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.

Workshops are organized by faculty members Fabrice Smieliauskas, and Kavi Bhalla.

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.

Fall 2020 Schedule 

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Ellie Prager, Ph.D., MS
Assistant Professor of Strategy, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Less Is More? Demand-Side Incentives and Physician Practice Intensity

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Thursday, November 19, 2020
Laura Wherry, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University
Medicaid and Mortality: New Evidence from Linked Survey and Administrative Data