Research

Job market paper

  1. Physicians and the production of health: Returns to health care during the mortality transition 2019, Harvard University/University of St. Gallen (With B. Mäder) Winner of the Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics Young Economist Award 2018.

Working papers

  1. Peers with special needs: Effects and policies 2019, Harvard University/University of St. Gallen (With S. Balestra and B. Eugster) Revise and resubmit at the Review of Economics and Statistics.
  2. Summer-Born Struggle: The Effect of School Starting Age on Health, Education, and Work 2019, University of St. Gallen (With S. Balestra and B. Eugster) Revise and resubmit at Health Economics.
  3. Prescription opioids and the heroin epidemic: Unintended consequences of drug monitoring programs 2019, Harvard University/University of St. Gallen (With S. Balestra)

Articles

  1. Does external medical review reduce disability insurance inflow? 2019, Journal of Health Economics 64, 108–128
  2. Disability discrimination in higher education: analyzing the quality of counseling services 2017, Education Economics 25, 543–553 (With E. Deuchert, L. Kauer and C. Wuppermann)
  3. On the heterogeneity of terror 2014, European Economic Review 68, 116–136 (With K. Kis-Katos and G. Schulze)
  4. On the origin of domestic and international terrorism 2011, European Journal of Political Economy 27, 17–36 (With K. Kis-Katos and G. Schulze)

Work in progress

  1. Efficient treatment regimes for health insurance expansions 2019, Harvard University (With A. Denteh)
  2. Estimating work capacity in the US population 2019, Harvard University (With N. Maestas, K. Mullen and S. Rose)
  3. The long-term cost of segregated special needs education 2018, University of St. Gallen (With S. Balestra and B. Eugster)
  4. Dealing with uncertainty: Seller reputation in the online market for illegal drugs 2018, University of St. Gallen (With N. Eschenbaum)

Other publications

  1. Arbeitsanreize in der Schweizerischen Invalidenversicherung 2016, Education Permanente 1, 40–44 (With B. Eugster)
  2. Gezeigt dass es geht? Wirksamkeit unterschiedlicher Politikansätze zur Integration von Menschen mit Behinderung aus volkswirtschaftlicher Perspektive 2013, in: Berufliche Inklusion von Menschen mit Behinderung: Best Practices aus dem ersten Arbeitsmarkt, Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer, 23–43 (With E. Deuchert)