Prof. Dr. Annika Herr

Research Affiliate



Educational Background      


Habilitation in Economics, Heinrich-Heiine-Universität Düsseldorf


Dr. rer. pol., Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg


Diplom in Economics and Diplom in Business Administration, Universität Dortmund


since 03/2019

Professor for Health Economics, Leibniz University Hannover

09/2012 - 02/2019

Assistant Professor for Health Economics, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE),
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

09/2009 - 08/2012

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics,
Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf

2008 - 2009

Doctoral Researcher, FA Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

2007 - 2008

Visiting Scholar Student Researcher (8 months),
University of California, Berkeley

2004 - 2007

Doctoral Researcher , Ruhr Graduate School in Economics,
Universität Dortmund and Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Representative Publications

Recent Research

  • Heger, D., Herr, A., Mensen, A. (2018), Paying for the view? How nursing home prices affect quality of care, submitted.
  • Herr, A. & Saric-Babin, A. (2018), The welfare effects of private rooms in German nursing homes: A structural approach, under revision.
  • Herr, A., Stühmeier, T. & Wenzel, T (2018), More cost-sharing, less cost? Evidence on reference price drugs, submitted.
  • Bodnar, O., Herr, A., Gravelle, H., and Gutacker, N., Physician Dispensing and Drug Expenditures: Empirical Evidence from the NHS, mimeo.

Teaching and Research Interests

Annika Herrs research interests include theoretical and applied industrial economics,  empirical economics and applied econometrics, in particular competition and quality in health care markets. In teaching, she focuses on health economics and empirical economics.

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