Prof. Dr. Rasmus Hoffmann

Room: F21/00.17a

e-mail:rasmus.hoffmann(at)uni-bamberg.de

Consultation hours during the lecture period:
Only by e-mail

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND


02/2018
Venia legendi granted in the field of empirical social research by the university of Rostock.

11/2014
Habilitation “International comparative research on health” in the field of empirical social research at the University of Rostock, reviewers: Prof. Gabriele Doblhammer, Prof. Monika Jungbauer-Gans, Prof. Johannes Siegrist.

05/2002– 07/2006
Doctoral thesis “Socioeconomic differences in old age mortality in Denmark and the USA - with special emphasis on the impact of unobserved heterogeneity on the change of mortality differences over age”, prepared at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, supervised by Peter A. Berger and James Vaupel, awarded by the University of Rostock in the field of sociology, graded magna cum laude (0.7), and published by Springer as a monograph in the series “Demographic Methods and Population Analysis“, edited by K. Land.

2002–2004
International Max Planck Research School for Demography, Rostock
8 Seminars for doctoral students on different demographic topic

10/1993 –12/2000
Magister in Sociology, Biology, French; University Freiburg, Germany, graded 1.1.

06/1998 – 09/1999
Bachelor in Sociology, University René Descartes, Sorbonne (Paris V).



WORK EXPERIENCE


since 03/2021
W3-Professor of Methods, Statistics and Epidemiology at the University of Siegen

04/2018 – 09/2020
Professor of Sociology, as temporary replacement for Prof. Peter A. Berger

11/2017 – 03/2018
Research Scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Laboratory of Population Health

02/2017 – 07/2018
Visiting Fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute

05/2016 – 01/2017
Part-time professor and faculty member at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute, San Domenico di Fiesole, Italy

02/2013 – 01/201
Principle investigator of the project “Socioeconomic Status and Health: Disentangling causal pathways in a life course perspective (SESandHealth)” financed by a Starting Grant of the European Research Council (ERC), Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute, San Domenico di Fiesole, Italy

04/2009 – 03/2015
Senior researcher at the Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands. From April 2015 until September 2017 guest researcher

09/2008 – 08/2009
EU-grant for the Max Weber Programme, European University Institute, Florence

05/2008 – 08/2008
Visiting Scientist, Rostock Center for the Study of the Causes and Consequences of Demographic Change, Rostock, Germany

12/2004 – 04/2008
Researcher and lecturer at the chair of Empirical Social Research and Demography at the Institute of Sociology and Demography, University of Rostock, Germany

09/2001 – 11/2004
Ph.D. fellow, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. First, working on the adult male mortality crisis in Eastern Europe; then, on my dissertation project on the socioeconomic determinants of old-age mortality in Denmark and the USA

01/2001 – 08/2001
Scientist in the EU-Research project “Patientennavigation”, Medizinischer Dienst der Krankenversicherung (MDK, Medical Health Insurance Service)



GENERAL CONTRIBUTIONS


Reviewer for the following journals and funding institutions:
Advances in Life Course Research, Aging & Society, Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being, BMC Public Health, British Medical Journal, BMJ Open, Demographic Research, Demography, European Journal of Population, European Sociological Review, Experimental Gerontology, Health & Place, Health Economics Policy and Law, Health Policy, International Journal of Epidemiology, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences, Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, PlosOne, Soziale Welt, Population Health Metrics, Social Indicators Research, Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Social Science & Medicine, Wiener Klinische Wochenzeitschrift, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
Associate Editor at Frontiers in Public Health, specialty Life-Course Epidemiology and Social Inequalities in Health
Editor of the book series “Sozialstrukturanalyse” at Springer VS

 

Member of:


- Interdisciplinary Health Research Group, Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies
- Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS)
- Member of the steering committee of the DGS-Section “Medical Sociology and Health Sociology”
- DGS-Section “Social inequality and social structural analysis“
- DGS-Section “Age(ing) and Society“
- International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
- Population Association of America (PAA)
- European Association for Population Studies (EAPS)
- Association Internationale des Démographes de Langue Française (AIDELF)
- Administrative committee of the curriculum “Demographic Change” University of Rostock (2007–08)
Founding Member of:
- Verein zur Förderung sozialmedizinischer Grundlagenforschung (VSG)
- Comparative Life Course and Inequality Research Centre (CLIC) at the European University Institute, together with Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Fabrizio Bernardi and Martin Kohli (http://clic.eui.eu/Home.aspx)
Organizer of scientific conferences:
“Aktuelle Beiträge zur Medizin- und Gesundheitssoziologie“ Section Sociology of Medicine and Health, bi-annual conference of the German Sociological Association, September 2020, Berlin.
“Soziale Ungleichheit, Individualisierung, Lebenslauf” Conference of the section Soziale Ungleichheit und Sozialstrukturanalyse in rerembrance of Prof. Peter A. Berger, October 2019, Rostock
“Aktuelle Beiträge zur Medizin- und Gesundheitssoziologie“ Section Sociology of Medicine and Health, bi-annual conference of the German Sociological Association, September 2018, Göttingen.
“Neue Entwicklungen in der Messung gesundheitsbezogener Ungleichheiten” Conference of the German Sociological Association and the German Association of Medical Sociology, March 2018, Munich.
“Lebenslauf, soziale Netzwerke und gesundheitliche Ungleichheit” Joint conference of the sections Soziale Ungleichheit und Sozialstrukturanalyse‚ Medizin- und Gesundheitssoziologie (DGS) and the working group Medizinsoziologische Theorien (DGMS), Rostock, May 2015.
“Bias in Health Data” Autumn Conference of the Section Sociology of Medicine and Health of the German Sociological Association, October 2013, European University Institute, Florence, Italy.

