RWI Team

Publications Prof. Dr. Christian Bünnings

Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals


Bünnings, C., H. Schmitz, H. Tauchmann and N. R. Ziebarth (2019), The Role of Prices Relative to Supplemental Benefits and Service Quality in Health Plan Choice. Journal of Risk and Insurance 86 (2): 415-449. DOI: 10.1111/jori.12219 


Bünnings, C. (2017), Does new health information affect health behavior? The effect of health events on smoking cessation. Applied Economics 49 (10): 987-1000. DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2016.1210766 

Bünnings, C., J. Kleibrink and J. Weßling (2017), Fear of Unemployment and its Effect on the Mental Health of Spouses. Health Economics 26 (1): 104-117. DOI: 10.1002/hec.3279 


Bünnings, C. and H. Tauchmann (2015), Who Opts out of the Statutory Health Insurance? A Discrete Time Hazard Model for Germany. Health Economics 24 (10): 1331-1347. DOI: 10.1002/hec.3091 

Discussion Papers


Bünnings, C. and V. Schiele (2018), Spring Forward, Don’t Fall Back – The Effect of Daylight Saving Time on Road Safety. Ruhr Economic Papers #768. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788896 download


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


Bünnings, C., H. Schmitz, H. Tauchmann and N. R. Ziebarth (2015), How Health Plan Enrollees Value Prices Relative to Supplemental Benefits and Service Quality. Ruhr Economic Papers #545. RWI, UDE. DOI: 10.4419/86788623 download

Avdic, D. and C. Bünnings (2015), Does the Burglar Also Disturb the Neighbor? Crime Spillovers on Individual Well-being. Ruhr Economic Papers #540. UDE, RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788618 download


Bünnings, C. (2013), Does New Health Information Affect Health Behavior? The Effect of Health Events on Smoking Cessation. Ruhr Economic Papers #459. University of Duisburg-Essen. DOI: 10.4419/86788518 download


Monographs (Author)


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