RWI Team

Publications Prof. Dr. Hendrik Schmitz

Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals

2018

Kolodziej, I., A. R. Reichert and H. Schmitz (2018), New Evidence on Employment Effects of Informal Care Provision in Europe. Health Services Research 53 (1): 2027-2046. DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12840 

Kamhöfer, D. A., H. Schmitz and M. Westphal (2018), Heterogeneity in Marginal Non-monetary Returns to Higher Education. Journal of the European Economic Association (forthcoming)

Bünnings, C., H. Schmitz, H. Tauchmann and N. R. Ziebarth (2018), The Role of Prices Relative to Supplemental Benefits and Service Quality in Health Plan Choice. Journal of Risk and Insurance (forthcoming)

2017

Büyükdurmus, T., T. Kopetsch, H. Schmitz and H. Tauchmann (2017), On the Interdependence of Ambulatory and Hospital care in the German Health System. Health Economics Review 7 (2): 1-19.

Schmitz, H. and M. Westphal (2017), Informal Care and Long-term Labor Market Outcomes. Journal of Health Economics 56 : 1-18.

Schmitz, H. and N. R. Ziebarth (2017), Does Price Framing Affect the Consumer Price Sensitivity of Health Plan Choice?. Journal of Human Resources 52 (1): 88-127.

2016

Decker, S. and H. Schmitz (2016), Health Shocks and Risk Aversion. Journal of Health Economics 50 : 154-170. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2016.09.006 

Schiele, V. and H. Schmitz (2016), Quantile Treatment Effects of Job Loss on Health. Journal of Health Economics 49 : 59-69.

Kamhöfer, D. A. and H. Schmitz (2016), Reanalyzing Zero Returns to Education in Germany. Journal of Applied Econometrics 31 (5): 912-919.

Göpffarth, D., T. Kopetsch and H. Schmitz (2016), Determinants of Regional Variation in Health Expenditures in Germany. Health Economics 25 (7): 801-815.

2015

Schmitz, H. and M. Westphal (2015), Short- and Medium-term Effects of Informal Care Provision on Female Caregivers’ Health . Journal of Health Economics 42 : 174-185. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2015.03.002 

2014

Kopetsch, T. and H. Schmitz (2014), Regional Variation in the Utilisation of Ambulatory Services in Germany. Health Economics 23 (12): 1481-1492.

Mayrhofer, T. and H. Schmitz (2014), Testing the Relationship between Income Inequality and Life Expectancy: a Simple Correction for the Aggregation Effect when Using Aggregated Data. Journal of Population Economics 27 (3): 841-856.

Keese, M. and H. Schmitz (2014), Broke, Ill, and Obese: Is There an Effect of Household Debt on Health?. Review of Income and Wealth 60 (3): 525-541.

2013

Schmitz, H. (2013), Practice budgets and the patient mix of physicians – The Effect of a Remuneration System Reform on Health Care Utilisation. Journal of Health Economics 32 (6): 1240-1249. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2013.09.013 

Schmitz, H. and M. Stroka (2013), Health and the Double Burden of Full-time Work and Informal Care Provision - Evidence from Administrative Data. Labour Economics 24 : 305-322. DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2013.09.006 

Augurzky, B., T. Kopetsch and H. Schmitz (2013), What Accounts for the Regional Differences in the Utilisation of Hospitals in Germany?. European Journal of Health Economics 14 (4): 615-627.

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 

Schmitz, H. (2011), More Health Care Utilization with more Insurance Coverage? Evidence from a Latent Class Model with German Data. Applied Economics 44 (34): 4455-4468.

Schmitz, H. (2011), Direct Evidence of Risk Aversion as a Source of Advantageous Selection in Health Insurance. Economics Letters 113 (2): 180-182.

Schmitz, H. (2011), Why Are the Unemployed in Worse Health? The Causal Effect of Unemployment on Health. Labour Economics 18 (1): 71-78. DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2010.08.005 

Herr, A., H. Schmitz and B. Augurzky (2011), Profit Efficiency and Ownership of German Hospitals. Health Economics 20 (6): 660-674. DOI: 10.1002/hec.1622 

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Discussion Papers

2016

Schmitz, H. and M. Westphal (2016), Informal Care and Long-term Labor Market Outcomes. Ruhr Economic Papers #646. RGS, RWI, UDE. DOI: 10.4419/86788752 download

2015

Kamhöfer, D. A., H. Schmitz and M. Westphal (2015), Heterogeneity in Marginal Non-Monetary Returns to Higher Education. Ruhr Economic Papers #591. RGS, UDE. DOI: 10.4419/86788686 download

Decker, S. and H. Schmitz (2015), Health Shocks and Risk Aversion. Ruhr Economic Papers #581. RGS, RWI, UDE. DOI: 10.4419/86788673 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

2014

Schmitz, H. and M. Stroka (2014), Do Elderly Choose Nursing Homes by Quality, Price or Location?. Ruhr Economic Papers #495. RUB, RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788564 download

2013

Kamhöfer, D. A. and H. Schmitz (2013), Analyzing Zero Returns to Education in Germany – Heterogeneous Effects and Skill Formation. Ruhr Economic Papers #446. Universität Duisburg-Essen. DOI: 10.4419/86788503 download

