Labor Economics

Büro / Office 4.35

Dr. Renate Strobl
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
Assoziierte & Gast (Forscherin)
Renate Strobl
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät / WWZ

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Peter Merian-Weg 6
4052 Basel

Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut

Assoziierte & Gast (Forscherin)

Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health Institut
Kreuzstrasse 2
4123 Allschwil

Current position
I am a Postdoc at the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Basel and the Swiss TPH as well as a Lecturer and Senior Researcher at the University of Lucerne.

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


Strobl, R. (2022). Background risk, insurance and investment behaviour: Experimental evidence from Kenya. Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organization, 202, 34-68.

Strobl, R., Wunsch, C. (2021). Risky choices and solidarity: disentangling different behavioural channels. Experimental Economics, 24(4), 1185-1214.

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

Working Papers

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  Labor 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 labor and health economics (BA)