 

LANGUAGES


German (native), English, French (fluent), Dutch, Italian, Danish (intermediate), Spanish (basics)

 

TEACHING


International Max Planck Research School for Population, Health and Data Science (IMPRS-PHDS), Rostock
November 2019: Seminar „Socioeconomic Status and Health”
University of Rostock, Institute of Sociology and Demography
Winter 2019/20: Seminars and lecture series at the University of Rostock: “The social structure of Germany” “Sociology of education” “Sociology of the labour market”
Summer 2019: Four seminars at the University of Rostock on BA level: “Social Inequality and Health” “Pierre Bourdieu” “Poverty and Affluence” “Migration, social inequality and social cohesion”
Winter 2018/19: Seminars and lecture series at the University of Rostock: “The social structure of Germany” “Sociology of education” “Sociology of the labour market”
Summer 2018: Four seminars at the University of Rostock on BA and MA level: “Social Inequality and Health” “Pierre Bourdieu” “Poverty and Affluence” “Social Inequality in the life course”
Teaching at different European Institutes of higher education
Oct 2016: “Social-to-biological transitions and biomarkers” Seminar of the Interdisciplinary Health Research Group, Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS), Bamberg
Winter 2015/16: “Foundations of Comparative Sociology” Seminar for doctoral student at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute, San Domenico di Fiesole, Italy
Oct 2012 and Oct 2011: Lecturer in the course: From epidemiology to health promotion - from description to determinants. National Institute of Health Sciences (NIHES), Rotterdam.
June 2011: The calculation tool from work package IV of the EURO-GBD-SE project. Invited seminar at the Scuola di Sanità Pubblica, Turin.
Dec 2010: Seminar on health impact assessment with the Population Attributable Fraction in Excel. Department for Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam.
International Max Planck Research School for Demography (IMPRSD)
Winter 2006/07 Seminar for doctoral students: Social differences in health and mortality
Winter 2003/04 Lecture in a lecture series for PhD students “New Directions in Mortality Research”
University of Rostock, Institute of Sociology and Demography
Winter 2007/08 Seminar: Methods for empirical social research
Research Seminar: Social differences in health and health behaviour II
Lecture: Demography for medical students
Summer 2007 Seminar: Survival Analysis (Master level)
Research Seminar: Social differences in health and health behaviour I
Winter 2006/07 Seminar: Methods for empirical social research
Research Seminar: Themes of Aging II
Summer 2006 Lecture series: Methods of multivariate analysis
Research Seminar: Themes of Aging I
Winter 2005/06 Two seminars on methods for empirical social research
Summer 2005 Two seminars on methods for empirical social research
Winter 2004/05 Two seminars on methods for empirical social research
Summer 2004 Seminar: Social structural analysis
Summer 2002 Seminar: “Narcissus in the supermarket” – Consumer society in the early 21st century

 

SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS


-Dimensionen sozialer Stratifizierung und ihr Zusammenhang mit Mortalität – ein Vergleich von Bildung, Berufsstatus und Einkommen. Conference of the section Medizin- und Gesundheitssoziologie of the German Sociological Association, March 2018, Munich.
-Mortality by different dimensions of stratification – a comparison of education, class and income with Finish register data. Workshop of the European Assoc.of Population Studies, Novosibirsk, July 2017.
-Social causation or health selection? Causal effects between socioeconomic status and health in the life course. Invited lecture in the lecture series of the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), Bremen, December 2016.
-Chair of the session Stigmatisierung als Thema in der Gesundheitsforschung of the section Medizin- und Gesundheitssoziologie in the German Sociological Association, Bamberg, September 2016.
-Mortality by different dimensions of stratification – a comparison of education, class, status and income with Finish register data. Forum of the International Assoc. of Sociology (ISA), Vienna, July 2016.
-Causal effects between socioeconomic status and health in a life course perspective. Keynote, Kick-off meeting of the project “Social Inequalities in Aging, Health, Care and Institutional Reforms in the Nordic Welfare Model”, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, December 2015.
-Cumulative advantage versus age-as-leveller hypothesis in health inequalities research – Avoiding statistical artefacts. Conference of the European Consortium for Sociological Research (ECSR), Tallinn, September 2015.
-Konzepte und Operationalisierung des sozioökonomischen Status für die Untersuchung sozialer Unterschiede in der Gesundheit. Conference of the German Sociological Association: Lebenslauf, Netzwerke und gesundheitliche Ungleichheit, Rostock, May 2015.
-Consequences of measurement error for causal inference in cross‐lagged panel design studies: The example of the reversed causal relationship between health and SES. International Conference of the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, Lausanne, October 2014.
-Ein explorativer Ansatz um Akkumulationseffekte und kritische Perioden im Lebensverlauf zu identifizieren. Congress of the German Sociological Association, Trier, October 2014.
-Health inequality in the EU: contributing factors and potential policies. Keynote, Conference on the effects of the economic crisis on public health, WHO International Training Center, Florence, November 2013.
-The AMIEHS-project. Avoidable Mortality in the European Union: towards better Indicators for the Effectiveness of Health Systems. Keynote, Meeting of OECD Health Data National Correspondents, Paris, November 2010.
-Chair of the session Modeling individual and social agents as objective/subjective ‘rational’ agents on the conference On Objective Knowledge in the Social Sciences and Humanities: Karl Popper and Beyond, European University Institute, San Domenico di Fiesole, March 2009.
-Gender Differences in Trajectories of Health Limitations in Germany between 1995 and 2001. Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, New Orleans, April 2008 (travel grant from DFG).
-Demografischer Wandel: Eine neue Zukunft für das Alter. Keynote, Symposium Demografischer Wandel und die Zukunft der Gesellschaft, Schwerin, November 2007.
-Inégalités sociales devant la mort et en matière de santé aux Danemark et aux Etats-Unis. Colloque Populations d'ici et d'ailleurs, Regards croisés, University Nanterre (Paris), October 2007.
-Participant at the International Forum on the Social Science-Policy Nexus (UNESCO), Buenos Aires, Argentina, February 2006.
-Demography of Longevity. Keynote, Congress of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurologie, Wiesbaden, September 2005.
-Socioeconomic Mortality Differentials in Old Age – Evidence from US Survey Data and Danish Register data. World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, Stockholm, July 2005.
-Does the socioeconomic mortality gradient interact with age? Evidence from US survey and Danish register data. International Population Conference, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, Tours, Frankreich, July 2005 (travel grant from DFG).
-Decreasing influence of socio-economic status on mortality in old age? Conference of the European Sociological Association, Ageing societies, new sociology, Murcia, Spain, September 2003.

 

PUBLICATION

H-Index: 28 (Google/Publish or Perish) und 19 (Web of Science)

 

 

2021

 

Hoffmann R, Knabe A, Schmitt C (Hg.) 2021 „Ungleichheit, Individualisierung, Lebenslauf: Zur Aktualität Peter A. Bergers“, Springer VS, Reihe Sozialstrukturanalyse, im Druck.

Hoffmann R, Knabe A, Schmitt C 2021 „‚We are structure‘ - der Einfluss Peter A. Bergers auf drei Jahrzehnte der Sozialstrukturanalyse in Deutschland“, in Ungleichheit, Individualisierung, Lebenslauf: Zur Aktualität Peter A. Bergers, R. Hoffmann, A. Knabe, C. Schmitt (Hg.) Springer VS, Reihe Sozialstrukturanalyse, im Druck.

Hoffmann R, Doblhammer, G 2021 „Approaches and methods for causal analysis of panel data in the area of morbidity and mortality” Comparative Population Studies, 46, Special Issue: Identification of causal mechanisms in demographic research: The contribution of panel data, J. Brüderl und J. Huinink (Hg.), April 2021.

Hoffmann R, Kröger H 2021 „Comparing the educational gradients in three CVD-specific health measures to reveal differences across stages of the disease process” online first bei Longitudinal and Life Course Studies.

 

2020

 

Hoffmann R, Kröger H, Tarkiainen L, Martikainen P 2020 „Mortality by education, occupational class and income in Finland in the 1990s and 2000s” Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 11(4):551-585.

Hoffmann R, Kröger H, Pakpahan E 2020 „Kausale Beziehungen zwischen sozialem Status und Gesundheit aus einer Lebensverlaufsperspektive” [reprint], in Handbuch Gesundheitssoziologie, M. Jungbauer-Gans und P. Kriwy (Hg.), Springer, Wiesbaden.

