Abstract Submission Information
Abstracts will be collected until December 3rd, 2021.
The Host Committee of the 11th Annual Conference of the American Society of Health Economists invites individuals to submit proposals for consideration by the scientific review committee. We are soliciting: individual abstracts to be combined into sessions, organized sessions made up of 3 abstracts, individual abstracts for emerging scholars sessions and submissions for policy roundtables, spotlight sessions.
We hope that applicants will submit abstracts that are relevant to the field of health economics and demonstrate rigorous theoretical and empirical research methodologies.
Competition in Health Care Markets and Insurer and Hospital Behaviors
Consumer Decision Making in Health Care
Demand for & Effect of Health Insurance Health and the Environment
Health Equity Health Reform
Health Systems and Health Care Financing Health, Labor Markets, and the Economy
Innovations in Health Economics Data and Methods Innovations in Theory, Data, and Empirical Methods
Global Health Economics Long Term Care, Aging & Demography
Maternal, Child, Sexual, and Reproductive Health Mental Health
Obesity and Nutritional Outcomes
Physician/Nurse Reimbursement, Training and Behavior
Prescription Drugs Tobacco, Alcohol, & Illegal Substance
Organized Session – Organized sessions are composed of 3 papers. Sessions with three papers must also have three discussants and a chair. In total, each session will have three presenting authors, three discussants and one session chair. Please note that abstracts within organized sessions may be rejected, accepted as a poster, or transferred to another session. All transferred or rejected abstracts will be replaced with a different abstract.
Individual Abstracts – A submission based on a single paper. The papers will be scored on their own merit then grouped with similar papers to be presented in an organized session at the conference. Individual abstracts not selected for inclusion in the conference will be considered for a poster if requested by the author during the submission process.
Emerging Scholars – Emerging Scholar submissions are open only to PhD students. All abstracts must be 500 words or less. Submitters will be asked to categorize their abstract into one of the 18 Program Areas. The abstracts will be scored on their own merit then grouped with similar papers to be presented in an organized session at the conference. Sessions will, if possible, be organized around a common topic area. In order to focus attention on this research there will be one time slot of concurrent sessions devoted only to the Emerging Scholars sessions. Discussants will be senior scholars expert in the area of research of the student’s paper. Moderators will be eminent senior scholars.
Policy Roundtable – Roundtables are not abstract dependent, but rather feature speakers who will discuss a topic from varying perspectives and draw the audience into a discussion on the topic. Submitters will be asked to categorize their roundtable into 1 of the 18 Program Areas. Roundtable submissions should include no more than one moderator and at least two presenters. Examples of potential titles include: “The Future of Prescription Drug Reimbursement” and “Assessing and Accelerating State Implementation of Value-Based Payment Reforms.” All participants must register for the conference.
Spotlight Sessions – Spotlight Sessions are 90-minute sessions that will focus on special interest or career enhancement topics. The sessions are not abstract dependent. Examples of potential titles include: “Career Opportunities for Health Economists in Government and Public Service” and “Translating Research into Policy: How Claims Data Can Help Shape Public Policy on Healthcare and Assess Its Impact.” All participants must register for the conference. Sessions may be delivered by no more than one moderator and any number of presenters.