Peer-Reviewed Articles



Heinrich, N., A. Wübker und C. Wuckel (2018), Waiting times for outpatient treatment in Germany: New experimental evidence from primary data. Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 238 (5): 375-394. 

Kolodziej, I., A. R. Reichert, and H. Schmitz (2018), New Evidence on Employment Effects of Informal Care Provision in Europe. Health Services Research, 53(4): 2027-2046.  


Büyükdurmus, T., T. Kopetsch, H. Schmitz and H. Tauchmann (2017), On the interdependence of ambulatory and hospital care in the German health system. Health Economic Review, 7(2), 1-19.

Kamhöfer, D. A., H. Schmitz and M. Westphal (2017), Heterogeneity in Marginal Non-monetary Returns to Higher Education. Journal of the European Economic Association, jvx058.

Schmitz, H. and M. Westphal (2017), Informal Care and Long-term Labor Market Outcomes. Journal of Health Economics 56: 1-18.

Reichert, A. R. and M. Stroka-Wetsch (2017), Nursing home prices and quality of care - Evidence from administrative data. Health Economics 27(1): 129-140.  


Heger, D. (2017), The mental health of children providing care to their elderly parents. Health Economics 26(12): 1617-1629.

Göpffarth, D., T. Kopetsch and H. Schmitz (2016), Determinants of Regional Variation in Health Expenditures in Germany. Health Economics 25 (7): 801-815.

Carrieri, V. and A. Wübker (2016), Quasi-experimental evidence on the effects of health information on preventive behaviour in Europe. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 78 (6): 765-791.

Stroka, M. (2016), Drug Overprescription in Nursing Homes: An Empirical Evaluation of Administrative Data. European Journal of Health Economics 17 (3): 257-267.

Pilny, A. and M. Stroka (2016), Determinants of Received Long-term Care - Individual Responses to Regional Nursing Home Provisions. Health Care Management Science 19 (4): 326-337.

Costa-Font, J., M. Karlsson and H. Øien (2016), Careful in the Crisis? Determinants of Older People's Informal Care Receipt in Crisis-Struck European Countries. Health Economics 25 (S2), 25-42.


Discussion Papers



Hentschker, C. und A. Wübker (2018), Quasi-experimental evidence on the effectiveness of heart attack treatment in Germany. CINCH working paper series #4.


Augurzky, B., C. Bünnings and A. Wübker (2017), The Relationship between Nurse Staffing Levels and Objective and Subjective Quality of Care: A Panel Data Approach for Germany. Ruhr Economic Papers #724. UDE, RUB, RWI.

Salm, M. and A. Wübker (2017), Causes of Regional Variation in Healthcare Utilization in Germany. Ruhr Economic Papers #675. RUB, RWI.


Stroka-Wetsch, M., A. Talmann and R. Linder (2016), Does Competition in the Out-Patient Sector Improve Quality of Medical Care? – Evidence from Administrative Data. Ruhr Economic Papers #638. RUB, RWI.  

Roller, C., M. Stroka-Wetsch and R. Linder (2016), Informal Care Provision and Work Disability Days. Ruhr Economic Papers #616. RUB, RWI.