Health Economics Research Boot Camp

Benjamin R. Handel, Kate Ho, and Jonathan T. Kolstad, Organizers

December 3-5, 2019


NBER
2nd Floor Conference Room
1050 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA

Reading List

Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, December 3
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Introduction to Boot Camp
Benjamin R. Handel, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
2:00 pm
Boot Camp Session # 1: Health Insurance
Benjamin R. Handel, University of California at Berkeley and NBER (Slides)
Jonathan Gruber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER (Slides)
5:30 pm
Adjourn
6:30 pm
Dinner
Royal Sonesta Hotel, Parkview Room
Keynote Speaker: Amitabh Chandra, Harvard University and NBER (Slides)
Wednesday, December 4
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Boot Camp Session # 2: Health Economics and Industrial Organization (Slides)
Leemore Dafny, Harvard University and NBER
Kate Ho, Princeton University and NBER
1:30 pm
Boot Camp Session # 3: Health Economics and Organizational Economics (Slides)
David C. Chan Jr, Stanford University and NBER
3:30 pm
Boot Camp Session # 4: Health Economics and Behavioral Economics (Slides)
Joshua Schwartzstein, Harvard University
5:00 pm
Adjourn
5:45 pm
Informal Group Dinner at NBER
Thursday, December 5
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Boot Camp Session # 3: Health Economics and Organizational Economics, Part II (Slides)
Jonathan T. Kolstad, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Boot Camp Session # 5: Machine Learning and Human Decision Making
Sendhil Mullainathan, University of Chicago and NBER
Ziad Obermeyer, University of California at Berkeley
1:00 pm
Adjourn