 

2019

 

Hoffmann R, Kröger H, Tarkiainen L, Martikainen P 2019 „Dimensions of social stratification and their relation to mortality - A comparison across gender and life course periods in Finland”, Social Indicators Research, 145(1): 349-365.

Hoffmann R, Kröger H, Geyer S 2019 „Social causation versus health selection in the life course – does their relative importance differ by dimension of SES?” Social Indicators Research, 141(3):1341–1367.

 

 

2018

 

Hoffmann R, Kröger H, Pakpahan E 2018 „Pathways between socioeconomic status and health: Does health selection or social causation dominate in Europe?”, Advances in Life Course Research, 36:23-36.

Hoffmann R, Kröger H, Pakpahan E 2018 „The reciprocal relationship between material factors and health in the life course – evidence from SHARE and ELSA”, European Journal of Ageing, 15(4):379-391.

Kröger H., Hoffmann R 2018 „The association between CVD-related biomarkers and mortality in the Health and Retirement Survey” Demographic Research, 38(62), 1933-2002.  

Kröger H, Hoffmann R, Tarkiainen L, Martikainen P 2018 „Comparing Observed and Unobserved Components of Childhood: Evidence From Finnish Register Data on Midlife Mortality From Siblings and Their Parents”, Demography, 55(1):295-318.

       

 

 

2017

 

Hoffmann R, Kröger H, Pakpahan E 2017 „Health inequalities and the interplay of socioeconomic factors and health in the life course” in: Handbook of Biology and Society, M. Meloni et al. (Hg.), Palgrave MacMillan.

Pakpahan E, Hoffmann R, Kröger H 2017 „The long arm of childhood circumstances on health in old age: Evidence from SHARELIFE”, Advances in Life Course Research, 31:1-10.

Pakpahan E, Hoffmann R, Kröger H 2017 „Retrospective life course data from European countries on how early life experiences determine health in old age and possible mid-life mediators”, Data in Brief, 10:277-282.

Pakpahan E, Kröger H, Hoffmann R 2017 „Statistical Methods for Causal Analysis in Life Course Research: An illustration of a Cross Lagged Structural Equation Model and a Latent Growth Model” International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 20(1):1-19.

Hu Y, van Lenthe F, Hoffmann R, van Hedel K, Mackenbach JP 2017 „Assessing the impact of natural policy experiments on socioeconomic inequalities in health: how to apply commonly used quantitative analytical methods?” BMC Medical Research Methodology, 17:68.

Alfonso-Sanchez JL, Mackenbach J, Hoffmann R, Westerling R, Alfonso-Landete G 2017 „Evidence on the association between socioeconomic resources and amenable mortality” International Journal of Health Sciences and Research, 7(4):370-379.

Gadeyne S. Menvielle G, Kulhanova I, Bopp M, Deboosere P, Eikemo TA, Hoffmann R, Kovács K, Leinsalu M, Martikainen P, Regidor E, Rychtarikova J, Spadea T, Strand BH, Trewin C, Wojtyniak B, Mackenbach JP 2017 „The turn of the gradient? Educational differences in breast cancer mortality in 18 European populations during the 2000s” International Journal of Cancer, 141:33-44.

 

2016

 

Hoffmann R, Kröger H, Pakpahan E 2016 „Kausale Beziehungen zwischen sozialem Status und Gesundheit aus einer Lebensverlaufsperspektive”, in Handbuch Gesundheitssoziologie, M. Jungbauer-Gans und P. Kriwy (Hg.), Springer, Wiesbaden.

Hoffmann R, Hu Y, de Gelder R, Menvielle G, Bopp M, Mackenbach JP 2016 „The impact of increasing income inequalities on educational inequalities in mortality -  An analysis of six European countries”, International Journal for Equity in Health 15:103.

Kröger H, Pakpahan E, Hoffmann R 2016 „Consequences of measurement error for inference in cross-lagged panel design—the example of the reciprocal causal relationship between subjective health and socio-economic status” Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, 179(2):607-628.

Kröger H, Fritzell J, Hoffmann R 2016 „The association of levels of and decline in grip strength in old age with trajectories of life course occupational position”, PlosOne 11(5).

Kulhánová I, Menvielle G, Hoffmann R, Eikemo TA, Kulik MC, Toch-Marquardt M, Deboosere P, Leinsalu M, Lundberg O, Regidor E, Looman CWN, Mackenbach JP 2016 „The role of three lifestyle risk factors in reducing educational differences in ischaemic heart disease mortality in Europe”, European Journal of Public Health 26(6):1081-1088.

