Seminars: Health Economics

Seminar in Health Economics

Term: Spring 2022

Location: Locations at BU/HMS/HKS

Meeting Time: Wednesday 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Description: Focuses on theory, econometric models, and public policy of health care. Frontier work in health economics presented and discussed by instructors and outside speakers. May be taken for credit only by dissertation students writing a research paper. Offered jointly with the Kennedy School as SUP-951.

List Serve/Announcements: To be added to the seminar email list, please email Yinglin Li at yinglinl@bu.edu

 

 

DATE SPEAKER LOCATION TITLE
02/02/22     
Chris Adams (Congressional Budget Office/visiting Dartmouth)
Boston University, Rafik B. Hariri Building (HAR), 595 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 419
"CBO's Simulation Model of New Drug Development"
02/09/22
Robin McKnight (Wellesley)
Boston University, Rafik B. Hariri Building (HAR), 595 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 419
"Intergenerational Impacts of the Opioid Epidemic"
02/16/22
Ashley Swanson (Columbia GSB)
Boston University, Rafik B. Hariri Building (HAR), 595 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 419
"No Free Lunch? Welfare Analysis of Firms Selling Through Expert Intermediaries"
02/23/22
Angie Acquatella (BU Questrom & Harvard)
Boston University, Rafik B. Hariri Building (HAR), 595 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 419
"Contracting Solutions with Ethical Professional Norms"
03/02/22
Manasi Deshpande (Chicago)
Harvard Medical School, Dept. of Health Care Policy, 180 Longwood Ave, Room 224-E
"The (Lack of) Dynamic Effects of the Social Safety Net on Human Capital Investment"
03/09/22
Jetson Leder-Luis (BU Questrom)
Harvard Medical School, Dept. of Health Care Policy, 180 Longwood Ave, Room 224-E
"Ambulance Taxis: The Impact of Regulation and Litigation on Health Care Fraud"
03/16/22
No Seminar This Week
03/23/22
Kate Ho (Princeton)
Virtual Only
"TBA"
03/30/22
Mark Duggan (Stanford)
Harvard Medical School, Dept. of Health Care Policy, 180 Longwood Ave, Room 224-E
"The Decline of Public Hospitals in the US"
04/06/22
Paul Eliason (Brigham Young)
Harvard Kennedy School79 JFK Street, Littauer 130
"Profit Sharing & Patient Steering: Joint Ventures in Dialysis"
04/13/22
Elisa Jacome (Stanford/Northwestern)
Harvard Kennedy School79 JFK Street, Littauer 130
"Mental Health and Criminal Involvement: Evidence from Losing Medicaid Eligibility"
04/20/22
Wes Yin (UCLA)
Harvard Kennedy School79 JFK Street, Littauer 130
"The Impact of Financial Assistance Programs on Health Care Utilization"
04/27/22
Zack Cooper (Yale)
 
Harvard Kennedy School79 JFK Street, Littauer 130
 
"Are Hospital Acquisitions of Physician Practices Anticompetitive?"