Heinz Rothgang

Heinz Rothgang

  • Prof. Dr. rer. pol., habil.
  • Health Economics
  • Director of the Department of Health Economics, Health Policy and Outcome Research of the Centre for Social Policy Research
  • Faculty of Human and Health Sciences
  • University of Bremen
  • rothgang@uni-bremen.de

Research Interests

  • Health economics, health policies, and outcome research
  • Long-term care economics and policies
  • Welfare state politics and policies

Positions

2006 - present     

Director, Department on Health Economics, Health Policy and Outcome Research, Center for Social Policy Research, University of Bremen, Germany

2005 - present     

Professor of Health Economics, Department of Human and Health Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany

2004 - 2005     

Professor of Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Applied Sciences, Fulda, Germany

1993 - 1995, 1996 - 2004     

Researcher, Center for Social Policy Research, University of Bremen, Germany

1992 - 1993     

Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany


Education & Degrees

2004     

Habilitation, University of Bremen, Germany

1995     

Ph.D., University of Cologne, Germany

1982 - 1989     

Studies of Economics and Political Sciences at the University of Cologne, Germany, and the University of Sussex, UK


Scholarships, Awards and Honors

1995     

Post-doc Scholarship, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne

1990 - 1992     

Scholarship, Research Training Group Social Sciences, Cologne

1985 - 1986     

Scholarship of the University of Cologne for studies at the University of Sussex


List of the ten most relevant publications

1.     

Böhm, Katharina, Achim Schmid, Ralf Götze, Claudia Landwehr & Heinz Rothgang (2013) Five Types of OECD Healthcare Systems: Empirical Results of a Deductive Classification, in: Health Policy, 113:3, 258-269

2.     

Freeman, Richard & Heinz Rothgang (2010) Health, in: Francis G. Castles, Stephan Leibfried, Jane Lewis, Herbert Obinger & Chris Pierson (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 393-403

3.     

Österle, August & Heinz Rothgang (2010) Long-Term Care, in: Francis G. Castles, Stephan Leibfried, Jane Lewis, Herbert Obinger & Chris Pierson (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 405-417

4.     

Rothgang, Heinz (2010) Social Insurance for Long-Term Care: An Evaluation of the German Model, in: Social Policy and Administration 44:4, 436-460

5.     

Rothgang, Heinz, Mirella Cacace, Simone Grimmeisen & Claus Wendt (2010) The State in Health Care Systems, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

6.     

Schmid, Achim, Mirella Cacace, Ralf Götze & Heinz Rothgang (2010) Explaining Healthcare System Change: Problem Pressure and the Emergence of ‘Hybrid Healthcare Systems’, in: Journal of Health Policy, Politics and Law 35:4, 455-486

7.     

Dingeldey, Irene & Heinz Rothgang, Eds. (2009) Governance of Welfare State Reform. A Cross National and Cross Sectoral Comparison of Health, Pension, Labour Market and Educational Policies, Cheltenham: Edgar Elgar

8.     

Wendt, Claus, Lorraine Frisina & Heinz Rothgang (2009) Healthcare system types - A conceptual framework for comparison, in: Social Policy and Administration 75:1, 70-90

9.     

Comas-Herrera, Adelina, Raphael Wittenberg, Joan Costa-Font, Cristiano Gori, Alessandra di Maio, Concepció Patxot, Linda Pickard, Alessandro Pozzi & Heinz Rothgang (2006) Future long-term care expenditure in Germany, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom, in: Ageing & Society 6:2, 285-302

10.     

Rothgang, Heinz, Herbert Obinger & Stephan Leibfried (2006) The state and its welfare state - How do welfare state changes affect the make-up of the nation state, in: Social Policy and Administration 40:3, 250-266


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