Schmitz, H. and M. Westphal (2013), Short- and Medium-term Effects of Informal Care Provision on Health. Ruhr Economic Papers #426. University of Duisburg-Essen. DOI: 10.4419/86788482 download

2012

Schmitz, H. and H. Tauchmann (2012), Factor substitution in hospitals: a DEA based approach. SFB 823 Discussion Paper #41. download

2011

Schmitz, H. and N. R. Ziebarth (2011), In Absolute or Relative Terms? How Framing Prices Affects the Consumer Price Sensitivity of Health Plan Choice. Ruhr Economic Papers #304. RWI, University of Duisburg-Essen. download

2010

Keese, M. and H. Schmitz (2010), Broke, Ill, and Obese: The Effect of Household Debt on Health. Ruhr Economic Papers #234. UDE, RGS Econ, RWI. download

Augurzky, B. and H. Schmitz (2010), Is there a Future for Small Hospitals in Germany?. Ruhr Economic Papers #198. RWI. download

2009

Herr, A., H. Schmitz and B. Augurzky (2009), Does Higher Cost Inefficiency Imply Higher Profit Inefficiency? - Evidence on Inefficiency and Ownership of German Hospitals . Ruhr Economic Papers #132. RWI. download

2008

Schmitz, H. (2008), Do Optional Deductibles Reduce the Number of Doctor Visits? - Empirical Evidence with German Data . Ruhr Economic Papers #76. RGS Econ and Universität Duisburg-Essen. download

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Other Publications

2011

Augurzky, B., H. Schmitz and A. Jürgens (2011), Wirtschaftslichkeitsreserven – Es gibt noch Luft. ersatzkasse magazin 91 (1–2), 20–21.

Contributions to Books

2012

Augurzky, B., A. Beivers and H. Schmitz (2012), Regionale Unterschiede in der stationären Versorgung: Das ländliche Krankenhaus im Fokus. In: Klauber, J., M. Geraedts, J. Friedrich und J. Wasem (ed.), Krankenhaus-Report 2012 - Schwerpunkt: Regionalität. Stuttgart: Schattauer. 19-32

Monographs (Author)

2014

Augurzky, B., U. Roppel and H. Schmitz (2014), Kehrtwende in der Gesundheitspolitik - Unnötige Abkehr von einer erfolgreichen Reform zur Finanzierung der gesetzlichen Krankenversicherung. RWI Positionen 59. Essen: RWI. download

2011

Augurzky, B., S. Krolop, R. Mennicken, H. Schmidt, H. Schmitz and S. Terkatz (2011), Pflegeheim Rating Report 2011 – Boom ohne Arbeitskräfte?. RWI Materialien 68. Essen: RWI. download

Augurzky, B., R. Gülker, S. Krolop, C. M. Schmidt, H. Schmidt, H. Schmitz and S. Terkatz (2011), Krankenhaus Rating Report 2011 – Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei. RWI Materialien 67. Essen: RWI. download

2010

Augurzky, B., R. Gülker, S. Krolop, C. M. Schmidt, H. Schmidt, H. Schmitz and S. Terkatz (2010), Krankenhaus Rating Report 2010 – Licht und Schatten. RWI Materialien 59. Essen: RWI. download

2009

Augurzky, B., S. Krolop, R. Gülker, C. M. Schmidt, H. Schmidt, H. Schmitz, C. Schwierz and S. Terkatz (2009), Krankenhaus Rating Report 2009 – Im Auge des Orkans. RWI Materialien 53. Essen: RWI. download

Augurzky, B., S. Krolop, R. Mennicken, A. R. Reichert, H. Schmidt, H. Schmitz and S. Terkatz (2009), Pflegeheim Rating Report 2009 - Konsolidierung voraus!. RWI Materialien 54. Essen: RWI. download

Augurzky, B., S. Krolop, M. Lemm, H. Schmidt, H. Schmitz and C. Schwierz (2009), Reha Rating Report 2009 - Trügerische Erholung?. RWI Materialien 50. Essen: RWI. download

2008

Augurzky, B., R. Budde, S. Krolop, C. M. Schmidt, H. Schmidt, H. Schmitz, C. Schwierz and S. Terkatz (2008), Krankenhaus Rating Report 2008 - Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit. RWI Materialien 41. Essen: RWI. download

2007

Augurzky, B., S. Krolop, R. Mennicken, H. Schmidt, H. Schmitz and S. Terkatz (2007), Pflegeheim Rating Report 2007 - Wachstum und Restrukturierung. RWI Materialien 39. Essen: RWI. download

Augurzky, B., S. Krolop, H. Schmidt, H. Schmitz and C. Schwierz (2007), Reha Rating Report 2007 - Die Reha vor der Marktbereinigung. RWI Materialien 38. Essen: RWI. download

Augurzky, B., D. Engel, S. Krolop, C. M. Schmidt, H. Schmitz, C. Schwierz and S. Terkatz (2007), Krankenhaus Rating Report 2007 - Die Spreu trennt sich vom Weizen. RWI Materialien 32. Essen: RWI. download

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