2nd Workshop APHEC

Health and Aging: the Sustainability and Equity Trade off
Call for papers
APHEC Study and Research Centre

The 2nd Aphec (AdvancedPharmaco&HealthEconomics – www.aphec.it)
Workshop has been organized by the Centre for Health Economics Aphec
and will be held at the Department of Economics, University of Genoa,
September 11-12, 2020.

The deadline to submit a paper is May 31st, 2020. Preliminary versions of
papers are accepted, but full papers will be given priority. Papers have to be
sent to the following email addresses in pdf format:
aphec@unige.it and aphec.unige@gmail.com. Selected papers will be eligible
for inclusion in an edited volume in a prestigious peer-reviewed journal.(tor.iversen@medisin.uio.no)

EuHEA conference 2020

Abstract submission deadline
European Health Economics Association (EuHEA)

The deadline for abstract submission is approaching (January 21, 2020). Individual abstracts and organized session can be submitted using this link: https://cfp.euhea.eu/conf/euhea2020

 

Those of you who might be interested to organize a preconference are kindly requested to contact Oddvar Kaarbøe (o.m.kaarboe@medisin.uio.no) and send him a proposal via email with copy to Tor Iversen (tor.iversen@medisin.uio.no)

Call for Nominations for the 2020 iHEA Annual Student Paper Prize

Student Prize
The International Health Economics Association (iHEA)
The International Health Economics Association (iHEA) is pleased to invite nominations for the Annual Student Paper Prize in Health Economics. Nominations should include a brief letter of nomination (250 words max) and a copy of the paper (preferably pdf).
A student is defined as someone currently studying (full or part time) at a higher education institution, at either Masters or Doctoral level. In addition, students who have completed their studies in the year previous to the announcement qualify as long as the paper was written while registered as a student.
Papers can be published or unpublished, but must be in comparable format to a published paper in Journal of Health Economics or Health Economics, of maximum length 8,000 words. Self nomination is acceptable. Papers should be in English. If a submitted paper has more than one author, the student contribution must be at least 75% overall and an accompanying letter must be signed by co-authors to support this, stating the nature of their contribution (conceptualization, analysis, writing etc.). A joint student paper with 50-50 contributions is acceptable. Previous winners are not eligible.
Papers will be reviewed by an International Committee chaired by Professor Bruce Hollingsworth.
The Prize will be subsidized travel and attendance at the 2021 iHEA Congress in Cape Town to present the paper in a Student Prize Special Organised Session chaired by the iHEA President, or Chair of the Prize Committee; the equivalent of US$1,000; and the offer (if the author wishes, and the paper is unpublished) of potential fast track publication in Health Economics, subject to Editorial approval. The papers in 2nd and 3rd place will receive the equivalent of US$250 each and free registration (but not travel) at the 2021 Cape Town iHEA Congress. They will be invited to give brief presentations at the iHEA Congress Student Prize Special Organized Session.
Please submit nominations, and address queries by email to: b.hollingsworth@lancaster.ac.uk.

Health Econometrics and Policy Evaluation

Short Course
Oxford University
Dates of Event
25th February 2020 – 27th February 2020
Last Booking Date for this Event
15th February 2020

Description

This three-days course will serve as an introduction to some of the concepts and principles in the economics of health and health care. It will provide an in-depth understanding of the tools usually used by health economists to address issues of health policy.  Econometric techniques to evaluate public health interventions and policy will be used. This two-day course covers a range of econometric evaluation techniques that are used to measure policy impacts . Consideration is given to standard regression-based approaches, instrumental methods, difference-in-differences and matching methods using statistical packages.
Aimed at PhD, MPhil and MD students, researchers, NHS professionals,  GPs, managers, CEOs interested in pursuing a high-stake career in the field, this programme provides an introduction to the central issues in health economics and health policy.
Course content:
The course will cover: Health policy and economic principles and the distinction between health and health care. Health care as an economic commodity. How markets and insurance markets work, and how they can fail for health care and health insurance. Incentive mechanisms and principal-agent relationships in health care. Hospital competition and Diagnostic Related Group (DGR) payment schemes. Economic evaluation. The course will combine theory and applied methods using case studies and data analysis.  The first day is dedicated to understand the software Stata and its use for health data.

Prices:

Others – £550
Student – £250
Others with Stata course – £650
Student with Stata course – £350

American-European Health Economics Study Group – V Edition

Call for papers
Harvard University

Location: Harvard University
Theme: Health Economics and Policy
Dates: July 1st and 2nd, 2020
Participation fees: £250
Deadline for full paper submissions: 30 January 2020
Decision of acceptance: 25 February 2020

This study group provides a forum of two days for bringing together graduates and researchers who wish to discuss work in progress and explore opportunities for new research related health economics. Participants are expected to attend the entire meeting and take an active part as either author or discussant. The gala dinner of the workshop will take on 1st of July.

