Maryna Ivets, M.Sc. (RGS-awardee)

Maryna Ivets studied for her Bachelor’s degree at the Belarus State Economic University and at Hunter College (New York). She earned her Master’s at the University of Hamburg. Her Master’s thesis explored how different remuneration systems affect physician behavior (supervisor Prof. Dr. Mathias Kifmann). Maryna was a recipient of a DAAD scholarship and the winner of the New York State Economic Association undergraduate paper competition in 2012. Maryna joined RGS Econ in October 2014 and in October 2015 she joined CINCH.

Main fields of interest: Health Economics, Education Economics, and Applied Econometrics.


Working papers 

Work in progress

  • My way or the highway? The influence of peers in the formation and consequences of physician practice styles (with Daniel Avdic, Ieva Sriubaite and Bo Lagerqvist)
  •  You Can Win by Losing? Incentivizing Motivation and Self-Control Preferences: Evidence from Weight Loss Program (with Linda Hirt-Schierbaum from TU Dortmund)
  • The Effect of Early Child Care on Children's Non-cognitive Development: Evidence from Germany