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Call for Abstracts: 18th Annual Southeastern Health Economics Study Group Conference

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
Friday and Saturday October 13 & 14, 2017

The purpose of this invitational conference is to present and promote active exchange and discussion of the latest health economics research among senior and junior economists. Some meals will be provided. All other expenses, including transportation and lodging, are the participants’ responsibility.

Ten papers will be accepted for presentation. The conference will consist of a full day of presentations on Friday October 13, 2017 and a half-day of presentations on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Each paper will be allotted 55 minutes, including 30 minutes for presentation, 10 minutes for discussant comments, and 15 minutes for discussion from the floor. The number of participants in the conference will be limited. While submissions are invited from any geographical location, preference will be given to presenters from the Southeastern region of the United States.

If you would like to participate, please submit an abstract (maximum of two pages) in electronic format (pdf preferred) to HPEvents@vanderbilt.edu by Thursday, June 15, 2017. Submissions should be unpublished.

Decisions will be made by Friday, July 14, 2017. Completed papers must be received by the conference organizers by Wednesday, September 13, 2017. For further information, please contact Kitt Carpenter at christopher.s.carpenter@vanderbilt.edu or by phone at (615) 322-0174.

Steering Committee:

W. David Bradford (University of Georgia)
Marisa Domino (University of North Carolina)
Alvin Headen (North Carolina State University)
Michael Morrisey (Texas A&M University)
Christopher Ruhm (University of Virginia)
Frank Sloan (Duke University)