Which risk adjustment formula is sustainable and efficient in a managed competition system for social health insurance? Can risk selection be mitigated by mandatory high risk pooling? How does regulation affect the exposure of insurers to risk? Which payment schemes for managed care organizations set strong incentives both for efficiency in health care delivery and solidarity with high risks?

Publications and presentations since 2007

The scientific publications, which are published by the CSS Institute for Empirical Health Economics, provide answers to discipline-specific questions. The collection of scientific publications authored by CSS statisticians and economists now includes several dozen studies, articles, and book chapters.


Our work has been published in the following peer-reviewed journals:

  • Journal of Health Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
  • International Journal of Health Economics and Management (until 2014: International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics)
  • Health Economics, Policy and Law
  • European Journal of Health Economics
  • Health Economic Review
  • Preventive Medicine Reports
  • Schweizerische Ärztezeitung
  • Journal für Urologie & Urogynäkologie
  • Managed Care
  • Gesundheitsökonomisches Qualitätsmanagement