Health Economics: Stefan Felder
The professorship Health Economics was endowed in 2010 by Interpharma, the association of Switzerland's research-based pharmaceutical industry.
The professorship’s focus is on the regulation of health care and health insurance markets. Current research topics are value-based health care in inpatient care, shortages in drug markets, eliciting people’s preferences regarding Covid-19 regulation and the effect of ambiguity aversion on treatment and test decisions of physicians.
Courses at the Bachelor and Master level include Health Economics, Health Insurance, Reimbursement of Health-care Providers, Evaluation of Health Services, and Medical Decision Making.
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Richard Abbasi is a PhD student in Health Economics at the University of Basel as of April 2021, under the supervision of Prof. Stefan Felder.
Sascha Brunner is a PhD student in Health Economics at the University of Basel as of March 2021, under the supervision of Prof. Stefan Felder.
Stefan Felder has been Full Professor of Health Economics. His research interests are in the regulation of health-care and health-insurance market. As a former affiliate of a Faculty of Medicine, Medical Decision Making has become one of his favorite field.
Patrik Gasser is a Student Research Assistant in the department of Health Economics.
Dilek Sevim is a PhD student in Health Economics at the University of Basel as of December 2019, under the supervision of Prof. Stefan Felder.