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Most Triangle Health Economics Seminars are held at UNC. However, the following are held at Duke University. For directions to seminars held at Duke's Fuqua School of Business, click here.

When Who What Where
10:30-noon Wed, Oct 12, 2016 Bradley Shapiro (Chicago) Advertising in Health Insurance Markets Fuqua, Reynolds Auditorium
1:00-2:30 Fri, Dec 16, 2016 Amanda Kowalski (Yale) Doing More When You’re Running LATE: Applying Marginal Treatment Effect Methods to Examine Treatment Effect Heterogeneity in Experiments

Non-technical introduction to the paper

Fuqua, McKinley Seminar Room
3-4:30 Wed, Feb 15, 2017 Kyle Myers (Wharton) Managing the Rate and Re-direction of Science
11:45-1:15 Tue, Nov 3, 2015 David Chan (Stanford) Uncertainty, Tacit Knowledge, and Practice Variation: Evidence from Physicians in Training Fuqua, Leaman Classroom
3:15-4:45 Tue, Nov 3, 2015 Michael Geruso (Texas) Upcoding or Selection? Evidence from Medicare on Squishy Risk Adjustment Economics, 111 Social Sciences
10:30-12:00 Fri, Jan 8, 2016 Amanda Starc (Wharton) Ask Your Doctor? Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Pharmaceuticals Fuqua, McKinley Seminar Room
10:30-12:00 Fri, Feb 5, 2016 Elena Prager (Wharton) Tiered Hospital Networks, Health Care Demand, and Prices
1-2:30 Wed, Mar 16, 2016 Ingrid Nembhard (Yale) Changing Interaction Dynamics in Hierarchical Groups: Evidence from a Nurse Role Expansion Field Experiment in Healthcare Groups
2-3:30 Fri, Jan 9, 2015 Mark Shepard (Harvard) Hospital Network Competition and Adverse Selection: Evidence from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange Fuqua, McKinley Seminar Room
1:30-3:00 Fri, Jan 23, 2015 Daria Pelech (Harvard) Paying More for Less? Insurer Competition and Health Plan Generosity in the Medicare Advantage Program
2-3:30 Fri, Jan 30, 2015 Jessica Van Parys (Columbia) How Do Managed Care Plans Reduce Healthcare Costs?
2-3:30 Fri, Feb 6, 2015 Aditi Sen (Wharton) Physician Peer Effects, Organization, and the "Disadoption" of Low-Value Services
2:45-4:15 Wed, Oct 2, 2013 Manoj Mohanan (Duke) Paying for Performance in Health Care: Results from the Randomized Roll-Out of Rwanda's National Program Fuqua, McKinley Seminar Room
3:30-5:00 Tue, Nov 5, 2013 Jonathan Kolstad (Wharton) Health Insurance for Humans: Information Frictions, Plan Choice, and Consumer Welfare Economics, 111 Social Sciences
3:30-5:00 Tue, Nov 12, 2013 Mark Duggan (Wharton) Moral Hazard and Claims Deterrence in Private Disability Insurance Economics, 111 Social Sciences
4:15-5:45 Fri, Feb 21, 2014 Katherine Baicker (Harvard) The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment Fuqua, Dansby Classroom
RSVP for reception
1:15-2:45 Wed, Mar 19, 2014 Heidi Williams (MIT) How do patents affect follow-on innovation? Evidence from the assignment of patent applications to examiners Fuqua, Lilly Classroom
12:30-2:00 Wed, Feb 6, 2013 David Chan (MIT) Organizational Structure and Moral Hazard among Emergency Department Physicians Fuqua, McKinley Seminar Room
Noon-1:30 Fri, April 19, 2013 Thomas Buchmueller (Michigan) The Effect of Medicaid Payment Rates on Access to Dental Care Among Children Fuqua, DeSanctis classroom
11:30-1:00 Tue, Jan 24, 2012 Ashley Swanson (MIT) Physician Ownership and Incentives: Evidence from Cardiac Care Economics, 113 Social Sciences
10:30-noon Wed, Dec 1, 2010 David Cutler (Harvard) Where Are The Health Care Entrepreneurs? The Failure of Organizational Innovation in Health Care Fuqua, McClendon classroom
