Boris Augurzky

Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)

45128 Essen

Germany

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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1.

The Propensity Score: A Means to an End

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Jun 2001
Boris Augurzky and Christoph M. Schmidt
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Estimation of the Propensity Score, Balance of Relevant Covariates, Simulation Study

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Copayments in the German Health System - Do They Work?

RWI Discussion Paper No. 43, iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Boris Augurzky, Thomas K. Bauer and Sandra Schaffner
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Copayment, doctor visits, difference-in-differences, fixed-effect

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Copayments in the German Health System: Does it Work?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2290
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Sep 2006
Boris Augurzky, Thomas K. Bauer and Sandra Schaffner
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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copayment, doctor visits, difference-in-differences, fixed-effect logit

Does Money Burn Fat? – Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 368
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Oct 2012
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), World Bank, RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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randomized experiment, financial incentives for weight loss, obesity, nonrandom sample attrition, effect heterogeneity

Does Money Burn Fat? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6888
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Oct 2012
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), World Bank, RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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randomized experiment, financial incentives for weight loss, obesity, non-random sample attrition, effect heterogeneity

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The Evaluation of Community-Based Interventions: A Monte Carlo Study

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jun 2001
Boris Augurzky and Christoph M. Schmidt
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Grouped Data, Observational Study, Randomized Experiment, Simulation Study

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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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Assessing the Performance of Matching Algorithms When Selection into Treatment is Strong

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1301, RWI: Discussion Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Sep 2004
Boris Augurzky and Jochen Kluve
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Humboldt University of Berlin
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matching algorithms, optimal full matching, selection into treatment

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Less Social Health Insurance - More Private Supplementary Insurance? - Empirical Evidence from Germany

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 46
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 May 2008
Boris Augurzky and Harald Tauchmann
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Supplementary private health insurance, dentures, difference- indifferences

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The Effects of Reference Pricing on Ex-Factory Prices of Rx Drugs in Germany - a Panel Data Approach

RWI Discussion Paper No. 46
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Sep 2006
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), University of Applied Sciences Fulda and University of Duisburg-Essen
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Price elasticity, temporal development, fixed effects model

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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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Is There a Future for Small Hospitals in Germany?

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Sep 2010
Boris Augurzky and Hendrik Schmitz
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Economics and Business Administration
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Hospital ownership, financial performance

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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 Effect of a Bonus Program for Preventive Health Behavior on Health Expenditures

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 373
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Oct 2012
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), World Bank and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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financial incentives, health care expenditures, dynamic treatment effect, health prevention, inverse probability weighting, bonus program

Small Cash Rewards for Big Losers – Experimental Insights into the Fight Against the Obesity Epidemic

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 530
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Feb 2015
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), World Bank, RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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field experiment; weight cycling; sustainability; incentives

Small Cash Rewards for Big Losers: Experimental Insights into the Fight Against the Obesity Epidemic

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7339
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), World Bank, RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Social Protections & Assistance

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Does Higher Cost Inefficiency Imply Higher Profit Inefficiency? Evidence on Inefficiency and Ownership of German Hospitals

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 132
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Oct 2009
Annika Herr, Hendrik Schmitz and Boris Augurzky
Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE), Heinrich-Heine-Universität, University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Economics and Business Administration and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Hospital efficiency, ownership, stochastic frontier analysis, profit function

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The Effect of Self-Assessed Job Security on the Demand for Medical Rehab

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 162
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Feb 2010
Boris Augurzky, Arndt R. Reichert and Harald Tauchmann
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), World Bank and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Rehab; unemployment, health care utilizatio, job worries, absenteeism, sick leave

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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
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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Explaining Differences in Remuneration Rates of Nursing Homes in Germany

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 215
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Nov 2010
Landschaftsverband Rheinland, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), University of Bremen - Centre for Social Policy Research (CeS) and University of Duisburg-Essen
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Nursing Homes, Determinants of Remuneration Rates, Regional Price Differences

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Post-Secondary Education: The Magic Potion?

Heidelberg Univ. Economics Discussion Paper No. 349
Posted: 27 Nov 2001
Boris Augurzky
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)

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Human capital earnings function, nonlinearity in