Jun.-Prof. Daniel Avdic (CV)
Daniel Avdic is an assistant professor (Juniorprofessor) of Empirical Health Economics at the University of Duisburg-Essen and the head of the junior research group EACH at the health economics research center CINCH. He studied economics, statistics and economic history at Uppsala University in Sweden and worked at the Institute for Futures Studies in Stockholm and the Institute for the Evaluation of Labor Market and Education Policy (IFAU) in Uppsala before receiving his PhD in Economics from Uppsala University in 2014. His research interests are focused in the field of empirical health economics, especially on the efficiency of health care organization, individual health behaviors and the causes and consequences of socioeconomic health disparities.
- Avdic, D (2016), “Improving Efficiency or Impairing Access? Health Care Consolidation and Quality of Care: Evidence from Emergency Hospital closures in Sweden”, Forthcoming in The Journal of Health Economics.
- Avdic, D. and Johansson, P. (2016), “Absenteeism, Gender and the Morbidity-Mortality Paradox”, Forthcoming in The Journal of Applied Econometrics.
- Avdic, D. and Gartell, M. (2015), Working While Studying? Student Aid Design and Socioeconomic Achievement Disparities in Higher Education, Labour Economics, 33, pp. 26--40.
- Avdic, D. 2014. Microeconometric Analyses of Individual Behavior in Public Welfare Systems. Applications in Health and Education Economics. Economic studies 143. xiv+161 pp. Uppsala: Department of Economics. ISBN 978-91-85519-50-7.
- Avdic, D., Lundborg, P and Vikström J. (2014), "Leder Erfarenhet till Bättre Vårdkvalitet?", Ekonomisk Debatt, 42(1), 27-34.
- Avdic, D. and Büyükdurmus, T. (2015) “Communication problems? The role of Parent-Child Communication for the Subsequent Health Behavior of Adolescents”. Ruhr Economic Papers #547, Essen.
- Avdic, D. and Bünnings, C. (2015), “Does the Burglar Also Disturb the Neighbor? Crime Spillovers on Individual Well-being”. SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research No. 737-2015. DIW, Berlin.
- Avdic, D (2014), “A Matter of Life and Death? Hospital Distance and Quality of Care: Evidence from Emergency Room Closures and Myocardial Infarctions”, HEDG Working paper 2014:18. Health Econometrics and Data Group, York.
- Avdic, D., Lundborg, P and Vikström J. (2014), “Learning-By-Doing in a Highly Skilled Profession when Stakes are High: Evidence from Advanced Cancer Surgery”, IZA DP No. 8099, Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn.
- Avdic, D. and Johansson, P. (2013) “Gender Differences in Preferences for Health-Related Absences from Work”, IZA DP No. 7480, Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn.
Work in Progress
- Quality Gains and Losses of Health Care Regionalization: Evidence from Maternity Clinic Closures in Sweden [with Johan Vikström (Uppsala) and Petter Lundborg (Lund)]
- Does Paternal Quotas make Relationships Shaky? A Regression Discontinuity Approach [with Arizo Karimi (Uppsala)]
- Innovations in Cancer Treatment: Economic Consequences of Breast Conservation Techniques [with Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder (Bristol)]
- Suicides and the Business Cycle: Evidence from the Swedish 1990's economic crisis [with Arnaud Chevalier (Royal Holloway)]
- Forward-Looking Behavior in the Private Health Insurance Market [with Martin Karlsson (UDE), Nicolas R. Ziebarth (Cornell) and Simon Decker (UDE)]
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