3:30-5:00 Induced Innovation and Social Inequality: Evidence from Infant Medical Care Fuqua, RJR Auditorium
Noon-1:30 Fri, Dec 3, 2010 Mark Pauly (Penn) When Wishing Does Not Make It So: Risk Variation in Health Reform
NEJM reading, Hoover reading
Fuqua, McKinley Seminar Room
Fri, Dec 10, 2010 Michael Darden (UNC-Chapel Hill) Smoking, Expectations, and Health: A Dynamic Stochastic Model of Lifetime Smoking Behavior Economics, 113 Social Sciences
Fri, Feb 18, 2011 Lawrence Van Horn (Vanderbilt) How Well Do Travel Cost Models Measure Competition among Hospitals? Fuqua, McKinley Seminar Room
Noon-1:30 Fri, Oct 9, 2009 Ashu Handa (UNC-Chapel Hill) Is There Catch-Up Growth? Evidence from Three Continents. Fuqua, McKinley Seminar Room
Fri, Feb 12, 2010 Susan Busch (Yale) Impacts of new safety information: The case of pediatric antidepressant use and suicidality
Noon-1 Fri, Oct 24, 2008 Nicole Maestas (RAND) Price Variation in Markets with Homogeneous Goods: The Case of Medigap Fuqua, McKinley Seminar Room (formerly known as Seminar Room 1)
Fri, Feb 20, 2009 Michael Housman (Penn) Organizational Form and Asymmetric Competition: The Dynamics of Surgery Center and Hospital Exit
Fri, Feb 27, 2009 Meredith Rosenthal (Harvard) Price-responsiveness of physician selection: evidence from a natural experiment
Fri, Mar 27, 2009 Thomas McGuire (Harvard) Who Belongs in Managed Care?: Using Premium Policy to Achieve Efficient Assignment in Medicare
Noon-1 Fri, Nov 16, 2007 Michael Chernew (Harvard) Managed Care and Medical Expenditures of Medicare Beneficiaries Fuqua, Seminar Room 1
9:30-11 Wed, Dec 12, 2007 Iain Cockburn (Boston) Globalization of Clinical Trials for New Medicines
3:30-5 Fri, Jan 25, 2008 Mark Duggan (Maryland) The Effect of Medicare Part D on Pharmaceutical Prices and Utilization
3:30-5:00 Fri, Feb 15, 2008 Anna Levine (Stanford) Licensing and Scale Economies in the Biotechnology Pharmaceutical Industry Fuqua, Seminar Room F (above Classroom F)
1-2:30 Wed, Feb 27, 2008 Marco Huesch (UCLA) Learning & 'Forgetting': The Dynamics of Cardiac Surgery
3:30-5 Fri, Apr 4, 2008 Sean Nicholson (Cornell) A Quality-Adjusted Price Index for Colorectal Cancer Drugs Fuqua, Seminar Room 1
9:30-10:30 Wed, Sep 13, 2006 David Ridley (Duke) Entry and Competition in Generic Biologicals Fuqua, Seminar Room 1
Noon-1 Fri, Sep 22, 2006 Edward Norton (UNC-Chapel Hill) Using Genetic Information to Identify the Causal Effect of Obesity on Labor Market Outcomes
12:30-2 Fri, Nov 17, 2006 Martin Gaynor (Carnegie Mellon) A Competition Index for Differentiated Product Oligopoly with An Application to Hospitals
9:30-11 Wed, Dec 6, 2006 Rob Huckman (Harvard) Is Entry Efficient When Inputs Are Constrained? Lessons from Cardiac Surgery
Noon-1 Fri, Jan 26, 2007 Lee Rivers Mobley (Research Triangle Institute) Geo-spatial Measurement and Methods in Health Outcomes Research
1:30-3 Wed, Feb 7, 2007 Stefanos Zenios (Stanford) Dialysis Facility Characteristics, Market Concentration, and Hospitalization in End-Stage Renal Disease: Policy Implications Fuqua, Classroom G
3:30-5 Fri, Feb 23, 2007 Ching-To Albert Ma (Boston University) Subsidy Design and Asymmetric Information: Wealth versus Benefits Fuqua, Seminar Room 1
3:30-5 Fri, Mar 2, 2007 Leemore Dafny (Northwestern) Are Health Insurance Markets Competitive? A Test of First-Degree Price Discrimination Fuqua, Seminar Room C
Noon-1 Fri, Apr 27, 2007 Chris Ruhm (UNC Greensboro) Age, Socioeconomic Status and Obesity Growth
3:30-5:00 Fri, Sep 9, 2005 Gautam Gowrisankaran (Washington University) Dynamics of Consumer Demand for New Durable Consumer Goods Economics, 139 Social Sciences
