Esther Heesemann

Contact

E-Mail esther.heesemann@wiwi.uni-goettingen.de
Tel +49 551 39 - 12406
Room: CeMIS 1.118 (old building)

Mailing Address:
Waldweg 26
37073 Göttingen
Germany

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Education

  • Doctoral Researcher in Development Economics
  • M.Sc. Economics, specialisation in development economics (University of Amsterdam / Free University of Amsterdam)
  • B.Sc. Economics (University of Munich, LMU)


Research Interests

  • Development Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Human Capital Development
  • Policy and Impact Evaluation


Ongoing Projects

  • Fostering early childhood development in rural, India: A randomised controlled trial. (Ebert, C., Heesemann, E. & Vollmer S.)
  • The relationship of pregnancy anaemia and child development in the first two years after birth. (Heesemann, E. & Vollmer S.)
  • The impact of a new general hospital on the quality of health care in Managua, Nicaragua. (Heesemann, E., Perez, M., Santos Silva, M. & Vollmer, S.)


Publication/ Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • Bommer C, Heesemann E, Sagalova V, Manne-Goehler J, Atun R, Bärnighausen T, Vollmer S (2017) The Global Economic Burden of Diabetes in Adults aged 20 to 79: A Cost-of-Illness Study. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 5(6): 423-30.
  • Bommer C, Sagalova V, Heesemann E, Manne-Goehler J, Atun R, Bärnighausen T, Vollmer S (2018) Global economic burden of diabetes in adults: projections from 2015-2030. Diabetes Care, i.E.
  • Atun R, Davies JI, Gale EA, Bärnighausen T, Beran D, Kengne AP, Levitt NS, Mangugu FW, Nyirenda MJ, Ogle GD, Ramaiya K, Sewankambo NK, Sobngwi E, Tesfaye S, Yudkin JS, Basu S, Bommer C, Heesemann E, Manne-Goehler J, Postolovska I, Sagalova V, Vollmer S, Abbas ZG, Ammon B, Angamo MT, Annamreddi A, Awasthi A, Besançon S, Bhadriraju S, Binagwaho A, Burgess PI, Burton MJ, Chai J, Chilunga FP, Chipendo P, Conn A, Dipesalema JR, Eagan AW, Gishoma C, Ho J, Jong S, Kakarmath SS, Khan Y, Kharel R, Kyle MA, Lee SL, Lichtman A, Malm CP, Mbaye MN, Muhimpundu MA, Mwagomba BM, Mwangi KJ, Nair M, Niyonsenga SP, Njuguna B, Okafor OL, Okunade O, Park PH, Pastakia SD, Pekny C, Reja A, Rotimi CN, Rwunganira S, Sando D, Sarriera G, Sharma A, Sidibé A, Siraj ES, Syed AS, van Acker K, Werfalli M (2017) Diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa - from clinical care to health policy: Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology Commission Report. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology


Teaching Experience

  • Winter Semester 2017/2018: Microeconomics II (BA)
  • Summer Semester 2017: Microeconomics I (BA)
  • Winter Semester 2016/2017: Poverty and Inequality (MA Seminar)
  • Winter Semester 2015/2016: Poverty and Inequality (MA Seminar)