

October 28, 2016 in Munich

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13.7.2016: MEA Seminar - Economics of Aging

Dr. Thorsten Kneip (MEA): “Parenthood and Happiness. The early years.”

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