3:30-5:00 Wed, Mar 1, 2006 Amit Nigam (Emory) Transformation of professional control: changing approaches to healthcare quality in the shift to managed care Fuqua, Seminar Room D
4-5:30 Wed, Apr 26 Paul Gertler (Berkeley) Disease Management Fuqua, Seminar Room 1
3:30-5:00 Tue, Oct 12, 2004 Jonathan Skinner (Dartmouth) The Diffusion of Health Care Technology Fuqua, Seminar Room A
4:00-5:30 Tue, Oct 19, 2004 Laurence Baker (Stanford) Managed Care, Financial Incentives, and New Medical Technologies Fuqua, Seminar Room 1
Tue, Nov 2, 2004 Michael Chernew (Michigan) Increasing Health Insurance Costs and the Decline in Insurance Coverage Fuqua, Seminar Room F
3:45-5:15 Fri, Dec 3, 2004 John Cawley (Cornell) The Impact of Drug Withdrawals on Consumer Behavior: The Case of Fen-Phen Fuqua, Seminar Room B
3:30-5:00 Tue, March 8, 2005 Charles Phelps (Rochester) The Origins, Purposes, and Governance of Not-For-Profit Institutions (video) Fuqua, Seminar Room F
3:45-5:15 Fri, Mar 25, 2005 David Dranove (Northwestern) Has the Malpractice Crisis in Florida Really Affected Access to Care? Fuqua, Seminar Room 1
3:30-5:00 Fri, Jun 3, 2005 Henderson, Seward, & Taylor (Baylor)
LaPierre & Conover (Duke)
Impact of Health Insurance Mandates on Premium Costs Fuqua, Seminar Room 2
Noon-1 Thu, Sep 18, 2003 Lesley Curtis (DCRI) Using the Verispan data: the Physician Drug & Diagnosis Audit (PDDA) and the Source Prescription Audit (SPA) Fuqua, Seminar Room 1
Thu, Oct 9, 2003 Emma Rasiel (DCRI) Can Prospect Theory Explain Risk-Seeking Behavior by Terminally Ill Patients?
Thu, Oct 30, 2003 Robert Cook-Deegan (GELP) The Public Value of Academic Health Research R. David Thomas Center dining room
Thu, Dec 11, 2003 Ahmed Khwaja (Fuqua) and Frank Sloan (Econ, Policy, Fuqua) Discounting and Utility Biases: Surveying Smokers to Understand Inter-temporal Decisons Under Uncertainty
Tue, Dec 16, 2003 Jackie Tice (GSK) Applications of the Verispan data Fuqua, Seminar Room 1
Thu, Mar 25, 2004 Will Dow (UNC-Chapel Hill) Health Effects on Labor Outcomes: Panel Evidence from a Low-Income Population Fuqua, Seminar Room 1
3:30-5 Fri, Apr 16, 2004 Joseph Newhouse (Harvard) The Geographic Distribution of Physicians Revisited
Fri, Apr 30, 2004 Patricia Danzon (Wharton) Size, Structure and Productivity in the Pharmaceutical-Biotechnology Industry
Noon-1 Thu, Oct 10, 2002 Jeff Moe (Fuqua) Pharmacogenomics and Diagnostic Testing R. David Thomas Center dining room
3:30-5 Fri, Nov 22, 2002 Dan Kessler (Stanford) Is More Information Better? The Effects of Report Cards on Health Care Providers Economics, 327 Social Sciences
Noon-1 Thu, Dec 12, 2002 Henry Grabowski (Econ, Fuqua) New Estimates of the Cost of Innovation for Pharmaceuticals R. David Thomas Center dining room
Noon-1 Thu, Jan 30, 2003 Jim Emery (Fuqua) Group Learning in Organizations: A Study of Surgical Teams R. David Thomas Center dining room
Thu, Mar 6, 2003 Elizabeth Vigdor (Public Policy) The Impact of Health Insurance on Health: Evidence from People with Health Shocks
3:30-5 Fri, March 21, 2003 Will Manning (Chicago)   Economics, 327 Social Sciences
Noon-1 Thu, Apr 24, 2003 Ahmed Khwaja (Fuqua) and Frank Sloan (Econ, Policy, Fuqua) Why Adult Smokers Do Not Quit: The Roles of Heterogeneity, Information and Perception Biases in Smoking R. David Thomas Center dining room
3:30-5 Fri, May 2, 2003 Ernst Berndt (MIT) Economic Issues in the Direct to Consumer Marketing of Pharmaceuticals Fuqua, Seminar Rooms 11 & 12
Noon-1 Thu, May 29, 2003 David Ridley (Fuqua) Payments, Promotion, and the Purple Pill R. David Thomas Center dining room