Health Economics

Büro / Office 2.52

Dilek Sevim
Assistentin / Doktorandin
Dilek Sevim
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät / WWZ
Health Economics

Assistentin / Doktorandin

Peter Merian-Weg 6
4052 Basel

Tel. +41 61 207 33 47

Current Position

I am a PhD student in Health Economics at the University of Basel as of December 2019, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Stefan Felder.

Fields of interest

  • Health Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Medical Decision Making
  • Economic Consequences of Mental Health


Sevim, Dilek, and Stefan Felder (2022). Decision thresholds for medical tests under ambiguity aversion. Frontiers in Health Services, 2: 825315.

Work in Progress

  • Value and Demand for Genetic Information and Ambiguity Aversion Revisited (with Stefan Felder) 
  • Determinants of Socio-emotional Health in Early Childhood: Evidence from an RCT Treating Maternal Depression (with Victoria Baranov, Sonia Bhalotra, Pietro Biroli, Joanna Maselko)
  • Cross-partner Mental Health Effects of Retirement in Europe during COVID-19 Pandemic 


  • M.A. in Business and Economics, University of Zurich, CH
  • B.Sc. in Mathematics, Bogazici University, TR

Teaching Assistance

  • FS 2022 Health Insurance (Master’s Level), University of Basel
  • HS 2021 Evaluation of Health Care Services (Master’s Level), University of Basel
  • HS 2020 Advanced Health Economics (Master’s Level), University of Basel
  • FS 2020 Supervision of Bachelor’s Theses in Health Economics, University of Basel