Our research focuses on applied microeconometrics, especially health economics. Often research questions also spill over into related areas such as labor economics, economics of education, public economics, or industrial economics. On the following pages we provide an insight into our research activities.

People in the library of Paderborn University.


Our research has been published in peer-reviewed journals.

Workstations in the library of Paderborn University.

Work­ing Pa­per

Our latest working papers can be found here.

Close-up of the Noctua large-scale computer at Paderborn University.


An overview of our ongoing and completed research projects can be found here.

Oth­er activ­it­ies

Editorial work

Hendrik Schmitz is "Editor in Chief" at the B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy since 2019.



We cooperate closely with RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung and CINCH - Health Economics Research Center.