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Seminar "Health Economics"

Content of the seminar

  • This Seminar combines applied microeconomics with public finance / social policy questions. 
  • A particular focus will be on the various incentives which individuals face in their health-related behavior and which are largely shaped by the form of their health insurance.
  • Also financing of health care expenditures in the presence of an ageing population will be an important topic. 


Timeframe

19 July 2012
Meeting and presentation of topics
25 July 2012



Registration with
- three preferred topics
- and preferred starting date
Email to: Anja.Ladig@uni-jena.de
27 July 2012
Confirmation by the chair
From 3 Sept
(6 weeks
writing time)
Handing out of topics and
starting literature by supervisor
Until 19 Nov 2012
  
Submission of seminar paper by sending
an electronic version to the supervisor  
Soon after

Time plan for the seminar
(incl. allocation of discussants)
Dec (probably)
6 Dec 2012, SR 013b August-Bebel-Str. 4
13 Dec 2012, SR 013b August-Bebel-Str. 4

Note: There might be some introductory lecture in Oct or Nov. 


Topics

G1. 
 Demographic change and health care expenditures
G2.
 Normative and positive aspects of the financing of health care expenditures
G3.
 Financing alternatives for (public) health insurance: "Bürgerversicherung", "Gesundheitsprämie"
G4
 Competition among public health funds (and the effect of different contribution rates)
G5.
 Risk selection and risk compensation

General remarks

Information on the program/time schedule / Presentation of the first meeting (in English)

Instructions for the seminar paper (in German) / (in English)

Instructions for seminar presentations and participation (in German) / (in English)


Presentations 

Room: August-Bebel-Straße 4, SR 013 b

Date
Time
Lecturer
Topic
Discussant
Seminar Paper
 Slides
12/06/2012
9.00
Introduction    
  9.30
Julia Gröning G4. Competition among public health funds (and the effect of different contribution rates) Constantin Ruske pdf pdf
  11.00
Josephine Laqua
Diploma thesis: Die Anreizproblematik in der gesetzlichen Krankenversicherung: Eignen sich Praxisgebühr und Beitragsrückerstattungen zur Kostensenkung?
pdf
  12.30
Lunch Break
   
  13.30 Sascha-Gregor Diethold G1. Demographic change and health care expenditures Angelique Leps
pdf
pdf
 
12/13/2012
09.00
Angelique Leps
G2.  Normative and positive aspects of the financing of health care expenditures Julia Gröning
pdf pdf
  10.30
Break
   
  10.45
Constantin Ruske
G3. Financing alternatives for (public) health insurance: "Bürgerversicherung", "Gesundheitsprämie" Sasch-Gregor Diethold
pdf pdf
  12.15
Break    
  12.30
Conclusion and Link to Recent Policy Reforms 
  13.30
End