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ASHEcon at 2019 ASSA Meeting

ASHEcon will once again be hosting sessions and events at the American Economic Associations(AEA) 2019 Allied Social Science Association(ASSA)  meeting in Atlanta  January 4-6, 2019.  Please join us for the following events.

Friday, January 4

ASHEcon Session: Market Power and Firm Strategies in Health Insurance 

Time: 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: Hilton Atlanta, 304

Chair: Kate HoPrinceton University


In-kind Transfers, Tagging, and Market Power: Evidence from the ACA
Maria Polyakova, Stanford University
Stephen P. Ryan, Washington University-St. Louis

Multimarket Contact in Health Insurance: Evidence from Medicare Advantage
Haizhen Lin, Indiana University
Ian McCarthy, Emory University

How Important Is Price Variation Between Health Insurers?
Stuart Craig, University of Pennsylvania
Keith Marzilli Ericson, Boston University
Amanda Starc, Northwestern University

Health Insurance Menu Design: Managing the Spending-Coverage Tradeoff
Kate Ho, Columbia University
Robin Lee, Harvard University

Mark Shepard, Harvard University
Leemore Dafny, Harvard University
Pietro Tebaldi, University of Chicago
Neale Mahoney, University of Chicago

ASHEcon Luncheon

Time: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Hilton Atlanta, 309-310-311

Our special speaker will be Katherine Baicker, Dean and Emmett Dedmon Professor at University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy. Her talk is titled The Role of Economists in Driving Evidence-Based Health Policy.

To register for the luncheon, please click the “attend the event” button below. Please note that there is $35 fee to attend the luncheon. The deadline to register is Friday, December 28th.

ASHEcon/iHEA Cocktail Reception

In addition to the luncheon, ASHEcon and iHEA are co-sponsoring our annual Cocktail Reception for Members and Friends. This event will be held Friday, January 4, 6:00pm at the Atlanta Hilton. Please stop by to say hello! To RSVP for this event, please click the “attend the event” button below.