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18th Annual Southeastern Health Economics Study Group Conference

The conference will consist of a full day of presentations on October 8th and a half-day of presentations on October 9th. 

Ten papers will be presented at the conference. Each paper will be allotted one hour, including 30 minutes for presentation, and 30 minutes for discussant comments and discussion from the floor. The number of participants in the conference will be limited. It is expected that participants will read the papers prior to the conference, and attend all sessions.

Fast Facts

When

October 08, 2021, 09:30 am

Where

Online

Day 1: Oct 8, 2021

October 08, 2021
9:30am - 9:45am
online

Welcome

Chair: Michael Darden, Johns Hopkins University

October 08, 2021
9:45am - 10:30am
online

The Effect of Physician Group Mergers on the Health Outcomes of Medicare Beneficiaries

Presenter:  Brett Wendling, Federal Trade Commission
Discussant: Ian McCarthy, Emory University

October 08, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am
online

Differential Physician Practice Response during the COVID-19 pandemic

Presenter: Alison Cuellar, George Mason University
Discussant: Kate Bundorf, Duke University

October 08, 2021
11:15am - 11:30am
online

Break

October 08, 2021
11:30am - 12:15pm
online

Dynamic Treatment Choices and Selection into RCTs: Evidence from Prostate Cancer

Presenter: Justin Trogdon, University of North Carolina
Discussant: Nick Papageorge, Johns Hopkins University

October 08, 2021
12:15pm - 1:30pm
online

Lunch

October 08, 2021
1:30pm - 2:15pm
online

Overpaying and Undersaving? Correlated "Mistakes" in Retirement Saving and Health Insurance Choices

Presenter: Adam Leive, University of Virginia
Discussant: Mario Macis, Johns Hopkins University

October 08, 2021
2:15pm - 3:00pm
online

Insurance Choice with Non-Monetary Plan Attributes: Limited Consideration in Medicare Part D

Presenter: Maura Couglin, Rice University
Discussant: Tina Marsh Dalton, Wake Forest University

October 08, 2021
3:00pm - 4:00pm
online

Break

October 08, 2021
3:15pm - 4:00pm
online

The Costs and Benefits of Monitoring: Evidence from Medicare Audits

Presenter: Maggie Shi, Columbia University
Discussant: Melinda Pitts, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

October 08, 2021
4:30pm - 5:30pm
online

Social Hour on Gather

Day 2: Oct 9, 2021

October 09, 2021
8:45am - 9:00am
online

Welcome

Chair: Yaa Akosa Antwi, Johns Hopkins University

October 09, 2021
9:00am - 9:45am
online

“Consolidation in Prescription Drug Markets: Impact on Pricing and Access”

Presenter: Luca Maini, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Discussant: Elena Prager, Northwestern University

October 09, 2021
9:45am - 10:30am
online

“Information Shocks and Pharmaceutical Firms’ Marketing Efforts: Evidence from the Chantix Black Box Warning Removal”

Presenter: Megan Skira, University of Georgia
Discussant: Jian Ni, Johns Hopkins University

October 09, 2021
10:30am - 10:45am
online

Break

October 09, 2021
10:45am - 11:30am
online

“Opioids and Organs: How Overdoses Affect the Supply and Demand for Organ Transplants”

Presenter: Keith Teltser, Georgia State University
Discussant: David Powell, RAND

October 09, 2021
11:30am - 12:15pm
online

“Black and White Markets”

Presenter: Koleman Strumpf, Wake Forest University
Discussant: David Bradford, University of Georgia

October 09, 2021
12:15pm - 12:30pm
online

Conference Adjourns