Workshop Schedule

Fall 2015/Spring 2016 Schedule

(Last Updated 4/12/16)

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

Date Workshop Details Primary sponsor
10/14/15
(Wednesday)
Jane Cooley Fruehwirth (UNC)
Title:
Religion and Depression in Adolescence
Location/Time:
3:30 – 5:00 pm, UNC Economics, 211 Gardner Hall
Link to paper
UNC Economics Applied Micro Seminar
11/3/15 (Tuesday) Mike Geruso (UT-Austin)
Title:
Upcoding or Selection? Evidence from Medicare on Squishy Risk Adjustment
Location/Time:
3:15-4:45 pm, 111 Social Sciences Bldg., Duke
Link to paper
Duke Economics
11/4/15 (Wednesday) David Chan (Stanford)
Title: Uncertainty, Tacit Knowledge, and Practice Variation: Evidence from Physicians in Training
Location/Time: 3:00 – 4:30 pm, UNC Economics, 211 Gardner Hall
Link to paper
UNC Economics Applied Micro Seminar
 11/18/15 (Wednesday) Liran Einav (Stanford)
Title: Can Health Insurance Competition Work? Evidence from Medicare Advantage
Location/Time: 3:30 – 5:00 pm, UNC Economics, 211 Gardner Hall
Link to paper
UNC Economics Applied Micro Seminar
 12/2/15 (Wednesday) Gil Shapira (World Bank)
Title: Using Data from a Randomized Control Trial to Validate a Dynamic Behavioral Model of Adolescent Girls in Malawi
Location/Time: 3:30 – 5:00 pm, UNC Economics, 211 Gardner Hall
UNC Economics Applied Micro Seminar
12/4/15 Yuna Kim (UNC, Student Job Market Practice)
Title: Medical Marijuana Laws, Arrest Rates, and Crime
Location/Time:
1 – 2 pm, UNC Department of Health Policy and Management, 1101F McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Triangle Health Economics
1/8/16 Amanda Starc (Wharton)
Title: Ask Your Doctor? Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Pharmaceuticals
Location/Time:
10:30 am – noon, McKinley Seminar Room, Fuqua School of Business, Duke
Link to paper
Duke
1/28/16 Amar Hamoudi (Duke)
Title:
A New Approach to Measuring Cognitive Health
Location/Time: 2- 3 pm, Gillings School of Global Public Health, 123 Rosenau Hall
Link to paper
 HPM
1/29/16 Hengchen Dai (Washington University, St. Louis)
Title: The Fresh Start Effect
Location/Time: 1- 2 pm, Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Triangle Health Economics
2/4/16
(Thursday)
Aine Seitz McCarthy (University of Minnesota)
Title:
His and Her Fertility Preferences:
An Experimental Evaluation of the Asymmetric Information in Tanzania
Location/Time:
9- 10 am, Gillings School of Global Public Health, 1101F McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Link to paper
HPM
2/5/16 Elena Prager (Wharton)
Title: Tiered Hospital Networks, Health Care Demand, and Prices
Location/Time:
10:30 am – noon, McKinley Seminar Room, Fuqua School of Business, Duke
Link to paper
Duke
2/11/16
(Thursday)
Nicholas Wilson (Reed College)
Title:
Money, Masculinity and Men’s Health: Experimental Evidence on Demand for a Preventative Health Input
Location/Time: 9- 10 am, Gillings School of Global Public Health, 123 Rosenau Hall
Link to paper
HPM
2/16/16
(Tuesday)
Joseph Kofi Acquah (Brown University)
Title:
Peer-to-peer lending and birth outcomes during national economic crises: Lessons from Indonesia
Location/Time: 12:30 – 1:30 pm, Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2304 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (NOTE: Rescheduled due to inclement weather)
Link to paper
HPM
3/11/16 Stuart Altman (UNC adjunct faculty/Brandeis)
Title: The Role of States in Slowing Health Care Spending: The Massachusetts Story
Location/Time: noon – 1 pm, Gillings School of Global Public Health, room TBA
Triangle Health Economics
3/16/16 Ingrid Nembhard (Yale)
Title: Changing Interaction Dynamics in Hierarchical Groups: Evidence from a Nurse Role Expansion Field Experiment in Healthcare Groups
Location/Time: 1 – 2:30 pm, McKinley Seminar Room, Fuqua School of Business, Duke
Link to paper
Duke
4/15/16 W. David Bradford and Ashley Bradford (University of Georgia)
Title: Medical Marijuana Legalization Reduces Prescription Medication Use in Medicare Part D
Location/Time: 1- 2 pm, Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Link to paper
Triangle Health Economics

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://police.unc.edu/files/2014/11/Guide.pdf

A campus visitor parking map is available at http://police.unc.edu/files/2014/11/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://thew.web.unc.edu/workshop-schedule/

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