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Ramon Schaefer, MA, BSc

Ramon Schaefer, MA, BSc

Ramon Schaefer, MA, BSc


PhD student



+49 6221 42-1914


+49 6221 42-1919

Ramon Schaefer is an academic researcher and, furthermore, a doctoral researcher at Heidelberg University. His primary research and PhD thesis focus on Health Technology Assessments (HTAs) by national HTA institutions, comparing and analyzing HTA outcomes and their relationship with methodological choices. In addition to his PhD research, he is currently working on projects referring to the measurement of social preferences for health care interventions and the value of (a statistical) life (year).

Since Ramon graduated from the master's degree program "Innovation Management" at the University of Applied Economic Sciences Ludwigshafen, he has been working as a research associate and project lead at the Institute for Innovation & Valuation in Health Care (InnoVal-HC) in Wiesbaden.


Selected Publications

R. Schaefer, D. Hernandez, L Selberg, M. Schlander:
Health technology assessment (HTA) in England, France and Germany: what do matched drug pairs tell us about recommendations by national HTA agencies?
Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research, 2021: 10(16) 1187-1195.
DOI: 10.2217/cer-2021-0047.

R. Schaefer, D. Hernandez, M. Schlander:
Health technology assessment (HTA) in England, France and Germany: What do we know about variations in cancer-related HTA outcomes?
Annals of Oncology, 2020: 31 (suppl 4): S1197.

R. Schaefer, M. Schlander:
Is the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in England more ´innovation-friendly´ than the Federal Joint Committee (GBA) in Germany?
Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, 2019: 19(4) 453-462.
DOI: 10.1080/14737167.2019.1559732. 


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