PhD Conference 2020

September 3-4, 2020

Online event

Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Friday 4th September

Room 1


Room 2

9:00 - 10:00 CEST


The Impact of the Crisis-Induced Reduction in Air Pollution on Infant Mortality in India: A Policy Perspective

Olexiy Kyrychenko, CERGE-EI

Discussant: Joan Calzada


Well-being right before and after a nursing home admission

Judith Bom, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Discussant: Leonie Sundmacher


10:00 - 10:45 CEST


The hidden cost of Bananas: Pesticides effects on newborns' birthweight

Bernard Moscoso, University of Barcelona

Discussant: Martina Bozzola


Reductions in out-of-pocket costs and moral hazard delays in health care

Naimi Johansson, University of Gothenburg

Discussant: Pieter Bakx


11:00 - 11:45 CEST


Effect of tuberculosis on labor market participation: recent evidence from South Africa

Helena Ting, Graduate Institute Geneva

Discussant: Carlos Riumallo Herl


Does informal care delay nursing home entry? Evidence from Dutch linked survey and administrative data

Julien Bergeot, Universite de Cergy Pontoise

Discussant: Alain Paraponaris


12:00 - 12:45 CEST



Lunch Break


13:00 - 14:00 CEST


Diffusion of a New Drug among Ambulatory Physicians in Germany - The Influence of Patients’ Pathways

Ronja Flemming, LMU Munich

Discussant: Amani Thomas Mori


Choice of Complementary Health Insurance Coverage and Healthcare Consumption

Anne-Kim Ristori, MGEN Foundation for Public Health

Discussant: Matt Sutton


14:00 - 14:45 CEST


Responses of family doctors to shorter waiting times for specialist diagnosis of cancer

Helen Hayes, University of Manchester

Discussant: Mikael Svensson


Does extending the freedom of choice of health provider reduce the waiting times? A methodological approach

Ángel Fernández-Pérez, University of Granada

Discussant: Nicolas Sirven


15:00 - 15:45 CEST


Do mergers affect hospital outputs and outcomes? Evidence from the English secondary care sector

Vanessa Cirulli, Sapienza University of Rome

Discussant: Marco Varkevisser


Household Perception Factors That Influence the Decision to Enroll in Health Insurance Scheme in Tanzania - a Cross-Sectional Study

Alphoncina Kagaigai, University of Oslo

Discussant: Igna Bonfrer


16:00 - 16:45 CEST


Discrepancy between cost and payment of an innovative medical procedure in DRG-based payment system: the role of patients and hospitals’ characteristics

Kossi Dédé Sika, Paris Descartes University

Discussant: William Hollingworth


Health misperception and healthcare utilisation among older Europeans

Sonja Spitzer, Vienna Institute of Demograph

Discussant: Dorte Gyrd-Hansen