Venue: The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, 1 Towerview Drive, Durham, NC 27708-0120

 

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Overview Schedule

This is the overview schedule for oral presentations.


Poster session takes place from 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Monday.

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Monday Morning
Room8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m. - noon
RJR Auditorium
Economics of Substance Use and Abuse: General Issues
Chair: Donna Gilleskie
Economics of Substance Use and Abuse: Consequences
Chair: Edward C. Norton
Classroom A
The Impact of Medicare Part D on Prescription Drug Expenditures and Utilization
Chair: Willard Manning
Future of Medicare
Chair: Gail Wilensky
Classroom B
Quasi-experimental Studies of Social Status and Health
Chair: David C. Grabowski
Medicaid and SCHIP
Chair: Nilay Shah
Classroom C
Understanding the Rapid Growth in Use and Explosion in Expenditures: What Factors Drive the Diffusion of Psychiatric Medications?
Chair: Ernst Berndt
Neighborhood Differences and Health Disparities
Chair: Phil Cook
Classroom D
Peer Effects in Adolescent Substance Use, Sex, and Obesity
Chair: Thomas C. Buchmueller
Where is the Balance in Balancing Risks and Benefits for New Pharmaceuticals? Methodological and Institutional Challenges for FDA Decision Making
Chair: F. Reed Johnson
Classroom E
Taking the Long View: Health, Socioeconomic Status and Health Insurance in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)
Chair: Helen Levy
Selection, Endogenous Regressors and Non-linear Response Models
Chair: Matthew Maciejewski
Classroom F
Retirement & Insurance
Chair: Laura M. Argys
Effect of Health Insurance
Chair: Frank Sloan
Classroom G
Retirement & Health
Chair: Anne Hall
Ethnicity
Chair: David H. Howard
Geneen Auditorium
Racial Differences
Chair: Lisa Gary
Alcohol
Chair: Amy M. Wolaver
Seminar A
Health Care Expenditure
Chair: Farasat A.S. Bokhari
Work Force Issues
Chair: Joanne Spetz
Seminar B
What Effects Health?
Chair: W. David Bradford
Sexual Status
Chair: Ignez Tristao
Seminar C
Work & Disability
Chair: Derek S. Brown
Human Capital Formation
Chair: Jon Christianson
Seminar D
Substance Abuse
Chair: Sarah Duffy
Income Effects
Chair: Baoping Shang
Seminar E
Medicaid
Chair: Susan Busch
Inequalities
Chair: Dhaval Dave

Poster session takes place from 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Monday.

