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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

 

 

SI 2016 Health Care

 

 

Jonathan Gruber, Organizer

 

 

July 28-29, 2016

 

 

Royal Sonesta Hotel
Parkview Room

40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard

Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

 

PROGRAM

 

Wednesday, July 27

6:00 pm

Clambake

Thursday, July 28

8:30 am

Coffee and pastries

9:00 am

Thomas DeLeire, Georgetown University and NBER
Andre Chappel, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kenneth Finegold, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Emily Gee, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Do Individuals Respond to Cost-Sharing Subsidies in their Selections of Marketplace Health Insurance Plans?
 

10:00 am

Jonathan Gruber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Jason Abaluck, Yale University and NBER
Addressing Choice Inconsistencies in Choice of Health Insurance Plans
 

11:00 am

Break

11:30 am

Pietro Tebaldi, Stanford University
Estimating Equilibrium in Health Insurance Exchanges: Price Competition and Subsidy Design under the ACA
 

12:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Amanda Starc, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Robert Town, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Internalizing Behavioral Externalities: Benefit Integration in Health Insurance

2:30 pm

Leemore Dafny, Harvard University and NBER
Kate Ho, Columbia University and NBER
Robin S. Lee, Harvard University and NBER
The Price Effects of Cross-Market Mergers: Theory and Evidence from the Hospital Industry

3:30 pm

Break

4:00 pm

Nicolas R. Ziebarth, Cornell University
Stefan Pichler, ETH Zurich
The Pros and Cons of Sick Pay Schemes: Testing for Contagious Presenteeism and Noncontagious Absenteeism Behavior

5:00 pm

Adjourn

Friday, July 29

8:00 am

Coffee and pastries

8:15 am

Partha Bhattacharyya from the National Institute on Aging will talk about NIA's funding priorities and funding opportunities for health economics

9:00 am

Benjamin Friedrich, Yale University
Martin Hackmann, Pennsylvania State University
Parental Leave Programs, Nurse Shortages, and Patient Health

10:00 am

David W. Silver, University of California at Berkeley
Haste or Waste? Peer Pressure and the Distribution of Marginal Returns to Health Care
 

11:00 am

Break

11:30 am

Diane E. Alexander, Princeton University
How do Doctors Respond to Incentives? Unintended Consequences of Paying Doctors to Reduce Costs

12:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Zack Cooper, Yale University
Amanda E. Kowalski, Yale University and NBER
Eleanor N. Powell, University of Wisconsin-Madison
What Does a Hospital Do with Eighteen Million Dollars? Evidence From the Passage of Medicare Part D

2:30 pm

Scott Barkowski, Clemson University
The Effect of Specialist Cost Information on Primary Care Physician Referral Patterns

3:30 pm

Adjourn