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5. BerlinHECOR Workshop (2018)

Das Gesundheitsökonomische Zentrum Berlin (BerlinHECOR) veranstaltet vom 26.-27. September 2018 einen Methodenkurs zur Thematik "Data Visualization and Health Econometrics". Die Teilnahme ist kostenlos. Ansprechpartnerin für weitere Fragen ist .

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Content of the course:

  • Review of  econometric methods for health outcomes and health care costs used for prediction and forecasting, risk adjustment, resource allocation, technology assessment and policy evaluation
  • Principles and practical application of data visualization and statistical graphics to enhance applied econometric analysis based on  practical examples
  • Topics include: Introduction to data visualization, data description and regression, matching for pre-processing, generalized linear models (GLMs), flexible parametric models, semiparametric and other models


Familiarity to basic statistical concepts and techniques as well as experiences with STATA would be an advantage.

Specific details

Lecturer: Professor Andrew M. Jones (Department of Economics and Related Studies, University of York)

Andrew Jones, PhD is Professor of Economics at the University of York, UK, where he was Head of the Department of Economics and Related Studies between January 2011 and September 2015. He was responsible for the running of the MSc in Health Economics at York between 1994 and 2011. During that time there were over 500 graduates from more than 70 different countries. He has supervised 23 PhD students. He is a joint editor of Health Economics. He edited the Elgar Companion to Health Economics which was published in 2006 with 50 concise chapters that review the state-of-the-art in the field. A second edition of the Companion was published in 2012. He was elected to the executive board of the International Health Economics Association (iHEA) and was chair of their Arrow Award committee. He was president-elect of the European Health Economics Association (EuHEA) 2014-16 and is president 2016-18. Andrew is also a part-time professor at the Centre for Health Economics at Monash University.



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