Workshop Schedule

Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Schedule

(Last Updated 10/28/14)

Looking for schedules from previous years? See the Workshop Archives.

9/24/14 (Wednesday)
Christina Marsh Dalton (Wake Forest)
Title: Outsourcing and Ownership: Theory and Evidence from California General Care Hospitals
Location/Time: 3:30 – 5:00 pm, UNC Economics, 211 Gardner Hall
Link to paper
 10/10 Matt Grennan (Wharton)
Title: Transparency and Prices: the Value of Information in Hospital-Supplier Bargaining
Location/Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Sheps Center, DeFriese (1st floor) conference room
10/31 Christopher J. Ruhm (University of Virginia)
Title: Recessions, Healthy No More?
Location/Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, 235 Rosenau Hall
Link to presentation
11/5 Kate Ho (Columbia University)
Title:
TBA
Location/Time:
3:30 pm, UNC Economics, 211 Gardner Hall
11/14 Yuna Kim and Christine Durrance (UNC Public Policy)
Title:
Synthetic control methods (tenative)
Location/Time: TBA
12/5 and 12/12
Student Job Market presentations, TBA
1/16/15 Julie Sakowski
Title:
TBA
Location/Time:
1:00 – 2:00 pm, UNC HPM

Workshop format and locations

Workshops are on Fridays unless indicated otherwise. Workshops are from several different series, so  please note different times and locations.

Parking and Maps

The UNC Sheps Center is at 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (formerly Airport Rd.); parking permits can be obtained from the second floor receptionist.

Information on other visitor parking at UNC is at http://www.dps.unc.edu/Parking/visitor/visitorlotlocations/visitorlotlocations.cfm.

A campus visitor parking map is available at http://www.dps.unc.edu/maps/visitor/Visitor.pdf

Maps and directions to the Fuqua School of Business can be found here: http://www.fuqua.duke.edu/documents/programs/campus_map.pdf

Note: Information on the time and location of seminars at Duke should be confirmed by going to: http://faculty.fuqua.duke.edu/~dbr1/health/seminar.html

Directions to RTI:

Directions from I-40 towards RTP: Exit on Davis Drive and go north to Cornwallis (If you get to M54 you are going South).  Turn left on Cornwallis; the next traffic light is at the entrance to RTI’s main campus on your left. Turn left at the light onto Institute Drive.  Go past your first opportunity to turn into a parking lot on your left, and park somewhere in the next large lot on your left. Facing the buildings you see uphill from the lot, Cox is the middle one in the array from left to right. Check in at the Cox security desk at the main entrance facing the parking lot, and obtain visitor badges. RTI staff will
escort you to the conference room.

Directions from Southbound on Durham Freeway: Take the Cornwallis road exit and at the top of the ramp turn left. At the next light turn right onto Institute drive and into RTI’s main campus. Go past your first opportunity to turn into a parking lot on your left, and park somewhere in the next large lot on your left. Facing the buildings you see uphill from the lot, Cox is the middle one in the array from left to right. Check in at the Cox security desk at the main entrance facing the parking lot, and obtain  visitor badges. RTI staff will escort you to the conference room.

HPM 815

Doctoral students may register for the workshop for one credit hour, with permission of the instructor Marisa Domino. Students must attend each session and participate in the discussion of the papers. Economics 710 is a prerequisite.

For more information

To be added to the e-mail announcement and paper distribution list, send an email with “Subscribe  THEW” in the body of the text to listserv@unc.edu. For other information contact Marisa Domino  (mdomino@email.unc.edu, 919-966-3891) or Donna Gilleskie (donna_gilleskie@unc.edu). For schedule updates see http://www.unc.edu/the.

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