1st Workshop on Health and Inequality

Workshop on Health and Inequality with keynote speaker Mark Stabile, Insead.

Onsdag, 24 april, 2019 - 09:00 to 18:00

Call for Papers to the CBS Inequality Platform's 1st Workshop on Health and Inequality.

Birthe Larsen (Department of Economics, CBS)
Herdis Steingrimsdottir (Department of Economics, CBS)

Place: Copenhagen Business School, 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark.

Date: April 24, 2019, 9:00-18:00 followed by dinner.

 The aim of the workshop is to bring together researchers analysing topics such as:
- The relationship between health and inequality
- The relationship between health and various measures of socioeconomic status, such as income, education, and social class
- Policies addressing health and inequality

Mark Stabile
The keynote speaker is Mark Stabile (Insead).


8:30 - 9:00

Breakfast and Welcome

9:00 - 9:30

Miriam Wüst, The Danish Center for Social Science Research - VIVE, Beyond Treatment Exposure: The Timing of Early Interventions and Children's Health (joint with Jonas Lau-Jensen Hirani and Hans Henrik Sievertsen)

9:30 - 10:00

Florencia Borrescio-Higa, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, Inequality, Relative Income and Newborn Health

(joint with Anne Aizer and Hernan Winkler)

10:00 - 10:30

Maria Koch Gregersen, Aarhus University, The Development of Infant Health Inequality

10:30 - 10:50

Coffee Break

10:50 - 11:20

Lars Peter Østerdal, CBS, Multidimensional Welfare Comparisons of EU Member States Before, During, and After the Financial Crisis: A Dominance Approach (joint with M. Azhar Hussain, and Nikolaj Siersbæk)

11:20 - 11:40

Sanne Kruse-Becher, University of Bochum and Aarhus University, The Impact of Home Country Conflict on Health  (joint with Lisbeth la Cour, Birthe Larsen, and Nina Madsen Sjö)

11:40 - 12:00

Bence Boje-Kovacs, Kraks Fond, The non-Western Immigrant Concentration in a Neighbourhood Affects Mental Health: Evidence from a quasi-random allocation of applicants in the public social housing system

(joint with Jane Greve and Cecilie D. Weatherall)

12:00 - 13:00


13:00 - 14:00

Keynote Speaker: Mark Stabile, INSEAD: Precarious Employment, the Gig Economy and Mental Health

14:00 - 14:15




14:15 - 14:45



Lena Janys, University of Bonn, The Effect of Education on Mortality

(joint with Gerard van den Berg and Kaare Christensen)

14:45 - 15:15

Mikkel H. Pedersen, USD, DI Till I Die: Mortality Effects from Welfare Generosity

15:15 - 15:35

Benjamin Ly Serena, University of Copenhagen, Why is Inequality in Life Expectancy Increasing?

Skill-Biased Health Innovations Vs. Competing Risks

15:35 - 16:00


16:00 - 16:30

Torben Heien Nielsen, University of Copenhagen, Differential Effects of the Timing of Divorce on Children's outcomes: Evidence from Denmark

16:30 - 16:50

Henrik Brønnum-Hansen, University of Copenhagen, Occupational inequality in life expectancy and health expectancy in Denmark  (joint with Else Foverskov and Ingelise Andersen)

16:50 - 17:00


17:00 - 17:30

Carsten Andersen, Aarhus University, Intergenerational Health Mobility: Evidence from Danish Registers

17:30 - 17:50

Rikke Lund, University of Copenhagen, A life course analysis on income and incident AMI: a Danish register based cohort study (joint with Margit Kriegbaum, Charlotte Oersted Hougaard, Ingelise Andersen and Henrik Brønnum-Hansen)


Participation is free of charge and includes registration, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and refreshments. Participants are expected to cover their own transportation and accommodation costs. The number of participants is limited to 40 people.

Researchers interested in presenting their work should submit a paper to hs.eco@cbs.dk or bl.eco@cbs.dk no later than March 1, 2019. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by March 15, 2019. Participation is not conditional on presenting a paper. Presenters and other participants should register no later than March 22, 2019, by sending an email to bl.eco@cbs.dk. Please include contact information and whether you have any special dietary restrictions.

In collaboration with KRAKS Fond.

We look forward to seeing you in Copenhagen!

Best regards,
Herdis and Birthe

Sidst opdateret: Business in Society platforms // 03/04/2019