Electronic Health Economics Colloquium (EHEC)

The Electronic Health Economics Colloquium (EHEC) is a bi-weekly online health economics seminar series. The goals of EHEC are to share high-quality, new health economics research on a platform that is freely available; maintain and improve communication among health economists during a time of social distancing; and to promote equity in health economics research.


EHEC is co-organized by:
Willa Friedman@willafriedman
Orgul Ozturk     @orgul_ozturk
David Bradford @bradfowd1
Jason Mose

EHEC is also supported by an organizing committee of:

Heidi Allen
David Anderson
Erkmen Aslim
David Bradford
Willa Friedman
Christian Kronborg
Catherine Maclean
Keith Marzilli
Sarah Miller
Jason Mose
Orgul Ozturk
Adam Sacarny
Bradley Shapiro
Kosali Simon
Sebastian Tello-Trillo
Laura Wherry

Upcoming Webinars

Date: 10/10/2023
Presenter: Marc Mello
“Foreign Nurses and Hospital Quality: Evidence from Brexit”
Moderator: TBD
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2:30 PM EDT 
Date: 10/24/2023
Presenter: Victoria Barone
“Democracy and the Opioid Epidemic”   
Moderator: TBD
Register Here
2:30 PM EDT 
Date: 11/7/2023 
Presenter: Sarah Stith
“Gifting Candy- A Trick or a Treat?”
Moderator: TBD
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2:30 PM EDT
Date: 11/14/2023
Presenter: TBD
“Strategic Cross Subsidization in Healthcare Capitation Programs: Evidence from Medicare Advantage
Moderator: TBD
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11:00 AM EST