Monday Afternoon
Room1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.5:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
RJR Auditorium
Economics of Substance and Abuse: Treatment 2
Chair: Gary Zarkin
Performance Incentives
Chair: Meredith Rosenthal
Pharmaceuticals
Chair: David Ridley
Classroom A
What's Happening to Pharmaceutical Innovation?
Chair: David Cutler
Economics of Substance Use and Abuse: Determinants
Chair: Michael Grossman
Obesity and Education
Chair: John Cawley
Classroom B
New Directions in Mental Health Economics Research
Chair: Thomas C. Buchmueller
Access to Health Insurance and Other Fringe Benefits by Vulnerable Populations
Chair: Michael A. Morrisey
Family Influences on Health
Chair: Shin-Ye Chou
Classroom C
The Economic Causes and Consequences of Obesity
Chair: Tomas J. Philipson
Patient heterogeneity and efficient use of medical technology
Chair: Laurence Baker
Lessons from the Japanese National Healthcare Program: Trend, Development, and Future
Chair: Michael Grossman
Classroom D
Safety, Regulation and Promotion of Pharmaceuticals
Chair: Richard Jensen
Specialization and Competition in Hospital Markets
Chair: William D. White
Physician Incentives and Information: The Effects on Drugs, Devices and Referrals
Chair: Richard Frank
Classroom E
Public Policies, Quasi-Experiments, and Health
Chair: Christopher Carpenter
Informing Public Health Policy with Conjoint Analysis: Protecting Against Uncertainty
Chair: Scott D. Grosse
Industrial Organization and Health Insurance
Chair: Robert S. Huckman
Classroom F
Racial Effects
Chair: Scott E. Harrington
Paying for Care
Chair: Lee R. Mobley
Issues in Medicare
Chair: Troy Quast
Classroom G
Paying for Health Care
Chair: Roger Feldman
Adherence
Chair: Teresa L. Kauf
Public Information
Chair: Thomas J. Hoerger
Geneen Auditorium
Equity
Chair: Mythreyi Bhargavan Chatfield
Patient's Role
Chair: John Goddeeris
WTP
Chair: David Canning
Seminar A
Insurance in Small Business
Chair: Gary Fournier
Asthma
Chair: Allen Goodman
Demand
Chair: Anthony T. Lo Sasso
Seminar B
Cost of Obesity
Chair: Jeff DeSimone
Hospital Quality
Chair: Kevin Schulman
Informal Caregiving
Chair: Richard Hirth
Seminar C
Drugs & the Elderly
Chair: Vicki Fung
Health & Location
Chair: Dhaval Dave
Consumer Choice
Chair: David H. Howard
Seminar D
Technology Adoption
Chair: Sarah Duffy
Drugs & Costs
Chair: Jose Guardado
Caring for the Uninsured
Chair: Robert Kaestner
Seminar E
Physician Groups
Chair: Jason Hockenberry
Cost-Sharing
Chair: Todd Caldis
Hospitals
Chair: William Grant
Tuesday Morning
Room8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m. - noon
RJR Auditorium
The Economics of Medical Devices
Chair: Tomas J. Philipson
Nursing Home Quality of Care
Chair: Edward C. Norton
Classroom A
Economics of Substance Use and Abuse: Treatment 1
Chair: Michael French
Public Policy & Infant/Child Health
Chair: Ted Joyce
Classroom B
Nursing Home Quality
Chair: Sally C. Stearns
Health Care Insurance: Ideas for Innovation
Chair: Randall P. Ellis
Classroom C
Physician Services
Chair: David Ridley
Effects of Physician Financial Self-Interest (FSI) on Utilization of Healthcare: Studies on Advanced Medical Imaging
Chair: Jonathan Sunshine
Classroom D
Health IT Adoption and Impact: Physicians and Nurses
Chair: Carol Simon
How do Patients and physicians respond to information and incentives in health care?
Chair: Joe Price
Classroom E
Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: Premiums, Contributions, and Take-Up
Chair: Kosali Simon
Obesity
Chair: Kathryn McCollister
Classroom F
Reducing Obesity
Chair: Kirsten Hall Long
Modeling
Chair: Vimalanand Shrikant Prabhu
Classroom G
Public Health
Chair: Robert S. Woodward
Nursing Homes
Chair: Jennifer M. Mellor
Geneen Auditorium
Racial Disparities
Chair: Benjamin L Cook
Private Insurance
Chair: Helen Levy
Seminar A
Impact of Health Insurance
Chair: Timothy McBride
Care Choice
Chair: Lori Melichar
Seminar B
Hospital Costs
Chair: Meredith L. Kilgore
Training Issues
Chair: Gwendolyn Morrison
