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Gerald Pruckner

Head of the institute of health economics

Deputy chair of the department of economics

Research Interests:
health economics, behavioral economics, aging

Curriculum Vitae

Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Linz, Head of the Health Economics Institute

Head of the Christian Doppler (CD) Laboratory for Aging, Health, and the Labor Market

Board member of the Austrian Health Economics Association (ATHEA)

Member of the Health Economics Committee (Verein für Socialpolitik)

Deputy head of the national research network "The Austrian Center for Labor Economics and the Analysis of the Welfare State", Head of the health group

Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Linz

Visiting Professor at the School of Economics, University of Adelaide, Australia

Professor at the Department of Public Finance, University of Innsbruck

Visiting Scholar at the University of California in Berkeley, USA

PhD in Economics, University of Linz

Assistant Professor at the Departement of Economics, University of Linz

Master in Economics, University of Linz

Publications

  1. PAPER in SSCI JOURNAL

    • Birth Order, Parental Health Investment and Health in Childhood , opens an external URL in a new window(with Nicole Schneeweis, Thomas Schober and Martina Zweimüller), Journal of Health Economics, Vol 76, 2021, 102426.
    • Cutting Fertility? The Effect of Cesarean Deliveries on Subsequent Fertility and Maternal Labor Supply, (with Martin Halla, Harald Mayr, and Pilar García-Gómez), Journal of Health Economics, Vol 72, 2020, 102325.
    • Retirement and Healthcare Utilization (with Wolfgang Frimmel), Journal of Public Economics, Vol 184/2020, pp 1-18.
    • The company you keep - health behavior among work peers (with Thomas Schober and Katrin Zocher), European Journal of Health Economics, Vol 21/2020, pp 251-59.
    • Impact of catheter ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation on healthcare expenditure in a middle European cohort (with Martin Martinek, Helmut Pürerfellner and Hermann Blessberger), Europace, Vol 22(4), pp. 576-583.
  2. WORKING PAPERS

    • Overweight in children and their healthcare service utilization - evidence from Upper Austria (with Thomas Schober), Department of Economics, University of Linz, 2020

Courses

Dissertation Colloquium - Economics                                            

Introductory Microeconomics                                                                                                               

INFOS

Current course offer

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CD Laboratory for Aging, Health, and the Labor Market
(2014-2021)