 

2015

 

Hoffmann R, Eikemo T, Kulhánová I, Kulik M, Looman C, Menvielle G, Deboosere P, Martikainen P, Regidor E, Mackenbach J 2015 „Obesity and the potential reduction of social inequalities in mortality: Evidence from 21 European populations” European Journal of Public Health 25(5): 849-856.

Hoffmann R 2015 „How much does obesity contribute to health inequality? Evidence from 18 European countries” als leicht verständliche Zusammenfassung des obigen Artikels im European Journal of Public Health auf http://atlasofscience.org/how-much-does-obesity.

Kröger H, Pakpahan E, Hoffmann R 2015 „What Causes Health Inequality? A systematic Review on the Relative Importance of Social Causation and Health Selection” European Journal of Public Health 25(6):951-960.

Kröger H, Hoffmann R 2015 „Who can realise their retirement plans? Poor health and employment crises as factors of exclusion” in Ageing in Europe - Supporting Policies for an Inclusive Society. SHARE Wave 5 First Results Book, A. Börsch-Supan et al. (Hg.), De Gruyter, Berlin.

Gross C, Schübel T, Hoffmann R 2015 „Picking up the Pieces – Applying the DISEASE FILTER to Health Data” Health Policy 119:549-557.

Vandenheede H, Deboosere P, Espelt A, Bopp M, Borrell C, Costa G, Eikemo TA, Gnavi R, Hoffmann R, Kulhánová I, Kulik MC, Leinsalu M, Martikainen P, Menvielle G, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Rychtaříková J, Mackenbach JP, for the EURO-GBD-SE consortium 2015 „Educational inequalities in diabetes mortality across Europe in the 2000s: the interaction with gender” International Journal of Public Health 60:401-410.

Mackenbach J, Kulhánová I, Bopp M, Deboosere P, Eikemo TA, Hoffmann R, Kulik M, Leinsalu M, Martikainen P, Menvielle G, Regidor E, Wojtyniak B, Östergren O, Lundberg O, for the EURO-GBD-SE Consortium 2015 „Variations in the relation between education and cause-specific mortality in 19 European populations: A test of the „fundamental causes” theory of social inequalities in health” Social Science & Medicine 127:51-62.

Mackenbach JP, Kulhánová I, Menvielle G, Bopp M, Borrell C, Costa G, Deboosere P, Esnaola S, Kalediene R, Kovacs K, Leinsalu M, Martikainen P, Regidor E, Rodriguez-Sanz M, Strand BH, Hoffmann R, Eikemo TA, Ostergren O, Lundberg O; for the Eurothine and EURO-GBD-SE consortiums 2015 „Trends in Inequalities in premature Mortality: A Study of 3.2 Million Deaths in 13 European Countries“ Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 69(3):207-217.

Marí-Dell’Olmo M, Dominguez F, Dzurova D, Gandarillas A, Hoffmann R, Kovacs K, Martikainen P, Demaria M, Pikhart H, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Saez, M, Santana, P 2015 „Socioeconomic inequalities in cause-specific mortality in fifteen European cities” Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 69(5):432-441.

 

2014

 

Hoffmann R, Plug I, McKee M, Khoshaba B, Westerling R, Looman C, Rey G, Jougla E, Lang K, Pärna K, Mackenbach JP  2014 „Innovations in health care and mortality trends from five cancers in seven European countries between 1970 and 2005” International Journal of Public Health 59(2):341-350.

Hoffmann R, Borsboom G, Saez M, Mari Dell'Olmo M, Burström B, Corman D, Costa C, Deboosere P, Domínguez-Berjón MF, Dzúrová D, Gandarillas A, Gotsens M, Kovács K, Mackenbach J, Martikainen P, Maynou L, Morrison J, Palència L, Pérez G, Pikhart H, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Santana P, Saurina C, Tarkiainen L, Borrell C 2014 „Social differences in avoidable mortality between small areas of 15 European cities: an ecological study” International Journal of Health Geographics 13:8.

Eikemo TA, Hoffmann R, Kulik MC, Kulhánová I, Toch-Marquardt M, Menvielle G, Looman C, Jasilionis D, Martikainen P, Lundberg O, Mackenbach JP; EURO-GBD-SE consortium 2014 „How can inequalities in mortality be reduced? A quantitative analysis of 6 risk factors in 21 European populations“ PLoS One 9(11).

Kulhánová I, Hoffmann R, Eikemo T, Menvielle G, Mackenbach J 2014 „Educational inequalities in mortality by cause of death: first national data for the Netherlands” International Journal of Public Health 59(5):687-696.

Kulhánová I, Hoffmann R, Eikemo T, Menvielle G, Mackenbach J 2014 „Sociaal-economische verschillen in sterfte naar doodsoorzaak - Eerste Nederlandse gegevens” niederländische Übersetzung in Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde 158:A8188.

