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SI 2018 Aging

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David M. Cutler and Jonathan S. Skinner, Organizers

July 23-27, 2018

Charles Room

Royal Sonesta Hotel, Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 23
10:20 am
Silvia H. Barcellos, University of Southern California and NBER
Leandro Carvalho, University of Southern California
Patrick Turley, Harvard University
Education can Reduce Health Disparities Related to Genetic Risk of Obesity: Evidence from a British Reform
11:10 am
Jason Fletcher, University of Wisconsin at Madison and NBER
Atheendar Venkataramani, University of Pennsylvania
Early Life Exposures, Gene-Environment Interactions, and Cognitive Decline in Old Age
12:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
Tatyana Deryugina, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
David Molitor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
Does When You Die Depend on Where You Live? Evidence from Hurricane Katrina
1:50 pm
Amy Finkelstein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Matthew Gentzkow, Stanford University and NBER
Heidi L. Williams, Stanford University and NBER
Place-Based Drivers of Mortality: Evidence from Migration
2:40 pm
Break
3:00 pm
Jessica A. Laird, Mathematica Policy Research
Torben Heien Nielsen, University of Copenhagen
The Long Term Effects of Neighborhoods on Health: Evidence From Movers in Denmark
3:50 pm
Silvia H. Barcellos, University of Southern California and NBER
Mireille Jacobson, University of Southern California and NBER
Helen G. Levy, University of Michigan and NBER
Medicaid versus Private Coverage for Low-Income Families: What are the Tradeoffs between Cost-Sharing and Access to Care?
4:40 pm
Adjourn
Tuesday, July 24
9:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:30 am
Axel H. Börsch-Supan, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy and NBER
Courtney Coile, Wellesley College and NBER
Social Security and Retirement Around the World: The Effect of Reforms on Retirement Incentives and Behavior
10:20 am
Jeffrey R. Brown, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
James M. Poterba, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
David P. Richardson, TIAA Institute
New Evidence on the Choice of Retirement Income Strategies: Annuities vs. Other Options
11:10 am
Break
11:30 am
Matteo Paradisi, Harvard University
Giulia Bovini, London School of Economics
The Transitional Labor Market Consequences of a Pension Reform
12:20 pm
Lunch
1:20 pm
Itzik Fadlon, University of California at San Diego and NBER
Shanthi P. Ramnath, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Patricia Tong, RAND Corporation
Mortality Risk and Household Insurance in the U.S.
2:10 pm
Fabrizio Mazzonna, Universitá della Svizzera Italiana
Franco Peracchi, Georgetown University
Self-assessed Cognitive Abilities and Financial Wealth: Are People Aware of Their Cognitive Decline?
3:00 pm
Break
3:15 pm
Xin Zhang, Beijing Normal University
Xiaobo Zhang, Peking University
Xi Chen, Yale University
Smog in Aging Brains: The Impact of Exposure to Air Pollution on Cognitive Performance
4:05 pm
Adjourn
Wednesday, July 25
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
Joint session with Social Security
9:00 am
Kathleen J. Mullen, RAND Corporation
Stephanie L. Rennane, RAND Corporation
The Effect of Unconditional Cash Transfers on the Return to Work of Permanently Disabled Workers
9:50 am
Andreas Haller, University of Zurich
Stefan Staubli, University of Calgary and NBER
Josef Zweimueller, University of Zurich
Tightening Disability Screening Or Reducing Disability Benefits? Evidence and Welfare Implications
10:40 am
Break
11:00 am
Symposium on Disability Insurance
Karen Glenn, Social Security Administration
Stephen Goss, Social Security Administration
Nicole Maestas, Harvard University and NBER
Jeffrey B. Liebman, Harvard University and NBER
12:20 pm
Lunch
1:20 pm
Jonathan Gruber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Ohto Kanninen, Labor Institute for Economic Research
The Effect of Relabeling and Incentives on Retirement: Evidence from a Pension Reform
2:10 pm
Antoine Bozio, Paris School of Economics
Thomas Breda, Paris School of Economics
