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Aims and scope

Health Economics Review is an international high-quality journal covering all fields of Health Economics. A broad range of theoretical contributions, empirical studies and analyses of health policy with a health economic focus will be considered for publication. Its scope includes macro- and microeconomics of health care financing, health insurance and reimbursement as well as health economic evaluation, health services research and health policy analysis. Further research topics are the individual and institutional aspects of health care management and the growing importance of health care in developing countries.

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About the Editors

J.-Matthias Graf von der Schulenburg, Editor-in-Chief

Prof von der Schulenburg is teaching risk and insurance and health economics at the Leibniz University Hannover. He is the Director of the Institute for Risk and Insurance. He was the Founding President of the German Society for Health Economics and the Vice President of the German Risk and Insurance Association. 

Besides his appointment to the Professorship in Hannover, he was also appointed by the Universities of Cologne, Berlin, Ulm and Munich as well as by the Science Center Berlin and the Helmholtz Center Munich, what he declined. After he had received his PhD in Economics from the University of Munich, he joined the faculty of the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. Besides being Editor-in -Chief of the Health Economics Review, he is Editor-in-Chief the European Journal of Health Economics. He has received a number of awards, e.g. Alexander von Humboldt Award in 1990 and American Risk and Insurance Award in 1992. He is a member of the Academy of Sciences and Literature in Mainz and the European Academy for Sciences and Arts.

Sebastian Braun, Editor-in-Chief

Dr Sebastian Braun is Senior Director and Head of Real World Evidence Europe at Xcenda, a scientific, contract research and consulting agency for healthcare-related studies. Dr. Braun is a health economist by training and has more than 15 years of experience in planning and conducting of all kinds of observational studies as well as in the statistical analysis of datasets from various data sources. He already led a variety of over 100 different research projects in the field of German claims data analysis. 

Furthermore, he has a track record of over 50 scientific publications and is a regular reviewer for different scientific journals. Dr. Braun is also an active member of the German Society for Health Economics (dggö) as well as the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR).

Jan Zeidler, Managing Editor

Dr Jan Zeidler is Managing and Research Director at the Center for Health Economics Research Hannover (CHERH). Dr. Zeidler has extensive expertise in health economic and health services related research on chronic and orphan diseases. He is the Principal Investigator of several research projects and the head of claims data analyses at CHERH. 

Furthermore, he has a track record of over 60 scientific publications and is a regular reviewer for different scientific journals. Dr. Zeidler is also an active member of the German Society for Health Economics (dggö) and other national and international scientific societies.

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