Kulhánová I, Hoffmann R, Judge K, Looman CW, Eikemo TA, Bopp M, Deboosere P, Leinsalu M, Martikainen P, Rychtaříková J, Wojtyniak B, Menvielle G, Mackenbach JP, EURO-GBD-SE Consortium  2014 „Assessing the potential impact of increased participation in higher education on mortality: Evidence from 21 European populations” Social Science & Medicine 117:142-149.

Kulhánová I, Menvielle G, Bopp M, Borrell C, Deboosere P, Eikemo TA, Hoffmann R, Leinsalu M, Martikainen P, Regidor E, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Rychtaříková J, Wojtyniak B, Mackenbach JP 2015 „Socieconomic inequalities in quality of cause-of-death information: A study of ill-defined causes of death in 16 European countries” BMC Public Health, 14:1295.

Westerling R, Westin M, McKee M, Hoffmann R, Plug I, Rey G, Jougla E, Lang K, Pärna K, Alfonso JL, Mackenbach JP 2014 „The timing of introduction of pharmaceutical innovations in seven European countries” Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 20(4):301-310.

Morrison J, Pons-Vigués M, Bécares L, Burström B, Gandarillas A, Domínguez-Berjón F, Diez E, Costa G, Ruiz M, Pikhart H, Marinacci C, Hoffmann R, Santana P, Borrell C; partners from the INEQ-Cities Project 2014 „Perceptions and beliefs of public policymakers in 13 European cities of Europe” BMJ Open 4(5).

Pons-Vigués M, Diez È, Morrison J, Salas-Nicás S, Hoffmann R, Burstrom B, van Dijk JP, Borrell C 2014 „Social and health policies or interventions to tackle health inequalities in European cities: a scoping review” BMC Public Health 14(198).

Diez E, Morrison J, Pons-Vigués M, Borrell C, Corman D, Burström B, Dominguez-Berjón F, Gandarillas A, Hoffmann R, Santana P, Camprubí L 2014 „Local intervention against inequalities in health: The view of their managers“ Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 42(6):476-487.

Borrell C, Marí-Dell'olmo M, Palència L, Gotsens M, Burström BO, Domínguez-Berjón F, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Dzúrová D, Gandarillas A, Hoffmann R, Kovacs K, Marinacci C, Martikainen P, Pikhart H, Corman D, Rosicova K, Saez M, Santana P, Tarkiainen L, Puigpinós R, Morrison J, Pasarín MI, Díez È 2014 „Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in 16 cities of Europe” Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 42(3):245-254.

 

2012-2013

 

Hoffmann R, Eikemo TA, Kulhánová I, Dahl E, Deboosere P, Dzúrová D, van Oyen H, Rychtaríková J, Strand BH, Mackenbach JP 2013 „The potential impact of a social redistribution of specific risk factors on socioeconomic inequalities in mortality - illustration of a method based on Population Attributable Fractions” Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 67(1):56-62.

Hoffmann R, Plug I, Khoshaba B, McKee M, Mackenbach JP, AMIEHS working group 2013 „Amenable mortality revisited; the AMIEHS study” Gaceta Sanitaria 27(3):199-206.

Hoffmann R, Plug I, McKee M, Khoshaba B, Westerling R, Looman C, Rey G, Jougla E, Luis Alfonso J, Lang K, Pärna K, Mackenbach J 2013 „Innovations in medical care and mortality trends from four circulatory diseases between 1970 and 2005” European Journal of Public Health 23(5):852-857.

Mackenbach JP, Hoffmann R, Khoshaba B, Plug I, Rey G, Westerling R, Pärna K, Jougla E, Alfonso J, Looman C, McKee M 2013 „Using ‘amenable mortality’ as indicator of healthcare effectiveness in international comparisons: results of a validation study” Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 67(2):139-146.

Kulik MC, Hoffmann R, Judge K, Looman C, Menvielle G, Kulhánová I, Toch M, Ostergren O, Martikainen P, Borrell C, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Bopp M, Leinsalu M, Jasilionis D, Eikemo TA, Mackenbach JP 2013 „Smoking and the potential for reduction of inequalities in mortality in Europe” European Journal of Epidemiology 28(12):959-971.

Plug I, Hoffmann R, Artnik B, Bopp M, Borrell C, Costa G, Deboosere P, Esnaola S, Kalediene R, Leinsalu M, Lundberg O, Martikainen P, Regidor E, Rychtarikova J, Strand BH, Wojtyniak B, Mackenbach JP 2012 „Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality from conditions amenable to medical interventions: do they reflect inequalities in access or quality of health care?” BMC Public Health 12:346 („highly accessed”).

