PhD Conference 2020

September 3-4, 2020

Online event

Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Thursday 3rd September

Room 1


Room 2

9:00 - 9:30 CEST




Opening Session



9:30 - 10:15 CEST


Errors in financial expectations and unhealthy behaviours - Evidence from Russia

Wei Jin, University of Birmingham

Discussant: Søren Rud Kristensen


Cost-sharing and mental health care inequalities in the Netherlands - are poor young adults particularly vulnerable?

Francisca Lopes, Erasmus Medical Center

Discussant: Rachel Meacock


10:30 - 11:15 CEST


The interplay between maternal smoking and genes in offspring birth weight

Rita Pereira, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Discussant: Stefanie Schurer


Does long-term care provision reduce hospital bed-blocking? Evidence from a policy reform in Portugal

Ana Moura, Tilburg University

Discussant: Marianne Tenand


11:30 - 12:15 CEST


Do soda taxes affect the consumption and health of school-aged children? Evidence from France and Hungary

Selina Gangl, Université de Fribourg

Discussant: Edel Doherty


Preferences for distributing health care: Balancing efficiency and equity principles

Lise Desireé Hansen, VIVE and DASCHE

Discussant: Owen O'Donnell


12:30 - 13:30 CEST



Lunch Break


13:30 - 14:15 CEST


Development and Harmonization of a Generic Resource Use Measurement Instrument for the Measurement of Broader Resource Use: PECUNIA Project

Irina Pokhilenko, Maastricht University

Discussant: Sandy Tubeuf


An RCT of a Time Preference Intervention to Increase Physical Activity

Uma Thomas, University of Aberdeen

Discussant: Hans van Kippersluis


14:30 - 15:15 CEST


Cost-of-illness progression before and after MS diagnosis: a nationwide register-based study in Sweden of people newly diagnosed with MS and a population-based matched reference group

Chantelle Murley, Karolinska Institutet

Discussant: Annika Herr


The relationship between adolescent non-cognitive skills, adult allostatic load and premature mortality: a mediation analysis

Rose Atkins, University of Manchester

Discussant: Murat A Mercan


15:30 - 16:15 CEST


Development of a brief, generic, modular resource-use measure: cognitive interviews with patients

Kirsty Garfield, University of Bristol

Discussant: Marjon van der Pol


Investigating the effect of student psychological fragilities on control beliefs

Doriane Mignon, Université Paris-Dauphine

Discussant: Apostolos Davillas


16:30 - 17:15 CEST


A Novel Application of an EQ-5D-5L Valuation Study in Examining Preference Subgroup Analysis using a Nonparametric Bayesian Method: Comparing Migrants to Natives

Dan Kelleher, National University of Ireland

Discussant: Daphne Voormolen


Short- and Medium-Term Effects of Early Child Care on Children’s Non-cognitive Development: Evidence from Germany

Maryna Ivets, CINCH

Discussant: Fabrizio Mazzona


17:15 CEST


Virtual Drinks