Public Economics

Büro / Office 4.40

Christoph Thommen
Assistent / Doktorand

Christoph Thommen

Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät / WWZ

Öffentliche Finanzen

Assistent / Doktorand

WWZ / Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Peter Merian-Weg 6
4002 Basel
Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 207 23 95
christoph.thommen@unibas.ch

Fields of Interest
- Political Economics
- Health Economics
- Behavioral Economics
- Transport Economics

Work in Progress
- Political Budget Cycles in Public Health Care Expenditures in Switzerland
- The Impact of a Business Cycle Shock on the Gender Wage Gap (with Beaumont Schoeman)
- Opportunistic Efforts of Incumbent Ministers Remain Unheard
- The Effect of Price Changes on Demand for Rail Transport in Switzerland

Education
2016 - Ph.D. in Economics, University of Basel
2012 - 2013 Master of Science in Statistics, University of Neuchâtel
2005 - 2011 Bachelor and Master of Science in Economics, University of Berne

Teaching
- Medical Decision Making (FS 2016, Bachelor)
- Seminar Gesundheitsökonomie (FS 2016, FS 2017 & FS 2018, Bachelor)
- Einführung in die Gesundheitsökonomie (HS 2016 & HS 2017, Bachelor)
- Fortgeschrittene Gesundheitsökonomie (HS 2017, Master)
- Seminar Public Economics (FS 2019 & FS 2020, Master)
- Seminar Bachelorarbeit in öffentlichen Finanzen (FS 2019 & FS 2020, Bachelor)