Seminar Topics

Examples of assigment topics from previous years

Pharmeceutical Research in the Field of Industrial Economics

1. industrial economic incentive models to reward pharmaceutical research using the example of a corona vaccine

2. METHODICAL DISCUSSION REGARDING THE IMPACT OF NATIONAL BASIC RESEARCH ON PHARMACEUTICAL PATENTS

CAPITAL MARKET

3. expected returns for the pharmaceutical industry from the capital market and effects on the development costs of new drugs using DiMasi (2016)

4. geographical distribution of innovation activities and financing of drug development: the world as a free-rider at the expense of the US?

Gene Therapy

5. pricing strategies of pharmaceutical companies : differences between continuous and advanced therapies

6. reimbursement systems for gene therapies and their importance for the long-term financing of R&D

Pricing

7. price elasticity of demand for products of the pharmaceutical industry

8. assessment in the literature of the marginal costs within the pharmaceutical industry and approaches to price regulation mechanisms based on marginal costs

DELIVERY SHORTAGES

9. International market structure of the primary product producers. A hidden oligopolisation of the pharmaceutical market?

10. supply shortages of pharmaceuticals: Origin and description of the relevant factors taking into account the discount agreements in Germany

BIOSIMILARS

11. Possible savings potential through biosimilars on the German pharmaceutical market

Market Access and Regulation

12. current proposals and state of discussion regarding EU harmonization of HTA

13. Register data in the early benefit assessment: state of discussion, challenges and approaches to address evidence uncertainty