The workshop is intended to assist doctoral students in their research work. It provides them with the unique opportunity to present their research ideas, study methodology and/or empirical results as well as to practice their presentation skills. Early stage students and advanced students are invited to present their work. Research will be discussed by peers and feedback will be provided by senior experts and faculty. Specific teaching on presentation and writing skills is offered as integral part. The workshop allows for intensive networking between PhD students and faculty members on an international scale.
Workshop attendance is free of charge. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Participants are also invited to join the workshop dinner in the evening of September 13. Travel or accommodation costs are not covered. The 2018 Doctoral Workshop is coordinated with the 1st Conference of the Swiss Society of Health Economics, which will take place on September 14, 2018 at the University of Lucerne. Workshop participants are encouraged to attend both events. Rejected papers for the workshop may be transferred to the conference.
The call will start on March 5 and will end on April 30, 2018. The workshop is restricted to max. 6 papers. There are no parallel sessions and one hour is devoted to each paper, with presentations by the author and a formal discussant. Notification of acceptance will be given by June 15, 2018.