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Feb 24, 2017 | 8:30 am

Stanford-Berkeley Health Economics Workshop

Stanford-Berkeley Health Economics Workshop

Workshop
Location: 
Koret-Taube Conference Center
Contact: 
Alexandra Lisonek
(650) 723-3859
alisonek@stanford.edu

The first annual Stanford-Berkeley Workshop on Health Economics will be held at Stanford University. The workshop is jointly sponsored by SCID and the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA). Co-organized by Dave Chan (Stanford), Paul Gertler (Berkeley), Ben Handel (Berkeley), Jon Kolstad (Berkeley), and Grant Miller (Stanford), the workshop aims to foster new connections among scholars with shared interests in health economics. The full-day workshop will feature presentations on empirical research in both developed and developing countries.

Admission is by invitation only.

February 24, 2017

8:30am to 9:00am
Registration and Breakfast
9:00am to 9:45am
Session I
Provider Incentives and Health Care Costs: Evidence from Long-Term Care Hospitals

Presenter(s):

Liran Einav (Stanford)
9:45am to 10:30am
Session II
Evidence of Upcoding in Pay-for-Performance Programs

Presenter(s):

Hamsa Bastani (Stanford)
10:30am to 11:00am
Break
11:00am to 11:45am
Session III
Nudging Medical Care Providers to Adopt and Sustain Better Care Practices

Presenter(s):

Paul Gertler (UC Berkeley)
11:45am to 12:30pm
Session IV
Information or Compensation? Understanding the Role of Information Technology in Physician Response to Pay-for-Performance

Presenter(s):

Jonathan Kolstad (UC Berkeley)
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Lunch
Keynote talk: Healthcare Innovation, Financing, and Social Tension

Presenter(s):

Joe Newhouse (Harvard)

2:00pm to 2:45pm
Session V
Tuskegee and the Health of Black Men

Presenter(s):

Marcella Alsan (Stanford)
2:45pm to 3:30pm
Session VI
The Effects of OSHA Enforcement: Results from a Large Set of Randomized Inspections

Presenter(s):

David Levine (UC Berkeley)
3:30pm to 4:00pm
Break
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Session VII
Are (Future) Physicians Altruistic? The Social Preferences of U.S. Medical Students

Presenter(s):

Jing Li (Cornell)

4:45pm to 5:30pm
Session VIII
Affiliation and Price-Setting by Committee in Medicare

Presenter(s):

David Chan (Stanford)
6:00pm
Dinner