Ansgar Wübker

RWI

Prof. Ansgar Wübker

Hohenzollernstr. 1-3

Essen, 45128

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Does Better Information About Hospital Quality Affect Patients' Choice? Empirical Findings from Germany

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Apr 2008
Ansgar Wübker, Dirk Sauerland and Achim Wuebker
RWI, Witten/Herdecke University - Department of Management and Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Quality of care, Information, Hospital Choice

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Deficits of Public Hospitals in Germany: Empirical Findings From 1998 - 2004

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Jun 2007
Ansgar Wübker and Bjoern A. Kuchinke
RWI and Ilmenau University of Technology
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The Development of Health Expenditures in the Social Health Insurance (SHI) in Germany Until 2050 - Remaining Challenge for German Health Policy

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2014
Ansgar Wübker and Dirk Sauerland
RWI and Witten/Herdecke University - Department of Management and Economics
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Health Care Expenditures, OLS, Time-Series-Models, VAR-Model, VECM-Model

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Do Patients with Compulsory Health Insurance have to Wait Longer? The Influence of the Insurance Status on the Access to Medical Services in the In-Patient Care Sector in Germany

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Apr 2008
Dirk Sauerland, Bjoern A. Kuchinke and Ansgar Wübker
Witten/Herdecke University - Department of Management and Economics, Ilmenau University of Technology and RWI
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Waiting time, Financing, Hospital Choice

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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

Do Hospitals Respond to Increasing Prices by Supplying Fewer Services?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Aug 2015
Martin Salm and Ansgar Wübker
Tilburg University and RWI
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Physician-induced demand; hospital care; prospective payment

Do Hospitals Respond to Increasing Prices by Supplying Fewer Services?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9229
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Martin Salm and Ansgar Wübker
Tilburg University and RWI
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physician-induced demand, hospital care, prospective payment

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Assessing Inequalities in Preventive Care Use in Europe

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 371
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jan 2013
Vincenzo Carrieri and Ansgar Wübker
Università degli Studi della Calabria - Department of Economics and Statistics and RWI
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preventive care, socio-economic related inequalities, concentration indices

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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
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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Does the Letter Matter (and for Everyone)? Quasi-Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Home Invitation on Mammography Uptake

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 491
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jul 2014
Vincenzo Carrieri and Ansgar Wübker
University of Salerno - Department of Economics and RWI
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Home invitation; preventive health care; quasi-experiment

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Who Gets a Mammogram Amongst European Women Aged 50-69 Years and Why are There Such Large Differences Across European Countries?

Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaft Universität Witten/Herdecke Neue Discussion Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Sep 2011
Ansgar Wübker
RWI
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mammogram, physician quality, life expectancy, instrumental variables

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Weight Loss and Sexual Activity in Adult Obese Individuals: Establishing a Causal Link

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Aug 2015
Arndt R. Reichert, Harald Tauchmann and Ansgar Wübker
World Bank, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI
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Obesity; sexual partnership; frequency of intercourse; randomized trial; weight-loss incentives

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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

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Explaining Variations in Breast Cancer Screening Across European Countries

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 370
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Oct 2012
Ansgar Wübker
RWI
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health economics, prevention, multilevel models, SHARE, cross country differences

Introducing Risk Adjustment and Free Health Plan Choice in Employer-Based Health Insurance: Evidence from Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10870
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Jul 2017
Adam Pilny, Ansgar Wübker and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), RWI and Cornell University
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employer-based health insurance, free health plan choice, risk adjustment, health plan switching, adverse selection, German sickness funds, SOEP

Introducing Risk Adjustment and Free Health Plan Choice in Employer-Based Health Insurance: Evidence from Germany

SOEPpaper No. 915
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Oct 2017
Adam Pilny, Ansgar Wübker and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), RWI and Cornell University
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employer-based health insurance, free health plan choice, risk adjustment, health plan switching, adverse selection, German sickness funds, SOEP

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Quasi‐Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Health Information on Preventive Behaviour in Europe

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 78, Issue 6, pp. 765-791, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Nov 2016
Vincenzo Carrieri and Ansgar Wübker
University of Salerno - Department of Economics and RWI
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Measuring the Quality of Health Care: The Connection Between Structure, Process and Outcomes of Care Within Germany; Exemplified by Myocardial Infarction

Disease Management & Health Outcomes, Forthcoming, iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 22 Jun 2007
Ansgar Wübker
RWI

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Quality of health care, panel data, Structure - Process - Outcome