Past Webinars

Date: 4/19/2023
Presenter: Joe Newhouse “Health Care Spending Growth Has Slowed:  Will the Bend in the Curve Continue?” 
Moderator: David Bradford
2:30 PM EST
Date: 5/17/2023
Presenter: Emma Zai “The Power of Public Insurance With Limited Benefits:  Evidence from China’s New Cooperative Medical Scheme”   
Moderator: Shooshan Danagoulian
2:30 PM EST
Date: 3/15/2023
Presenter: Brandyn Churchill “Information Shocks and Health Behaviors:  Evidence from Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations”   
Moderator: Ezra Golberstein
2:30 PM EST
Date: 2/22/2023
Presenter: Becky Staiger “Provider Opioid Prescribing Behaviors and Opioid Use in Medicaid”    
Moderator: Sayeh Nikpay
2:30 PM EST
Date: 12/7/2022
Presenter: Catherine Maclean
Moderator: Shooshan Danagoulian
Date: 11/16/2022
Presenter: David Cutler
Moderator: Ezra Golberstein
Date: 10/12/2022
Presenter: Nathaniel Breg
“Medical Technologies with Comparative Advantages on Different Dimensions: Evidence from Hysterectomy”
Date: 9/14/2022
Presenter: Sarah Miller
“The Long-Term Effects of Income for At-Risk Infants: Evidence from Supplemental Security Income”
Date: 7/20/2022
Presenter: Jonathan Roth
“The Effects of Physicians’ Financial Transfers from Drug Firms on Prescribing of Physician-Administered Cancer Drugs”
2:30 PM EDT <
Date: 5/18/2022
Presenter: Jing Li
“The Effects of Physicians’ Financial Transfers from Drug Firms on Prescribing of Physician-Administered Cancer Drugs”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 4/20/2022
Presenter: Jonathan Zhang
“The Impact of Disability Income on Health and Economic Well-Being: Evidence from the VA’s Disability Compensation Program”
Date: 3/16/2022
Presenter: Rebecca Myerson
“Information Gaps and Health Insurance Enrollment: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act Navigator Programs”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 2/16/2022
Presenter: Giuseppe Moscelli
“The impact of the 2016 Junior Doctor Contract on the retention of trainee doctors within the English NHS”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 1/19/2022
Presenter: John Cawley
“Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: Impacts on Prices, Purchases, and Consumption”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 12/22/2021
Presenter: Christopher Whaley
“Who Pays for Health Care Costs? The Effects of Health Care Prices on Wages”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 12/1/2021
Presenter: Conor Lennon
“Employer Sponsored Health Insurance and Labor Market Outcomes for Gay Men: Evidence from the Advent of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 11/10/2021
Presenter: Marit Hinnosaar
“Malleability of Alcohol Consumption: Evidence from Migrants”
Date: 10/20/2021
Presenter: Carolina Arteaga
“The Opioid Epidemic: Causes and Consequences”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 9/29/2021
Presenter: Rena Conti
“The Economics of Drug Price Reform”
Date: 9/15/2021
Presenter: Daniel Guth, Mayra Pineda-Torres
“Graduate Student Presentations”
Date: 8/11/2021
Presenter: Maggie Shi, Ernest Dorilas
“Graduate Student Presentations”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 7/14/2021
Presenter: Alex Hollingsworth, Kelli Marquardt, Grant McDermott
“Getting Started with R”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 6/16/2021
Presenter: Pedro Sant’Anna and Andrew Goodman-Bacon
“New Developments in Difference-in-differences Estimators”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 5/19/2021
Presenter: Kate Bundorf
“How do Humans Interact with Algorithms? Experimental Evidence from Health Insurance”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 5/5/2021
Presenter: Adrienne Sabety
“The Value of Relationships in Health Care”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 4/21/2021
Presenter: Rebecca Sachs
“Safety Net Cutbacks and Hospital Service Provision: Evidence from Psychiatric Care”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 4/7/2021
Presenter: Sherry Glied
“The Impact of Price (Charge) Transparency in Outpatient Provider Markets”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 3/24/2021
Presenter: Michael Richards
“Raising the Stakes: Physician Facility Investments and Provider Agency”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 3/10/2021
Presenter: Atul Gupta
“Does Private Equity Investment in Healthcare Benefit Patients? Evidence from Nursing Homes”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 2/24/2021
Presenter: Trevon Logan
“Physician Bias and Racial Disparities in Health: Evidence from Veterans’ Pensions”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 2/10/2021
Presenter: Tamar Oostrom
“Funding of Clinical Trials and Reported Drug Efficacy”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 1/27/2021
Presenter: Nicolas Ziebarth
“The Long-Run Effects of Sports Club Vouchers for Primary School Children”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 1/13/2021
Presenter: Anupam Bapu Jena
“Natural Experiments in Health Care”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 12/16/2020
Presenter: Lina Song
“The Impact of Vertical Integration on Physician Behavior and Healthcare Delivery: Evidence from Gastroenterology Practices”
Date: 12/2/2020
Presenter: Sarah S. Stith
“Does Increasing Access-to-Care Delay Accessing of Care? Evidence from Kidney Transplantation”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 11/18/2020
Presenter: Nicholas Tilipman
“Disagreement Payoffs and Negotiated Prices: Evidence from Out-of-Network Hospital Payments”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 11/4/2020
Presenter: Hannes Ullrich
“Machine predictions and human decisions with variation in payoffs and skill”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 10/21/2020
Presenter: Viviane Sanfelice
“Mosquito-Borne Disease and Newborn Health”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 10/7/2020
Presenter: Chenyuan Liu
“Sorting on Plan Design: Theory and Evidence from the ACA”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 9/23/2020
Presenter: Atheendar Venkataramani
“Maternal Mortality and Women’s Political Participation”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 9/9/2020
Presenter: Tobias Klein
“The Response to Dynamic Incentives in Insurance Contracts with a Deductible: Evidence from a Differences-in-Regression-Discontinuities Design”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 8/26/2020
Presenter: Adelina Wang (National Bureau of Economic Research)
“The Impact of Alternative Types of Post-Acute Medical Care: Stratified IV Analysis with Machine Learning Using Nursing Home Exits”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 8/12/2020
Presenter: Ashvin Gandhi (University of California, Los Angeles)
“Picking Your Patients: Selective Admissions in the Nursing Home Industry”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 7/29/2020
Presenter: Caitlin Carroll
“Physician Response to Malpractice Allegations: Evidence from Florida Emergency Departments”
Date: 7/15/2020
Presenter: Alex Hollingsworth
“Tactics for design and inference in synthetic control studies: An applied example using high-dimensional data”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 7/1/2020
Presenter: Osea Giuntella
“Why Don’t We Sleep Enough? A Field Experiment Among College Students”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 6/24/2020
Presenter: SafeGraph, PlaceIQ, UberMedia
“Cellular Device Location Data: What, Where, and How?”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 6/17/2020
Presenter: Maya Rossin-Slater
“Family Spillover Effects of Misdiagnosis: The Case of ADHD”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 6/3/2020
Presenter: Amy Finkelstein
“Voluntary Regulation: Evidence from Medicare Payment Reform”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 5/20/2020
Presenter: Amitabh Chandra
“Choosing Unwisely: Behavioral Hazard and Patient Decision Making”
Date: 5/6/2020
Presenter: Jonathan Gruber
“Managing Intelligence: Skilled Experts and AI in Markets for Complex Products”
2:30 PM EDT
Date: 4/22/2020
Presenter: Kosali Simon
“Tracking Public and Private Responses to the COVID-19 Epidemic “
2:30 PM EDT