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Dr. Simon Decker

Deputy head, „Health Economics“ department

Dr. Simon Decker

Simon Decker has been a researcher of the “Health Economics” competence area since January 2017 and took over as its deputy head in October 2021. He is also the spokesperson for the Leibniz Science Campus Ruhr. He studied Economics at the University of Duisburg-Essen and received his doctorate there in 2019. Among other things, his doctoral thesis deals with the influence of health on individual risk attitudes, the individual behaviour of insured persons and income-related health inequalities. In his research, Simon Decker applies evaluation methods to applied health economic issues.

Research Interests

Health economics, applied microeconometrics

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Dr. Simon Decker

RWI - Leibniz-Institut für
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