Welcome to the Chair of Statistics and Econometrics!
Willkommen am Lehrstuhl für Statistik und Ökonometrie!
At the Chair of Statistics and Econometrics, we conduct research in the domains of health, education, and sometimes other domains. In our research, we apply microeconometric and other statistical techniques. Most of this research has a clear interdisciplinary component, which often brings us into contact with other fields such as medicine, epidemiology, and psychology. We for example conduct research on health care systems, long-term effects of exposures early in life on later-life health and economic outcomes, socioeconomic inequalities in health, effects of high criminality levels in a region on local children’s school performance and effects of policies and important life events on people’s health.
Our research in the news
- 5-5-'17 SEAL-Projekt: Frühdiagnose bei Leberzirrhose verbessern
- 15-3-’17 Inside Story (Australia): Peer pressures. New PISA results confirm that the social makeup of schools affects the performance of individual students
- 26-8-'16 The Times: Wartime babies grew into healthier adults
- 19-5-‘16 Trouw newspaper: “Thuis bevallen is soms riskanter”
- 28-5-’16 Interview on home births with Reyn van Ewijk, Radio 1, The Netherlands
- 8-7-’15 Washington Post: The economics of having your baby at home
- 27-7-’15 The Conversation: Hospitals are safer than home births – but only if you’re poor
- 4-4-’15 The Economist: Unequal beginnings
- 4-4-’15 The Economist: Great expectations