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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

 

SI 2014 Health Care

 

Jon Gruber, Organizers

 

July 24-25, 2014

 

Parkview Room

Royal Sonesta Hotel

5 Cambridge Parkway

Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

PROGRAM

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 23:

6:00 pm

Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel

THURSDAY, JULY 24:

Joint with Aging

8:30 am

Coffee and Pastries

9:00 am

Eric Budish, University of Chicago
Benjamin N. Roin, Harvard University
Heidi L. Williams, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Do Fixed Patent Terms Distort Innovation? Evidence from Cancer Clinical Trials

10:00 am

Ariel Dora Stern, Harvard University
Innovation under Regulatory Uncertainty: Evidence from Medical Technology

11:00 am

Break

11:30 am

Matthew R. Grennan, University of Pennsylvania
Robert Town, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Regulating Innovation with Uncertain Quality: Information, Risk, and Access in Medical Devices

12:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Pinar Karaca-Mandic, University of Minnesota and NBER
Robert Town, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
The Effect of Physician and Hospital Market Structure on Medical Technology Diffusion

2:30 pm

Jeffrey Clemens, University of California at San Diego and NBER
The Effect of U.S. Health Insurance Expansions on Medical Innovation

3:30 pm

Break

4:00 pm

Michael Frakes, Cornell University
Anupam Jena, Harvard University and NBER
Does Medical Malpractice Law Improve Health Care Quality?

5:00 pm

Adjourn


FRIDAY, JULY 25:



8:30 AM

Coffee and Pastries

9:00 am

Katherine Baicker, Harvard University and NBER
Amy Finkelstein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Sarah Taubman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Expanding Medicaid to Low Income Adults: A summary of the results gleaned from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment (multiple papers)

10:00 am

Thomas C. Buchmueller, University of Michigan and NBER
Sarah Miller, University of Notre Dame
Marko Vujicic, American Dental Association
How Do Providers Respond to Public Health Insurance Expansions? Evidence from Adult Medicaid Dental Benefits

11:00 am

Break

11:30 am

Colleen Carey, University of Michigan
Sharing the Burden of Subsidization: Evidence from a Payment Update in Medicare Part D

12:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Martin Hackmann, Yale University
The Welfare Effects of Provider Reimbursement Rates: Evidence from the Nursing Home Industry

2:30 pm

Jonathan Gruber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Robin McKnight, Wellesley College and NBER
Controlling Health Care Costs Through Limited Network Insurance Plans: Evidence from Massachusetts State Employees

3:30 pm

Break

4:00 pm

Yiyan Liu, RTI International
Ginger Zhe Jin, University of Maryland and NBER
Employer Contribution and Premium Growth in Health Insurance

5:00 pm

Adjourn