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.



Working Papers

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)]
Contact information

Phone 0201  183 - 6326