Dominik Jockers studied economics at the University of Heidelberg. In June 2020 he started his PhD at the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health. His doctoral work focuses on identifying causal pathways in HIV prevention strategies in South Africa and the application of quasi-experimental methods in the field of Global Health.
His broader research interests are health inequalities, universal health coverage and the burden of diseases in the global south.
2020- present Dr. sc. Hum candidate Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University, Germany
2016 - 2019 MSc in Economics Heidelberg University, Germany
2014 – 2015 Visiting Student National University of Galway, Ireland
2013 - 2016 BSc in Economics University of Trier, Germany
HITS: Home-Based Intervention to increase HIV testing (HITS) uptake in rural South Africa (RCT).
NCHA: Assessing the impact of the National Community Health Assistant (NCHA) Program implementation on under-5 mortality in Liberia.
CHW Burkina Faso: Collecting survey based primary data on the role, responsibilities, as well as the precise profile of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in the municipality of Nouna, Burkina Faso.
RDD in primary care: Application of regression discontinuity designs (RDD) in UK based primary care cohorts.
Jockers, D., Langlotz, S., French, D. & Bärnighausen, T. 2021. HIV treatment and worker absenteeism: Quasi-experimental evidence from a large-scale health program in South Africa. Journal of Health Economics, 79, 102479.