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Publications Prof. Dr. Ansgar Wübker

Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals

2018

Hentschker, C., R. Mennicken, A. Reifferscheid, J. Wasem and A. Wübker (2018), Volume-outcome relationship and minimum volume regulations in the German hospital sector - Evidence from nationwide administrative hospital data for the year 2005-2007. Health Economics Review 8 (25) download

Heinrich, N., A. Wübker and C. Wuckel (2018), Waiting times for outpatient treatment in Germany: New experimental evidence from primary data. Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 238 (5): 375-394. DOI: 10.1515/jbnst-2018-0025 

Costa, N., A. Wübker, A. Demauleon, S. M.G Zwakhalen, D. Challis, H. Leino-Kilpi, I. Hallberg, A. Stephan, A. Zabalegui, K. Saks, L. Molinier, A. Wimo, B. Vellas, D. Sauerland, I. Binot and M. Soto (2018), Costs of care of agitation associated to dementia in 8 European countries: results from the RightTimePlaceCare study. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 19 (1) download

2017

Pilny, A., A. Wübker and N. R. Ziebarth (2017), Introducing Risk Adjustment and Free Health Plan Choice in Employer-Based Health Insurance: Evidence from Germany. Journal of Health Economics 56 : 330-351. download

2016

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 

2015

Bremer, P., H. Cabrera, H. Leino-Kilpi, C. Lethin, K. Saks, C. Sutcliffe, M. Soto, S. M.G Zwakhalen and A. Wübker (2015), Informal Dementia Care: Consequences for Caregivers´ Health and Health Care Use in 8 European Countries. Health Policy 119 (11): 1459-1471. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2015.09.014 

Wübker, A., S. M.G Zwakhalen, D. Challis, S. Karlsson, A. Zabalegui, M. Soto, K. Saks and D. Sauerland (2015), Costs of care for people with dementia just before and after nursing home placement: primary data from 8 European countries. European Journal of Health Economics 16 (7): 689-707.

Costa, N., A. Wübker, I. Binot, A. Demauleon, S. M.G Zwakhalen, D. Challis, M. Stolt, A. Stephan, A. Zabalegui, K. Saks, B. Vellas, L. Molinier, D. Sauerland and M. Soto (2015), Cost of care of Agitation and Agression associated to dementia in 8 European Countries: results from the Right Time Place Care (RTPC) study. Value in Health 18 (3): 118-118.

2014

Wübker, A. (2014), Explaining Variations in Breast Cancer Screening across European Countries. European Journal of Health Economics 15 (5): 497-514.

2011

Schmitz, H. and A. Wübker (2011), What Determines Influenza Vaccination Take-up of Elderly Europeans?. Health Economics 20 (11): 1281-1297. DOI: 10.1002/hec.1672 

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Articles in Other Journals

2018

Wübker, A. (2018), Herausforderungen im Gesundheitswesen in Regionen mit sinkenden Bevölkerungszahlen. Wirtschaftsdienst (5): 2-4. download

2016

Focke, K., C. Wuckel and A. Wübker (2016), Werden Patienten in der richtigen Fachabteilung behandelt?. Gesundheits- und Sozialpolitik 70 (3): 713-717. download

Heinrich, N. and A. Wübker (2016), Demenz – Welche Entwicklung erwarten wir?. Public Health Forum 24 (2): 112-114.

Discussion Papers

2018

Hentschker, C. and A. Wübker (2018), Quasi-experimental evidence on the effectiveness of heart attack treatment in Germany. CINCH working paper series #4. (2018) download

2017

Augurzky, B., C. Bünnings and A. Wübker (2017), The Relationship between Nurse Staffing Levels and Objective and Subjective Quality of Care: A Panel Data Approach for Germany. Ruhr Economic Papers #724. UDE, RUB, RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788844 download

Hafner, L., H. Tauchmann and A. Wübker (2017), Does Moderate Weight Loss Affect Subjective Health Perception in Obese Individuals? - Evidence from Field Experimental Data. Ruhr Economic Papers #730. RUB, RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788850 download

Hentschker, C., R. Mennicken, A. Reifferscheid, J. Wasem and A. Wübker (2017), Volume-outcome Relationship and Minimum Volume Regulations in the German Hospital Sector – Evidence from Nationwide Administrative Hospital Data for the Year 2005-2007. Ruhr Economic Papers #720. UDE, RUB, RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788840 download

Heinrich, N., A. Wübker and C. Wuckel (2017), Waiting Times for Outpatient Treatment in Germany: New Experimental Evidence from Primary Data. Ruhr Economic Papers #683. RUB, RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788792 download