Julien Grenet, Paris School of Economics
Tax-benefit linkage and Incidence of Social Security Contributions: Evidence from France
3:00 pm
Break
3:15 pm
Kathleen McKiernan, Vanderbilt University
Welfare Impacts of Social Security Reform: The Case of Chile in 1981
4:05 pm
Gopi Shah Goda, Stanford University and NBER
Matthew Levy, London School of Economics
Colleen Flaherty Manchester, University of Minnesota
Aaron Sojourner, University of Minnesota
Joshua Tasoff, Claremont Graduate University
Mechanisms behind Retirement Saving Behavior: Evidence from Administrative and Survey Data
4:55 pm
Adjourn
6:00 pm
Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel
Thursday, July 26
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
Joint Sessions with Health Care
9:00 am
Hanming Fang, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Ami Ko, Georgetown University
Partial Rating Area Offering in the ACA Marketplaces: Facts, Theory and Evidence
10:00 am
Kate Bundorf, Stanford University and NBER
Maria Polyakova, Stanford University and NBER
Ming Tai-Seale, University of California San Diego
Delegating Decision-Making to the Machine: Experimental Evidence from Health Insurance
10:30 am
Thomas P. Hoe, Cornell University
Jonathan Gruber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
George P. Stoye, Institute for Fiscal Studies
Saving Lives by Tying Hands: The Unexpected Effects of Constraining Health Care Providers
11:00 am
Break
11:30 am
Nikhil Agarwal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Itai Ashlagi, Stanford University
Eduardo M. Azevedo, University of Pennsylvania
Clayton Featherstone, University of Pennsylvania
Ömer Karaduman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Market Failure in Kidney Exchange
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Diego A. Comin, Dartmouth College and NBER
Jonathan S. Skinner, Dartmouth College and NBER
Douglas O. Staiger, Dartmouth College and NBER
Overconfidence and the Diffusion of Medical Technology
2:30 pm
Michael Darden, Johns Hopkins University and NBER
Ian McCarthy, Emory University and NBER
Eric Barrette, Health Care Cost Institute
Hospital Pricing and Public Payments
3:00 pm
Judit Vall Castelló, Universitat de Barcelona
Arnau Juanmarti, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Guillem Lopez Casasnovas, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
The Deadly Effects Of Losing Health Insurance
3:30 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Molly Schnell, Northwestern University and NBER
Physician Behavior in the Presence of a Secondary Market: The Case of Prescription Opioids
5:00 pm
Adjourn
Friday, July 27
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
Joint Sessions with Health Care
9:00 am
Keith Marzilli Ericson, Boston University and NBER
Justin R. Sydnor, University of Wisconsin at Madison and NBER
Liquidity Constraints and the Value of Insurance
10:00 am
Ralph Koijen, University of Chicago and NBER
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, Columbia University and NBER
Financing the War on Cancer
10:30 am
Frank R. Lichtenberg, Columbia University and NBER
The Long-Run Impact of New Medical Ideas on Cancer Survival and Mortality
11:00 am
Break
11:30 am
David C. Chan Jr, Stanford University and NBER
Jonathan Gruber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Triage Judgments in the Emergency Department
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Adam Leive, University of Virginia
Health Insurance Design Meets Tax Incentives for Saving: Consumer Responses to Complex Contracts
2:30 pm
Yufeng Li, Capital Medical University Beijing
Juanjuan Meng, Peking University
Changcheng Song, Singapore Management University
Kai Zheng, University of California at Irvine
Information Avoidance and Medical Screening: A Field Experiment in China
3:00 pm
Toshiaki Iizuka, University of Tokyo
Hitoshi Shigeoka, Simon Fraser University and NBER
Free for Children? Patient Cost-sharing and Health Care Utilization
3:30 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Elizabeth L. Munnich, University of Louisville
Michael R. Richards, Baylor University
Administrative Pricing, Incentive Alignment, and Medical Market Competition
5:00 pm
Adjourn
 
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