Professor of Health Economics
Director Center for Health, Policy and Economics (CHPE)
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Stefan Boes is Professor of Health Economics at the Department of Health Sciences and Medicine and Director of the Center for Health, Policy and Economics (CHPE). Before coming to Lucerne, he was an Assistant Professor of Econometrics at the University of Bern and a Lecturer in Statistics and Econometrics at the University of Zurich. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Zurich and a MSc in Economics from the University of Konstanz. During two post-doc fellowships, he visited the IQSS at Harvard University (2009/2010) and the economics departments at Princeton University (2010) and the MIT (2012), and he was a visiting researcher at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (2018).
Prof. Boes’ research focuses on topics in applied health economics and policy. He is particularly interested in studying health-related behaviors and decisions, including health insurance choices, inequalities in health and related outcomes, the interaction between education and health, and design-based health econometrics. Recently, he also started working on topics related to evidence-informed policy-making, including information infrastructures for learning health systems.
For a list of current projects and related publications, please see his CV.
For a list of publications, please see the CV.