Pilny, A., A. Wübker and N. R. Ziebarth (2017), Introducing Risk Adjustment and Free Health Plan Choice in Employer-Based Health Insurance: Evidence from Germany. Ruhr Economic Papers #682. RUB, RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788791 download

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 download

2016

Hentschker, C. and A. Wübker (2016), The Impact of Technology Diffusion in Health Care Markets – Evidence from Heart Attack Treatment. Ruhr Economic Papers #632. RUB, RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788734 download

2015

Salm, M. and A. Wübker (2015), Do Hospitals Respond to Increasing Prices by Supplying Fewer Services?. Ruhr Economic Papers #567. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788653 download

Reichert, A. R., H. Tauchmann and A. Wübker (2015), Weight Loss and Sexual Activity in Adult Obese Individuals: Establishing a Causal Link. Ruhr Economic Papers #561. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788647 download

2014

Carrieri, V. and A. Wübker (2014), Does the Letter Matter (and for Everyone)? - Quasi-experimental Evidence on the Effects of Home Invitation on Mammography Uptake. Ruhr Economic Papers #491. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788560 download

2012

Carrieri, V. and A. Wübker (2012), Assessing Inequalities in Preventive Care Use in Europe. Ruhr Economic Papers #371. RUB. DOI: 10.4419/86788426 download

Wübker, A. (2012), Explaining Variations in Breast Cancer Screening Across European Countries. Ruhr Economic Papers #370. RUB. DOI: 10.4419/86788425 download

2009

Schwierz, C. and A. Wübker (2009), Determinants of Avoidable Deaths from Ischaemic Heart Diseases in East and West Germany. Ruhr Economic Papers #119. RWI. download

Schwierz, C., A. Wübker and B. A. Kuchinke (2009), The Impact of Private versus Social Health Insurance on Offered Waiting Times in German Acute Care Hospitals . Ruhr Economic Papers #120. RWI. download

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Other Publications

2016

Wübker, A. (2016), Adipositas: Gesellschaftliche Kosten und Therapiemöglichkeiten. RWI Impact Note. download

2015

Wübker, A. (2015), Herausforderungen für die Altenpflege der Zukunft. RWI Impact Note. download

Electronic Publications

2016

Fels, K. and A. Wübker (2016), Die fetten Jahre müssen vorbei sein: Adipositas ist ein gesellschaftliches Problem geworden. bilanz.de RWI Ökonomix download

Contributions to Books

2017

Augurzky, B. and A. Wübker (2017), Der Innovationsfonds aus Perspektive der Krankenhäuser. In: Amelung, V.E., S. Eble, H. Hildebrandt, F. Knieps, R. Lägel, S. Ozegowski, R.-U. Schlenker und R. Sjuts (ed.), Innovationsfonds: Impulse für das deutsche Gesundheitssystem. Berlin: Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft. 17-21

Monographs (Author)

2018

Augurzky, B., C. Hentschker, A. Pilny and A. Wübker (2018), BARMER Krankenhaushausreport 2018. Schriftenreihe zur Gesundheitsanalyse 1. Asgard Verlagsservice.

2017

Augurzky, B., C. Hentschker, A. Pilny and A. Wübker (2017), BARMER Krankenhausreport 2017. Schriftenreihe zur Gesundheitsanalyse 4. Asgard Verlagsservice.

2016

Augurzky, B., S. Bohm, K. Fels, B. Lehmann, A. Pilny, H. Priess, U. Reinacher and A. Wübker (2016), BARMER GEK Report Krankenhaus 2016. Schwerpunkt: Adipositas. Schriftenreihe zur Gesundheitsanalyse 40. Asgard Verlagsservice GmbH.

Augurzky, B., C. Bünnings, S. Dördelmann, W. Greiner, L. Hein, S. Scholz and A. Wübker (2016), Die Zukunft der Pflege im Krankenhaus. RWI Materialien 104. Essen: RWI. download

Hentschker, C., R. Mennicken, A. Reifferscheid, D. Thomas, J. Wasem and A. Wübker (2016), Der kausale Zusammenhang zwischen Zahl der Fälle und Behandlungsqualität in der Krankenhausversorgung. RWI Materialien 101. Essen: RWI. download

2015

Augurzky, B., A. Pilny and A. Wübker (2015), Privately Owned Hospitals – 2015. RWI Materialien 98. Essen: RWI. download

Augurzky, B., A. Pilny and A. Wübker (2015), Krankenhäuser in privater Trägerschaft 2015. RWI Materialien 89. Essen: RWI. download

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