Simon Reif

Phone +49 (0)911 5302 96291
Room FG 2.044
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Simon holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Hull (2011), a BA in Socio-Economics from FAU (2012) and an MSc in Economics from LMU Munich (2014). Since September 2014 he is a research associate in health economics and since October 2015 he is affiliated with the Evidence Based Economics graduate program. From April to June 2017 he visited the Center for Health Economics at the University of York. His research interests are in the fields of Health Economics and Applied Econometrics.

Long CV


Reif, S., S. Wichert and A. Wuppermann (2018) Is it good to be too light? Birth weight thresholds in hospital reimbursement systems, accepted for publication in the Journal of Health Economics.
Working Paper Version: FAU Discussion Papers in Economics No. 07-2017.

Published Billner, M., A. Wirthmann, S. Reif and U.M. Rieger (2016) Poly Implant Prothèse and Rofil Substandard Breast Implant Explantations from a Large German Single Centre from 2011 to 2014: A Comparative Study in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Vol. 40, No. 4: pp 507–513.
Working Paper Hafner, L., Reif, S. and M. Seebauer (2017): Physician Behavior under Prospective Payment Schemes: Evidence from artefactual field and lab experiments, FAU Discussion Papers in Economics No. 18-2017.
Working Paper
Quis, J.S. and S. Reif (2017) Health Effects of Instruction Intensity - Evidence from a Natural Experiment in German High-Schools, FAU Discussion Papers in Economics No. 12-2017 / BERG Working Paper 123 / SOEPPapers 916.
  • CINCH Monday Seminar (Essen 11/2017)
  • European Workshop on Econometrics and Health Economics (Prague 09/2017)
  • Verein für Socialpolitik (Poster, Wien 09/2017)
  • ESPE Conference (Glasgow 06/2017)
  • Center for Health Economics (York 06/2017)
  • Auswirkungen der G8-Schulreform: Eine interdisziplinäre Perspektive (Berlin 03/2017)
  • dggö Conference (Basel 03/2017)
  • 4th Workshop in Behavioral and Experimental Health Economics (Poster, Cologne, 12/2016)
  • dggö "Health Econometrics" Workshop (Discussant, Munich 12/2016)
  • EuHEA Conference (Hamburg 07/2016)
  • dggö Conference (Berlin 03/2016)
  • dggö "Health Econometrics" Workshop (Essen 12/2015)
  • Essen Workshop on Experimental Economics (Essen 10/2015)
  • European Workshop on Econometrics and Health Economics (Discussant, Paris 09/2015)
  • IIPF Congress (Dublin 08/2015)
  • BGPE Research Workshop (Passau 07/2015)
  • ESPE Conference (Izmir 06/2015)
  • dggö Conference (Bielefeld 03/2015)