Chair of Economic and Social Policy

Prof. Dr. Christian Hagist Invited To Attend Interior Committee Hearing As Expert

Prof. Dr. Hagist was invited to the German parliament as an expert.

On 01.04.2019, Prof. Dr. Christian Hagist was invited to attend a hearing of the Interior Committee of the German parliament. The hearing discussed the introduction of a fixed-rate subsidy for civil servants who opt for statutory health insurance, equivalent to the employer contribution provided to private-sector employees. Prof. Dr. Hagist was called upon as an expert and explained the likely distribution effects of the reform, and argued in favor of an alternative.