Health Economics Workshop

The Health Economics Workshop (HEW) is an interdisciplinary workshop that features participants from the Social and Biological Sciences Divisions, several professional schools (Business, Law, Public Policy, and Social Service Administration), and faculty from outside the University of Chicago.

Held weekly, HEW is an important venue to present research in the areas of health economics, medical decision-making, health services research, health policy, and topics related to population health. It also provides a forum for professional development and mentoring of students and junior faculty.

Funding for the 2018-2019 series is provided by CHeSSthe Department of Public Health Sciencesthe Harris School of Public Policy Studies, and the UCANU Health Services Research Program.

Workshops are held on Thursdays from 3:30-5:00 pm on Zoom

Click here to view past HEW presentations.

Winter 2021 Schedule 

Thursday, January 7, 2021
Jayanta Bhattacharya, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Stanford University
Measuring and Rewarding Novelty in Biomedicine

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Thursday, January 14, 2021
Dan Sacks, PhD
Assistant Professor, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Zero-Price Effects in Health Insurance: Evidence from Colorado

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Thursday, January 21, 2021

No workshop

Thursday, January 28, 2021

No workshop

Thursday, February 4, 2021

No workshop

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Mike Geruso, PhD
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Texas at Austin
Are All Managed Care Plans Created Equal? Evidence from Random Plan Assignment in Medicaid

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