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Fall 2021/Spring 2022 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 3/4/22

DateWorkshop DetailsPrimary Sponsor
9/10Kate Bundorf (Duke)
Title: Humans Interact with Algorithms? Experimental Evidence from Health Insurance
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: 1101F McGavran Greenberg Hall or Zoom link
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UNC Applied Microeconomics
9/22Martin Hackmann (UCLA)
Title: TBA
Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Location: 008 Gardner Hall or Zoom link
UNC Applied Microeconomics
9/24Xiao Xu (Yale)
Title: Laparoscopic Power Morcellation Warning in Hysterectomy:
A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of National Impact
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: 1101F McGavran Greenberg Hall or Zoom link
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10/29Luca Maini (UNC)
Title: Consolidation in Drug Markets: Impact on Pricing and Access
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: 1101F McGavran Greenberg Hall or Zoom link
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11/5Jacob Klimek (UNC)
Title: The Dynamics of Health Behaviors, Pregnancies, and Birth Outcomes
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: 1101F McGavran Greenberg Hall or Zoom link
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11/12Drew Cameron (Yale)
Title: Price Anchoring or Positive Learning?
Examining the Effects of Short-Term Subsidies for Potable Water Delivery
Using a Field Experiment in Rural India
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: 1101F McGavran Greenberg Hall or Zoom link
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11/17Ian McCarthy (Emory)
Title: How efficient is the market for physician referrals?
Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Location: 008 Gardner Hall or Zoom link
UNC Applied Microeconomics
11/19Grant Miller (Stanford)
Title: Anti-Poverty Programs, Human Trafficking, and Child Labor:
Evidence from Brazil’s Bolsa Familia Program
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: 1101F McGavran Greenberg Hall or Zoom link
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1/14/22Pyoungsik Kim (UNC)
Title: Equilibrium Labor Market Search and Illness Shocks:
the Role of Employer-sponsored Health Insurance in Mitigating Health Risk
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: Note: This session will be fully remote. Zoom link
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1/21Maria Dieci (Berkeley)
Title: Patient vs. provider incentives for malaria care in Kenyan pharmacies:
A cluster randomized controlled trial
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: Note: This session will be fully remote. Zoom link
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3/4Marcos Vera-Hernandez (University College London)
Title: Multitasking, Two-part Contracts, and Bunching: an Application to Doctors' Tasks and Incentive Contracts
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: 1101F McGavran-Greenberg Hall or Zoom link
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3/11Megan Shepherd-Banigan (Duke)
Title: Exploratory analysis of treatment effect variation in observational studies:
A motivating example of mental health service use
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: Room 2002, Sheps Center or Zoom link
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3/25Lorens Helmchen (George Washington)
Title: CANCELLED
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4/1Coleman Drake (Pittsburgh)
Title: The impact of geographic access to medical cannabis dispensaries on opioid-, cannabis- and mental-health related hospitalizations
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: Room 2002, Sheps Center or 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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