News

Summer School


Cinch Academy 2019

 

 

The Essen Summer School in Health Economics


01-07 April 2019, Essen

Interview


4 Questions to…

 

 

Ansgar Wübker


Short interview about the LSCR

Newsletter


Newsletter 

 

 

November 2018


LSCR

Research

Challenges in Health Care

Leibniz Science Campus Ruhr is a research collaboration focused on “Health care challenges in regions with declining and ageing populations”. Its aim is to analyse the causes and consequences of regional differences in health care, to derive policies to address the impending under-provision of health care and to evaluate selected measures to improve the efficiency of health-care provision.

Research Area


Regional Variation

Health care supply and demand display large regional variation. LSCR studies the reasons for this variation and considers the consequences for health policy. This research area consists of the following four projects.

Research Area


Sustainable Supply

Demographic trends will result in a reduction of qualified health-care personnel. We analyse how this development will affect health care provision in order to develop solutions that ensure access to ambulatory care in rural areas.

Project


Ambulatory Care

Project


Long Term Care

Research Area


Prevention

In the face of dwindling health-care resources, one way to maintain high-quality care is by reducing demand. In this context, disease prevention and understanding health care demand are increasingly important.

Team

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles


Reichert, A. R. and M. Stroka‐Wetsch (2018), Nursing home prices and quality of care ‐ Evidence from administrative data. Health Economics 27 (1): 129‐140.

Discussion Papers

 


Avdic, D., T. Büyükdurmus, G. Moscelli, A. Pilny and I. Sriubaite (2018), Subjective and objective quality reporting and choice of hospital: Evidence from maternal care services in Germany. CINCH working paper series #3.

Events

Seminar


The Local Environment Shapes Refugee Integration: Evidence from Post-war Germany

 

 

Sebastian Till Braun


friday, 18 january 2019
11.00 aM, rwi

Seminar


Sewerage Systems and the Infant Welfare Movement - Effects on Infant Mortality in Prussia

 

 

Nina Schwarz


monday, 21 January 2019
2.00 pm, cinch

About us

Leibniz Science Campus Ruhr

Leibniz Science Campus Ruhr is a research collaboration focused on “Health care challenges in regions with declining and ageing populations”. Its aim is to analyse the causes and consequences of regional differences in health care, to derive policies to address the impending under-provision of health care and to evaluate selected measures to improve the efficiency of health-care provision.

LSCR focuses on the three research areas: Regional Variation, Sustainable Supply, Prevention.

Partners

LSCR combines the health economic expertise of the RWI – Leibniz Institute of Economic Research, the University of Duisburg-Essen, and Tilburg University and creates the first research community in Germany to focus on health care in demographically declining regions. It is funded by the Leibniz Association and exhibits a diverse network of external partners (AOK-NordWest, DRV-Westfalen, Maternus-Klinik Bad Oeynhausen, and TK).