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Fall 2020/Spring 2021 Schedule

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

Please note that all Journal Club meetings on Fridays will be offered online via Zoom link unless indicated otherwise on the schedule

Last updated 9/9/20

DateWorkshop DetailsPrimary Sponsor
9/11Ithai Lurie (Financial Economist, US Treasury Department)
Jacob Goldin (Stanford University)
Title: Health Insurance and Fertility: Evidence from Taxpayer Outreach
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom link
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9/18Patrick Button (Tulane University)
Ben Harrell (PhD Candidate, Georgia State University)
Title: Gender identity, race, and ethnicity discrimination in access to mental health care: Evidence from an audit field experiment
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom link
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9/25Zehra Gardezi (PhD Candidate, Oregon State University)
Title: Unconditional cash transfers and child nutrition
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom link
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10/2K. John McConnell (Oregon Health & Science University)
Title: Differences in utilization and quality with financial integration of mental and physical health care in two Medicaid MCOs
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom link
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10/9Jacob Bor (Boston University)
Time: 1:00 pm
Title: Survival expectations and human capital investment: Experimental evidence from rural South Africa
Location: Zoom link
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10/16Dan Zeltzer (Tel Aviv University)
Title: Why is end-of-life spending so high? Evidence from cancer patients
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom link
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10/23Caitlin Carroll (University of Minnesota)
Title: Strategic responses by skilled nursing facilities to growth in ACOs
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom link
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10/30Katherine Wen (PhD candidate, Cornell University)
Title: Influenza vaccination requirements in nursing homes: Impacts on elderly vaccination, hospital events, and mortality
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom link
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11/6Chad Stecher (Arizona State University)
Title: Physician biases and team structure: Can provider teams be optimized to reduce inappropriate treatment?
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom link
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11/13Adam Leive (University of Virginia)
Title: Beyond discrete choice: Estimating consumer preferences using continuous choices of health insurance coverage
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom link
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11/20Nir Eilam (PhD candidate, University of Texas at Austin)
Title: PrEP and moral hazard
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom link
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1/22/2021Jing Li (Cornell)
Title: TBA
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom link
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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 https://move.unc.edu/parking/visitor-parking/

A campus visitor parking map is available at https://maps.unc.edu/parking/public/

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 Justin Trogdon. 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 Justin Trogdon (trogdonj@email.unc.edu, 919-962-2433) or Donna Gilleskie (donna_gilleskie@unc.edu). For schedule updates see http://thew.web.unc.edu/workshop-schedule/

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