Christoph Schwierz

European Commission -DG ECFIN

Policy officer

BU-1 05/190

Brussels, Bruxelles B-1049

Belgium

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1.

Cost-Containment Policies in Public Pharmaceutical Spending in the EU

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Oct 2012
Giuseppe Carone, Christoph Schwierz and Ana Xavier
European Commission - DG ECFIN, European Commission -DG ECFIN and European Commission -DG ECFIN
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rational use of medicines, generic substitution, public pharmaceutical expenditure, pharmaceutical policies, cost-containment, value for money, pharmaceutical sector regulations

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Who Gets the Credit? Determinants of the Probability of Default in the German Hospital Sector

RWI Discussion Paper No. 54
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Jan 2007
Boris Augurzky, Dirk Engel and Christoph Schwierz
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), University of Applied Sciences Stralsund and European Commission -DG ECFIN
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Hospital profitability, quantile regression, probability of default, ownership type theories

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Does the Quality of Hospital Treatment Vary by Days of the Week?

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Oct 2009
Christoph Schwierz, Boris Augurzky and Juergen Wasem
European Commission -DG ECFIN, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute for Health Care Management
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Hospital quality, weekend effect, inpatient outcomes

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Ownership and Financial Performance in the German Hospital Sector

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 123
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), University of Applied Sciences Stralsund, RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and European Commission -DG ECFIN
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Hospitals ownership, financial performance, state dependence

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The Influence of the Health System on Avoidable Deaths from Ischaemic Heart Diseases in East versus West Germany

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2009
Christoph Schwierz and Ansgar Wübker
European Commission -DG ECFIN and RWI
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multilevel models, hierarchical models, health system performance

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The Impact of Private Versus Social Health Insurance on Offered Waiting Times in German Acute Care Hospitals

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 120
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Christoph Schwierz, Ansgar Wübker and Bjoern A. Kuchinke
European Commission -DG ECFIN, RWI and Ilmenau University of Technology
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Private health insurance, waiting time, German acute care hospitals

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Expansion in Markets with Decreasing Demand - For-Profits in the German Hospital Industry

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 106
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Oct 2009
Christoph Schwierz
European Commission -DG ECFIN
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Hospital ownership, privatization, hospital market structure

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Demand, Selection and Patient Outcomes in German Acute Care Hospitals

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 74
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Christoph Schwierz, Boris Augurzky, Axel Focke and Juergen Wasem
European Commission -DG ECFIN, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Duisburg-Essen - Institute for Health Care Management
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Hospital staffing, inpatient outcomes

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Determinants of Avoidable Deaths from Ischaemic Heart Diseases in East and West Germany

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 119
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Christoph Schwierz and Ansgar Wübker
European Commission -DG ECFIN and RWI
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Avoidable deaths, ischaemic heart disease, intracardiac catheters, Germany