Borrell C, Morrison J, Burstrom B, Pons-Vigués M, Hoffmann R, Gandarillas A, Martikainen P, Domínguez-Berjón MF, Tarkiainen L, Díez E 2013 „Comparison of health policy documents of European cities: are they oriented to reduce inequalities in health?” Journal of Public Health Policy 34(1):100-120.

Gotsens M, Marí-Dell'Olmo M, Pérez K, Palència L, Martinez-Beneito MA, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Burström B, Costa G, Deboosere P, Domínguez-Berjón F, Dzúrová D, Gandarillas A, Hoffmann R, Kovacs K, Marinacci C, Martikainen P, Pikhart H, Rosicova K, Saez M, Santana P, Riegelnig J, Schwierz C, Tarkiainen L, Borrell C 2013 „Socioeconomic inequalities in injury mortality in small areas of 15 European cities“ Health & Place 24:165-172.

Borrell C, Palència L, Pons-Vigués M, Marí Dell’Olmo M, Gotsens M, Morrison J, Díez E, the INEQCITIES group 2012 „European Review of Social Determinants of Health” in Interim Second Report on Social Determinants of Health and the Health Divide in the European Region. WHO Report, Sir M. Marmot (Hg.).

2010-2011

 

Hoffmann R 2011 „Illness, not age, is the leveler of social mortality differences in old age” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 66(5):374-379.

Hoffmann R 2011 „Socioeconomic inequalities in old-age mortality: A comparison of Denmark and the USA” Social Science & Medicine, 72(12):1986-1992.

Hoffmann R 2011 „Social mortality differentials in Denmark and in the USA – Very different or very similar? A reply to Avendano and Galama” Social Science & Medicine 73(11): 1573-1574.

Doblhammer G, Hoffmann R 2010 „Gender differences in trajectories of health limitations and subsequent mortality. A study based on the German Socio-Economic Panel 1995-2001 with a mortality follow up 2002-2005” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 65(4):482-491.

Doblhammer G, Hoffmann R, Muth E, Westphal C, Kruse A 2010 „A systematic literature review of studies analyzing the effects of sex, age, education, marital Status, obesity and smoking on health transitions” Demographic Research 20(5):37-64.

Doblhammer G, Hoffmann R, Muth E, Nusselder W 2010 „The effect of Sex, Obesity and Smoking on health Transitions: A statistical meta-analysis”, in Aging, Care Need, and Quality of Life, VS-Verlag, Wiesbaden, 114-142.

Carlson E, Hoffmann R 2011 „The State Socialist Mortality Syndrome” Population Research and Policy Review 30(3):355-379.

Rey G, Aouba A, Pavillon G., Hoffmann R, Plug I., Westerling R, Jougla E, Mackenbach J 2011 „Cause-specific mortality time series analysis: a general method to detect and correct for abrupt data production changes” Population Health Metrics 9:52.

 

2008-2009

 

Hoffmann R 2008 „Socioeconomic Differences in Old Age Mortality”, Monograph in der Serie Demographic Methods and Population Analysis“, K. Land (Hg.), Vol. 25, Springer, Dordrecht.

Hoffmann R 2008 „Arm oder reich? – Erst bei Krankheit bedeutungslos. Studie über soziale Sterblichkeitsunterschiede im Alter stärkt Präventionsgedanken” Demografische Forschung aus erster Hand, Jg. 5, No. 2.

Hoffmann R 2008 „Inégalités sociales devant la mort et en matière de santé aux Danemark et aux Etats-Unis“, in Populations d'ici et d'ailleurs. Regards croisés, Actes du colloque international jeunes chercheurs en démographie, CERPOS.

Hoffmann R 2008 „Soziale Ungleichheit in der Altersmortalität in Dänemark und den USA – Faktoren und ihre Wirkungsweise“, in Health Inequalities – Determinanten und Mechanismen gesundheitlicher Ungleichheit, U. Bauer, U. Bittlingmayer, M. Richter (Hg.), VS-Verlag, Wiesbaden, 403-429.

Andreev EM, Hoffmann R, Carlson ED, Shkolnikov V, Kharkova TL 2009 „Concentration of Working-Age Male Mortality among Manual Workers in Urban Latvia and Russia, 1970-1989” European Societies 11(8):8161-185.

 

2003-2007

 

Hoffmann R 2003 „Der Zusammenhang zwischen sozialen und ökologischen Problemen. Führt das Leitbild der Nachhaltigkeit zu trügerischer Harmonie?“ Forum Recht, 3(3):76-79.

Hoffmann R 2005 „Do socioeconomic mortality differences decrease with rising age?” Demographic Research 13(2):35-62.

