Peer-Reviewed Articles



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. DOI: 10.1093/jeea/jvx058/4836285

Schmitz, H. und 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. DOI: 10.1002/hec.3518 


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. DOI: 10.1002/hec.3183

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. DOI: 10.1111/obes.12134

Stroka, M. (2016), Drug Overprescription in Nursing Homes: An Empirical Evaluation of Administrative Data. European Journal of Health Economics 17 (3): 257-267. DOI: 10.1007/s10198-015-0676-y

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. DOI: 10.1007/s10729-015-9333-3

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. DOI: 10.1002/hec.3385

Discussion Papers



Salm, M. and A. Wübker (2017), Causes of Regional Variation in Healthcare Utilization in Germany. Ruhr Economic Papers #675. RUB, RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788783


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. DOI: 10.4419/86788742 

Roller, C., M. Stroka-Wetsch and R. Linder (2016), Informal Care Provision and Work Disability Days. Ruhr Economic Papers #616. RUB, RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788715