Health Economics Program Meeting

Christopher S. Carpenter and Laura Dague, Organizers

December 9, 2022

Le Meridien, Cambridge, MA and on Zoom

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, December 8
6:00 pm
Group Dinner at Le Meridien
Friday, December 9
8:20 am
Welcome and Logistics, Luscomb Ballroom
8:30 am
Marcella Alsan, Harvard University and NBER
Joshua Schwartzstein, Harvard University
Heidi L. Williams, Dartmouth College and NBER
Maya Durvasula, Stanford University
Harsh Gupta, Stanford University

Representation and Extrapolation: Evidence from Clinical Trials
9:20 am
9:30 am
Jamein P. Cunningham, University of Texas at Austin
Angélica Meinhofer, Cornell University and NBER
Adrian Rubli, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

State Recreational Cannabis Laws and Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System
10:20 am
10:40 am
Abby E. Alpert, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Steve Schwab, University of Texas at San Antonio
Benjamin D. Ukert, Texas A&M University

Opioid Use and Employment Outcomes: Evidence from the Military
11:30 am
11:40 am
Mika Akesaka, Kobe University
Hitoshi Shigeoka, Simon Fraser University and NBER

“Invisible Killer”: Seasonal Allergy and Accidents
12:30 pm
Lunch, Taylor Ballroom
1:40 pm
Esra Kose, Bucknell University
Siobhan M. O'Keefe, Davidson College
Maria Rosales-Rueda, Rutgers University and NBER

Does the Delivery of Primary Health Care Improve Birth Outcomes? Evidence from the Rollout of Community Health Centers
2:30 pm
2:40 pm
Stefanie J. Fischer, Monash University
Heather Royer, University of California, Santa Barbara and NBER
Corey D. White, Monash University

Health Care Centralization: The Health Impacts of Obstetric Unit Closures in the US
3:30 pm
3:40 pm
Marika Cabral, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Colleen Carey, Cornell University and NBER
Sarah Miller, University of Michigan and NBER

The Impact of Provider Reimbursement on Health Care Utilization of Low-Income Individuals: Evidence from Medicare and Medicaid
4:30 pm