Doctoral Program

Dissertations in Health Economics

Congratulations to Valeska Hofbauer-Milan and Fabian Franke, who completed their doctoral studies with a successful disputation.

Pictured: Valeska Hofbauer-Milan and Fabian Franke (center) with their three proud supervisors (from left: Stefan Fetzer, HS Aalen, Prof. Dr. Christian Hagist and Prof. Dr. Ralf Fendel, both WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management). 

With their dissertations, Valeska Hofbauer-Milan and Fabian Franke have advanced important topics related to the development and sustainability of drug and care spending. Three articles from them have already been published (more to follow):

Healing, surviving, or dying? – projecting the German future disease burden using a Markov illness-death model  

How to Predict Drug Expenditure: A Markov Model Approach with Risk Classe

Gone with the windfall – Germany's Second LTC Strengthening Act and its intergenerational implications