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Prof. Dr. Ansgar Wübker

Researcher in the "Health Economics" department

Prof. Dr. Ansgar Wübker

Ansgar Wübker is a professor at the Harz University and a researcher in the "Health Economics" department at RWI. He studied economics at the University of Münster, Germany. He finished his Ph.D. in economics in 2008 (Prof. Dr. Dirk Sauerland). Between 2008 and 2014 he worked as a research assistant at Witten/Herdecke University in Germany. Dr. Wübker was research fellow at the Institut d'Economie et Management de la Santé at University of Lausanne in Switzerland from March until July 2012. Thereafter, he held the position of stand-in-professor at the chair of Competition Theory at Ruhr-University Bochum until March 2014. Until July 2020, he was deputy head of the "Health Economics" department at RWI and professor of Health Economics and Health Policy at Ruhr University Bochum.

In his research, he analyzes empirical and policy-relevant issues in the field of health economics. His research focuses on individual health behavior, the analysis of hospital markets, inequalities in health care and the econometric evaluation of policy measures.

Research Interests

Health economics, applied econometrics

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Prof. Dr. Ansgar Wübker

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