Department of Economics and Business Economics

Niels Skipper

Associate professor

Niels Skipper


Associate Professor
MSc (Econ), Aarhus University, 2008
PhD (Econ), Aarhus University, 2010

Member of the Economics Section
Research Secretary: Anne Lisberg Lundby


Teaching Interests

  • Microeconomics
  • Health Economics


Research Interests

  • Health Economics
  • Prescription Drug Demand
  • Applied Microeconometrics
  • Epidemiology



  • Koulayev, S., E. Simeonova and N. Skipper (2016): Can Physicians Affect Patient Adherence With Medication? Health Economics, (forthcoming).
  • Simonsen, M., L. Skipper and N. Skipper (2016): Price Sensitivity of Demand for Prescription Drugs: Exploiting a Regression Kink Design, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Vol. 31, 320-337.
  • Skipper, N. and R. Vejlin (2015): Determinants of Generic vs. Brand Drug Choice: Evidence from Population-wide Danish Data, Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 130, 204-215, 2015.
  • Leth-Petersen, S. and N. Skipper (2014): Income and the use of Prescription Drugs for Near Retirement Individuals. Health Economics, vol. 23, 314-331.
  • Skipper, N. (2013): On the demand for prescription drugs: Heterogeneity in price responses. Health Economics, vol. 22, 857-859.
  • Skipper, N. (2012): On reimbursement reforms and stockpiling of prescription drugs: The case of insulin. Health Policy, vol. 106 233-240.


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