Lukas Kauer PhD

Lukas Kauer PhD, Research Associate


Studies in economics at the Universities of Zurich (2003-2007) and of St. Gallen (2010-2013)


  • PhD in Economics and Finance (2013)
  • lic. oec. publ. (2007)

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(Tab) Education

  • 2010-2013: PhD Thesis on disability, education and work at the University of St. Gallen
  • 2003-2007: Studies of economics at the University of Zurich

(Tab) Career

  • since 2014: Research associate at the CSS Institute for empirical health economics
  • since 2018: Lecturer at University of Zurich
  • 2018-2019: Research stay at Harvard Medical School, Department of Health Care Policy
  • 2010-2013: Research Associate at the Center for Disability and Integration of the University of St. Gallen
  • 2008-2009: Research associate at the Winterthur Institute for Health Economics (WIG) at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences

(Tab) Selected Publications

  • Kauer, Lukas, Thomas G. McGuire, Konstantin Beck. (2020) Extreme under and overcompensation in morbidity-based health plan payments: The case of Switzerland, Health Policy 124 (1), p. 61-8.
  • Lukas Kauer (2020) Art. 23 Statistik in: G. Blechta, P. Colatrella, H. Rüedi, D. Staffelbach (Hrsg.), Basler Kommentar Krankenversicherungs- und Krankenversicherungsaufsichtsgesetz, Helbing Lichtenhahn Verlag, Basel, 296-300.
  • Lukas Kauer (2020) Art. 61 Prämien der Versicherten, ibidem, 937-955.
  • Konstantin Beck & Lukas Kauer, Art. 61a KVG, Prämienerhebung für Versicherte mit Wohnort in einem Mitgliedstaat der Europäischen Union, in Island oder in Norwegen, ibidem, 955-957.
  • Konstantin Beck & Lukas Kauer (2019) Die Wirtschaftlichkeit ist ausgewiesen – Effizienznachweise für verschiedene Modelle, in: Baumberger/Baumberger/Huber/Köpe: Managed Care Swiss made, SGGP Bd. 135, Bern, 2019, 135-146.
  • Schmid, Christian P. R., Konstantin Beck and Lukas Kauer (2018) Health Plan Payment in Switzerland, in Thomas G. McGuire and Richard van Kleef (eds), Risk Adjustment, Risk Sharing and Premium Regulation in Health Insurance Markets: Theory and Practice, Elsevier Publishing, London, San Diego, p. 453-489.
  • Kauer, Lukas (2017) Long-term effects of managed care, Health Economics, 26 (10), p. 1210-23.
  • Deuchert, Eva, Lukas Kauer, Helge Liebert and Carl Wuppermann (2017) Disability discrimination in higher education: analyzing the quality of counseling services, Education Economics, 25 (6), p. 543-53.
  • Deuchert, Eva und Lukas Kauer (2017) Hiring Subsidies for People with a Disability – Evidence from a Small Scale Field Experiment, International Labour Review, 156 (2), p. 269-85.
  • Deuchert, Eva, Lukas Kauer und Flurina Meisen Zannol (2013) Would You Train Me with My Mental Illness – Evidence From a Discrete Choice Experiment, Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 16, p. 67-80.