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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Daniel Wiesen

Department of Business Administration and Health Care Management

Health Management

Phone: +49 221 470-89171
Fax: +49 221 470-89259
E-Mail: wiesen(at)
Personal Homepage

Visitor's Address:
Universitätsstraße 91
Room 031
50931 Cologne

Hours by appointment


Curriculum Vitae

Current Positions
2020- Associate Professor of Health Management Science, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Cologne
2024- Associate Professor (Part time), Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management (ESHPM), Erasmus University Rotterdam
Past Positions
2015-2020 Associate Professor (fixed term) of Behavioral Management Science, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Cologne


Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Boston University
2014-2018 Visiting Associate Professor (20%), Department of Health Management and Health Economics, Institute of Health and Society, University Oslo
2011 Ph.D. in Economics, University of Bonn and London School of Economics and Political Science
(Advisor: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Reinhard Selten)


Selected publications

  • Brosig-Koch, J., Hennig‐Schmidt, H., Kairies-Schwarz, N., Kokot, J. and Wiesen, D., 2024. A New Look at Physicians’ Responses to Financial Incentives: Quality of Care, Practice Characteristics, and Motivations. Journal of Health Economics, forthcoming. 
  • Byambadalai, U., Ma, C.-t. A., and Wiesen, D. (2023). Changing preferences: An experiment and estimation on market-incentive effects on altruism. Journal of Health Economics, DOI:
  • Attema, A., Galizzi, M. M., Groß , M., Hennig-Schmidt, H., Karay, Y., L’Haridon, O., and Wiesen, D. (2023). The formation of physician altruism. Journal of Health Economics, 2023, 87, 102716;
  • "The effects of audits and fines on upcoding in neonatology". Health Economics; 2021,30,1978-1986 (with Mona Groß, Hendrik Jürgens). 
  • "An experiment on referrals in health care", European Economic Review, 2021, 131 (with Christian Waibel).
  • "The Effect of Expert Feedback on Antibiotic Prescribing in Pediatrics: Experimental Evidence", Medical Decision Making, 2019, 39, 781-795 (with Kerstin Eilermann, Katrin Halstenberg, Ludwig Kuntz, Kyriakos Martakis, Bernhard Roth),,
  • "Dishonesty in health care practice: A behavioral experiment on upcoding in neonatology", Health Economics, 2018, 1-20 (with H. Hennig-Schmidt and H. Jürges)
  • "The Effects of Introducing Mixed Payment Systems for Physicians: Experimental Evidence", Health Economics, 2017, 26, 243–262 (with Jeannette Brosig-Koch, Heike Hennig-Schmidt, and Nadja Kairies-Schwarz)
  • "Other-regarding Behavior and Motivation in Health Care Provision: An Experiment with Medical and Non-medical Students," Social Science & Medicine, 2014, 108, 156–165 (with Heike Hennig-Schmidt).
  • "Profit or Patients’ Health Benefit? Exploring the Heterogeneity in Physician Altruism," Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 32, 1105–1116 (with Geir Godager).
  • "Testing for Prudence and Skewness Seeking," Management Science, 2011, 57, 1334–1349 (with Sebastian Ebert).
  • "How Payment Systems Affect Physicians' Provision Behavior: An Experimental Investigation," Journal of Health Economics, 2011, 30, 637–646 (with Heike Hennig-Schmidt and Reinhard Selten).