Prof. Dr. Hendrik Schmitz
Statistik und Quantitative Methoden der Empirischen Wirtschaftsforschung
Center for Sustainable Economy
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|08/2014 - today||
Professor (Statistik und quantitative Methoden der empirischen Wirtschaftsforschung), University Paderborn
|10/2011 - 07/2014||
Assistant Professor (Health Economics), University of Duisburg-Essen
|04/2010 - 07/2012||
RWI, Researcher, Research Division Health Economics
|10/2006 - 01/2011||
Dr. rer. pol. (PhD Economics), Ruhr Graduate School in Economics, University of Duisburg-Essen (summa cum laude)
|10/2009 - 03/2010||
University of Duisburg-Essen, Research and Teaching Assistant, Chair of Public Economics
|10/2006 - 09/2009||
RWI, Research Assistant, Research Division Health Economics
|10/2002 - 09/2006||
Diplom (master-level degree) in Economics, Free University of Berlin, Germany and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
|10/2002 - 09/2002||
Undergraduate Studies in Mathematics, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
- Discussion Papers
Freise, D., H. Schmitz and M. Westphal (2022): Late-Career Unemployment and Cognitive Abilities, Ruhr Economic Papers #965. RWI.
Schmitz, H. and M. Westphal (2022): The Dynamic and Heterogeneous Effects of Retirement on Cognitive Decline, Ruhr Economic Papers #???. RWI.
Schiele, V. and H. Schmitz (2021): Understanding Cognitive-Decline in Older Ages: The Role of Health Shocks, Ruhr Economic Papers #919. RWI.
Schmitz, H. and T. Mayrhofer (2020): Prudence and Prevention – Empirical Evidence, Ruhr Economic Papers #863. RWI.
Bünnings, C.; Schmitz, H.; Tauchmann, H. and N.R. Ziebarth (2015): "How Health Plan Enrollees Value Prices Relative to Supplemental Benefits and Service Quality," Ruhr Economic Papers #545. UDE, RWI.
Schmitz, H. and M. Stroka (2014), Do Elderly Choose Nursing Homes by Quality, Price or Location?, Ruhr Economic Papers #495. UDE, RWI.
Augurzky, B. and H. Schmitz (2010), Is there a future for small hospitals in Germany? Ruhr Economic Papers #198. RWI.
Schmitz, H. and V. Steiner (2007), Benefit-Entitlement Effects and the Duration of Unemployment – An Ex-Ante Evaluation of Recent Labour Market Reforms in Germany. IZA Discussion Paper 2681.
- Refereed Journals
Schiele, V. and H. Schmitz (2023), Understanding Cognitive Decline in Older Ages: The Role of Health Shocks, European Economic Review, 151, 104320.
Freise, D., H. Schmitz and M. Westphal (2022), Late-Career Unemployment and Cognitive Abilities, Journal of Health Economics, 86, 102689.
Westphal, M., D.A. Kamhöfer, and H. Schmitz (2022), Marginal College Wage Premium under Selection into Employment, Economic Journal, 132(646), 2231-2272.
Schmitz, H. and M. Stroka-Wetsch (2020), Determinants of nursing home choice – Does reported quality matter?, Health Economics, 29(7), 766-777.
Kamhöfer, D. A., H. Schmitz and M. Westphal (2019), Heterogeneity in Marginal Non-Monetary Returns to Higher Education, Journal of the European Economic Association, 17(1), 205-244
Bünnings, C.; Schmitz, H.; Tauchmann, H. and N.R. Ziebarth (2019): "The Role of Prices relative to Supplemental Benefits and Service Quality in Health Plan Choice," Journal of Risk and Insurance, 86(2), 415-449
I. Kolodziej, A. R. Reichert, and H. Schmitz (2018), New Evidence on Employment Effects of Informal Care Provision in Europe, Health Services Research, 53(4), 2027-2046
Schmitz, H. and M. Westphal (2017), Informal Care and Long-term Labor Market Outcomes, Journal of Health Economics 56,1-18
Schmitz, H. and N. Ziebarth (2017), Does price framing affect the consumer price sensitivity of health plan choice?, Journal of Human Resources, 52(1), 88-127.
Decker, S. and H. Schmitz (2016), Health Shocks and Risk Aversion, Journal of Health Economics, 50, 156-170.
Kamhöfer, D. and Schmitz, H. (2016), Reanalyzing Zero Returns to Education in Germany, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 31(5), 912–919.
Schiele, V. and Schmitz, H. (2016), Quantile treatment effects of job loss on health, Journal of Health Economics, 49, 59–69.
Göpffarth D., T. Kopetsch and H. Schmitz (2016), Determinants of regional variation in health expenditures in Germany, Health Economics, 25(7), 801–815.
Schmitz H. and M. Westphal (2015), Short-and Medium-term Effects of Informal Care Provision on Female Caregivers’ Health, Journal of Health Economics, 42, 174-185.
Mayrhofer, T. and H. Schmitz (2014), Testing the relationship between income inequality and life expectancy: A simple correction for the aggregation effect when using aggregated data, Journal of Population Economics, 27 (3), 841-856.
Keese, M. and H. Schmitz (2014), Broke, ill, and obese: Is there an effect of household debt on health?, Review of Income and Wealth, 60 (3), 525-541.
Kopetsch, T. and H. Schmitz (2014), Regional variation in the utilisation of ambulatory services in Germany, Health Economics, 23(12), 1481-1492.