SI 2021 Health Care

William N. Evans, Amy Finkelstein, Timothy Layton, and Heidi L. Williams, Organizers

July 29-30, 2021

on Zoom.us

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, July 29
12:45 pm
Introductory remarks / logistics
1:00 pm
Amitabh Chandra, Harvard University and NBER
Evan Flack, Stanford University
Ziad Obermeyer, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

The Health Costs of Cost-Sharing
Discussant: Peter Hull, Brown University and NBER
1:50 pm
Break
2:00 pm
Mark Shepard, Harvard University and NBER
Myles Wagner, Harvard University

Reducing Ordeals through Automatic Enrollment: Evidence from a Subsidized Health Insurance Exchange
Discussant: Manasi Deshpande, University of Chicago and NBER
2:50 pm
Break
3:00 pm
Abe Dunn, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Joshua D. Gottlieb, University of Chicago and NBER
Adam Shapiro, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Daniel J. Sonnenstuhl, University of Chicago
Pietro Tebaldi, Columbia University and NBER

A Denial a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
Discussant: Victoria R. Marone, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
3:50 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Jacob Wallace, Yale University

What Does a Provider Network Do? Evidence from Random Assignment in Medicaid Managed Care
Discussant: Robin McKnight, Wellesley College and NBER
4:50 pm
Adjourn
Friday, July 30
12:45 pm
Introductory remarks / logistics
1:00 pm
Marika Cabral, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Marcus Dillender, Vanderbilt University and NBER

Gender Differences in Medical Evaluations: Evidence from Randomly Assigned Doctors
Discussant: Marcella Alsan, Harvard University and NBER
1:50 pm
Break
2:00 pm
Elizabeth L. Munnich, University of Louisville
Michael R. Richards, Baylor University
Christopher M. Whaley, RAND Corporation
Xiaoxi Zhao, RAND Corporation

Raising the Stakes: Physician Facility Investments and Provider Agency
Discussant: Elena Prager, University of Rochester and NBER
2:50 pm
Break
3:00 pm
Cyrus Aghamolla, University of Minnesota
Pinar Karaca-Mandic, University of Minnesota and NBER
Xuelin Li, University of South Carolina
Richard T. Thakor, University of Minnesota

Merchants of Death: The Effect of Credit Supply Shocks on Hospital Outcomes
Discussant: Mireille Jacobson, University of Southern California and NBER
3:50 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Atul Gupta, University of Pennsylvania
Sabrina T. Howell, New York University and NBER
Constantine Yannelis, University of Chicago and NBER
Abhinav Gupta, New York University

Does Private Equity Investment in Healthcare Benefit Patients? Evidence from Nursing Homes
Discussant: Josh Lerner, Harvard University and NBER
4:50 pm
Adjourn