Healthcare Markets Conference<br/>May 16-17, 2013

James L. Allen Center
2169 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208


Thursday, May 16

6:30PM    Cocktails
7PM    Dinner - Farley Lounge

Friday, May 17

Session 1: Provider Markets


Costs and Benefits of Competing Health Care Providers: Trade-Offs in the Outpatient Surgery Market 

Elizabeth Munnich, University of Notre Dame
Stephen Parente, University of Minnesota


Structuring Incentives within Organizations: The Case of Accountable Care Organizations 

Brigham Frandsen, Brigham Young University
James Rebitzer, Boston University

10:10AM    Break


Effects of Physician Practice Consolidation on Prices for Physician Services 

Laurence Baker, Stanford University
M. Kate Bundorf, Stanford University
Anne Royalty, IUPUI


Insurer Competition and Negotiated Hospital Prices 

Kate Ho (Columbia University)
Robin S. Lee (NYU)

12:10-1:10PM    Lunch

Session 2: Insurance Markets


How Product Standardization Affects Choice: Evidence from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange

Keith Marzilli Ericson, Boston University
Amanda Starc, University of Pennsylvania


Adverse Selection and an Individual Mandate: When Theory Meets Practice

Martin B. Hackmann, Yale University
Jonathan Kolstad, University of Pennsylvania
Amanda Kowalski, Yale University

2:50PM    Break

Session 3: Product Markets


The Local Influence of Principal Investigators on Technology Adoption: Evidence from New Cancer Drugs

Leila Agha, Boston University
David Molitor, Stanford University


Do fixed patent terms distort innovation? Evidence from cancer clinical trials

Eric Budish, University of Chicago
Benjamin Roin, Harvard Law School
Heidi Williams, MIT