Categories: ASSA

ASHEcon at 2020 ASSA Meeting

ASHEcon will once again be hosting sessions and events at the American Economic Associations(AEA) 2020 Allied Social Science Association(ASSA)  meeting in San Diego January 3-5, 2020.  Please join us for the following events.

Friday, January 3

ASHEcon Luncheon

Time: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Harbor B

Tickets may be pre-purchased or purchased onsite. Our special speaker will be Fiona M. Scott Morton, the Theodore Nierenberg Professor of Economics at the Yale University School of Management. Her talk is called The Policy Consequences of Anti-competitive Conduct in Healthcare Markets.

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 27th.

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ASHEcon/iHEA Cocktail Reception

Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Harbor B

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 3, 6:00pm. Please stop by to say hello! To RSVP for this event, please click the “attend the event” button below.


Saturday, January 4

ASHEcon Session:

The Economics of the Opioid Crisis 

Time: 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Solana Beach AB

Chair: M. Kate Bundorf, Stanford University


The Impact of Staggered Benefit Disbursement on Opioid Use, Hospitalizations, and Mortality
Alicia Atwood, Vassar College
Lindsay Allen, West Virginia University
Rachel Harrington, National Committee for Quality Assurance
Nathan Pauly, West Virginia University
Sabrina Young, University of Illinois-Chicago

Reducing Opioids Dispensed to New Users: Initial Prescription Limits and Must-Access Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
Daniel Sacks, Indiana University
Alex Hollingsworth, Indiana University
Thuy Nguyen, Indiana University
Kosali Simon, Indiana University

Opioids and Organs: How Overdoses Affect the Supply of Donors, Waiting Lists, and Transplant Outcomes
Keith Teltser, Georgia State University
Stacy Dickert-Conlin, Michigan State University
Todd Elder, Michigan State University
Bethany Lemont, Ohio University

Origins of the Opioid Crisis and Its Enduring Impacts
Abby Alpert, University of Pennsylvania
William N. Evans, University of Notre Dame
Ethan M.J. Lieber, University of Notre Dame
David Powell, RAND Corporation

Christopher Ruhm, University of Virginia
Mireille Jacobson, University of Southern California
Joseph Sabia, San Diego State University
Mathew Harris, University of Tennessee