SI 2019 Health Economics

Christopher S. Carpenter, Michael Grossman, and Robert Kaestner, Organizers

July 22, 2019

Longfellow Room

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 22
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
D. Mark Anderson, Montana State University and NBER
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Yale University and NBER
Daniel I. Rees, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Public Health Efforts and the Decline in Urban Mortality
10:00 am
10:15 am
Yazhen Gong, Renmin University of China
Shanjun Li, Cornell University and NBER
Nicholas J. Sanders, Cornell University and NBER
Guang Shi, Peking University

The Mortality Impact of Fine Particulate Matter in China
11:15 am
11:30 am
Diane E. Alexander, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Hannes Schwandt, Northwestern University and NBER

The Impact of Car Pollution on Infant and Child Health: Evidence from Emissions Cheating
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Amy Finkelstein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Matthew Gentzkow, Stanford University and NBER
Heidi L. Williams, Dartmouth College and NBER

Place-Based Drives of Mortality
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
Bhashkar Mazumder, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Maria Rosales-Rueda, University of Delaware and NBER
Margaret Triyana, World Bank

Social Interventions, Health and Wellbeing: The Long-term and Intergenerational Effects of a School Construction Program
3:45 pm
4:00 pm
Michael Darden, Johns Hopkins University and NBER
Nicholas W. Papageorge, Johns Hopkins University and NBER

Rational Self-Medication
5:00 pm