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Prof. Dr. Boris Augurzky

Head, „Health Economics“ department

Prof. Dr. Boris Augurzky

Boris Augurzky studied economics and mathematics at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. He finished his Ph.D. in econometrics in 2000. Between 2001 and 2003 he worked as a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group in Germany with a special focus on the financial services industry and risk management issues. Since 2003, Boris Augurzky is chief of the health economics department at RWI. Additionally, since 2007 he is managing partner of the Institute for Health Care Business GmbH (hcb) and since 2014 scientific CEO of the Foundation Muench. In 2016 he was appointed professor at the University of Duisburg-Essen.

His research focus is on the in-patient sector (hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation), on health insurances, and in general on reforming the health system. Among other things, he is the author of the annual Hospital Rating Report.

Research Interests

Labor economics, health economics, applied econometrics

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Prof. Dr. Boris Augurzky

RWI - Leibniz-Institut für
Wirtschaftsforschung
Hohenzollernstraße 1-3
D - 45128 Essen

Phone: +49 (201) 8149-203
Fax: +49 (201) 8149-200

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