Hoffmann R 2006 „Nachhaltiger Konsum nur für Reiche? Der Zusammenhang von Wohlstandsniveau und Konsumverhalten“, in Soziale Ungleichheit, Kulturelle Unterschiede, Verhandlungen des 32. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, K.-S. Rehberg (Hg.) Campus, Frankfurt, 2787-2801.

Uriona V, Hoffmann R 2007 „Rette sich wer kann! Jugend in Argentinien und Deutschland: ein ständiges déjà-vu“, in Globale Jugend und Jugendkulturen. Aufwachsende im Zeitalter der Globalisierung, D. Villányi, M. D. Witte, U. Sander (Hgs.), Juventa, Weinheim/München, 95-115.

 

 

Ausgewählte KONGRESSBeiträge

 

-Dimensionen sozialer Stratifizierung und ihr Zusammenhang mit Mortalität – ein Vergleich von Bildung, Berufsstatus und Einkommen. Frühjahrstagung der Sektion „Medizin- und Gesundheitssoziologie“ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, März 2018, München.

-Mortality by different dimensions of stratification – a comparison of education, class and income with Finish register data. Workshop of the working group on health, morbidity and mortality of the European Association of Population Studies (EAPS), Novosibirsk, Juli 2017.

-Social causation or health selection? Causal effects between socioeconomic status and health in the life course. Einladung zur Vortragsreihe der Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), Bremen, Dezember 2016.

-Does early life matter for health in later life? A global scale comparison of SHARE, ELSA, and HRS. Konferenz der Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS), Bamberg, Oktober 2016.

-Kausalität zwischen sozioökonomischem Status und Gesundheit im Lebenslauf. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS), Bamberg, September 2016.

-The influence of observed and unobserved family background on mortality – evidence from Finnish register data on siblings and their parents. European Population Conference, Mainz, Sept. 2016.

-Mortality by different dimensions of stratification – a comparison of education, class, status and income with Finish register data. Forum der International Association of Sociology (ISA), Wien, Juli 2016.

-Causal effects between socioeconomic status and health in a life course perspective. Keynote, Kick-off meeting des Projektes “Social Inequalities in Aging, Health, Care and Institutional Reforms in the Nordic Welfare Model”, Karolinska Institut, Stockholm, Dezember 2015.

-Growing up poor and its gradual effect on health in old age in Europe. Internationale Konferenz der Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS), Oktober 2015, Dublin, Irland.

-Cumulative advantage versus age-as-leveller hypothesis in health inequalities research – Avoiding statistical artefacts. Conference of the European Consortium for Sociological Research (ECSR), Tallinn, September 2015.

-Konzepte und Operationalisierung des sozioökonomischen Status für die Untersuchung sozialer Unterschiede in der Gesundheit. Tagung Lebenslauf, Netzwerke und gesundheitliche Ungleichheit, Rostock, Mai 2015.

-Ein explorativer Ansatz um Akkumulationseffekte und kritische Perioden im Lebensverlauf zu identifizieren. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, Trier, Oktober 2014.

-Health inequality in the EU: contributing factors and potential policies. Keynote Vortrag auf Einladung, Konferenz Effects of the economic crisis on Public health, WHO International Training Center, Florenz, November 2013.

-The Potential Impact of a Social Redistribution of Specific Risk Factors on Socioeconomic Inequalities in Mortality. Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), San Francisco, Mai 2012.

-Leiter der Sitzung Health and Education auf der Max Weber Lustrum Konferenz, European University Institute, San Domenico di Fiesole, Juni 2011.

-The AMIEHS-project. Avoidable Mortality in the European Union: towards better Indicators for the Effectiveness of Health Systems. Keynote Vortrag auf Einladung, Meeting of OECD Health Data National Correspondents, Paris, November 2010.

-The state socialist mortality syndrome. Chaire Quetelet, Louvain-la-Neuve, November 2010.

-Leiter der Sitzung Modeling individual and social agents as objective/subjective ‘rational’ agents auf der Konferenz on Objective Knowledge in the Social Sciences and Humanities: Karl Popper and Beyond, European University Institute, San Domenico di Fiesole, März 2009.

-Gender Differences in Trajectories of Health Limitations in Germany between 1995 and 2001. Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), New Orleans, April 2008 (Teilnahme finanziert durch die DFG).

-Demografischer Wandel: Eine neue Zukunft für das Alter. Keynote Vortrag auf Einladung, Symposium Demografischer Wandel und die Zukunft der Gesellschaft, Schwerin, November 2007.

-Inégalités sociales devant la mort et en matière de santé aux Danemark et aux Etats-Unis. Colloque Populations d'ici et d'ailleurs, Regards croisés, Universität Nanterre (Paris), Oktober 2007.

-Demography of Longevity. Keynote Vortrag, Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Neurologie, Wiesbaden, September 2005.