Shan Huang

Ph.D. Student in the

Firms and Markets Department


+49 30 89789 - 533
Research Topics and Working Areas

Shan Huang has been a PhD student at the DIW Berlin Graduate Center since 2017. She completed her undergraduate studies in Economics at Humboldt University Berlin, with a semester abroad at Waseda University in Tokyo, and holds a Master’s degree in Economics (Research Master) from Tilburg University. During her studies, she worked as a teaching assistant in the Econometrics department at Tilburg University and as a research assistant for a project on patent pools at the Tilburg Law and Economics Center. In her master thesis, she investigated the effects of a ban on gender-based insurance pricing on risk segmentation in the German health insurance market. Her primary research interests lie in the field of health economics and its intersection with empirical industrial organization.


Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Virus trifft Armut

In: Frankfurter Rundschau (11.07.2020), S. 12 | Shan Huang
Externe referierte Aufsätze

The Effect of a Ban on Gender‐Based Pricing on Risk Selection in the German Health Insurance Market

In: Health Economics 29 (2020), 1, S. 3-17 | Shan Huang, Martin Salm



Physician Effects in Antibiotic Prescribing: Evidence from Physician Exits

Shan Huang
[Online], 12.06.2020
| Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics, DIW Berlin: [Webinar]

Antibiotic Prescribing and Diagnostic Testing: Physician Behavior in the Case of Urinary Tract Infection

Shan Huang
Berlin, 29.11.2019
| Brown Bag Seminar of the Cluster of Industrial Economics, DIW Berlin

How Does Receiving an Unusual Antibiotic Resistance Test Result Affect a Physician's Future Treatment Decisions?

Shan Huang
Berlin, 24.05.2019
| Brown Bag Seminar of the Cluster of Industrial Economics, DIW Berlin

Research Projects