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Fall 2022/Spring 2023 Schedule

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We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting Triangle Health Economics Workshop (THEW) this fall at Duke University. The fall seminar is jointly sponsored by The Sanford School of Public Policy, The Fuqua School of Business and The Department of Economics. The seminar will take place approximately every other week from 3-4:30 on Fridays at Fuqua.

DateWorkshop DetailsPrimary Sponsor
9/9/22Tim Layton (Harvard)
Title: Adverse Selection Pricing and Unraveling of Competition
in Insurance Markets
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm
Location: HCA Auditorium
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The Sanford School of Public Policy
The Fuqua School of Business
The Duke Department of Economics
9/16Anne Fitzpatrick (UMass Boston)
Title: Health Insurance and High Cost Borrowing: The Effect of Medicaid
on Pawn Loans, Payday Loans, and Other Non-bank Financial Products
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm
Location: McKinley Seminar Room
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The Sanford School of Public Policy
The Fuqua School of Business
The Duke Department of Economics
9/23No seminar
9/30Zack Cooper (Yale)
Title: How does rising health spending impact people, places, and firms?
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm
Location: HCA Auditorium
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The Sanford School of Public Policy
The Fuqua School of Business
The Duke Department of Economics
10/7No seminar
10/14Sebastian Tello-Trillo (Virginia)
Title: Public Programs for Children Impact Parents:
Evidence from Medicaid Expansions
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm
Location: HCA Auditorium
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The Sanford School of Public Policy
The Fuqua School of Business
The Duke Department of Economics
10/21No seminar
10/28Alex Hollingsworth (Indiana)
Title: The gift of a lifetime:
mortality effects of hospital funding and its complementarities
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm
Location: HCA Auditorium
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The Sanford School of Public Policy
The Fuqua School of Business
The Duke Department of Economics
11/4Sarah Miller (Michigan)
Title: The Long-Term Effects of Income for At-Risk Infants:
Evidence from Supplemental Security Income
Time: 2:30-3:45 pm
Location: HCA Auditorium
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The Sanford School of Public Policy
The Fuqua School of Business
The Duke Department of Economics
11/11No seminar
11/18Emily Lawler (Georgia)
Title: TBD
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm
Location: McKinley Seminar Room
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The Sanford School of Public Policy
The Fuqua School of Business
The Duke Department of Economics
12/2Yucheng Hou (UNC doctoral candidate)
Title: Peer Participation in the Medicare Shared Savings Program
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm
Location: McKinley Seminar Room
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The Sanford School of Public Policy
The Fuqua School of Business
The Duke Department of Economics
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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/university-visitors/

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

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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