Seminar C
Smoking
Chair: Douglas Leslie
CEA
Chair: Robert J Brent
Seminar D
Insuring the Uninsured
Chair: Pierre L├ęger
Childhood Development
Chair: John A. Nyman
Seminar E
Primary Care
Chair: Arthur King
Diabetes
Chair: John McConnell
Tuesday Afternoon
Room1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
RJR Auditorium
Cost-effectiveness of Preventing and Controlling Diabetes
Chair: Helena Brus
The Hospital of the Future
Chair: David Dranove
Classroom A
Economics and Mental Health
Chair: Richard Frank
Consumerism in Health Care
Chair: Roger Feldman
Classroom B
Social Marketing and Health Communication in the Healthcare Industry
Chair: Michael Grossman
Health Econometrics: Costs, Censoring, and Selection
Chair: Edward C. Norton
Classroom C
Effects of Public Policy on Traffic Injuries
Chair: David C. Grabowski
Economics of Disability: Policy interventions at the Local, State and Federal Level
Chair: Timothy Waidmann
Classroom D
Behavioral Economics and Health
Chair: Allison Rosen
Health Insurance and the Labor Market: The Effect of Mandates and Regulations on Labor Market Outcomes
Chair: Anne Beeson Royalty
Classroom E
The Impact of Medicare Part D on the Prescription Drug Insurance Market for Seniors
Chair: Ernst Berndt
Human Tissues, Spinal Implants, and Pharmaceuticals: Welfare and Other Implications of Medical Technologies
Chair: Tomas J. Philipson
Classroom F
Labor
Chair: Bowen Garrett
Methodology 1
Chair: Ya-Chen Tina Shih
Classroom G
Impact of Reform
Chair: Thomas Rice
Emergency Department Use
Chair: Ebere Onukwugha
Geneen Auditorium
Patents
Chair: Mustafa C. Karakus
Lifestyle & Weight
Chair: J. Mick Tilford
Seminar A
Prevention
Chair: John Bridges
Human Capital
Chair: Lori Melichar
Seminar B
Treatment Effects
Chair: Gabriel Picone
Longevity
Chair: Merrile Sing
Seminar C
Nursing Work Force
Chair: Christopher Roebuck
Competition
Chair: Joanne Spetz
Seminar D
Chronic Conditions
Chair: Jane Ruseski
Supplementary Insurance
Chair: Mark H. Showalter
Seminar E
Childhood Health
Chair: Sebastian Linnemayr
Women's Employment
Chair: Aparna Lhila
Wednesday Morning
Room8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m. - noon
RJR Auditorium
Methods for Estimating Treatment Effects - Part A
Chair: John Mullahy
Methods for Estimating Treatment Effects - Part B
Chair: John Mullahy
Classroom A
Disparities in Nursing Home Care, Obesity Growth, and Premature Mortality
Chair: Albert A. Okunade
Covering the Uninsured: Policy Perspectives
Chair: Jonathan Gruber
Classroom B
Efficiency and Equity: Statistical Inference and Applications using the Health Achievement Index
Chair: Kakoli Roy
Forecasting LR Health Care Cost Trends to 2099: Issues, Choice & Models
Chair: Jim Toole
Classroom C
Competition and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals
Chair: Alan Sorensen
Economic aspects of maternal employment and maternal and infant health
Chair: Marisa E. Domino
Classroom D
Caregiver Behavior and Child Health - Immediate and Long Term Impacts
Chair: Curtis Florence
New Evidence on Medical Malpractice
Chair: David Dranove
Classroom E
Obesity and the Labor Market
Chair: Tomas J. Philipson
Economic and Policy Aspects of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Chair: Viola Vaccarino
Classroom F
International Financing Experiences
Chair: Yunwei Gai
The Economics of Health Promotion
Chair: Thomas J. Hoerger
Classroom G
Taxation & Health
Chair: Jonathan Gruber
Health Insurance
Chair: Stephen Zuckerman
Geneen Auditorium
Obesity Issues
Chair: Bruce Hollingsworth
Risk Adjustment
Chair: Nilay Shah
Seminar A
Disparities in Care
Chair: George Wehby
Quality of Life
Chair: Chris Conover
Seminar B
Reducing Smoking
Chair: Richard Willke
Screening
Chair: Lee R. Mobley
Seminar C
Methodology 2
Chair: Robert S. Woodward
Socioeconomic Inequality
Chair: Anoshua Chaudhuri
Seminar D
Health Insurance Pricing
Chair: Zhou Yang
Risk Behaviors
Chair: Daniel Eisenberg
Seminar E
Risk Taking
Chair: Kerry Anne McGeary
Employment-Based Insurance
Chair: Catherine McLaughlin