Health Economics Workshops Archives

2014-2015

Spring 2015 Quarter Schedule

April 2, 2015
Bruce D. Meyer, PhD
McCormick Foundation Professor, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
"Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later Life Health Care Utilization"

April 9, 2015
No HEW workshop

April 16, 2015
Eric Budish, PhD
Associate Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
"Do firms underinvest in long-term research? Evidence from cancer clinical trials"

April 23, 2015
Brad Shapiro, PhD
Assistant Professor of Marketing, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
"Advertising in Health Care Markets"

April 30, 2015
David Slusky
PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, Princeton University
"Second Trimester Sunlight and Asthma: Evidence from Two Independent Studies"

May 7, 2015
Bora Keskin, PhD
Assistant Professor of Operations Management, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
"Dynamic Pricing and Product Differentiation with Cost Uncertainty and Learning"

May 14, 2015
Anita Rao, PhD
Assistant Professor of Marketing, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
"Entry and Investment Decisions in the Pharmaceutical Industry"

May 21, 2015
Samuel Stephens Kingsley
PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
"Medical Malpractice and the Adoption of Medical Technology"

May 28, 2015
David Paltiel, MBA, PhD
Professor of Public Health, of Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and of Management, Yale University
"Reducing Sexual Violence by Increasing the Supply of Toilets in Khayelitsha, South Africa: A Mathematical Model"

Winter 2015 Quarter Schedule

January 8, 2015
Rebecca Mary Myerson
PhD Candidate, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
"Chasing the Missing Patients: The Effects of In-Home Health Screenings on Evaluation and Management of Chronic Disease"

January 15, 2015
No Seminar/Workshop

January 22, 2015
No Seminar/Workshop

January 29, 2015
Marcella Alson, MD, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford University
"Economics of Infectious Disease"
**Workshop will be in Harris School Room 232

February 5, 2015
Kris Hult
PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, University of Chicago
"Incremental Innovation and Pharmaceutical Productivity"

February 12, 2015
Louis Garrison, PhD
Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington
"Rewarding Value Creation in Personalized Medicine: Reimbursement Policies and Incentives for Innovation"

February 19, 2015
No Seminar/Workshop

February 26, 2015
Britt Livak
PhD Candidate, Department of Epidemiology, University of Chicago
"Structural Factors & Sexual Network Change among Young Black MSM in Chicago"

March 5, 2015
Brian Elbel, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Population Health and Health Policy, School of Medicine, New York University
"Do New Tax-Incentivized Supermarkets Impact Food Choice in 'Food Deserts'"

Fall 2014 Quarter Schedule

October 2, 2014
Ben Handel, Department of Economics, University of California at Berkeley
"The Heterogeneous Impact of High-Deductible Health Plans"
& Michael Dickstein, Department of Economics, Stanford University
"The effect of market size and composition on health insurance premiums: Evidence from the first year of the ACA"

October 9, 2014
Pablo Celhay, University of Chicago, Harris School
"Pay for Performance in Health Services: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Argentina"

October 16, 2014
Yao Lu, PhD Student, University of Chicago, Booth School
"The Impact of Women's Health Clinic Closures on Preventive Care"

October 23, 2014
Andrew Ryan, University of Michigan
"The Effects of the Quality Bonus Payment Demonstration in Medicare Advantage"

October 30, 2014
Susan Feng Lu, Purdue University
"Mandatory Overtime Laws Improve Quality? Staffing Decisions and Operational Flexibility of Nursing Homes."

November 6, 2014
*CANCELLED*
Eric Budish, University of Chicago, Booth School
"Do Firms Underinvest in Long-term Research? Evidence from Cancer Clinical Trials"

November 13, 2014
Ben Galick, PhD Student, University of Chicago, Harris School
"Truck Drivers and Traffic Fatalities: Estimating the Value of a Statistical Life Using Panel Data"

November 20, 2014
Ginger Jin, University of Maryland
"Solving Shortage in a Priceless Market: Insights from Blood Donation"

December 4, 2014
Marcelo Coca Perraillon, PhD Student, University of Chicago, Student Health Studies
"Consumers' and Providers' Response to the Composite Five-star Ratings of Nursing Homes"