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Niels Skipper


Niels Skipper


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

Member of the Economics Section
Research Secretary: Malene Vindfeldt Skals


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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