SI 2020 Health Economics

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

July 20-21, 2020


Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 20
1:00 pm
Michael Grossman, City University of New York and NBER

Fifty-Four Years at the NBER and Still Hanging in There (slides)
1:50 pm
Format: 30 minute presentation followed by 20 minutes for Q&A
2:00 pm
Peter A. Savelyev, College of William and Mary
Atticus Bolyard, College of William and Mary

Understanding the Education Polygenic Score and Its Interactions with SES in Determining Health in Young Adulthood
2:50 pm
3:00 pm
Amitabh Chandra, Harvard University and NBER
Pragya Kakani, Harvard University
Adam Sacarny, Columbia University and NBER

Hospital Allocation and the Evolution of Racial Health Disparities: Evidence from Heart Attacks (slides)
3:50 pm
4:00 pm
Anup Malani, University of Chicago and NBER
Gabriella Conti, University College London
Alessandra Voena, Stanford University and NBER
Cynthia Kinnan, Tufts University and NBER

The Indian Health Insurance Experiment: A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effect of Hospital Insurance on Utilization and Health
(this paper will not be livestreamed)
4:50 pm
5:00 pm
Tribute to Michael Grossman
Moderator: James Poterba, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Sara Markowitz, Emory University and NBER
Victor Fuchs, Stanford University and NBER
Adriana Lleras-Muney, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
Dhaval Dave, Bentley University and NBER
Jody Sindelar, Yale University and NBER
Christopher Carpenter, Vanderbilt University and NBER
Tuesday, July 21
10:00 am
Randi Hjalmarsson, University of Gothenburg
Matthew J. Lindquist, Stockholm University

The Health Effects of Prison (slides)
10:50 am
11:00 am
Marieke Bos, Stockholm School of Economics
Andres Liberman, New York University
Andrew Hertzberg, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Are We Overdiagnosing Mental Illnesses? Evidence From Randomly Assigned Doctors (slides)
11:50 am
12:00 pm
Chad D. Cotti, University of Wisconsin
Charles J. Courtemanche, University of Kentucky and NBER
Johanna Catherine Maclean, George Mason University and NBER
Erik T. Nesson, Wake Forest University and NBER
Michael F. Pesko, University of Missouri
Nathan Tefft

The Effects of E-Cigarette Taxes on E-Cigarette Prices and Tobacco Product Sales: Evidence from Retail Panel Data (slides)
12:50 pm
1:00 pm
Social Hour