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:
Shooshan Danagoulian @Shooshan5
Ezra Golberstein @EGolberstein
Sayeh Nikpay @SayNikpay
David Slusky @DavidSlusky

EHEC is also supported by an organizing committee of:
Orgul Ozturk
Catherine Maclean
David Bradford
David Anderson
Erkmen Aslim
Heidi Allen
Keith Marzilli
Jason Mose
Adam Sacarny
Sarah Miller
Kosali Simon
Sebastian Tello-Trillo
Laura Wherry
Bradley Shapiro
Christian Kronborg
Willa Friedman


The schedule is updated regularly as new seminars are added to the series. All seminars start at 2:30PM EDT / 1:30PM CDT / 11:30AM PDT.

There is also a social networking event immediately after each seminar at 3:40pm. The website to attend the social event each month is https://www.kumospace.com/ashecon.

Past Webinar Recordings

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