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Renate Strobl

Dr. Renate Strobl

Assistentin / PostDoc (Personal und Organisation)


WWZ / Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Peter Merian-Weg 6
4002 Basel

Assistentin / PostDoc (Arbeitsmarktökonomie)


WWZ / Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Peter Merian-Weg 6
4002 Basel

Current position
I am a Postdoc at the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Basel, Switzerland.

Fields of interest
-      Experimental Economics
-      Development Economics
-      Health Economics
-      Labour Economics
-      Policy Evaluation

Strobl, R. (2017). Does health insurance reduce child labour and education gaps? Evidence from Rwanda. Journal of Development Studies, 53(9), 1376-1395.

Current Working Papers
Strobl, R., Wunsch, C. (2017). Does voluntary risk taking affect solidarity? Experimental evidence from Kenya. WWZ Working Paper No. 2017/12.

Wunsch, C., Strobl, R. (2018). Risky Choices and Solidarity: Why experimental design matters. IZA Discussion Paper No. 11641.

Wunsch, C., Strobl, R. (2018). Identification of causal mechanisms based on between-subject double randomization designs. (Revise & Resubmit at Journal of Applied Econometrics)

Work in Progress
-      Informal risk coping, risk management and formal insurance in developing countries
-      Determinants of occupational choices of Swiss university graduates
-      Algorithms and recruitment

PhD in Economics
Department of Health Economics, University of Basel

Diploma in Economics and Human resource education
University of Munich (LMU), Université de Genève

28788-01  Introduction in health economics (BA)

10150-01  Labour Economics (BA)

27707-01  Advanced health economics (MA)

40210-01  Reimbursement and evaluation of medical care (MA)

28952-01  Seminar: Bachelor thesis in health economics (BA)

24253-01  Seminar: Bachelor thesis in empirical labour and health economics (BA)