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 a doctoral researcher, and his PhD thesis focuses on Health Technology Assessments (HTAs) by national HTA institutions. The objective is to compare and analyze HTA outcomes and their relationship with methodological choices. In addition to his PhD project, he is currently working on research projects referring to the value of (a statistical) life and the measurement of social preferences for health care interventions.

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 at the Institute for Innovation & Valuation in Health Care (InnoVal-HC) in Wiesbaden.


Selected Publications

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, in press (2018).
DOI: 10.1080/14737167.2019.1559732

R. Schaefer, O. Schwarz, M. Schlander:
“Appraising the Appraisers“: Do national Health Technology Assessment agencies (NICE, GBA/IQWiG) follow their official evaluation criteria?
Value in Health, (2017) 20(9) A410.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jval.2017.08.073

M. Schlander, R. Schaefer, O. Schwarz:
Empirical studies on the economic Value of a Statistical Life Year (VSLY) in Europe: What do they tell us?
Value in Health, (2017) 20(9) A666.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jval.2017.08.1618

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