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15th annual European Health Economics Workshop

The 15th annual European Health Economics Workshop will take place at the University of Lausanne on June 27-28, 2014. The deadline to submit a research article is March 23, 2014.


The European Health Economics Workshop –EHEW- brings together researchers from around the world working in the field of Health Economics. The 15th EHEW continues the tradition of providing a forum that encourages the development, critical appraisal and dissemination of methodological research related to the health domain.

Call for papers

The workshop focuses primarily on the discussion of microeconomics theoretical models in health economics with a strong emphasis on applications of industrial organization, contract theory and public economics. Submissions of papers with empirical applications are also welcome. The workshop provides an opportunity to gather theorists and empirical researchers.

In the 15th edition of the EHEW, we also encourage submissions of papers with behavioral economics applications to the health domain, based on different methodologies such as laboratory and field experiments, empirical or theoretical analysis.

Scientific Committee

Pedro Pita Barros (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal); Kurt Brekke (Norwegian School of Economics & Business Administration, Bergen); Jacob Glazer (Warwick University, UK and University of Tel Aviv, Israel); Lorenz Goette (University of Lausanne, Switzerland); Izabela Jelovac (GATE-CNRS, Lyon, France); Mathias Kifmann (University of Augsburg, Germany); Albert Ma (Boston University, USA); Luigi Siciliani (University of York, UK). Papers will be selected by the members of the Scientific Committee and the local organizer.

Local Organizer: Simona Grassi (HEC-IEMS Lausanne).

TO SUBMIT A PAPER: The deadline to submit a research article is MARCH 23, 2014. Preliminary versions of papers will be accepted, but full papers will be given priority. Young researchers are especially encouraged to apply. Papers have to be sent to the following email address in pdf format: [email protected]

Notification of acceptance: April 25, 2014.

FORMAT: Speakers will be given at least one hour to present their paper; the workshop is a small-scale conference, and around 15 papers will be selected. There are no parallel sessions.

ACCOMMODATION and TRAVEL EXPENSES: Only accommodation expenses for speakers will be covered by the conference sponsors.

INFORMATION: For any questions you may have please feel free to contact the local organizers Simona Grassi and Dominique Actis Datta by email at [email protected]. For more information about the workshop, check the IEMS website at http://www.hec.unil.ch/iems/home . If you wish to receive further information about the EHEW workshops, join the EHEW mailing list by sending a message with the instruction JOIN EHEW to the address [email protected] (the message should not include anything in the subject filed or the body of the message).


University of Lausanne, Institut d'Economie et Management de la Santé

The Institute of Health Economics and Management (IEMS) is a joint institute of the Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC) and the Faculty of Biology and Medicine (FBM) of the University of Lausanne. IEMS is also attached to the Vaud County Teaching Hospital (CHUV) via its Department of Community...

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