Keynote speakers:

Marcella Alsan (Harvard), Pierre Azoulay (MIT)
David Bradford (Georgia), Danielle Li (MIT)

Scientific Committee: R. Conti (Harvard), M. Darden (Hopkins), O. Giuntella (Pittsburgh), M. Hernandez Veras (UCL), M. Limdenboom (Amsterdam), J. Mullay (Wisconsin), G. Pasini (Venice) R. Sadun (Harvard), L. Siciliani (York) J. Skinner (Dartmouth), D. Slusky (Kentucky), A. Stern (Harvard), G. Turati (Cattolica), J. Winter (Munich)
Local organizers: Amitabh Chandra (Harvard), Francesco Moscone (Brunel) and Catia Nicodemo (Oxford)

Full papers should be sent in electronic form to aehe.workshop@gmail.com One paper per coauthor is admitted. For further information please contact aehe.workshop@gmail.com

Health Economics Seminars – A.A. 2019/2020

Department of Economics and Management, University of Pavia
Sponsored by Fondazione Cariplo and Fondazione Giandomenico Romagnosi
  1. Wednesday 9 October From 13:00 until 14:00 Board Room Andrew Jones Professor of Economics, University of York (UK) – “Equity, opportunity and health”
  2. Tuesday 15 October From 13:00 until 14:00 Common Room Gilberto Turati Professor of Economics, Università Cattolica del S. Cuore, Roma – “Corruption, Mass Media and Medical Staff Behavior: The Case of Organ Donation”
  3. Wednesday 23 October From 13:00 until 14:00 Board Room Joanna Coast Professor in the Economics of Health and Care, University of Bristol (UK) – “Challenges in the economic evaluation of end of life care… and some solutions”
  4. Wednesday 13 November From 13:00 until 14:00 Board Room Silvana Robone Professor of Economics, University of Insubria – “The effects of health shocks on risk preferences: do personality trait matter?”
  5. Tuesday 19 November From 13:00 until 14:00 Board Room Jörg Baten Director Chair of Economic History, University of Tubingen (Germany) – “Gender inequality of health and nutrition in longterm perspective”
  6. Wednesday 11 December From 13:00 until 14:00 Board Room Vincenzo Carrieri Professor of Economics, University of Catanzaro – “Do-it-Yourself medicine? The impact of (unintended) light cannabis liberalization on drug prescriptions in Italy”
  7. To be assigned Rosella Levaggi Professor of Economics, University of Brescia
  8. To be assigned Luigi Siciliani Professor of Economics, University of York (UK)
  9. Wednesday 11 March From 13:00 until 14:00 Board Room Chiara Orsini Lecturer in Economics University of Sheffield (UK) – “Parental Human Capital Traits and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children”

HEALTH ECONOMETRICS AND POLICY EVALUATION

Oxford University, 17-18 October 2019
Nuffield Department of Primary Care

This two-day course will serve as an introduction to some of the concepts and principles in the economics of health and health care. It will provide an in-depth understanding of the tools usually used by health economists to address issues of health policy. Econometric techniques to evaluate public health interventions and policy will be used. This two-day course covers a range of econometric evaluation techniques that are used to measure policy impacts. Consideration is given to standard regression-based approaches, instrumental methods, difference-in-differences and matching methods using statistical packages.
Aimed at PhD, MPhil and MD students, researchers, NHS professionals, GPs, managers, CEOs interested in pursuing a high-stake career in the field, this programme provides an introduction to the central issues in health economics and health policy.

Course content: The course will cover: Health policy and economic principles and the distinction between health and health care. Health care as an economic commodity. How markets and insurance markets work, and how they can fail for health care and health insurance. Incentive mechanisms and principal-agent relationships in health care. Hospital competition and Diagnostic Related Group (DRG) payment schemes. Economic evaluation. The course will combine theory and applied methods using case studies and data analysis.

European Health Economics Association(EuHEA)

On behalf of the European Health Economics Association and the Portuguese Association of Health Economics (APES) it is our great pleasure to welcome you to the 6th EuHEA PhD Student-Supervisor and Early Career Researcher Conference, taking place between the 4th and 6th of September, at Católica Porto Business School, in Porto, Portugal.

1st EDIZIONE APHEC WORKSHOP

Genova, 13 – 14 Settembr 2019
Advanced Pharmaco & Health Economics (APHEC)

On the 13rd and 14th of September 2019 the Centre for Health Economics Aphec has been organized the 1st Aphec (AdvancedPharmaco&HealthEconomics – www.aphec.unige.it) Workshop.
The deadline to submit a paper is May 31st, 2019.