Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Schedule

(Last Updated 5/11/18)

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

DateWorkshop DetailsPrimary sponsor
6/01Justin Trogdon (UNC, THEW director)
We will have an in-depth discussion about: Machine Learning and Health Econometrics
Time: Noon - 4:00 pm, buffet lunch will be served from noon - 1:00 pm.
Location: Contact Valerie Hooker (919-966-3121 or vhooker@email.unc.edu) by close
of business May 29th for location
THEW
4/25
(Wednesday)
Meghan Skira (University of Georgia)
Title: The Impact of Paid Maternity Leave on Maternal Health
Location/Time: 3:30-5:00 pm, Gardner 211, UNC Economics
UNC Applied Micro Seminar
4/20Ivan Kandilov and Amy Kandilov (NC State)
Title: The Impact of the Minimum Wage on Health Insurance: Evidence from Agricultural Workers
Location/Time: 2 - 3 pm, 1st floor DeFriese conference room, Sheps Center
THEW
4/06Kimberly H. Geissler (UMass)
Title: Team Formation and Performance: Evidence from Healthcare Referral Networks
Location/Time: 2 - 3 pm, 1st floor DeFriese conference room, Sheps Center
THEW
3/2Sam Savitz (UNC, PhD candidate in HPM)
Title: Predictors of Poor Medication Adherence Among Newly Diagnosed Stable Angina Patients
Location/Time: 1- 2 pm, 1st floor DeFriese conference room, Sheps Center
THEW
2/23Anirban Basu (Washington)
Title: Comparing 2SLS vs 2SRI for Binary Outcomes and Binary Exposures
Location/Time: 2-3 pm, Rosenfeld Conference Room, Sheps Center
THEW
1/25
(Thursday)
Austin Bean (Texas)
Title: Inefficient Technology Investment: Competition, Mortality and Neonatal Intensive Care
Location/Time: 12-1:30 pm, DeSanctis Seminar Room, Duke Fuqua School of Business
Fuqua School of Business
1/24
(Wednesday)
David Benson (Northwestern)
Title: Lemon Dropping: Do Physicians Respond to Incentives?
Location/Time: 12-1:30 pm, Berntsen Classroom, Duke Fuqua School of Business
Fuqua School of Business
1/23
(Tuesday)
Qinq Gong (Penn)
Title: Physician Learning and Treatment Choices: Evidence from Brain Aneurysms
Location/Time: 12-1:30 pm, DeSanctis Seminar Room, Duke Fuqua School of Business
Fuqua School of Business
1/12/18Rayan Joneydi (UNC, PhD Candidate in Economics)
Title: Choosing a Contraceptive Provider: Access, Awareness, and Fertility Decisions in Urban Senegal
Location/Time: 1- 2 pm, 1101F McGavran-Greenberg Hall (HPM Conference room), UNC
THEW
12/08Colleen Carey (Cornell)
Title: Drug Firms’ Payments and Physicians’ Prescribing Behavior in Medicare Part D
Location/Time: 11:30 am, McKinley Seminar Room, Duke Fuqua School of Business
Fuqua School of Business
12/08Rayan Joneydi (UNC, PhD Candidate in Economics)
Title: Provider Choice: Can Quality Improvements Increase Contraceptive Use and Reduce Fertility in Senegal?
Location/Time: 1- 2 pm, 123 Rosenau Hall, UNC
THEW
12/01Manoj Mohanan (Duke, Public Policy)
Title: Different Strokes for Different Folks: Experimental Evidence on the Effectiveness of Input and Output Incentive Contracts for Health Care Providers with Different Levels of Skills
Location/Time: 1- 2 pm, 1st floor DeFriese conference room, Sheps Center
THEW
11/17Ausmita Ghosh (Indiana)
Title: TBA
Location/Time: 1- 2 pm, 1st floor DeFriese conference room, Sheps Center
THEW
11/10Teresa Zhou (UNC, PhD Candidate in Economics)
Title: An Analysis of the Physician Labor Force in North Carolina-Understanding the Dynamics of the Local Physician Population
Location/Time: 1- 2 pm, 1st floor DeFriese conference room, Sheps Center
THEW
11/08
(Wednesday
Bob Miller
Title: TBA
Location/Time: 3:30-5:00 pm, Gardner 211, UNC Economics
UNC Applied Micro Seminar
11/03Yi Zhong (UNC, PhD Candidate in Economics)
Title: Scared to Death? Information Avoidance and Diagnostic Testing
Location/Time: 1- 2 pm, 1101F McGavran-Greenberg Hall (HPM Conference room), UNC
THEW
10/27Michael French (University of Miami)
Title: Watch for Motorcycles! The Effects of Texting and Handheld Bans on Motorcyclist Fatalities
Location/Time: 1- 2 pm, 1st floor DeFriese conference room, Sheps Center
THEW
10/23
(Monday)
Tong Guo (University of Michigan)
Title: The Effect of Information Disclosure on Physician Payments
Location/Time: 10:30 am- noon, Reynolds Auditorium, Duke Fuqua School of Business
Fuqua School of Business
10/18
(Wednesday)
Hummy Song (Wharton)
Title: Cohort Turnover and Operational Performance: The July Phenomenon in Teaching Hospitals
Location/Time: Noon-1:00 pm, Davis Meeting Room, Duke Fuqua School of Business. Please RSVP to Melissa Smith so we hold a seat and offer sufficient food.
Fuqua School of Business
10/11
(Wednesday)
Joe Hotz
Title: TBA
Location/Time: 3:30-5:00 pm, Gardner 211, UNC Economics
UNC Applied Micro Seminar
10/04
(Wednesday)
Nick Papageorge
Title: TBA
Location/Time: 3:30-5:00 pm, Gardner 211, UNC Economics
UNC Applied Micro Seminar
9/28
(Thursday)
Daniel Grossman (West Virginia University, Economics)
Title: The effect of an increase in lead in the water system on fertility and birth outcomes: the case of Flint, Michigan
Location/Time: 1- 2 pm, 1101F McGavran-Greenberg Hall (HPM Conference room), UNC
THEW
9/22Sean Sylvia (UNC, Health Policy and Management)
Title: From Quantity to Quality: Delivering a Home-based Parenting Intervention through China’s Family Planning Cadres
Location/Time: 1- 2 pm, 1st floor DeFriese conference room, Sheps Center
THEW

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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