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Prof. Dr. Simon Wieser

Prof. Dr. Simon Wieser

Prof. Dr. Simon Wieser
ZHAW School of Management and Law
Winterthur Institute of Health Economics
Gertrudstrasse 15
8401 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 68 74

Personal profile

Management role

  • Director of Institute, Winterthur Institute of Health Economics
  • Head, Health Economic Research

Position at the ZHAW

Senior Lecturer, Head of Institute


Professional development teaching

Expertise and research interests

health economics, health care spending, health economic evaluations, health technology assessment, development of prospective payment systems, health economics of nutrition, international price differentiation, e-learning

Educational background

2017 (March-July) Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington, Seattle, USA
2012 J-PAL Europe Advanced Executive Education Course, Evaluating Social Program, Paris, France
2011 Advanced Methods for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, University of York, York, UK
2009 Health Economics of Pharmaceuticals and other Medical Interventions, European Health Economics, Cannes, France
2007 Economics of Health and Healthcare, Summer School of the European Science Days, Steyr, Austria
2006 Dr. oec. publ., University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
1996 Dottore in economia e commercio, Università la Sapienza, Rome, Italy

Professional milestones

2011 Professor for Health Economics at Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), Winterthur, Switzerland
since 2006 lecturer for economics at the School of Management and Law at ZHAW and head of health economic research at Winterthur Institute of Health Economics at ZHAW
2001-2013 lecturer for economics at ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
1997-2007 researcher at KOF Swiss Economic Institute of the ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Membership of networks


Publications and conference contributions

Books and editorships

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    Internationale Preisdifferenzierung - Drei Fallstudien mit Mikrodaten europäischer Konsumgütermärkte


    Zürich: Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät der Universität Zürich.

Peer-reviewed articles/chapters

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    Preventable spina bifida and anencephaly in Europe


    Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 103, 9. 763–771. Peer reviewed.

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    Swiss Health Services Research in Orthopedics: Gaining cost-utility data about common procedures in routine care.


    Posterpresentation at 3rd Symposium Health Services Research, SAMW, Berne, 04 NOV 2014 Peer reviewed.

Non-peer-reviewed articles/chapters